Journal

March 2020: The Importance of Doodling!

March 2020: The Importance of Doodling!

In my practice it's important to take time to sit and doodle. When I do this I allow my mind to wander and new ideas start to emerge. Doodling is play-full and its this element of playfulness that helps my work develop. It also warms up my hand and mind before...

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Jan 2020: Then & Now…. 2010-2020!

Jan 2020: Then & Now…. 2010-2020!

It's the 3rd of January and I'm sat in my studio thinking over the last decade- that then and now chat most of us have at this time of year. To jog my memory I flicked through my visual diary from 2010 when I was in the final year of my undergrad. in fine art in...

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Oct 2019: Open Studio 2019

Oct 2019: Open Studio 2019

It's October which means its Open Studio time! I have had a studio at Delta House since Sept 2018 and this will be my second open studio here. It’s a great event where you can meet the makers in our studio, chat and have any questions you have answered. I’m in studio...

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Residency complete- what an experience!

Residency complete- what an experience!

If anyone reading is thinking about doing a residency I would absolutely recommend it! Last year I applied to Cill Rialaig Artist Residency in Co. Kerry, Ireland as I had heard a lot of good things about it plus it’s a part of Ireland I don’t know that well. Also at...

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This is a first!

This is a first!

Last year I was really pleased to be selected for a residency at Cill Rialaig arts centre in Co.Kerry, Ireland. Since receiving the notification email offering me a place I’ve been making notes on how I want to spend my time there because this is my first residency...

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Commissions

Commissions

I'm regularly asked if I do commissions and yes, I do! The above painting 'Steadied Thinking' was my first 2019 commission for an American collector. It's a great compliment to be commissioned for a private collection and I really enjoyed making this painting. The...

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