Tate Exchange 2019: Propositions for Change

I have had the privilege to show my work at Tate Modern alongside other artists in an exhibition entitled ‘Beyond Raising Awareness’, curated by activist artist Paula Meninato, as part of Tate Exchange instigated by Plymouth College of Art. It was an incredible day featuring inspirational talks and a panel discussion. Unfortunately there was no […]

PLASTICS and YOU

I want to make a difference: to connect with people’s emotions so that everyone feels the urgency of the environmental issues we face as a planet. I took the photograph for this poster using a Go-Pro in the tidal pool near Royal William Yard in Plymouth. Drake’s Island is seen in the background, reminding us […]

Creative Dissent at Tate Exchange 2019

Some of my work will be on show in Tate Modern on Friday 15th March 2019 as part of an exhibition, workshop and debate around Creative Dissent. This is part of a collaboration between Plymouth College of Art and Tate called Propositions for Change – perfect for my ideas. Other projects are running during the […]

‘Half Life’

Half Life is an interactive installation at Radiant Gallery, Plymouth continuing until 17th Nov 2018. I have been invigilating in this thought-provoking, evocative space. A museum at the end of time, the remains of our beautiful world. A carousel. A field of flowers. But the cruel wind blows. As you ride the carousel, haunting music […]

IMPACT 10

12 students plus tutors from Plymouth College of Art travelled to Santander on the Pont Aven with Brittany Ferries for this exceptional printmaking conference. It was a festival of printmaking in every form imaginable, across 20 venues, with contributors from across the globe. We had been allocated a huge new exhibition / workshop space at […]

Drawn to the Valley Open Studios

If you are near Plymouth this autumn look out for the Open Studios event 22-30th September 2018 which involves nearly 100 artists from the beautiful Tamar Valley who open their doors to show their work. It is a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists and talk to them about what inspires them, as well as […]

Taku-hon and Gyo-taku

Takuhon (ink rubbing) is an ancient Japanese art of print making whereby books were made by transcribing onto paper the protruding shapes from the scripts of sutras engraved on stone monuments, wood, metals, and earthenware. The method can be used to create impressions of any textural object. Thin Japanese washi paper is dampened and pressed […]