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 […]

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 […]

Plastic Art!

How do we best highlight the problems that plastic pollution is causing? We hear in the news every week another horror story of wildlife killed and maimed, poisons and toxins in the microplastics which are now in our food chain, bottled water containing plastic and now that it is likely to be contributing to climate […]

Tate Exchange projects with Plymouth College of Art

I was fortunate to be accepted to run my own workshops in Plymouth for the first two days of Tate Exchange 31st Jan + 1st Feb 2018 and then travel to Tate Modern, London on 2nd Feb to help run a printmaking workshop as part of the Print Club from Plymouth College of Art. It […]