OWNING NARRATIVE

a short residency at ABOVE BELOW SPACE St Giles Street Norwich 16-20 September 2020 Day One 16/10/2020 The first task was to uninstall the previous idea, wich can be seen at the bottom of this post in a couple of videos. Then I set it up fresh for me to

New Studio

Comfort I have a door that closes, windows, a little kitchen, a loo and a roof top. The most comfy sofa and its private. A completly new concept in my studio experience. Sure I could use a room at home, but I wouldn’t because I need to be able to

Curating this,

Facts are off-limits

fiction is a stand-in for the truth. Listen via youtube HERE Life feels really sweet and sour at the moment. The exquisite balance of gratitude and a shit storm of WTF. I haven’t written in a long, haven’t even rambled into a notebook, or dumped my brain into a video.

WHY PAINT THAT?

A forgotten post, late to the show. There have been fannies in what I do for decades, I dropped them while I ventured deeper into academic art establishment but it’s one of those things like the little kid in 6th sense, “I see genitals, all – the – time”. The

Uncomfortable : watercolour shapes

I still have so much to learn with oil paint, I’m considering some YouTube tutorial afternoons. It’s a different game with watercolour, a material that does prodominently what I want when I want, the only thing that’s lacking it perhaps depth, on paper, characters and form are often held in

Got out of my Comfort Zone

Artists Ben Bell & Dan Bown created an exhibition in Studio 20, the private view was well attended as was the exhibition and happening the next day. They organised a group painting session, like musical chairs but less energetic. Of the painters in attendance 3 have exhibited with Imprudent Collective.

Get Trauma Responsive Norfolk

Here is something I’m so proud to be part of. Thank you to everyone so far who has shared and filled in this form, Im going to extend the deadline past the 24th August and keep it open for longer because this information, your experiences and voice is important and

My Take on the Mental Health Conference July 2019

Originally posted on Living With Mental Health:
My Take on the Mental Health Conference July 2019 Hello everyone, hope you are all well today. i thought i would share with you, my thoughts about the mental health conference that took place in July this year. I took part this time.…

BIT RELIGIOUS ISN’T IT…

if you’d prefer to listen youtube CREATIVE UPDATE-painting progression 3 years ago I was scared of drawing halos because they aren’t mine, so I leaned into that because the 6-year-old me who had to say a prayer at school every afternoon part of me decided I should. I love finding icons

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