The world is not ok. The art market/world is a tax scam and women in gallery’s and collections are to few and sell for 10 times less than their male counterparts. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/aug/02/painting-gender-pay-gap-recalculating-art So what’s the point in even trying? Do I keep on trying to make a living from my
New studio. Slow start but a good one. Still settling in. Bought in some plants last week and met the new neighbors, very exciting. Moved in then staid away, life got in the way, so did getting covid. I’m so glad I’m here though. The community around me seems coherent
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.
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
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
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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This time next week (6th June) I’ll be speaking at a mentalhealth conference in Norwich. One of my favourite parts of the day is listening to others stories and how they’re similar to my own. Survival and love stories 💛 there’s something about humans, a little electric ZING, we shine