upcoming exhibition: July 21- August 16, Counterpart -artists interventions in Lytham, W. Lancashire

“We Only Print in Blood Red” glazed ceramic   “We only Print in Blood Red” will be a site specific sculptural piece for Counterpart, to be installed on two trees on the edge of Lytham Bowling Green, exploring the complex and often destructive relationship we have with our environment. Counterpart has 12 artists work installed throughout Lytham , July 21 to August 16. … Read more »

Upcoming exhibitions: “Head Above Water” in July at Plymouth’s Peninsula Arts Gallery.

  CURATED BY LARA GOODBANDThe transformative effects of sea bathing that inspire artists and writers are captured in an exhibition that explores its sensations, stories and psychological impact. Head Above Water reveals the embodied imagination of the swimmer’s experience through film, photography, sculpture, drawing and poetry. Artists: Sally Barker, Tessa Bunney, Gary Coyle, Dorothy Cross, Lynn Dennison, Peter Matthews, Heinrich… Read more »

2015: artist residency at FUSE Artspace , Bradford, 2015.

This week long residency at  FUSE in November 2015, was part of a series of residencies exploring environmental  issues, leading up to the COP21 conference in Paris in December. The residency offered the space and freedom to explore process, with no outcomes, restrictions and very little limitation. My initial preconceived ideas for the work were to make some kind of shelter, constructing with branches, leather ,… Read more »

mental health

I have been working specifically in the area of mental health over the last five years or so. I am currently developing the InSide programme for Artists in Mind, a small arts organisation that supports people with acute and enduring mental health issues. We deliver a programme of creative work which involves 1:1 creative mentoring, groups workshops, staff training, exhibitions, events,… Read more »

Tate Modern Bird Feeder

This piece was commissioned for “Upstaging Nature”, a group exhibition of site responsive work in Sydenham Woods, S. London. The wood and perspex box contains a model scale Tate Modern, cast in bird seed and lard. The box has various holes drilled into it: access for the birds, over the 3 weeks they devoured Tate Modern, whilst being themselves on display.

artist talk – Friday 28th June

I will be talking with curator Lara Goodband, about my work in relation to my current group exhibition at Bradford 1 Gallery, on Friday, 28th June at 1pm. The exhibition marks the end of the Watershed  Landscape Project and exhibits all 6 commissioned  artists and writers. the talk is free and in the gallery

Inspired by Landscape – The Watershed Project final exhibition

All 6 artists and writers from Inspired by Landscape- The Watershed Project this  exhibition at  Bradford 1 Gallery , Centenary square, Bradford, opened on Saturday 22nd , with thanks to everyone who has been involved in this wonderful project.  I am showing 2  new stone pieces ,  and three of my 2D images from 2 years ago. Please also visit my solo… Read more »