I was the first year artist on the three year project called “The Watershed- Inspired by Landscape” – a Heritage Lottery funded commission to make a new body of work in response to the moorland landscape of the south pennines and to develop a new visiting audience (WLP is currently a finalist in the National Lottery Awards for best environmental project).
This piece was the forerunner to Roast Lamb at Wast Water and is very much a simpler version. It was made as a response to the theme of ‘Britishness?’ for a show by Another Production, at the Cornerhouse, Manchester, 2006. The intention was to have a marriage of two British icons: roast beef dinner and … Read more
My piece for Fred 2008, called “Misfit”, combines the familiar with the exotic. The bottom half being a traditional rough garden shed and the top half taking the form of a gold pagoda, this piece continues the theme of identity & fitting in, that began with last years Fred commission. The Lake District has long … Read more
“Visitor” was a series of 6 sculptures placed in the landscape at Stickle Ghyll, Great Langdale, Lake District, for the Fred art event — September 28th – October 14th, 2007. I made recognizable structures from around the world using natural, very local materials ( from a 3 metre radius of where I sat on the … Read more
This piece was made using roast lamb , the sheep had fed on the shores of Wastwater- the area depicted in the image. It was installed on the back of one of The Mountain Goat Buses which toured this areas, as part of Fred 2006 – a large art invasion across Cumbria during October. My … Read more