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some thoughts on aesthetics (2) : “contemplation”

This post is the second part in a series, sharing some of my thoughts and investigations on aesthetics. Click here for a link to Part 1. I talked in my last post about Anthony Gormley’s Another Place, and how the figures on the sands at Crosby seem to be cut off from the world. Gormley […]

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plaiting drawings

continuing the thread with my woven drawings. i have have been trying out a few variations on plaiting strips together. these are papers which are painted both sides, inspired by winter skies. to plait, you have to twist the weavers, so constantly changing the side which faces you – or rather, when plaiting the three-dimensionality […]

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some thoughts on aesthetics : the gap between mind and material

I am going, over the coming weeks and months, to break down and share some of my thoughts and investigations on the subject that is called “aesthetics”. “Aesthetics” can be understood to refer to a collection of ideas and premises that run through, and also constrain, discussions about art. The reason that I am going […]

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formulating more questions

I’ll share here some drawings (lets call them drawings) that I’ve made over the last few years by cutting works on paper into strips and re-weaving them into surfaces. It is difficult for me to admit it, but I really don’t know what these are. They are like drawings (and some are a bit closer […]

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art reflection video

Unbound – some thoughts, notes and reflections

This exhibition? A loosening… Being in a garden that is not a highly controlled space, but rough, jumbly. Seeing what would come without seeking control, without over working. The joy of being in there with these people, the privilege of friendship, of sharing time together. And I was beguiled, caught up in curiosity to come […]

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unbound

Lately I’ve been very joyfully putting together an exhibition with Roz Moreton and Suzie Ross, with works made from out of slow time in the garden of 41 Lady Street, Kidwelly. More information on our Gwendraeth Arts Lab web page.

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transformations / trawsffurfiadau

I am very much enjoying working with artists Angela James, Kerry Collison, Arthur Thomas, Julie Hutton and Keziah Ferguson in the process of putting together an group exhibition at the most beautiful venue, Powerhouse, which is overlooking the Teifi in Llandysul. Based on the work that people have been showing me, I think this is […]

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Eisteddfod AmGen

Dw i’n falch i ddatgan bod fy ngwaith wedi cael ei ddewis i’r Lle Celf yn yr Eisteddfod Amgen, yn agor heddiw, Dydd Llun yr 2 Awst. I feel honoured that my work has been selected for the Eisteddfod AmGen. The virtual show opened today, Monday 2nd August. Links here to Y Lle Celf.

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featured artist, Keziah Ferguson

Today, bringing into these blog pages another one of the exhibitors in our group show in Carmarthen, Keziah Ferguson. The physical show has closed now, but you can see her work in the Carmarthen School of Art’s virtual gallery, this link will take you to the area for graduate residents. The shapes and textures that […]

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Virtual Art Show

I am very happy to announce that you can view my work and that of my peers at Carmarthen School of Art at our virtual graduation show, opening today, and available online for a year. Just click the image below to find your way in. I recommend that you put a bit of time aside […]