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 […]
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 […]
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.
earth + sky
Very excited to let you know about this project with Con Christeson of Red Chair Studios and Jen Smith, launching today! Have a look on my projects page to find out more.
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 […]
On and off over the weekend, I’ve been weaving together two paintings which I made as abstract landscape studies several years ago; as a way of starting something new. It was difficult. Not because it was technically difficult (although there are always technical difficulties). But because I didn’t know what I was doing. And because […]
evening workbench photo, tiny books
Working on finishing up half a dozen tiny books, getting them ready to package up for an art exhibition in the window of Con Christeson’s Red Chair Studios, along with works being made by artist Jen Smith.
featured artist, Madeline Francis
The work of Pembrokeshire-based artist Madeline Francis is inspired by her home landscape of the Preseli foothills. In her most recent series of work ‘Land in Motion’ she records and shares experiences from months of daily walks in that landscape. Madeline used drawing and photography to record what she was experiencing whilst walking outside; the […]
I feel very honoured to have won the Osi Rhys Osmond prize, an open exhibition and competition for students of Carmarthen School of Art. Osi was a well-respected and much-loved Welsh artist, based in Carmarthenshire, and a former teacher at the college. The theme of the prize this year was ‘my brief eternity’ – I […]