Archive | November, 2012

Having photographed all the sticks with words these are the family favourites: MY FRIEND RUTH SHAMANISM, WITCHDOCTORS, HEALING RITUALS, MAGIC WITCH HUNT AT WEST HATCH DARK DESERTED WIRED BLACK SMOKING SAVE THE ASH TREETLE FEELTE BEETLE STRENGTH WITHIN NATURE FOR NATURE TO LOOK AT WIERD, BLACK, WATTER SURPENT SMELLS OF BACON VERY BIG SCORCHED BLACK […]

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The exhibition in Thurlbear Woods finishes today, so as dusk fell, I went to the woods with my family and brought home all the wooden labels that had been written on by visitors over the last sixteen days. One hundred and twenty eight visitors wrote something onto the charred sticks, and here is the complete […]

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            The ‘Private View’ in the public woods followed by tea and cakes in front of the aga! Nature starting to appreciate other uses for ‘art.’

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Before graduating I joined Blackdown Hills Artists and Makers (www.bhaam.org.uk), and was lucky to be awarded a bursary to produce work in response to the crafts and industries of the Blackdown Hills past and present. In total twenty three artists and makers were awarded bursaries under the project title Skills Unearthed.  I decided to continue […]

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On Thursday 20th September I was busy in food shopping mode in Lidl when my mobile rang and I found myself talking to BBC Radio Somerset! They wanted to interview me for somerset Art week as a recent graduate, and to talk about my exhibition in the White Space at Somerset College. My interview by […]

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As part of Somerset Art Week I was asked to participate in a Post graduate exhibition at the White Space Gallery in Somerset College, entitled ‘Thread.’ Five Fine Art, and one Graphic Design student were selected to take part in this exhibition. Playing the Black Notes

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After the end of my degree in June, I was approached by Somerset Art Works about installing my stick circle as part of an exhibition at Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetland Trust in Gloucestershire. The exhibition entitled ‘Flight of the Cranes’ was to be the venue for the origami paper crane project led by artist Lucy […]

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Cossington Primary School asked me to lead an art project to improve the look of their school fence. As the school is situated close to the Somerset Levels, I thought it might be a good idea if we did something to do with the flora and fauna of the area. The Great Cranes have been […]

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My first post

Having completed a B.A. (Hons) in Fine Art in June 2012, I was hoping to have a bit of a rest before contemplating the hard work of self employment, but life doesn’t always work out the way you plan!

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