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SOLSTICE Exhibition 2021

SOLSTICE Exhibition 2021

Delighted to announce my next group exhibition! SOLSTICE Exhibition 2021 starts on Thursday 24th June 2021 with a Virtual Opening at 6pm UK time. Together with 5 other talented artists this group exhibition showcases and celebrates the culmination of our year on the Professional Development 

Stormy Days: A Body Of Work From A Turbulent 2020

Stormy Days: A Body Of Work From A Turbulent 2020

Stormy Days is a body of work consisting of a few small postcard sized paintings I worked on last year. Reflecting my mood and feelings about the first lockdown and being a symbol for the turbulent times, I created these small works initially in response 

Untold: The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction 2020

Untold: The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction 2020

I’m delighted to announce that three of my postcard sized mixed media paintings will be featured in the upcoming Rock Trust exhibition and auction titled Untold. Due to the current climate this year’s exhibition and auction will solely take place online, and the art works 

A Sanctuary In Lockdown

A Sanctuary In Lockdown

I have tried to write a blog post at least three times over the past 13 weeks since lockdown in Scotland began. Every time I wrote a post it didn’t feel right. Something about what I was saying seemed trivial; my words didn’t seem to 

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

Earlier this year I experienced a turning point in my art. I’m not sure I was aware of it at the time. Perhaps I had an inkling that something had shifted, but it’s not till now that I see when it happened. I was on 

Ride The Waves Of Life

Ride The Waves Of Life

Yet again it has been a while since I last wrote a blog post. A lot has been going on and I consciously parked writing and blogging since I chose to focus on other things as a matter of priority. Many changes have happened, in 

Retreat To Recover

Retreat To Recover

It’s been a few months since my last “proper” post and it makes me chuckle to think its subject was Resistance. One may imagine that not having blogged since then may have been caused by said Resistance! But that’s not true. The reason I haven’t 

Christmas Exhibition 2017

Christmas Exhibition 2017

I am happy to announce 15 of my pen and ink Wildlife Drawings will be featured in a Christmas Exhibition alongside the work of three other talented artists! All my work on display will be for sale. Never before have so many of my original 

Dealing With Resistance To Creativity

Dealing With Resistance To Creativity

When I started exploring and opening up to my creativity again, it was hard. I felt so much Resistance. I was living in The Netherlands once more, and every time the day came around for my weekly painting class I didn’t want to go. I 

Huskies, Birdies And Queenie

Huskies, Birdies And Queenie

I met one of my writing friends, Cecilia, at a series of workshops run by Jo Parfitt in The Netherlands a few years ago. Titled The Naked Writer, it consisted of six workshops where we delved deeply into our being to write from that space.