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February 9, 2018 admin No comments exist

Exhibiting at the Mall Galleries as part of their FBA Futures programme was an honour and an opportunity to view the art world from a new perspective. Most notably, the exhibition was different from anything I had done previously.  I have exhibited many times, including in London, but always with artists I knew well, and…

January 5, 2018 admin No comments exist

In the current edition of TATE Etc (Autumn 2017), there is a brief article by the artist Miroslaw Balka, titled ‘You don’t need to see a work of art in the flesh to love it’.  In it, Balka describes how, as a child, he loved a black and white photograph of a sculpture by Michelangelo,…

November 29, 2017 admin No comments exist

I have a morning in which to paint.  For the last 5 or 6 months I have been busy doing everything but paint – building a website, creating business cards, exhibiting work (the Deptford show was interesting and will, hopefully, lead to some collaborative activity).  They say that artists spend 20% of their time creating, the…

November 6, 2017 admin 1 comment

In my first blog, I intended to write a measured piece, one that would set the tone for this blog – something about the transition from businessman to artist, and about the journey from being a survivor to someone more enmeshed in the world.  However, having graduated earlier this year, I am now faced with…