A long time in the coming…

Visitors to my house often asked the same thing: Why don’t you have any of your own art on your walls? There were two …

Roash Hashana art work

Rosh Hashanah

This summer has been a plodding art season for me. I never stopped producing because deadlines forced me in the studio but …

Had I lived in Kowloon

I am asking questions.  What if? What next? When? Why? With whom? Where?  Did I miss the mark? Can I catch up? Does …

Had I lived in Africa... Artists book

Had I lived in Africa…

Things have not been going to plan. Which turned out to be good thing, because from pain, discouragement and uncertainty came a …

New exhibition diary!

Do you ever go to an art exhibition and wonder: How did they do that? Maybe you can’t see how they got …

Painting Jerusalem doors

When I was in Jerusalem a couple of weeks ago I fell in love with the battered, scratched and graffiti daubed metal …

Jerusalem photo- collages

I recently spent a week in Jerusalem with an apartment very close to the Old City. I expected that on our day …

Monte Camino Series 2 - London - NFS

Monte Camino revisited.

Last year I made the Monte Camino series – a set of textile panels about my Grandparents war stories. You can follow …

Painting the Town Red

This is the first completed piece for an intended body of work inspired by my home town of St. Helens. Which is, to …

2017/5 Walled in

As anticipated when I started this project, I am posting a little behind the weeks of the year, but that’s OK because …

Handicap 2017/4

Careful examination of this piece will reveal not just the usual underlying graffiti but scribbled calculations and equations. These reflect the fact …

The secret of how to start

What’s the secret of starting to make art when you feel unable? Do the thing you need to do right before you …

It eludes me – 2017/3

The above image is a cheat. It is fake. It looks good but it’s not a real room and my work of …

Art for confidence

I was having a crisis of confidence. I looked at my art work and I thought: cripes, its a mess. It’s a …

Never too late to remember

Now that I am back from a summer of  travelling,  it is time to get on with my next solo exhibition which …