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Artists in Law is a Go! Go! Go!

After a lot of late evening and early mornings processing images, learning how to do website related tasks, cursing slow internet and …

Art from Singapore

Singapore was hot and steamy and, in the right places, bursting with colour and street life. It is also full of glossy …

Art from Down Under

If you wondered where this blog went over the last four weeks, the answer is, Perth, Margaret River, Singapore and Bali. I …

Moody Blue strippy graffiti quilt

Where do I get my ideas?

Steve Jobs famously said that creativity was joining the dots. So, when someone asks me where I get my ideas from it’s …

New! Big Dream Street Food Series

Finally, after three physio sessions and whole packets of Co-Codamol and Ibuprufen, my whiplash symptoms have remitted enough to let me back …

What’s in my pocket?

    My studio has been an activity free zone for nearly two-weeks now. I was in a rear end shunt on …

10 thoughts on pricing art…

This weekend some dear friends and I were debating how to price art. I know. That old chestnut. But it got me …

Live each day as if…

I repeatedly see advice to live my life as if today was my last day on earth. That seems like a really …

2015 – Less but Better

  I love New Year. In fact I love any excuse for pressing the re-start button and giving some serious thought to …

What is innovative art?

The entry form for the European Quilt Triennial requires ‘innovative’ art. Which sent me into a bit of a tizz. What does …

The spookiness of boot prints

Last week in the studio I focused on the Monte Camino series, making fabric and adding boot prints to represent my Grandfather's …

Unlike gold and diamonds, art has this other value and thats what makes it fascinating. Everything else is trying to sell you something else. Art is trying to sell you yourself. That's what's different about it. Art makes life worth living.
Keith Tyson,
Turner Prizewinner 2002

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