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Exhibitions and shows

TRACES – what’s behind the title of our forthcoming exhibition?

One of the indicators that I have the right exhibiting partner for the forthcoming Traces exhibition is that Leah Higgins and I …

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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 …

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Liverpool Art Fair – Baltic Blocks chosen!

I am very excited that the Liverpool Art Fair, massively extended from previous years, is taking place just a short work from …

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Picture Stockport Project – my new workshops.

I am delighted to have been invited by Manchester Histories and Stockport Council to be one of the five artists leading public …

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Traces at The World of Glass – New exhibition announcement

Leah Higgins and I are pleased to announce that we have added another duo exhibition, Traces to our exhibiting schedule. When I was …

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Now represented by Dot-Art Gallery.

I am delighted to announce that I am now represented by Dot-Art in Liverpool. I have pieces in their Liverpool themed Christmas …

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At the end, they remain

At the End They Remain – Interactive Graffiti Project Piece

  In October I conducted two interactive workshops at Stockport war Memorial Art Gallery. Participants used my painted fabric and paints to …

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Home, St.Helens ( Monte Camino Series) 60 x 40 cm

Monte Camino Series – Home, St.Helens

Part Five – Home. St.Helens  :  A while ago I went to Monte Camino In Italy, with my parents to visit the …

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The Battle ( from the Monte Camino Series) 60 x 40 cm

Monte Camino Series – The Battle

Part Four – The Battle :  A while ago I went to Monte Camino In Italy, with my parents to visit the …

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Italy ( from the Monte Camino Series) 60 x 40 cm

Monte Camino Series – Italy

Part Three – Italy: A while ago I went to Monte Camino In Italy, with my parents to visit the site of …

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Italy ( from the Monte Camino Series) 60 x 40 cm

Monte Camino Series – North Africa

Part Two – North Africa: A while ago I went to Monte Camino In Italy, with my parents to visit the site …

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Home, London Monte Camino Series

Monte Camino Series – Home, London

PartOne – Home, London: A while ago I went to Monte Camino In Italy, with my parents to visit the site of …

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Urban Scrawl the de-brief – part 2

Well, it’s all over, bar the fantastic memories. The art has been taken down to make way for an exhibition by The …

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Urban Scrawl -the de-brief Part One

Its a bit early for a complete debrief as the Urban Scrawl show is still on until 18th June but its a …

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Urban Scrawl – Just before Opening

I am beyond delighted and so grateful to all the people who made my Urban Scrawl show preview a great success. I …

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Left Behind – new art series

From the moment I started to learn traditional patchwork, what seems like a lifetime ago, I have kept a separate creativity journal. …

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Invitation to Urban Scrawl Show

What am I so afraid of, really?

I now have just 20 days before I have to deliver all the work and labels for the Urban Scrawl Show. I …

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It takes a village to put on a show.

                    The latest exhibition by my group Etcetera opened at Ryedale Folk Museum yesterday and will run …

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Clarence Dock - art by Helen L Conway

New art series: Liverpool Overhead Railway

  Five minutes walk from my workplace, there was once the second busiest port in the British Empire.  Cotton, sugar, tobacco, grain; …

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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 …

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Secret revealed! – ‘Note to Self’ is accepted to EQT

For months now I have been nursing a very happy secret. My art quilt Note to Self  was accepted into the 6th …

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Art that made me angry – In search of the Invisible Woman

This old post appears to be getting some new attention because of a link in another artists blog post. I can’t ,eave …

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Three… Favorites from Festival of Quilts – Part 2 – Jenny Dutton and Clare Smith

In Part One  of this article, I focused on the dementia themed works of Christine Chester and it was entirely by coincidence …

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Three … Festival of Quilts picks ( Part one) – Christine Chester

It’s that time of year again when droves of artists and quilters head to Birmingham in search of everything from the most …

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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 …

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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 …

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Ceramic by Joy Bosworth

Accidental ceramic collecting

Back when my Mum and Dad ran a B and B in the Lakes I was taken aback when she said she …

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How should art be priced?

The weekend before last, I went with Dennis to the Liverpool Contemporary Art Fair which was a new event in the city.  There …

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Buy a Plank Quilt Auction goes live!

I am incredibly excited to announce the launch of the Buy a Plank Auction in which over twenty works of art are for …

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Liverpool has a museum dedicated to the history of slavery, located right in the very docks which facilitated the trade in cotton … → February 22, 2014

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News flash!! Show deadline extended

I have just discovered that the deadline for entries to the British Quilt and Stitch Show 2014 at Uttoxeter has been extended …

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