Recent creative mischief I've been involved in.
West Dean Arts & Crafts Fair
West Dean College
31 May - 2 June 2019
Outside In Step Up Exploring Collections Exhibition
Rather than present the normal, and often boring, 500 word biography on an artist (of which I have written many), I decided to come up with an interactive, accessible biography. Choosing Edward James and his life as my subject, I wove the numerous strands using left-over thread from West Dean’s tapestry studio; asking questions and using photographs to illustrate his life. All are anchored by a flint from West Dean’s estate and overflow from a trunk covered in flags - to represent what was found after his death and nomadic life.
EMSWORTH ARTS TRAIL
Emsworth Community Centre
27 - 28 April and 4 - 6 May 2019
Over 1,000 people visited my life drawing group’s exhibition during the Emsworth Arts Trail this year. Several students sold work which made the effort worthwhile.
Meet & Make
Pallant House Gallery
9 April 2019
Using Harold Gilman’s painting “Portrait of Mrs Victor Sly” as inspiration, and with a clothed model creative images were created using textured collage.