6 month Review Week

Alongside the ABF funding and prize we received back in September, we were asked to present our work to show resolved outcomes, progression and the success with The Step Change Fellowship. So, we curated a small exhibition showcasing all the work we had made, including: the mistakes, the developments and the work in progress. ItContinue reading “6 month Review Week”

CVAN Instagram Takeover

As an emerging artist, trying to develop my professional practice and actively seeking new and exciting opportunities, for both exhibitions and work, CVAN has been a site I regularly visit. When they asked me to do an Instagram Takeover for the week, I felt it was an opportunity to share my daily practice with aContinue reading “CVAN Instagram Takeover”

One in Four – Collaborative Workshops

“One in Four” people suffer with mental health issues within their lifetime. Within my own artistic practice I aim to create discussion about this topic. Myself and Hayley Stokes designed and put together a series of workshops exploring mark-making techniques alongside coping strategies. Using concepts of “Mindfulness Painting,” cognitive defusion, gratitude, yoga and the acceptanceContinue reading “One in Four – Collaborative Workshops”

MPND – “The Good Life”

Mpnd, also known as Modern Painters New Decorators, is an artists-led space running a gallery, studio-space, shop and different projects throughout the year. On this particular occasion they were showcasing work made by local artists, ranging from paintings to sculptural work, exploring township and utopia. Throughout my time studying at Loughborough University I have metContinue reading “MPND – “The Good Life””

“In My Experience” 2020

The private view was a great success and we were all able to talk and interact with others, creating exciting discussions and debates about our current practices. 5 and a Half Years Within this most recent work I have used the mindful, repetitive motion of drawing to cope with my own personal experience with mentalContinue reading ““In My Experience” 2020″

Exhibition Set-up

As part of a small group of Loughborough University Fine Art Graduates we have been planning and putting together the exhibition “In My Experience.” It aims to contemplate the complexities and variations of human experience. Bringing together an array of different practices, drawing on their own personal life events and research into shared experience. EmbraceContinue reading “Exhibition Set-up”

Progress/Process

I have been working on a larger scale drawing recently, as you can understand however it is extremely time consuming. On average each pill packet takes around 8 minutes to draw, and then the pressure on the paper means lots of breaks. But here is a bit of the progress and process so far. I’mContinue reading “Progress/Process”

Paper-making

In between working on my large scale drawing I thought I could take this opportunity to make some paper. Something I have always been intrigued by. It could be interesting to see how the edges of the paper effect the work I have been producing. I made a mixture of both white and black paperContinue reading “Paper-making”

Photo-shop and Selection

After hours and hours of trying to measure out the layout of my next piece and failing. I was able to finally put my photoshop skills to good practice. It felt so exciting to be able to easily move a shape from one place to the next without the worry of spending too much time,Continue reading “Photo-shop and Selection”

New Year: Gallery Visit NCCD.

We all start every new year with a clean slate and have many exciting ideas of how we can improve ourselves. This year I have tried to approach things a little differently, I aim to introduce new goals each month rather than overwhelming myself with a long list of changes! So first of all, myContinue reading “New Year: Gallery Visit NCCD.”