“Make and Accept”

I have been working alongside LU Arts to deliver an exciting series of Facebook Live workshops. These workshops focus on key elements of my practice, the influences of art on mental health and different mindfulness techniques within drawing itself. I have extended this into different forms within this particular workshop, with the emphasis being onContinue reading ““Make and Accept””

“Reflect” – Exhibition

Showcasing work made since October 2019 – March 2020. Exploring the ability of art and effects on mental health, regarding drawing practice. = Medication TracesGraphite and Charcoal on Paper, 42.0 x 59.4cm, 2019-2020 Five and a Half YearsGraphite and Charcoal on Paper, 150 x 200cm and 150 x 120cm, 2020 Repititive Gestures 1, 2, 3.(1)OilContinue reading ““Reflect” – Exhibition”

“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”

Week 11 – Plan

I have spent the last week trying to create plans and templates for a larger scale piece of work. After hours, in fact days, of meticulously measuring out shapes, sadly something didn’t quite match up. Back to the drawing board! It’s important to remember and share these frustrating times, just another hurdle to overcome! HopefullyContinue reading “Week 11 – Plan”

Week 2 – The Impact of Site

It’s been a busy week of exploring new concepts and processes within my work. Unfortunately, some did not go to plan, due to the lovely English weather! Within a previous project I drew on paper placed on the floor. It picked up the subtle lines and textures from the surface. Where the paint had beenContinue reading “Week 2 – The Impact of Site”

Week 1 -The Beginning

I was genuinely shocked when I opened up the email from Loughborough University, accepting my application for the Artist Benevolent Fund. As I graduated over a year a go I have been trying to juggle part time jobs, applying for exhibitions, volunteering and making art work. With so many knock backs this has enabled meContinue reading “Week 1 -The Beginning”