This is the first of two large embroideries I’ve been working on. It’s completely hand stitched with cotton thread on canvas. I’ve had it framed unmounted floating in the glass which is why it appears on a black background in one image and a white background in the other. I have to say I’m pretty […]
Following the completion of my first large unicorn embroidery I’ve started work on the second piece which is being embroidered on a black cotton-linen mix fabric rather than canvas. The process has been slightly different dues to the dark fabric but the work is coming along nicely. I thought it would be a fitting moment […]
This little drawing which I’ve entitled ‘The Postman Always Delivers’ is something I concocted for magical Marie-Louise Plum’s current mail art project. It’s currently on display in Walthamstow, London, and I understand there may be plans to tour this wonderful collection of work… watch this space! There is a rolling call for submissions so if […]
You are warmly invited to the private view of ‘On The Map’; an exhibition of historic maps and contemporary map art at Hastings Museum and Art Gallery. Friday 9 March 2012, 6.00 – 8.00pm The exhibition continues until the 17 June 2012 The exhibition will be officially opened by Councillor Jeremy Birch, Leader of Hastings […]
I’ve finished another of my Welsh map drawings; this one again using OS Map 141 is repeatedly inscribed with the words Yn Fyw. You can view more images of this piece along with the other drawings in the series in on my gallery pages here. ‘Hiraeth’ will be exhibited at Hastings Museum and Gallery from […]
These wonderful sculptures are the work of American artist Melissa Ichiuji. She says of these dolls; Each figure begins as a portrait and then expands to address a more universal theme often having to do with fantasies relating to power, repressed sexuality and violence, feelings of loss and mortality. The figures are all sewn together […]
This is a little teaser from my current work in progress. It’s an embroidery in white and silver on canvas. It’s been something of an epic task so far; I’m 30 or so hours into the piece and only about half way through.