Street gallery or Vandalism?

While in London this week I had a little explore around the exciting and vibrant streets in the Brick Lane area. I loved it, especially the graffiti. This artwork seems to be encouraged and appreciated, an environment of acceptance seems to have developed graffiti that has stronger political message and amazing aesthetic quality. A true street gallery? [...]

Remember these? FREE print giveaway

I am giving away 10 limited edition prints of the "Remember These?" artwork this week. These illustrations come from some of my recent drawings related to memorable objects. If you were an 80s child you probably remember playing with some of these toys - leave me a comment below if you recognise any of the above! [...]

‘Mastered’ MA Exhibition Private View – Tonight!

Tonight is the private view event for 'Mastered' and my exhibition 'Retrieval Cue' will be displayed as part of this show for the first time. Everyone welcome, so please come along to to Hanover Fine Art Studios at the University of Central Lancashire from 17:30 - 20:30 this evening. The exhibition by UCLan artists will also [...]

Advice for new art students at UCLan

Today I'm off to the University of Central Lancashire to give a talk to the first year BA (Hons) Fine Art students. As a UCLan alumni, I was asked if I would share my experiences of studying fine art during an introductory session for the new cohort of creative students and I lept at the [...]

The Memory Van at AND Festival’s Mobile Republic

I had a fantastic day on Friday as artist in residence in one of the Mobile Republic caravans in Avenham Park. I spent the day chatting to visitors & collecting memory donations which became part of the installation within the caravan. I even had a visit from the Olympic Torchbearer, Rachael Whitehead, who donated her memory of [...]

Memory donation session at the Preston Guild with AND: Mobile Republic

Great news - this weekend my memory collection process will be on the road and will be taking up residency in one of Mobile Republic's art caravans. The caravans are a part of the Abandon Normal Devices festival of new cinema, digital culture & art. The touring exhibition form part of the Preston Guild 2012 celebrations in Avenham [...]