Art Fairs – Bristol, London and Cambridge

Sep 6, 2016

The Other Art Fair Bristol July 2016 

Great location. Very well organised. Huge footfall of interested visitors. Excellent sales!

TOAF Bristol


New Artists Fair 9-11th September. The Truman Brewery London

Work in progress…small wooden panels. About to do this one for the first time

New Artists Fair

New artists Fair

Cambridge Art Fair 30th Sept – 2 October 2016 The Guildhall Cambridge

Third year exhibiting with The Darryl Nantais Gallery


Ocean Blue

Hope to see you at one of them!

City Cranes 2

Sep 6, 2016

City Cranes 2        Paper collage and acrylic  76 x 76 cm


City Cranes 3

Sep 6, 2016

City Cranes 3        Paper collage and acrylic  76 x 76 cm


The Other Art Fair Bristol

Jul 20, 2016

bristol life mag

I am really looking forward to meeting lots of arty people at The Other Art Fair this weekend. #theotherartfair 22-24th July at the Arnolfini Bristol.

I do enjoy exhibiting when it is with a well organised fair such as this one. We artists have received regular emails covering all the nitty gritty bits of setting up, right down to the screw sizes! It’s going to be an exciting exhibition. Do call in if you are in the area, you will find me on stand 12. I will be showing new urban coast collages.


Farindola – May 16 – Urban Sketchers on steps

May 20, 2016

What a fantastic five days of sketching we have just had in Farindola, Abruzzo, Italy.

Ten of us flew to Pescara and one came by train from Switzerland. After one hour’s transfer we arrived to a warm welcome from Thomas and Marco at the beautiful B&B Altrocanto  This is where half the guests stayed and where we dined for three nights on delicious locally sourced food. (Gnocchi with asparagus and Pecorino cheese cream, parpardella filled with ricotta and artichoke…..) Our evening meals were one of the highlights of this short stay!

Elayne’s family house was home for the rest of the group and we loved our home from home with amazing views over the valley.

The Spring came and went with in Farindola before we arrived but it continued to test us with sunshine and rain, quite a lot of rain, but Carmen, Chris, Glenda, Ivan, Karen, Klim, Anne, Debra, Val and Birgit came to sketch and so they did! They also climbed mountains, took tea with Maria, had a birthday party, cooked a fantastic meal, attended a private showing with the artist Paul Critchley and viewed properties for sale!!

Most sketched in concertina sketchbooks which really lend themselves to the winding streets and mountain panorama views. You can see some beautiful pages here.

Next sketching week is September 24th-29th. Coming?

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