Having embarked on the series of prints inspired by Winterreise I had to turn my attention in early spring to an exhibition at The Exchange Gallery Saffron Walden. I had applied to exhibit there hoping to get a date later Continue reading The Turning Year
At the start of 2018 I am contemplating in very positive mood the beginning of a series of prints inspired by Schubert’s great song cycle Die Winterreise (The Winter Journey). This project has been a long time coming and is Continue reading New for 2018
This year I have been working on the last three prints of the Flights of Fancy series. It is all a bit arbitrary but I have decided to end the series with a print inspired by Emily Dickinson’s poem Hope Continue reading The Last birds
Very chuffed to receive another Top Twenty award at COAX again this year, this time for my Twa Corbies. The print will be on display at The Babylon Gallery, Ely for most of December. Also delighted to be invited to Continue reading Top Twenty
I promise this will be my last bird pun ….. I have been more than happy with the two last exhibitions of the bird prints, firstly at the Exchange Gallery, Saffron Walden and then at the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennial Continue reading Flown away!
The printing is all done and I am now in the process of compiling the catalogue, making labels and price lists. Just eighteen prints to frame and all will be ready for the show in Saffron Walden! Below is the Continue reading Flights of Fancy – almost there
This does not mean an exhibition of fledglings, although, given the time of year that might seem quite apposite, but it does mean that I have managed to complete enough ‘bird poem’ prints to be able to say that an Continue reading Fledgling exhibition
It started with three bird prints for the Cambridgeshire Open Art Exhibition and now there are almost seven, including a darkling thrush and dancing blue footed boobies. This feels like progress but I have set myself a target of fifteen Continue reading Taking Wing
I was very chuffed to be awarded a Top Twenty prize for my print First Flight at the recent Cambridgeshire Open Art Exhibition. The print is on display at Over Gallery this week, then will rejoin the series being prepared Continue reading Getting off the ground
What I hoped would happen has happened, (finally). The prints I began this time last year, based on a collection of poems about birds, have benefited from visits to exhibitions, internet research, reading and the passage of time. Three are Continue reading Birds at last!