The Warli or Varli are an indigenous tribe of western India. I became aware of their paintings at an exhibition by Usha Dapur Kar, exploring her heritage, animism and storytelling. Usha told me that she has obtained funding to travel to India to learn more about Warli painting that is thought to originate from 3000BC. Warli artists – mostly … More Warli Painting Workshops
“Give as a gift, in reciprocity for what you have taken. Sustain the ones who sustain you and the earth will last forever.”― Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Monkton Wyld Court, April 2022 Marion and Catherine sit by the wood burner after a full day of work – … More Sustainable Communities: Musings
Opening of ‘Mutable’, the spring open exhibition at Cardiff MADE gallery last night. Featuring 22 Welsh and Wales-based artists, the work encompasses the theme ‘mutable’ with reference to nature, marking the arrival of Spring, and within the wider context of climate, seasons, ecology and world change. 4 April 22 – 5 May 22 41 Lochaber … More Spring Open Exhibition
Just some of the beautiful words printed on the last day of the Llenyddiaeth Cymru project at The Share Centre in Newport. The momentum has built from session to session, with some people returning to make another artwork, and new folk joining. Some of the participants chose words to reflect their faith and the celebration of … More Peace, Grace and Wisdom
In preparation for the drop-in cyanotype session I’m running on Sunday at Cardiff Print Workshop, I arranged some plant life and other things onto coated paper and left it to make its mark in the sunshine. Here are the results.
Cyanotype prints on paper (14.8 × 21cm)