Without Borders

I have work in this exhibition currently at the elysium gallery in Swansea. Without Borders is an evolving digital project and physical exhibition that brings together 22 communities and nearly 300 artists from around the world. It seeks to remove barriers, create alliances, and connect with neighbours. It aims to bring creative people together, to … Continue reading Without Borders

The Wonderful Weaving Tree

Here it is! The Weaving Tree created by Flow Maugran is finished. Flow has been working on the tree since February, and it is an amazing achievement. In collaboration with the technicians from Wales Millennium Centre, it is now secured centre stage in one of the central theatres at WMC. Art and craft works created … Continue reading The Wonderful Weaving Tree

A Brief History of Healing

Opening of the sister exhibition at Hearth Gallery, Llandough.  See ArcadeCampfa website for more details. A Brief History of Healing is a collaborative partnership project between ArcadeCampfa, the Cardiff and Vale University Health board and visual artist and mental health service user Gail Howard. For the last two months Gail and artist/writer Sarah Featherstone have … Continue reading A Brief History of Healing

Palingenesis, and the Art of Everythingism

Two important exhibitions in London last weekend: Natalia Goncharova Retrospective at Tate Modern, and Lee Krasner: Living Colour at Barbican. In Goncharova's famous painting, The Cyclist, the figure is willfully heading in the opposite direction to that indicated by the pointing authoritarian finger. It suitably sums up Goncharova's spirit. A leading figure of the new … Continue reading Palingenesis, and the Art of Everythingism

Artists Apart

Two exhibitions in Swansea this weekend: Sarah Poland who has a residency in GS Gallery, and Frances Richards at the Glynn Vivian. Sarah Poland's mark making using inks made from oak galls has a zen-like quality. I love how she combines this with photographic images she calls 'moon-drawings', made by using a long exposure on … Continue reading Artists Apart