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Hebden Bridge Open Studios 2018

Hebden Bridge Open Studios 2018

Thanks to everyone that came to say 'Hello' to me at Hebden Bridge Open Studios this weekend. It was great to see old friends and meet new people, always lovely to chat about drawing with sticks. I really enjoyed encouraging visitors to have a go & I had great fun trying out my very first batch of stick drawings on people! Huge thanks to the volunteer team behind organising the event :-)  Charlotte & Daisy having a go with sticks & ink    My first ever stick drawings on people!

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Bowery Exhibition & 10th Anniversary Celebrations!

Bowery Exhibition & 10th Anniversary Celebrations!

I'm super excited to be showing new work at the Bowery in Headingley, Leeds. Bowery Arts are 10 this year! To celebrate they are launching their first publication entitiled " Then & Now" a look at some of the artists who have exhibited with the Bowery over the past decade. I'm excited to be included in the publication and also to be invited to exhibit work in the celebratory exhibition. The launch & eve of 10th anniversary celebrations are on Sat 23rd June 6-9pm. Everyone is welcome and it looks set to be a great evening- hope to see you...

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Recent work

Recent work

I am currently writing a post which explores the ideas behind some of my drawings so they're will be more coming soon.  In the mean time here are some of my recent explorations with stick, ink & stitch. 

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Happy Christmas & Best Wishes for 2018!

Happy Christmas & Best Wishes for 2018!

I wanted to say a huge thanks to all the support, opportunities & encouragement this year. Highlights have included: a lovely time meeting people at Hebden Bridge Open Studios in the Summer. moving to a new studio space at The Egg Factory, Hebden Bridge I've really appreciated the opportunity to exhibit my work in The Piece Hall Gallery & to deliver a drawing workshop there (see previous post). A fun time making some drawings in collaboration with The Egg Factory for a vinyl project with Paper Recordings due out in 2018. My favourite thing is always to make new drawings,...

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Wow! Drawing Workshop Results

Wow! Drawing Workshop Results

I had a great opportunity last week to deliver a workshop at The Piece Hall in Halifax.  I currently have work in the Piece Hall Gallery as part of The Yorkshire Christmas Crackers Exhibition and it was a lovely opportunity for me to share some of my techniques. We met in the Gallery where I gave a brief talk about my work, then we moved to The Hive, a superb workshop space. The participants were invited to choose their own drawing stick or several sticks from the collection I had foraged on a walk the day before. We worked through...

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