Contemplating my involvement as curator in the the upcoming @darlingtonartsfestival Sculpture on the Scarp, reminded me about the interventions I sometimes instal on bush walks. These may take the form of builders string, rock arrangements, mark making in the gravel… depending on the location, my mood and what materials I find in my backpack. Any man-made items […]
I often read posts about creative block, being stuck with no ideas yet with the feeling of wanting to produce. Something. Anything.
The only time I come close to experiencing something similar is when I ruminate about the various concepts that I have.
Ideas for sculptures to make, for photographs to stage and take, for paintings I […]
The inability to attend exhibitions, gigs, theatre and other arts events over the past few weeks left a void in my life as I’m sure it has for many. Cries for financial assistance from the government by our cultural and creative sectors have been largely ignored during the COVID-19 crisis. I’ve also read much debate […]
How privileged I feel to have attended author Neil Gaiman’s talk at the Perth Festival on the weekend. He superbly translates thoughts into well crafted stories from paper to spoken word. His storytelling has the ability to transport us into his imaginary world. Mythological tales mixed with personal accounts of friends suffering from Alzheimer’s, along […]
What a busy 12 months it’s been and I’m appreciative of having a few days off to relax and reflect.
Through my art practice I participated in 18 group exhibitions including one in London, plus I completed several mural and public art commissions. With partners I started an exciting new public art consultancy business CURATE publik, […]
Commissioned by the Town of Victoria Park for Arts Season, a month long celebration during May of all things creative within the town.
Paint kindly sponsored by Dulux.
The mural investigates the various elements of design such as line, colour, shape, form, value and space. The retro style pays tribute to childhood illustration books, some of which […]
I certainly consider myself lucky in many respects. One of those aspects is to be working for myself as a graphic designer/marketer. While running my own business has its negatives (demanding clients, working on uncreative design projects which achieve a less-than-desired outcome, accounting, chasing payments etc) there are also positives which counteract. Such as allowing the freedom to instal […]
It is that time of the year- the summer festival season is just around the corner and we are looking forward to good times filled with laughter, music, food and ART!
You can join local Join local Perth artists Sioux Tempestt and Michelle Saleeba who will be exhibiting a selection of original abstract paintings, limited edition fine art prints […]