Byre – an exhibition in a barn

Byre – an exhibition in a barn

  I took part in Byre, a site-specific exhibition in a barn in Northumberland for one weekend in September. I showed charcoal drawings which I had made two years ago whilst on a mini residency here; they were of trees, lanes and farm buildings. Alongside, I...
Life Under Lockdown

Life Under Lockdown

‘Life Under Lockdown’ was the theme of a micro-residency I was chosen for in 2020, through NHS Tonic Arts. Seven artists, all born in different decades, were asked to respond to the theme by producing new work which would be exhibited at the Western...
Threefold 2 – Three Contemporary Figurative Painters

Threefold 2 – Three Contemporary Figurative Painters

I am exhibiting new paintings in Threefold 2 at the Union Gallery, Edinburgh. This is the second time I have exhibited with Sophie McKay Knight and Alexandra Warren. We are all contemporary figurative painters who have a strong sense of colour and mystery in our...
369 Gallery Remembered

369 Gallery Remembered

I was fortunate to have a studio at the 369 Gallery for four years (1988-92). My first solo show was in the main gallery in 1989 – paintings and monoprints inspired by a year in Madrid on a Spanish Government Scholarship, fosussing on the rose garden in the...