SAW

Due to Covid 19 this year Somerset Arts Weeks will be ‘VIRTUAL’. ┬áthis is the first time that we have done this so it is very much trial and error how ever, good things are happening and I for one am having to address my IT skills especially regarding updating my website! I am one … Read more

Jerwood Drawing Prize touring show

The Jerwood Drawing Prize will be at the Wilson Gallery Cheltenham GL50 3JT from 21 November 2015 – Sunday 24 January 2016. On Saturday 23 January 3 artists will be talking about their work at 12 noon. I am one of the artists and would be very pleased to see you there.

I went to see the Agnes Martin show yesterday and again today, I felt that some…

I went to see the Agnes Martin show yesterday and again today, I felt that some of the work was just so beautiful and some wasn’t. The room of Islands was amazing but on asking the steward how he felt about it he said that it was torture as the white was so bright it became painful on the eyes, interesting, I spent longer in this room and can well understand how this can happen. I also went to the talk ‘painting with my back to the world’ I thought that it would be an insightful discussion regarding her paintings but it was primarily about her schizophrenia and how it may have affected her work, it was a disappointing talk, the audience were mainly mental health workers and the invited speakers didn’t speak with any passion about the work, it was almost as if her mental state was more important than the art.