OUR GATE – Dernol Valley

My photograph will be on show this month in the Open Photography Exhibition at the Pen’rallt Gallery, Machynlleth, Powys This year’s theme is ‘Home’ and happened to coincide with my current research / art project where I have started a collection of photographs celebrating the beautiful Dernol Valley where I live. EXHIBITION OPENS 12 noon – 22 September. Please visit their website at: http://www.penralltgallerybookshop.co.uk/

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WALK-a-logue in the Dernol Valley (the beginning…)

I am currently collaborating on a new website project THE DERNOL VALLEY: this will be focusing on the interesting palaeontology, geology, flora & fauna here. It will feature artworks, photography and information about the valley e.g. the Dernol river just opposite to where I live has SSSI status and over 170 species of moths have been recorded visiting my garden.  

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My new project on the ‘DERNOL VALLLEY’ is described on CULTURE COLONY’s website

Please take a look here: Culture Colony Culture Colony is an online community serving the creative sector. Membership of this community is open to anyone anywhere. It is a place for videos, articles, news and listings about the arts and art practice. It is our intention to provide a platform for creativity and promote artistic endeavour, engaging an audience with quality content that can not be found all in one place elsewhere. The content on this web site is provided…

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“My job at Laura Ashley” an illustrated talk for the Kinnerton WI group

I received a warm welcome by the WI on Wednesday afternoon this week. It was a pleasure to walk down memory lane and share my experience with the group about when I worked for Laura Ashley 1984 – 1989 I am available to deliver future talks for groups on the following themes: “My love affair between textiles and fine art”¬† An illustrated talk through drawings & paintings I worked in the Laura Ashley textile design studio in Carno in the…

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Pastels in Action at Wyeside

I will be in the gallery this Saturday (November 18th) from 2.30pm on-wards. Where I will be adding to a large drawing as part of the gallery corner installation, this is part of my ongoing ’embracing spaces’ series.

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GALLERY CORNER Wyeside

On Saturday I worked on PART I of the corner installation – embracing spaces series: large scale drawing in pencil and pastels, inspired by my garden. This Saturday 21st October I will be back in the gallery 2.30pm onwards working on PART II of the installation.

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BIG DRAW meet the artist day

I will be at the Wyeside this Saturday 14th October from 2.30pm onwards: KEEPING DRAWING ALIVE where I will be working on PART 1 – embracing spaces series, focusing on the tunnel corner of the gallery.

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