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My 'extreme expression' character studies

Messerschmidt’s Emotional Extremes

With a focus on ‘extreme expression’ in this two-day studio workshop we took our inspiration from the excellent Messerschmidt and Modernity exhibition …

Cacti view

Views from the Getty

This summer I was selected as a Gallery docent at the Getty Center. It has been such a great experience going through training, meeting such wonderful people and getting to know the artwork in more depth.

Light Curtain, Liz Rideal

COTTON: Global Threads

With ‘Light Curtain’, artist Liz Rideal paints the fabric of the building with light, as a sophisticated LED rig and video projections …

Dia de los Muertos, Los Angeles

Dia de los Muertos

I returned to one of my favorite events here in LA, the Day of the Dead festival held in the impressive surroundings …

Postcard

Samba Night!

Print work for a monthly Samba night in Venice Beach, California.

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Brazilian Day in LA

So much fun being back amongst the glitter and feathers, preparing for a samba parade! This time I was on the other side of the camera…

Dark Matters website screen

Dark Matters

Just launched, a website I created for the new exhibition at Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester University’s art gallery.
The exhibition, curated by talented Helen Stalker, is based on the ‘shadow’ as an artistic device to cast reality into relief.

Neon Graveyard

Viva Las Vegas!

An image from the endlessly inspiring Neon Boneyard, Las Vegas, Nevada. In the ever-shifting landscape of Sin City, this is the place …

Unpredictable crackling

Serendipitous Ceramics

At a fun little ceramics workshop this weekend in Laguna Beach, I was introduced to American Raku, a style of ceramics that …

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Figurative Sculpture

A few photos of my latest sculpture – a 1/8th life-size male figure study in oil clay and metal armature with plumbing …

Les dattes

La Mamounia Hospitality

Such beautiful pattern and texture – Medjool dates radiating outward on a vintage brass platter. Simple, striking and a welcome surprise at …