End Of Winter
Mar17

End Of Winter

Today I displayed in the box a small photograph of some marks I have made on a much larger scale, again inspired by this very end of winter. Don’t forget local writer CJ Harter  (see here for more information www.cjharterbooks.co.uk) is running a Beginners’ Creative Writing Course starting 2nd April 2-4pm and every Saturday for six sesssions at Eden Community Centre, 14 Walmesley Road, Leigh, WN7...

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Box Drying Out
Mar17

Box Drying Out

Last week, after the short closure of the indoor block on Pennington Flash, I found this small box completley glued together with mold! Lots of scrubbing and some scraping of the photograph that was stuck to the perspex on the front followed. After a winter, during which one thing and another has prevented the re-emergence of other boxes, I’m not sure what the spring will hold, yet this little box is now back in use. So do leave...

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Winter Tangle
Mar09

Winter Tangle

Here are some more marks, made after being out on Pennington Flash at this cold, wet, raw and yet inspiring time of year.

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New Art Spaces-Leigh
Mar02

New Art Spaces-Leigh

Moving into this new studio has meant having more space to develop the installation work I’m currently calling “making a body”, that includes body prints, soft forms and crochet.  I have a huge window and lots of light to work in. After spending many months focused on how I experience my spine I have become very curious about how to make a body around this, (make my body, ponder the desire, need to consider...

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New Art Spaces-Leigh
Mar02

New Art Spaces-Leigh

Over the past month I have been fortunate to have the opportunity to move into and begin working in a studio in the New Art Spaces-Leigh. Castlefield Gallery’s (www.castlefieldgallery.co.uk) New Art Spaces (NAS) is an initiative to create dynamic project spaces for artists, artist collectives and artist development agencies. Making use of temporary vacant retail, office and light industrial units, NAS provides opportunities for...

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