Hard at work getting ready for this exhibition. You are very welcome to join me for the Preview on Friday 12th January between 6-8pm. There will be music to listen to, drinks available to drink and oh yes - paintings to see
Anthropocene is a collage made of hand painted and laser cut triangles. I decided to complete an edition of 20 for the editions Christmas exhibition at Project78 gallery, St Leonards on sea. Each one is a unique composition from a limited range of coloured components. You can see them and even purchase one if you wish at Project78
Coloured polystyrene resins and perspex on board, recently completed, size: 122 x 89.5 x 5.5 cm
Top Twenty (everything is wrong) is a painting of a wordsearch of the world's top 20 Billionaires according to Forbes list. I made up the wordsearch using an online tool and then added to it. This then became my sketch for the painting. The painting itself appears to be an enlarged copy but it is actually made from hand cast and laser cut letters incorporated into a poured and painted white polystyrene field.
The painting reflects and questions our fascination with status and success.
Although it was completed and visible in my studio at the recent Open Studios weekend, I think that it now needs a more public airing - I'm looking into it.
Phoenix is opening its doors again during the Brighton Festival. I'm tidying up the studio in readiness and its involving a lot of A to B - ing
There's a preview event on Friday 12th May, 6-9pm, to which you are invited. I'll be there all weekend, Saturday & Sunday 13/14th May, 11-5pm too so it would be great to see you if you're in the neighbourhood.
Join me 6-9pm on March 2nd to celebrate ONCA’s first five years and the unveiling of the new website, logo and gallery frontage.
This retrospective group exhibition looks at some of ONCA's greatest projects to date. Come and help ONCA imagine and shape the next chapter.
Phoenix Brighton have Open Studios the weekend of 6th - 8th May. I will be in my studio and hope you can make it along for a visit ... and there are approximately 119 other studios to see.
I have 7 target paintings in an exhibition of works in black and white by 20th century Russian and contemporary British artists at the Baker Mamanova Gallery in St Leonards on sea. Hope that you can get along to see the collected works.