Sculpture David Macdiarmud Ceramics Ali Tomlin Advertisements
PORTFOLIO N0VEMBER DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY MARCH APRIL MAY JUNE JULY AUGUST SEPTEMBER
In retrospect 2013 was a busy year, with exhibitions and building a portfolio of work, using techniques learned from my MA. Those experimental and extremely large-scale gestural paintings had opened up a new way of working and last year I was able to transfer this practice onto a more domestic scale. My Blog posts document […]
A Fluxus Inspired Transatlantic Exchange Between Polly Bagnall (UK)and Melissa Staiger (USA) To ‘Connect’ with, a person, a moment, an idea. This is the concept behind my body of work, which I call Field Recording. Focusing on an Experience, and the minute events within it I have used graphic and non-traditional mark-making in an […]
I was asked to submit paintings for a Halloween ritual to celebrate Samhain, a pagan festival that coincides with the start of winter. Using edible materials and my tongue as a painting implement I made the following four paintings. They are painted on linen, but made with saffron, beetroot, sweet potato, wine, blackberry, elderflower and […]
The following 24 paintings are a selection of smallish paintings (30 x30 or 40 x 40cm) on linen. Each is a response to the ambient phenomena of that time of year. Painted in mixed media (oil; acrylic; beetroot; wine and saffron) applied with parts of the body (calf, palm, tongue, thumbs) as well as implements […]
A group show by the Fabelists includes several of my paintings.