Delighted to announce that the 159th Annual Society of Women Artists Exhibition is now online and the following paintings have been included in the exhibition. First up is Charing Cross Station Harlequin Gherkin-the most recently completed of the four paintings selected. The meditation on this … Continue readingSociety of Women Artists Exhibition Entries
Contrasts feature heavily in my paintings and never more so than in Checkmate. A painting of the Shard London and a lamp post on the Thames Embankment. The two tall elegant structures on opposite sides of the River, reminded me of chess pieces on a … Continue readingPainting of the Shard London – Check Mate.
When dreams take shape is a Lowry Centre Painting. The Salford building is curious and feels very dark, due to facing north. A closer look tells you it’s not dark. The tower, with its helical panels, and the curious trough like structure and its support, … Continue readingWhen Dreams Take Shape – Lowry Centre Painting
Sometimes you have to take risks. Do something different, because there’s no alternative. Your usual options have been closed off for you. I think we all recognise this feeling, especially with lockdown. And the complete change in our way of life, that’s happened as a … Continue readingTime to get off the Fence – Why I’m hosting an Outdoor Art Exhibition
What is painting home for an artist? After I left home to study in Oxford aged 18, Piccadilly station became a familiar sight to me. It always marked the beginning of the journey, even though, in reality, I’d already been travelling half an hour. Coming … Continue readingPainting Home, When does The Journey Begin?
City Hall, is a curious structure. Like an alien helmet, or Eygptian one maybe, squatting in this painting of the south bank of the Thames. Set apart in a space of its own. It needs space, so that you can appreciate its outline and shape. … Continue readingPainting of the South Bank – City Hall