I’m proud to have work in a couple of current shows. My Pride poster is on show at the Pier Arts Centre as part of the celebration of 40 years of Soulisquoy Printmakers on until the 15th of April. It was made at Soulisqouy Printmakers in a Pride Orkney workshop by Diana Leslie. And it’s … Continue reading →
A week in Rousay, some of it with my head in the clouds and some with my mind on the grasses.
I’m heading out to Papa Westray this weekend for a Seaweed chocolate workshop and a Grasses talk. Looking forward to being back in Papay and I hear there is a pot luck dinner too.
Valerie and I are delighted to be showing work at the Dunnet bay Distillery in Caithness. The Holy Grass Hero: The Life of Robert Dick exhibition and events programme will celebrate the life and work of Robert Dick, an eccentric polymath, scientific genius, and local hero. The exhibition runs from 02 December 2022 to 25 … Continue reading →
Tomorrow, November 28th, is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Luke Howard or Look Cloudward as my poet pal Val calls him. Over to the Cloud Appreciation Society (of which I am an enthusiastic member) to explain the importance of his life. On a cold December evening in 1802, this modest young Quaker presented … Continue reading →
For this year’s Open Christmas Show at the Pier Arts Centre I’ve submitted two North Ronaldsay prints (both single edition prints). I photographed the ripples of sea over the sands of Linklet Bay. When I looked at the photographs later they seemed to miss the what I saw as the sea rushed in and was … Continue reading →
The new winter exhibition at Stromness Museum ‘The Stone Speaks’ explores the themes of fossils, creativity and climate. I’m pleased to be showing two photographs alongside the work of artist Mary Grieve, who undertook an artists residency on the Skye Fossils Art/Science project. The exhibition will feature some of the wonderful fossils from the Stromness … Continue reading →