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“Would you mind if we told you what to wear?”

One of the most surreal moments of my career to date was having a camera thrust in my face whilst mixing my colours, as I painted the portrait of the

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“Deeper Understanding” – Solo Exhibition

The paint is dry. The catalogue’s printed. The invites have been sent. I’m in the final stages of the build up to my first solo exhibition: Deeper Understanding. Between May

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Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War Exhibition

Stanley Spencer was a British painter, predominately focussing on figurative art, born 1891 – 1959. His work portrayed everyday life and his surrounding experiences. He painted in a realistic manner

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Anselm Kiefer Exhibition

Royal Academy – 27 September — 14 December 2014 I always enjoy my trips to London, looking for inspiration and keeping up to date with current affairs of the art

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Trains, Planes and Automobiles….

Reality Exhibition 27 Sept 2014 – 1 March 2015 Without a doubt, this is probably the longest journey I have made to see an exhibition: 8 hour round trip in

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Holmfirth Art Week 2014

The sun was definitely shining for the 2014 Holmfirth Art Week. I visited on the last day of the exhibition and it was great – a real buzz of energy

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Art Battle Manchester

10 Artists. 1 canvas. 30 minutes. 1 Golden Paint Brush. As the clock began to approach 8pm, I was getting increasingly nervous. What had I let myself in for. I

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Waterside Open Exhibition 2014

The Waterside Open Exhibition is about half way through now – how time flies! I was unfortunately ill on the opening night and wasn’t able to attend but since then

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Putting down the paint brush and picking up the pen…

Painting always came naturally to me (unlike maths). I look at the life around me and paint my own meaning onto canvas and it is sometimes a world I get

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