Monthly Archives: July 2011

John Piper at Firle

We were walking around Firle in Sussex at the weekend, and my mother took me into the church to see the Piper window. It’s hidden from the main nave; and is a wonderful surprise. I do love that about churches … Continue reading

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Putting up the City Lit Show

I spent most of yesterday putting up my woodcuts at the City Lit show. It was quite stressful, in a tight space, with lots of people around. Also I felt stressed by the need to choose, and put things up … Continue reading

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Art in Action

Last Thursday I was at Art in Action at Waterperry. I went as a helper for Susan Erskine-Jones, who was demonstrating her printmaking – lovely collagraphs. I’ve been before as a visitor, and it was very interesting to see the show from … Continue reading

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City Lit show

Our show is going up next week at the City Lit. I’ve printed lots of woodcuts – mostly still in the studio drying. This is one of the woodcut prints, which I”m using on my business card.

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July

I have not done a great deal artistically lately, as most of my effort is going into the Upstairs Gallery. It has a website now: http://www.upstairsgalleryberkhamsted.co.uk/. I’m in the picture on the front of the website: third from left. I’ve … Continue reading

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Upstairs Gallery and open studios

I’ve been to open studios in Buckinghamshire. Particularly enjoyed the Commercial Square studios in an old factory in High Wycombe – lots of great artists there. June Kingsbury’s glass especially stays in my mind – her odd glass sculptures. I … Continue reading

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A busy time

At the moment I’m focussing on getting the work out there. My work is going in the Cit Lit Fine art exhibition at the end of July: Here is the flyer for it:

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