Devon Open Studios 2017

On Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 Sept, Cockwood Artists will be exhibiting in Cockwood Village Hall as part of Devon Open Studios. The paper art I’ll be showing this year includes my new Viking boats which are created using nautical charts and gold paper. I’ll also have Japanese anemones and collections of tiny envelopes. This year,Continue reading “Devon Open Studios 2017”

Devon Open Studios 2016

Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 September, 11am – 6pm I’m exhibiting during Devon Open Studios, along with watercolorist Tony Bird. As well as the exhibition of art, there will be tea, coffee and homemade cake available. On the Sunday afternoon at 2pm, the Serenoa String Quartet will be playing.     I’ve been continuing myContinue reading “Devon Open Studios 2016”

Devon Open Studios 2015

Art, food and music Sat 12 & Sun 13 September I’m taking part in Devon Open Studios again this year. Tony Bird and I will be exhibiting at Cockwood Village Hall on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September from 11am to 6pm. I’ve been experimenting with ideas around white feather letters sent during World War One.Continue reading “Devon Open Studios 2015”

Devon Open Studios

I’m exhibiting during Devon Open Studios on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September at Cockwood Village Hall (near Starcross and Dawlish), Devon. Cockwood is a scenic village on the Exe Estuary and there are two pubs where you can get a nice lunch or afternoon drink. I’m showing my work with watercolorist Tony Bird who paintsContinue reading “Devon Open Studios”

The Art and Soul of Paper

Some of my Japanese Anemones will be shown as part of The Art and Soul of Paper, an exhibition of 21st century paper artworks to embody the essence of the Japanese papermaking heritage. The event takes place in Norwich from 11 March to 20 April and includes three paper exhibitions, two artist talks and aContinue reading “The Art and Soul of Paper”

Japanese Anemones

  Some time ago, a friend gave me an old Japanese book which had been damaged by insects. She thought it would be something I could use in my work. I kept the book for over a year before I eventually decided what to make with it first. I love the way that Japanese anemonesContinue reading “Japanese Anemones”

Poppies installation

This installation at the Exeter Northcott is made up of a thousand poppies created from copies of love letters written during World War II. Some of the letters were written by an aircraft engineer in Southampton to his girlfriend, who later became his wife. He wrote to her two or three times a week forContinue reading “Poppies installation”

Devon Open Studios

I’m taking part in Devon Open Studios on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September. Our exhibition is at Cockwood Village Hall EX6 8NU between 11am and 6pm each day. Also taking part in the exhibition are watercolourist Tony Bird and photographer Jane Hirst. We’ll be serving fairtrade tea & coffee and delicious homemade cakes. On the Sunday, the SerenoaContinue reading “Devon Open Studios”