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            Excited to be showing alongside a fantastic bunch of artists as part of La Galleria, Pall Mall, Summer Show! The PV is on the 9th July-please send me an email if you would like tickets...

Thrilled to be part of this year's Harrogate Open at the Mercer Gallery! Loads of great artists-really well worth a visit! Above: Anstruther-my painting in layered acrylics on panel in this year's show...

I'm delighted to be part of Kunsthuis Gallery's Summer Show this year, which features work from 100 artists. Great show in lovely surroundings and with delicious food available too! My painting 'Fyvie' will be one of the works on show....

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  Recent experiments in the studio-playing with acrylics on tiny canvases, and adding fragments of hand painted silk...

  [caption id="attachment_1389" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Mural for Willow Tree School Harrogate[/caption] I've just finished a lovely project to create a mural for Willow Tree Primary in Harrogate! The piece is inspired by the work of Paul Klee, and created using individual tiles, each one hand painted by one...

Just finished a wonderful Summer School at RHS Harlow Carr! Lovely group of people and the chance to work in a beautiful environment! Loads of creative work using mark-making, mixed media and a huge range of materials and techniques...

Just finished a lovely project painting with all 120 children at Askwith Community Primary School! Great chance to do an extended project and work with all the children in a school from the youngest nursery age child to those just about to transfer to secondary school. All...

Fantastic Arts celebration day at the very beautiful RHS Harlow Carr! [caption id="attachment_569" align="alignnone" width="900"] Bespoke Banners for RHS Harlow Carr made by children from the HART Alliance Schools, Harrogate[/caption] Children from Hart Alliance schools, based around Harrogate, came together for a wonderful arts celebration event in...

NEW!!   I'm very excited to be running a four day Summer school at the wonderful RHS Harlow Carr this Summer. The course runs on 4 consecutive days in August and will absolutely make the most of the wonderful setting of the Harlow Carr Gardens. The course covers...

  I've just finished researching and putting together an exciting new Learning Pack for Newby Hall near Ripon. The pack is designed to be used by Primary schools as a starting point for activities during a visit to Newby, but also contains loads of cross-curricular activities...

Last summer the wonderful York sculptor Harold Gosney, held a retrospective of about 30 year's work in Ripon...

A group of Schools from around the Ripon area were able to work on a range of art projects thanks to funding from the Mukerjee Trust- my chance to work as artist in residence for this short project! The abstract tree painting was by a pupil...

The staff from the Starbeck Primary Enhanced Mainstream Team, came and christened the studio in December. They wanted a really creative day to recharge their batteries, and we had a great time experimenting with mark-making and creative uses of art materials; developing techniques like layering...

Finally, after a pretty tricky year of mud and chaos, my new studio/ workshop is up and running! It's just off the main road between Harrogate and Ripon at Wormald Green, and really easy to find. I've already held my first course course in the studio-thanks...

This was an exciting but technically challenging project to produce two banners for the dioceses of Bradford and Ripon and Leeds...

This was a wonderful opportunity for students from nine local secondaries to produce site specific Artworks for permanent display in the ground-breaking new learning centre at RHS Harlow Carr in Harrogate. Students from all the schools, got together for a wonderful day of collaboration and experimentation...