Whale Shark in a Coca Cola Sea

A whale shark drifts through a plastic sea... During a residency in Mexico I witnessed first-hand the plastic Coca Cola bottle mountains that have rebranded the landscape. On the same trip I spent time with a conservation group monitoring whale sharks in the Gulf of ...

Kilner Jars

Collections and Curiosities In 2016 I screenprinted 100 Kilner jars. I have since been filling the jars with assorted objects. The Kilner jars are printed to scale. The objects inside are not. This project  is about sentimentality and British quirk. In the spirit of ...

Motels

A Bed for the Night Whilst waiting on house guests I think about the routines we go through in preparation for their arrival; and the routines we go through in preparation for their approval. And I wonder if I am ready to open a motel. This series currently has three ...

Mezcal

Distilled Mexican memories: enjoying mezcal with new friends, a hammock under the stars, searching for flamingos, and falling in love with it all. DESIGNS: Heart (5) Flamingo (7) Star (10) Broken Heart (2) ARTWORK DETAIL: Screen prints 2 colours Printed on 300gsm, ...

The Flip Flop Wave

I read an article about flip flops. I learnt they are the world's most popular shoe, and for 3 billion people their only footwear. And millions if not billions of them end up in the sea. That night I dreamt of a flip flop wave. The original name for this print was ...

Cassettes

The Blues, the Blues, the F**king Blues This series is about depression. Looping negative thoughts. Each cassette representing a period of depression conveniently tidied away, hopefully never to be replayed. Assorted shades of blue to mark each cassette as it's own ...

Miracle on the Hudson

I canoed down the Hudson from Albany to NYC as a journeying artist. Before the trip I did a little research about the river. Not surprisingly the 'Miracle on the Hudson' story featured in my reading. ...

Tiny Dancers

Carnival inspired monoprints. Gelatin printed backgrounds. Black and white cut outs overlaid. These prints are only 10cm x 8cm, hence tiny ...

La Clandestina, Mexico

A residency in La Clandestina cultural centre in Campeche, Mexico. Working alongside musicians and international volunteers. Work created included a mural, and a fence weave on chicken wire and customised ...

100 Turtles

100 turtles commissioned by a turtle conservation team. Hopefully they will raise bundles of funds to save the next generation. Screen printed onto a collaged ...

Text Exchange (aka Fridge Door Project)

A text exchange project that involved taking a fridge door around the North of England. The door was set with magnetic letters reading 'follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness' - a quote attributed to Allen GInsberg. Participants enjoyed a cup of tea and a ...

Hudson River Journey

Artist residency on a canoe journey down the Hudson River; from Albany to Brooklyn. The Miracle on the Hudson print was created from research prior to the trip and went on show at the BIRE gallery in Beacon with some of my other environmentally themed ...