The Booth Museum of Natural History is one of Britain’s hidden gems: a beautifully preserved (but cut with a creepy edge), of a barn of a museum filled with glass cases and the glass eyes of long dead stuffed birds peering wistfully out at visitors. Founded in 1874, it houses the British bird collections of
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At the beginning of July, I was asked by Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce to speak about my work and how I find inspiration to members of the Creative Hub – a community of creative businesses in the city. The following is a a written version of the presentation. INTRODUCTION I am an illustrator
I’m looking forward to giving a short presentation to the Brighton and Hove Chamber of Commerce on 3rd July 2015 at the Verano Lounge, Western Road, Brighton starting at 9.45am. The topic will be about searching for inspiration during my trip tracking whales across the North Atlantic last year… For further information visit here.
The following has been adapted from the guest blog post for the Onca Gallery blog here. In the Summer of 2014, I took the opportunity to become part of the crew of SeaDragon with Pangaea Expeditions sailing from Iceland to Sweden alongside three other artists. Although the expedition was called ‘Whale Watching’ we would also
So the maps have gone to the framers, press releases have been composed, invites have been sent and the artists are getting ready for the Private view on March 10th. I have copied information below about all the artists exhibiting in The Whale Road from the gallery blog. You can find more information here. Exhibiting
August in Brighton has been a month of weather contrasts, much warmer than anything I experienced on the Seadragon where we were wrapped in 8 layers of thermals, panic-buy fleeces, tangerine wet weather gear, life jackets and fishermans hats- yet just as varied. Storms. Monsoon rain. Hailstones as big as marbles. Heat to make your
At the beginning of 2014, the director of ONCA gallery, Laura Coleman, asked me if I wanted to take part in an expedition with a group of artists and oceanographers across the North Atlantic, mapping whales and using the journey as inspiration for a piece of artwork. I returned from the 1300 miles between Iceland