This is a short post to let you know that I’m running a short hand drawn map workshop at ONCA Gallery in Brighton alongside the exhibition ‘The Long View’ by somewhere-nowhere, a creative team comprising of Harriet Fraser and Rob Fraser, a writer and photographer respectively. For more than two years, somehwere-nowhere have been visiting
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In the Autumn of 2017, I got picked up for representation by Art Republic, an organisation with galleries both in Brighton and London and with a huge online presence. Initially they took on just a few of my maps; the map of Brighton and also the Moon map. Alongside the standard prints, they suggested creating
This is a short post due to a whole tsunami of deadlines but I just wanted to wish you all a very happy Christmas and year’s end! 2017 has been an exciting time for me – from creating maps for film to drawings for tv; from seeing my first book published that I had both
This post is a continuation of Maps and Mapmakers Behind Them. Part I and Part 2 and is an adaptation of the talk I gave at the Catalyst Club in Brighton in August. This time I write about pirate maps, dungeon maps and the second most tattood man in the world. We’ll jump forward to
This post is a continuation of Maps and Mapmakers Behind Them. Part I and is an adaptation of the talk I gave at the Catalyst Club in Brighton in August. I became interested in how hand made mapping techniques differ and in particular, how the personality of the mapmaker can be seen in each work
1. So you want to organise an art exhibition? Wait for the call from your gallery (in my case ONCA Gallery in Brighton). Or find a space to hold your show – heck, I’ve heard of exhibitions in pubs, cinema foyers, laundrettes and even inside a car. 2. Make sure you have enough work to
I am closely connected with Onca Gallery in Brighton and I often mention the organisation in my blog posts. Onca is an unusual contemporary art space supported by the Arts Council focussing on conservation and the environment. ONCA says the following about themselves: ‘Our mission is to cultivate environmental and human health through the arts.
Earlier this year, Onca Centre for Arts and Ecology, based in Brighton commissioned me to illustrate some promotional material for them – a series of four postcards that could also be read as a panoramic whole. Each postcard would be able to work independently as an image but put together, show the way to Onca.
I was commissioned by musician and performance artist, Ingrid Plum to create a map as album artwork for her debut , Plangent. The map needed to show the journey Ingrid made creating the album, the instruments used and also the people who supported her musically on each track along the way. Travelling between the
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