June 3rd. Last 5 days coming up…

Give yourself a Yellow Present before Artweeks finish on Sunday…. Still some great drypoint prints to be had too – Thank you everyone who has been so far, great time catching up with people, and meeting new ones. Venue 151, on the Dorset /Somerset border near between Axminster, Chard and Winsham in the middle of … Read more

Open Studios Week Two….

This is a very small painting/drawing of mine, bought by Eve Higgs last week. Still have two others from the same series left….. Week two of Dorset Artweeks Open Studios is so far drier and sunnier! Myself and partner Brian Rice are right on the precipitous edge of Dorset, so only the most discerning and … Read more

DAW 2014 Opens in a Rainstorm….

First day of Open Studios marked by rain all day. And cold. BUT intrepid visitors still ventured down our bumpy track to see our view through the mist, and look at and buy our work as well. If you’ve not been, check directions for venues 150 and 151 at www.dorsetartweeks.co.uk It’s stopped raining now…..   … Read more

Open Studios May 24th-June8th

My studio will be open to visitors as part of Dorset Artweeks 2014 from May 24th, so come and visit me and my partner Brian Rice in our idyllic place on the Dorset/Somerset border, overlooking the Axe Valley and Forde Abbey (hidden by trees, but it is there!). Take care down our rather rough track … Read more

Great prints at Coleridge Cottage!

Somerset Printmakers were approached by the National Trust at Coleridge Cottage to make work inspired by or in response to poems by Coleridge. The resulting show is a great mix of figurative and abstract visual thoughts, and in conjunction with visiting this evocative little house, is a must-do visit. Detail from my print is top … Read more

If Coleridge had a camera……

Whilst I was driving through the winter Somerset landscape recently, thinking loosely about a new print project, it occurred to me that if Coleridge had had a camera, he probably wouldn’t have wanted to use it.   Somerset Printmakers have been asked by the National Trust to mount a show of prints in May 2014 … Read more

It’s all happening now!

‘The Journey: Exploring the Nature of Mending’ opened on September 14th, at Walford Mill, Wimborne and runs until October 27th. Above is a detail from one of my pieces, made in response to a wonderful ancient Egyptian child’s dress (details on http:www.natureofmending.co.uk). Opening times for the show can be found at http://www.walfordmillcrafts.co.uk. A full colour … Read more


‘The Journey: Exploring the Nature of Mending’, my pet project which has been going for eighteen months now, finally comes to fruition in a week’s time. On September 14th the exhibition opens at Walford Mill. It will show new work by myself, by Jenni Dutton, Dr. Paul Scott, by Guy Martin and Lisa Earley. This … Read more