Friday, 28 May 2010

kozyndan in London Exhibition

Artist favourites of ours Kozyndan are having a show in the big smoke; the Nelly Duff Gallery is housing a show of their most recent works. Hope we can make it at some point.

Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Culture Comes to Crowngate!

The WAVE (Worcester Arts and Vintage) collective will be holding a 'Pop Up Fair' this Saturday in the Crown gate Centre Worcester. It'll be an oasis of interest and wondefrul peculiarity. Get yourself along there and check out the vintage fashion and the catwalk show, it'll breathe a breath of fresh air into an area normally occupied by high street stores and mediocre retail outlets. Takes place between 11am and 4pm.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

I'm onto something...

...with this piece. Rushed it onto the blog before the end of the day...Made from pine and finished with 22ct gold leaf...(61cm high). See what you think.

Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Scott Beaumont Track Test

Redditch Premier, Scott Beaumont, recently posted a video on youtube. The video, taken with a helmet cam, shows how smooth the 'Redditch Raceway' is! It's looks irresistable. Track will be open in a few weeks as it needs to settle down and we need to complete some essential paperwork before anyone can officially ride it. For now, check the vid for a taste of joys to come!!

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Busy Bank Holiday & New Work

Well, a busy weekend for us...I'll get onto that in a minute; just wanted to say, I didn't get onto the Artist Residence in Japan. It was really generous of some people to give me a reference, (thanks SO much for having faith in me) but alas, the competition was stiff; 85 people from over thirty countries applied, the quality, looking at the winners, (Ilgvars Zalan:Latvia, Yukie Hori: Brazil, Midori Hirot: Japan) was very high...oh well, will just have to find another way to get back to Japan, (any suggestions or addresses of friends/family/organistaions gratefully received:-) I REALLY want to go back to Japan, I think about it every day, every time I have the warm sun and a cool breeze on my face, every time I smell diesel fumes and the sesame oil sachet you get in a pack of ramen noodles...every time I feel happy, I'm constantly reminded of being there.

Anyway, Raced at Derby on Sunday, came 3rd/1st/1st/3rd and 3rd in the final...managed not to go home in an ambulance, (which is always a good thing). Photo shows me(No. 14) n the final breaking hard before a jump...need to stop doing this:-(

It's bluebell time again, walked around Knightwick on Monday, it was glorious; wish we we could show some of our Japanese friends this beautiful sight, makes me proud of the U.K..

Finally, here's a photo of a new work...everyone around me seems to be taking to the water, thought I'd have a go at making my own craft...I carved it from a single piece of wood, (cedar, I think). The figures were from a chrity shop and just happened to be the perfect scale.