Category Archives: Events

Rabbit Hole Day (Harley Open 2020)

This piece was selected to be part of the Harley Open 2020 exhibition, which runs from Saturday 1 August to 1 November, 2020. It was amongst the first paintings I made during the Coronovirus lockdown days at the end of … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 7 (St Benets)

For today’s Paint Out Norfolk session, I went off-piste and followed my nose to a site called St Benet’s Abbey on the river Bure in the Norfolk Broads. Once again my Sat Nav was very ‘creative’ but I arrived eventually. … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 3 (Norwich)

Today’s cluster of Paint Out Norfolk locations were the ‘green spaces’ of the county town – I arrived in Norwich a little later than planned and headed for the Cathedral Quarter, knowing I’d find something of architectural interest. I settled … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norfolk 2020 – Day 2 (Winterton-on-Sea)

Today we journeyed east (from Norwich) and found ourselves amongst the sand dunes and marram grass of Winterton on Sea. I arrived early, before the beach car park opened for business and (parking temporarily in the village) set off to … Continue reading

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Upton Virtual Studios: 30-31 May, 2020

2020 is proving a difficult year for everyone! For artists such as me, with art galleries closed and arts events cancelled because of the covid-19 pandemic, there has been a huge effect on the showing and selling of art work. … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norfolk 2019

This is my account of Paint Out Norfolk (Sainsbury Centre) 2019, which ran from 1-5 July, with the exhibition private view and prize giving held on 5 July, and the exhibition running from 6-7 July, 2019. Monday (1 July) – … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Days 3, 4 & 5

Mon 15 Oct – Anglia Square This day’s theme was ‘modernising’ and, after being thoroughly spoiled with the Medieval beauty of the city in the days before, I was curious to see this somewhat controversial area of Norwich – a … Continue reading

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Newark Pop Up No More

The Newark Pop Up Gallery has now vanished. We did our last day yesterday (Saturday) and everyone removed their stuff today – you wouldn’t know we had been there!  It was a really good experience and I thoroughly enjoyed teaming … Continue reading

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Newark Pop Up Private View

Had our private view of the gallery last night. It went really well. No-one thought to make a note of numbers, but my daughter took a few photos and you can see it was busy.

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Newark Pop Up Gallery

Just finished hanging work for the Pop Up Gallery in Newark ready for the opening tomorrow. There really is an exciting mix of works. Bill Ming has some terrific new abstract collages, alongside the exuberant figure paintings of Nikki McKay. … Continue reading

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