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Rufford Exhibition – Newark Market Place

A deep summer blue pervades this composition depicting Newark’s market place. The red and white checkerboard of market stalls transforms the square on several days of the week. By the end of the afternoon, human activity is much reduced and … Continue reading

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Rufford Exhibition – Church Gardens, Newark-on-Trent

This second Rufford exhibition painting is of the St Mary’s Church Gardens at Newark-on-Trent. The brightening atmosphere of a November afternoon, following a  shower of rain, created wonderful reflections on the silvered paving stones in the foreground. Subtle grey/blues were … Continue reading

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‘Open Studios Notts’ Exhibition at Rufford Craft Centre

I have a group of paintings in the  “Open Studios Notts Exhibition” at the gallery in Rufford Park, with its preview this Sunday 5 May (and then running 6 May to  June). I thought it appropriate that they should be relating … Continue reading

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‘Newark Townscapes’ exhibition at Spotlight Gallery

My solo exhibition, ‘Newark Townscapes’ is now on at the Spotlight Gallery in Newark Town Hall – until 13 Nov. For this exhibition, I set about creating a series of contemporary views of Newark inspired by the structures and textures of the … Continue reading

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Newark Paintings at Thoresby and Harley

I haven’t written for a while as I’ve been so busy painting, putting on an open studio and sending work to galleries. As Christmas approaches, I wanted to put down something about the pieces I’ve been working on during the … 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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Thoresby Open Exhibition

Really pleased that Thoresby has selected three of my paintings for the Open Exhibition. This year the theme is ‘conflict’ and I chose to enter two paintings of Newark Castle together with a view of Nottingham’s market square that contrasts … Continue reading

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Proposed Pop Up Gallery in Newark

Bill Ming has asked me to join a ‘Pop Up Gallery’ in Newark with himself and three other artists, to take place in the latter half of September. It  sounds like an exciting opportunity – I really like Bill’s abstract … Continue reading

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