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Water Deity – An Art Film

2019-08-25T16:03:39+01:00August 24th, 2019|Art Blog, Art News, Art Videos|

This is a semi-erotic art film with spoken word poetry. It is designed to be projected live, on a nude body. You can purchase the film or even book the whole live video installation. The film is called The Water Deity because it is about the female body immersed in water. The content of the [...]

Art Talk

2019-08-18T00:09:51+01:00August 16th, 2019|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Everyone is welcome to come along to this art talk. It’s just an informal conversation between artists and art lovers, responding authentically to their own and other peoples art. I’m deliberately not asking anyone about their art beforehand so that I get fresh replies to my questions. Join in and listen to what other people [...]

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Tierra Frágil – exhibition photos

2019-08-17T13:34:05+01:00August 16th, 2019|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Artists’ Network Aplujarra (ANA) has now got a really strong exhibition team that pulled off yet another 30 plus artists, group art exhibition. Artists’ Network Alpujarra group photo - photo by Fred Shively This a lovely group photo but there is also an awful one of me that has gone to the media [...]

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The Kitty Harri Sculpture Garden

2019-08-08T23:37:48+01:00August 8th, 2019|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

I have an on-going art exhibition at the Kitty Harri sculpture garden. I pop over there to deliver new garden sculptures quite often, to replace the items that have sold. Outdoor sculptures These are all stoneware fired clay sculptures. They are impervious to water and thus frost resistant. They make ideal garden sculptures, [...]

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Pop-Up Polopos – review

2019-08-07T01:23:35+01:00August 6th, 2019|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

The 1st Polopos art walk event was very well attended, busloads of people made their way to this little Spanish village to traipse around the steep streets in search of art. I saw many familiar faces and made some new friends too. I felt that people were happy to engage with and talk freely about [...]

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Tierra Frágil

2019-08-16T16:26:55+01:00August 2nd, 2019|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

This is a group art exhibition about climate change - hosted by Artists’ Network Alpujarra. Over 30 artists will be bringing their art to the Old Town Hall of Órgiva for this 3-week long exhibition of paintings, sculptures, photography, film, installation, poetry and performance. Why Fragile Earth you might ask? Carbon in the atmosphere, ice [...]

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Art marketing tip – using hashtags

2019-07-19T12:35:21+01:00July 19th, 2019|Art Blog, Articles|

A hashtag as a way to categorise and find posts about a particular subject. Hashtags are followed by large groups of people, who are interested in or associated with a subject. Start by searching for hashtags in subjects that interest you, to see how they work. The main point of using hashtags is to reach [...]

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4 person art exhibition – review

2019-05-17T10:53:47+01:00May 14th, 2019|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

I really like this show. I like being able to see part of the journey that each artist is making through their artwork. All the artwork is highly original and intimate. I think it's my best work to date and one of the best exhibitions I have been in. Jardín Nazarí, Vélez de Benaudalla, Granada, [...]

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Dialogues – an exhibition in review

2019-05-25T12:06:47+01:00May 2nd, 2019|Art Blog, Art Videos, Exhibitions, Video|

A review of the group art exhibition in the new Molvízar museum that I'm participating in. See photos and a video from the opening night - the 1st May 2019. Exhibiting artists Kitty Harri, Emma Plunkett, Wes Somerville, Ánxela Meilán, Mix Amylo, Gareth Lister and organiser Jane Kleinschmit. Opening night film [...]

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The Art of Slow Looking

2019-04-19T00:05:55+01:00April 18th, 2019|Art Blog, Articles|

An introduction to slow looking Most people, who don't visit galleries very often, tend to look at a painting, sculpture or photo for just a few seconds. Then they look at the label to give them reassurance because unless it's called Untitled no. 3, the title will help them work out what it's about. They [...]

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