• Life and People

    Remaining Calm

    I started this work at Ballagarey Chapel – St Marks during the Awakening Exhibition last year. I was the artist in residence and so was chatting to people as I worked. One of the things that became clear was that…

  • About Paintings

    The Mist had come in

    The mist had come in, touching, invading and chilling all in it’s path. Familiar things were all distorted and enlarged, it would be easy to walk into fear. But the sun was out too. Warming, penetrating, turning those fearful things into things…

  • About Paintings

    Bleak

    It was bleak up there in the hills in the middle of winter but looking for inspiration I had deliberately gone out to be in the elements. Battling against the icy wind up on the high ground I saw a…

  • About Paintings

    Higher Places

    The word for the week for me is ‘intentional’ and this painting is just that. I deliberately chose to paint this hill for it’s challenging composition and also I might add for walking across, as many of us do. This…

  • Remarkable Things

    The Old Brush

    He proceeded to take out a blade and he cut away all those beautifully shaped hair ends and reshaped it into something else, and my spirit cringed within me. I remember this well but never applied it because why would…