Thursday, 11 November 2010

I cannot believe is been so long since I wrote anything. Well I was selected to exhibit in Coventry Coombe Abbey country Park in August. I was very excited as this was the first time I have been selected of anything.

I created 10 Wildlife Stacks like in New Ferry Butterfly Park. My Darling Husband helping me collect and drive 120 bricks from Wrexham to Coventry. I reclaimed all the materials used. This project is getting important to me. Creating homes for all the local insects and small animals..

Since then I have been trying to write my Dissertation and create a new body of work. But not getting far. My Mother-in-law been very poorly over the summer. I found it difficult to inconsiderate on my work as it does not seem important with the bigger picture....

Booked a week off work and booked a studio space in University to get down to some Art work. it was good to have a complete week of doing my work, but I realised how much work I got to do.

Sunday, 6 June 2010

Open Studio Oswestry 2010

Went to my first open studio today from BVA art group. As I live quite far out I decide to show my work with an Glass Artist Racheal Montgomery. It was a good day I was surprised how many come to the studios.
I have not done this before, so was not sure want to expert... The other artists had things to sell etc .. I need to start to market myself better. May be by next weekend I could make some cards too sell.

I put up an installation in Rachael's garden, I base it on the Eternal Knot..
once again using one continues thread, I enjoy doing this in the garden
working with nature. Love the way the pink flowers work with the
white thread...

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Friday, 14 May 2010

I have realised I have not poster anything about my Crosby Beach Project in January. I was a great day but very wet and cold.

I did not realise want a good day it would be and how many great friends I have got.

I enjoyed talking to the people that were just walking on the beach etc. Explaining want we were doing and why all the bricks are on that beach.
My Family were ace by collecting over 500 bricks. Each Brick Castle is 1 year since World War Two ended. Lots of poeple lost their homes and work place in the War.
The Installation title is 'Everyone's Home is Their Castle'

Wednesday, 28 April 2010

I have not been keeping up with my blogs, Finding it difficult to find interesting things to write. spent most of Feb writing a report about my project on Crosby Beach. By then I was fed up writing...

Anyway I been working on a few projects the last few Months. I have just

completed a project in New Ferry Butterfly Park Wirral. It was very Interesting

Project. The Landowner of the Park would like to closes the Butterfly Park and Build on it. But the Council have step into paid the land.

The Butterfly Park site is right by a railway were thee was a brickworks and other Industrial works.

Taking all this into concidension I want to construction homes of the wildlife that are already living there. By using the bricks and logs that are all around the site. I constructed Wildlife Stack from all the materials we collected.

This is going to be up only the Summer in a Art Trail around the Park.

Thursday, 7 January 2010

Crosby Beach

It is been awhile since I wrote anything, busy working a lot in M&S, Christmas and New Year. Family life takes over sometimes.

I have got a BIG DAY coming on Crosby Beach. I have been planning this for Months. Only a few weeks to go and I am panicking a bit. All the self doudt rising to the surface again.

I have spent a lot of time on this getting permission etc, just need to make sure I get everything right for the day...

I what someone to take photographys and make a time laps video of me creating the installation.

The Beach in Crosby as lot of building rubble, which was put there after World War Two of Sea Defences Liverpool was badly Bomb in the Blitz..
So I want to creat 65 Brick sandcastle using the bricks from the beach, this will respect 65 years of D Day and the lost of peoples homes and work place.. EVERYONES HOMES HIS THERE CASTLE....
Hopefully it will come off..