Abbeydale Reimaged

My next exhibition, and my first solo show since May 2014, goes up on the 24th October. Featuring 14 paintings done on site over my 50 day residency at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield, the show is the culmination of what has been one of the most interesting periods of my artistic career. The aim … Continue reading Abbeydale Reimaged

More from the Hamlet

Carved From Stone Some more works from my residency at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. These days the site is grass covered, has stone slab paths and safety rails, and only the foundations of the old boiler and its shed remain. In 'Carved From Stone' I have tried to depict the site as it looked in its … Continue reading More from the Hamlet

Abbeydale residency – midterm report

I have been the resident artist at Sheffield's Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, which is an industrial museum, since April (and will be until Oct), working on site for 2-3 days a week, creating 14 paintings evoking understanding of what the site was like 120 years ago. These works will be exhibitied in Nov/Dec (date to be … Continue reading Abbeydale residency – midterm report

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

  As I mentioned in my last blog, I'm currently doing a residency project. This is at Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield, a working industrial museum that was donated to the city in 1935, and opened as a museum in 1970. I am there 2 to 3 times a week for most weeks until October … Continue reading Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

Elements of place – the Tilt Forge.

I've been very active in the last month, with 4 paintings completed since my last blog. With just a month to go until my next exhibition I hope to complete at least 4 more, and several of them will be based on the industrial site that inspired my latest (above). Abbeydale industrial hamlet is an … Continue reading Elements of place – the Tilt Forge.