I’ve-a-been-a-making

Medals! The slides below show the medal making process. The medals in question will be exhibited in New Zealand at the Headland Pavillion Gallery (in association with Waiheke Art Gallery) as part of Sculpture on the Gulf.The exhibition is curated by medal group artist, and talented sculptor, Steve Woodward. The exhibition is called ‘Inside’ and the theme of the show is ‘hollow’, which can be interpreted physically or conceptually, as…

Falconry Innit

Birds feature a lot in my ceramic work. Most will tell I’m scared of them, I maintain that they mainly just gross me out, yuck mated feathers and creepy claws. Though I’ll admit I’m freaked by pigeions – they don’t seem to have great control of their fat bodies and seem to fly right at you all the time, also, really large birds like swans I think are quite evil…

Hola Espana!

We recently drove around the province of Andalucia in southern Spain for a couple of weeks with some friends, spending most of our time in Granada, Tarifa and Seville (keeping well clear of the tourist resorts on the Costa del Sol). The trip covered all the bases really; we drove through stunning landscape as we made our way through the hills from Ronda to Tarifa and had kilometers of white…

Glasgow!

So I originally booked this trip to Glasgow to check out the FIDEM (International Federation of Medal Artists) biennial congress exhibition. Held this year at the Hunterian Museum, I had two medals exhibited in it as part of the New Zealand Medal Group. Unfortunately I found out a couple of days beforehand that the exhibition had already finished and it turned out their website wasn’t up to date! That will…

Slow Progress

Progress is slow with the new site, I’m working my way through it all and will put up images and posts as I go. Bear with me, I will hopefully have some interesting content up soon!