Category Archives: Exhibitions

Third Time Lucky? Threadneedle Prize

The results are out. The final cull has been made by the judges, who chose not to accept my painting Grab Your Eyes after they shortlisted the digital submission and then viewed the physical work. This is my second time being shortlisted. My second time incurring expense for both submitting the digital image (yes there […]

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Reworked – 27 June to 1 Sept 2013 – First Exhibition at Experience Barnsley Museum

Last month I was commissioned by the soon to open Experience Barnsley Museum to make a piece of art inspired by a recently discovered photo album from the Victorian period. Here are some more details from the promotional material for the upcoming exhibition. “Reworked is the first temporary exhibition to take place in the new […]

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Henry Moore Institute – 1913: The Shape of Time – Preview Review

This evening I ventured out of my hole to go to the preview of the exhibition 1913: The Shape of Time at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. When I go to exhibitions, for me there tends to be only two things to observe; first of course is the artwork, and second the people who […]

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The First Cut – Manchester Art Gallery – Artist Talks

Yesterday I visited Manchester Art Gallery to see their latest exhibition titled The First Cut, which opened on Friday 5 October 2012 and runs till Sunday 27 January 2013. Of the 31 international artists that comprise the exhibition, 5 were present at the gallery today to talk about their work. They were (in order of […]

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American artist Ed Ruscha curates a major show in Vienna.

I remember towards the end of 2009 I went to see a retrospective exhibition of the American painter Ed Ruscha at the Hayward Gallery in London. I’d spent the majority of my day at Tate Britain and then Tate Modern, probably having a look at the Turner Prize exhibition. I certainly remember Ruscha’s exhibition, called […]

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Here/There/Everywhere – Hutton’s Buildings Exhibition – Artist Discussion

I attended the artist discussion session at the Here/There/Everywhere exhibition at the Huttons Buildings on West Street in Sheffield yesterday. It was the last day of the exhibition after a successful week of exhibition-ing (ok, so that’s not a real word but it’s too late now, it’s in there). The driving force behind the exhibition […]

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