Monthly Archives: June 2014

Art for Folk

As a child I loved fairy tales and stories from local folklore, as an adult my interest has developed further into what is termed “Folk Art”.  It’s a strange term which cover almost anything made from about the middle of the … Continue reading

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Glimpsing the whole(ness) picture

May and June are traditionally the ‘Art Trail Season’ where thousands of artists around the country (UK) throw open their studio doors to welcome in members of the public.  Even I have just taken part in such an event!  A … Continue reading

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Open Studios is an eye opener

This last weekend I took part in a local Open Studios art weekend.  We were very lucky with the weather, particularly as the Saturday morning brought early rain and some thunder!  I wasn’t actually opening up my own studio and … Continue reading

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Uppark Unravelled

For the past few years I have been following the progress of the Unravelled Arts group who first came to my attention back in 2010 when they undertook a project in conjunction with Brighton and Hove City Council called “Unravelling … Continue reading

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