Come and join me and storytellers Amy Douglas and Sal Tonge as we walk in the landscape and hear the stories that were the initial inspiration behind the Medgel project.We are meeting at 2pm at Mitchel’s fold stone circle, Shropshire for about 2 hours. I’m hoping that we will have enough folk to get theContinue reading “Art and Story walk”
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I’m liking the quote that ‘art is never completed that its just abandoned’ as this is where I am with the pieces for this project although I would say put to one side. They are all now ready to go out as the fifteen pieces each relating to the 15 stones that imprison Medgel inContinue reading “Completed”
Currently exhibiting 8 of the pieces at SpArC Bishop’s Castle Shropshire Thanks so much for allowing me to exhibit some of the pieces plus a couple of my other artwork . Interesting for me to see the work together as it has been exhibited as individual pieces . Looking forward to the events with AmyContinue reading “Exhibiting Medgel”
A constant companion to Medgel in her stone circle prison are the crows . They always seem to remain on the outside of the circle looking in.
Of an age
Exploring the time line and creating one that can shift as I imagine Medgel living in a nearby cottage that was abandoned in the 1950’s and is now virtually derelict.
By the pricking of my thumbs
Natural materials provide the means to both protect and cause harm. The latest painting shows hawthorn – the protectorate and blackthorn – the cause of harm – but also a damn fine plant for making sloe gin !
The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic Been researching for the project and marvelling at the visual source material in the Witchcraft museum in Boscastle. So many ideas ! Attended a talk by Dr Louise Fenton who has curated an exhibition related to cursing and the use of poppets and pins and comparing to voodoo dollsContinue reading “inspiring research”
Currently on exhibition at Churchstoke shopping centre (formerly Harry Tuffins) is my painting inspired by witches familiars. Thanks to Vince Stage the store manager for having the work. The store has a large footfall and really fits my remit of getting the art into local places and to people that are not regular gallery visitors.Continue reading “Familiers”