…mask…self…isolation…

I have been suffering from Chronic Migraines since 2009… I have a rare brain condition and the up shot of that is I suffer with migraines… mine are chronic more than 15 a month… To help me cope with the pain over the years I have been drawing and photographing my migraine experience during the experience of the migraine… These have now developing into MASKS and now that we are in Self Isolation due to Covid-19 I have developed these into my “Self – Isolation – Masks” Developed through stages –

…this evening…

Just spent a wonderful evening with my fellow Gwendraeth Arts Lab’ers Sian and Lindsey, at our first self directed Sketchbook Walk. We chose Pembrey Harbour as it is a truly magically place on the Carmarthenshire coastline.. Here are some images from the evening…

…grass project

For the last couple of years I have been drawing and photographing grasses; fields, sand dunes, gardens and single blades of grass. It has made me think deeply about how we respond to grass; as a┬ásource of fuel, documenting our travels and journeys, defining status and power and challenging our perception of what we believe. Out of this exploring of how I feel and think about grass, its energy, the power it delivers, political position and what it gives us when we see fields of grass for the first time, it is now time to develop various participation projects; looking…

dancing light bed

…a year

Its been just over a year since I last posted… what the hell is going on… have I nothing to say? I think not… so why I haven’t been talking… doing… posting? Who knows? Me I have been working on my grasses project; drawing… photographing… painting and getting a Artist Resident commission from Dawnus… Has that taken me  a year?   No… so what else… thinking… oh yes a new job helping me get back in the work place after being ill and not been able to work for a few years… Trying to save an historic school that I…