Reflections on Exhibiting at the Ferens Art Gallery’s Open Exhibitions 2002 and 2022: Would I Submit Work Again to an Open Exhibition?

This blog reflects on exhibiting at the Ferens Art Gallery Open Exhibition 2002 and 2022 and considers whether I would submit work to an open exhibition again.

Praying Mantis Character Illustration Work: From Initial Contour Drawing to Final Illustrations

This blog shows my finished illustrations in mixed media (Oils and pencil) that came from a rough contour sketch of a praying manta character in a sketchbook that I drew years ago

Creating my own 2D Cabinet of Curiosities on Canvas

One day, while I was painting something completely different, I decided to create my own cabinet of curiosities using printed collage pieces of rare, unusual and intriguing objects I had collected on Pinterest

Proud to see my Abstract Movement Drawings displayed in Ferens Art Gallery Open Exhibition 2022

I attended the preview of the Ferens Art Gallery Open Exhibition in Hull on the 18th February to see both of my drawings: 'Movement through a Space' and 'Movement in a Space', displayed.

Ship of the Gods: a ghostly and immersive installation by Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer

When you keep revisiting your experience and YouTube video of an installation you experienced 3 years ago, as part of Hull's 2018 Freedom Festival, it has to be special and the 'Ship of the Gods' by Anna Heinrich and Leon Palmer was just that.

‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’ Exhibition 2021

I visited the ‘Reflections of Japan in East Yorkshire’ exhibition at the weekend at Treasure House in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Here are some of the exhibits...

Abstract Biomorphic Drawing and Painting Project September 2021

This blog shows the stages of an abstract biomorphic drawing and painting completed in September 2021.