For four weeks during May 2017 I got offered the chance to hang a small exhibition at the BETTER FOOD Company in St Werburghs. Being an an institution of beautifully, organic, local, well farmed produce, it wasn’t hard to decide what sort of theme to paint for this exhibition.. Seven typically found animals on a farm of course.
BETTER FOODThe Proving House, 21 Sevier Street, St Werburghs, Bristol, BS2 9LB
This day was one of the most nerve wracking days EVER!!… I know it doesn’t seem like much.. but when I get nervous, put on the spot, or just asking a straight forward question but know i’m being recorded.. I become totally tongue tied.. rambling about the most non related topics.. and generally make myself seem slightly away with the fairies. This is why i am an artist.. and not a public speaking.. ANYWAY… I was invited to The Laura Rawlings Show at BBC RADIO BRISTOL to talk about the UPFEST crowd surfer.. there was just over 10 hours for UPFEST to hit the 20k crowd surfer so the festival could go ahead. It was the show and tell part...
If you follow my Facebook or Instagram you will have seen the recent news about my largest mural yet… an entire house. I was approached after my exhibition at the Better Food Exhibition by one of the most wonderful women I have had the pleasure of meeting. She had visions of a cow themed, historical following mural covering her entire house. Before the war this house was once a Cow Byre and the Kingsdown area of Bristol was once rural land and part of Somerset House Farm. So, following the history of the building and the area, this mural has a mixture of history and animals close to the owners heart. Over a 10 day period with a few rainy days in between, the house went from a...
On the 18th July 2017 I was invited on to The Crunch live show at Made in Bristol TV studios to talk about UPFEST 2017 and what I have in store for this years festival.
It was such a pleasure, a nerve wracking one at that, to be formally invited to speak on behalf of Upfest, which is taking place next weekend (29th/30th July 2017) all over Bedminster and Southville.
If you didn’t get a chance to watch it, please head to the link below and see for yourselves.