The Rulers of the Game : Arts & Administration

I just spent the best part of a week putting together an application for a show next year. Eight hours after applications closed I realised I f**ked up the application in not one but two ways; by sending the information in four files instead of one and by forgetting to attach images. In between calling …

Fantastic Voyage Installation Diary: Days 16-18 & Show Time!

As I was working up until 6pm on the evening of the opening and had no time to wash or change or any of that nonsense and I had no time to post here. In. When youre doing this sort of work, whatever amount of time you have at your disposal, you will fill it. …

Book: Modernists & Mavericks ~ Bacon, Freud, Hockney and the London Painters by Martin Gayford

I picked this book up a few days ago not thinking it would hold much of interest as I have read a lot on Bacon and other artists of that time and I have not painted for a few years now but I tore through it in three days and I would highly recommend it …

Fantastic Voyage Installation Diary: Kevin’s House ~ Day Tirteen (that’s Irish for thirteen)

Another slog of a day yesterday but a good one too. I am having lots of thoughts about my work and about how I work, thoughts which are recurring but seem to be clarifying themselves more. I feel as if this work is the culmination of my BAand MA in a way. Not that I …