All the women

As it’s International Women’s Day it seems like a good time to mention that I shall be off to the states in May and June for six weeks to work on a Rosendale Cultural Crossroads Public Art Residency in New York State with Women’s Studio Workshop. I did one of my first ever residencies at …

Architectural Cake

I left Linz last week, after a great six weeks in the studio at the Salzamt. For the final exhibition ‘Expand, Explore, Expose’ I made a cake. This cake (a battenberg) was also a copy of the wooden model made for Hitler by Albert Speer, of the new F├╝hrermuseum (a place for the art collection …

Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz

On Tuesday I am heading back to Austria to work for six weeks at Atelierhaus Salzamt in Linz. I was there for three months in 2009 as part of the Urban Interventions exchange with Liverpool Biennial so I’m thrilled to have been invited back. The City of Linz have purchased ‘Inhabitant’, the work I made …

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

A very fitting title given how busy things have been – this is a mini residency at Burlington Arts Club taking place this week. Invited by Andrew Bracey and working alongside Kevin Hunt, Frances Disley and Dave Evans, we are spending the week making, playing, experimenting and talking. Yesterday we watched The Shining. There will …

A Curriculum

I’m excited to have been chosen to take part in A Curriculum, a new residency programme at A Foundation in Liverpool, during March – May 2010. The residency is described thus: “The programme will be scheduled over two months and will include input from visiting artists, curators, gallerists, collectors and commissioners. A Curriculum will give …