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New Writing Scotland

Out very soon – delighted to have a poem – ‘Sea Chapel’ – in here.

Available here

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One Subject/One drawing a day

Opening soon, in France. I’m delighted to have 6 small works in this show.

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Drawing Box 5 x A5

Show opens in Cyprus

It’s lovely to see pictures of human beings at an art show. Delighted to have 5 small works in this show.

https://www.instagram.com/drawingboxinternational/

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Science of the Sea – poetry anthology launch

I’m looking forward to reading my poem ‘The Bathymetry of the Inner Sound’ at this event: https://torch.ox.ac.uk/event/scipo-2021-patterning-thought

The anthology of winning & commended entries from the recent Science of the Sea competition will be launched, among readings and discussions around ‘patterning thought’ and other science/poetry collaborations.

Looks like it’ll be a fascinating evening, hope to see you there!

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Road Trip

The collaborative artwork touring Scotland, as part of the SSA’s ‘Road Trip’ has touched down in Argyll. Looking forward to contributing to this exciting project – with a theme of ‘Connection’, suitably enough.

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Balavoulin Art Grant 2020

I’m absolutely delighted to be one of the recipients of the BAG in its final year. I’ll be using the grant to attend a workshop on composition, taught by Olivia Irvine, at Moray Art Centre in August.

More on the grant and other winners here.

The BAG was set up in memory of ShirleyAnne Cumberlege, to support the work and ambitions of early-career artists in the Highlands.

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Drawing Box show at Galway Art Centre

The show is now at Galway Art Centre – online only, due to Covid!

You can see the exhibition virtually in this short film:

I’m delighted to have work in this show – such a great mix of strong and interesting work from around 60 international artists. My work is shown from around the 5 minute mark.

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Drawing Box A5 pop up exhibition – Ireland

I have five small works in this show, open now in Fermanagh, Ireland, and due to tour world wide thereafter.

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TIDES CHANGING|CHANGING TIDES

I’m delighted to have a painting in this new show from the Society of Scottish Artists.

Due to lockdown, the exhibition is being held online.

‘Marine Debris’

In this dreamlike, semi-abstract image, I was thinking of how humans are inextricably tangled in our environment. Images of ghost nets reference the nets that are now lost at sea

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SciPo – Science of the Seas

I’m delighted to have a poem commended in this competition.

The Bathymetry of the Inner Sound is about Captain Otter, who surveyed extensively the waters of the west coast of Scotland.

Read all the winning & commended entries here:

https://torch.ox.ac.uk/article/winning-entries-for-scipo-poetry-competition-the-science-of-the-seas