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New Year, New Studio

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13 January 2012

For over 6 years I have been working out of a bedroom studio in my home. My house was getting more and more full of paintings and art paraphenalia and I was also concerned that the house smelt of turps constantly. So, with trepidation, I put my…


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Shoredich Street Art Inspiration!

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2 December 2011

not quite a tropical holiday

In November, my husband and I toyed with the idea of going on a wee holiday to somewhere warm, but for some reason we were drawn to London, as we hadn’t been down for a while. We decided to go for a long weekend and…


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LUXE MIDWINTER show at BON PAPILLON, Edinburgh

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23 November 2011

I have just returned from a long daytrip out to Edinburgh, to deliver new work to Bon Papillon for their new xmas show titled: ‘LUXE MIDWINTER’ opening this Saturday 26th November from 2-5pm.

A little cup of tease, oil on canvas, 20 x 20cm

Trevor and I turned up like a…


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International Art Shipping

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16 November 2011

I think what I love about being self-emlpoyed as an artist the best, is the bizarre range of jobs you end up doing. A lovely gentleman from London enquired about one of my large paintings, Lemon Petticoat, and was happy to purchase her if I could ship the painting…


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Tunnocks, Aye Doll!

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8 November 2011

I was invited to submit work into a small group show called Gandolfi Loves Tunnocks. The show was a spin off from the larger event at the Glasgow Print Studio in the spring of this year, where my saucy tunnocks inspired painting flew out the door the day after…


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Affordable Art Fair London 2011

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19 October 2011

I can’t tell you how delighted I am that finally, after 2 long years, a gallery is taking my work to the Affordable Art Fair in London, Battersea this coming weekend. I am being represented by the innovative Axolotl gallery whose main gallery is on the prestigious Dundas Street…


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Art off the Square- Sales in a small village

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7 September 2011

So we are well aware that the western world has been plunged into a state of recession and business is very tough for businesses, particularly those selling luxury products, like art. Let’s face it, if money is looking tight, you are worried about your job and the fuel prices…


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Pittenweem Arts Festival 2011

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27 July 2011

I am delighted, that after many years of trying to get a venue at this wonderful event, with no success, that I have finally managed to get my work shown this year at The Fisher Gallery right on the High Street!

The Secret Gardens: mixed media on wood, 21 x…


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Monotype madness at the Glasgow Print Studio MONOTHON

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27 June 2011

Master Ian McNicol helps the day go smoothly
On Saturday 25th June 2011, the Glasgow Print Studio (GPS) held an event called a MONOTHON to promote the unsung technique of making monotypes and monoprints. They split the day into two 2 1/2 hour sessions with four experienced printmakers in each…


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Featured Art Tart of the Month: April-ish!

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19 May 2011

Little Geisha, oil on canvas, 18 x 24cm (model Vendetta Vain)

I was contacted recently by a wonderful set of folk running a website called the tart gallery. Each month they feature the work of an artist that catches their eye, and this April it was me! There was a…