Blog - Exhibitions - Events

Sharing moments of creative bliss, the big events in this artist's life and developing ideas and collections of work.

Raffle in aid of SSAFA


Raising money for the Armed Forces charity ...more

Inspired by winter 2018


Landscapes made stark by a blanket of snow. ...more

Beast from the East


Snowy day in Yorkshire ...more

New work on show at Frame-Abel


Great to get some new work up on the wall ...more

New Painting Finished


The Long Mynd in Shropshire is my latest finished piece ...more

New painting started


First session on my new painting ...more

Sketching day in the Lake District


Beautiful Buttermere ...more

Award Winner


Arboretum wins the 'Great Art' award in The Artist & Leisure Painter competition at Patchings ...more

The Dark Hedges


All woodsy and whimsical ...more

Burghead Beach


An evening visit to the beautiful Burghead beach on the Moray coast, Scotland ...more

Painting Selected for Exhibition!!


I was thrilled to get a letter today accepting my painting 'Arboretum' for exhibition at the Patchings Festival later this summer. ...more

Competition Entry


The Artist & Leisure Painter open competition 2017 ...more

Bucket List No. 1


Spectacular Northern Lights display in Iceland ...more

Art Sales at the Puffin Festival, Amble


Come and see me at the Art & Craft fair on May 28th!!! ...more

BIO - the exhibition was AMAZING!!


The BIO exhibition took place as planned - and was a roaring success! ...more

BIO - the exhibition!!!


Exciting Autumn Exhibition - 29th September 2012 at the According to McGee gallery on Tower Street in central York opposite Clifford's Tower ...more

Photography on Show


Photographs on show at The Chequers Inn, Bilton in Ainsty, York ...more

A misty, murky November


Mid November sees us wreathed in mist and fog across Yorkshire. It would be easy to abandon the camera due to 'poor light' - but actually, I think the world can be very attractive in this weather. The oranges and yellows have a softer tone to them, and when taken with a long exposure they seem to glow in a slightly 'Middle Earth' kind of way . . . . ...more

New Photographer


I have been painting pictures since I was at school, and now at the grand old age of 35 have recently branched out into photography as a means to record what I see around me in 'The Wider Landscape' ! ...more