I have decided to stop paying for this blog, as I already have a website with a blog facility:
Unfortunately that means you are likely to get some adverts with this post which might be a little off-putting to say the least, sorry!
I will not take this site down, and I may use it occasionally in the future. It will serve as an archive of work leading up to this point.
Thank you for following me, and I hope you will continue to watch my progress through my website.
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I am honoured to have been chosen as one of the judges for this year’s Green Hill Arts Open Exhibition.
To submit your work, click on the above link.
Based in Moretonhampstead and one of Devon’s most prominent Art Galleries, Green Hill is attracting the attention of some of the most respected South West Artists. Names such as Peter Randall-Page, Susan Derges, and Peter Stiles have become synonymous with Green Hill over the last five years having exhibited in the Gallery’s large attractive contemporary space, and supported Green Hill’s developing programme.
When I get round to writing my book The Protocols Of The New Art College, the first rule will be that you don’t talk to people who are working. You wouldn’t talk to someone while they were writing, dancing or composing music, why would anyone talk to anyone who is painting or drawing? Talk is sabotage. Any artists in any discipline who thinks they can do something else while they are doing whatever they think they are doing, is on a hiding to nothing. In communal spaces where people work it is important that an atmosphere of relaxed concentration is achieved. Responsibility for maintaining this must be shared rather than falling solely upon teachers. It can feel slightly oppressive if teachers are reminding people to be quiet.
The second rule will be that if you are the person who has made some artworks*, you are excluded from the role of…
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