More than 30% through the task of drawing an object a day for 365 days; drawing an average of 6 drawings for each chosen object, over 670 drawings have been produced. These drawings create a visual diary of the objects that surround us. See all of the drawings on my Instgram page, subscribe to see the drawings as they […]
|I use drawing as a very accessible, flexible and direct way of making artwork.
In theory you can use a burnt stick or other basic item to create marks; I tend to use black oil pastels of various colours and sizes as they give me an immediate strong line, which is almost impossible to rub-out. So once I make a mark I’m committed to it.
My work has often been described as urban and visually strong. I’ve been influenced by comic books, pop art, Van Gogh and urban signage.
I have three sets of drawings on display with Art Salon at the Greenhouse gallery; a group exhibition in Stoke Newington, London. These works are taken from my “Draw an object a day for 365 days” series, which is now on day 95. This is a daily diary of drawing everyday objects, that surround me and that I interact […]
I’m drawing an object and posting it to Instagram each day, for 365 days. The objects I choose will be those that surround me in everyday life and more unusual objects that interest me. After 365 days all of the objects will be displayed to form a self-portrait in objects. The images below represent the last […]
This video shows the drawing of the blue bags used in the ‘Blue plastic bags and leaves‘ piece.
15th – 18th August, 2014. (Solo show). Franfrantou. Weserstrasse 53, 12045 Berlin. This show presented an opportunity to develop my work in a tight time window of just two weeks. I focused on working quickly, which helped maintain a fresh feel to the final pieces. Artwork on show: Setting up ‘A slice of life’ exhibition
There’s a common custom in Berlin, to leave unwanted items that might be useful to other people, in a cardboard box outside your house. In this way I acquired a child’s tutu dress. The exhibition ‘A slice of life’ at Franfrantou focused on ideas of mortality. As the drawings float and dance they conjure feelings […]