What are Artist Books?

What are Artist Books?

I read this quote somewhere, ‘ Artist Books are works of art that utilize the form of a book – using structure or function of the book as inspiration.’ I wanted and needed a change from working on my tactile paintings and liked the idea of creating Artist Books out of wood, leather, gold leaf, […]

What is an Artist or Writers Residency

What is an Artist or Writers Residency

I have had the benefit of enjoying an artist residencies for both art and writing. A residency gives you a new space to work in, precious time to focus without interruption from the real world. In my case I have chosen to work in isolation and these experiences have helped me focus to on me.  […]

How did I write a Novel

I am a professional artist and this year I published my first novel THE PAINTING IN ROOM 48 (available Amazon). I did not plan the story, the idea evolved over a period of time. You often read about how you should write about what you know and it seems so obvious because you then come […]