Media coverage

Print

BBC News Online – March 2014
A feature on tactile painting and the I’m Not Who You Think I Am exhibition.
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Artists and Illustrator Magazine – May 2009

A feature on tactile painting Share My Dream appears in the Portfolio section.

The Journal for the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management – Spring 2009

A feature article entitled ‘We’ll meet again’ to accompany my commission.

The Macular Disease Society Magazine – Winter 2008
A two-page feature article on my Mary Rose commission.

House Beautiful Magazine – October 2008

A six-page feature article on our home, my studio and paintings.

The Guardian – 5 January 2008
A critical review of the exhibition held at the Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales.

Mail on Sunday’s YOU Magazine – 30 December 2007
An article entitled ‘An artistic discovery’.

Portsmouth Evening News – May 2007

A visit from Lesley de Freitas and her family, including her two sons who are registered blind.

Also featured in…
The Macular Disease Society Magazine – Spring and Winter 2006
Guernsey Press – June 2006
Chichester Observer – May 2006
The Bosham Downland Village News magazine – December 2006

Television

BBC Timewatch – February 2011
BBC’s Timewatch programme featured my tactile painting of the Mary Rose as part of a programme looking into the history of a sunken wreck lying off the coast of Alderney, Channel Islands.

ITV Meridian Tonight – February 2006

Radio

BBC Radio Solent – September 2017

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BBC Radio Solent’s Drivetime show with Pat Sissons – talking about the I Am Not Who You Think I Am exhibition at the Allen Gallery in Alton.

Brooklands Radio – February 2016

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Alison Florence talks to Heather Bowring about her collection of tactile relief-work portraits.

BBC Radio Solent – October 2014

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BBC Radio Solent’s Drivetime show with Louisa Hannan – talking about the opening of the World Sight Day exhibition at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

BBC Radio Solent – May 2014

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BBC Radio Solent’s Drivetime show with Louisa Hannan.

BBC Radio Hereford – March 2014

BBC Radio Solent – 2011-
Presenter Steve Harris has been interviewing me on a regular basis to follow my career progression.

BBC Radio Guernsey – June 2006
Listen to the interview below