Summer Holidays and New Work – it’s sizzling!


Just returned home from a most amazing break spent at The Lizard in Cornwall. Overlooking Church Cove where the tide washed gently in and out and fishing boats passed by, children swam and wildlife did what wildlife does, so relaxing and at the same time inspiring. Watching the ebb and flow of life in such …

Time and Tide sadly packed away for now……..


Just to thank you for coming along to Courtyard Arts and hope you enjoyed our exhibition 'time and tide' Cathy and I were delighted at how the work came together and the reaction we received from visitors. We already have some ideas for a future collaboration that have stemmed from our pebble project and the outcomes …

Time and Tide – Exhibition with Caryl Beach and Cathy Smale- Save the date.


PV Thursday May 31st 7-9 pm. Time and Tide   Caryl Beach - Cathy Smale   Digswell Fellows, Caryl Beach and Cathy Smale have been brought together in this collaboration through their love of seascapes and a fascination of the beach pebbles found on our shores worn away over millions of years, each unique from …

Delighted to have work accepted for Courtyard Arts Open Exhibition


In addition to the work showing at The Women's Society in St Andrew's Street Hertford (as part of The Hertford Art Trail) I am delighted to have had work accepted in the Courtyard Arts Open Exhibition. Visit the gallery to view work by local artists from Tuesday April 10th. The work I submitted for the …

tide and time – work in progress


A recent visit to Cornwall has injected new quiet energy into my project. The snow and powerful tides limited access to the outdoors and my visit was brief. Primarily a two day workshop with a day either side to explore the coastline. The workshop further explored chance operation and abstraction, which factor quite strongly in …

Work in progress February 2017


At last I have been able to return to the studio after a prolonged Christmas break...life gets in the way sometimes and although much of it is pleasurable there comes a time when I yearn to be back in my retreat at The Forge and creating again. I have re visited some canvasses and started …