Youth Talent to Market in Florence

I have recently had a great opportunity to spend time working on the business side of my business with likeminded creatives in Florence. Developing my business plan and networking with other creatives which is such an important thing but something that is very hard to...

Making Matters 2 – Institute of Making

Towards the end of last year R&A Collaborations kindly invited me along for a play day at the Institute of Making – it was a day of exploring materials playing around and having no pressure to do any of the day to day things. Here are some pictures of what...

Boston Hero Launched!

The Boston Hero project I have worked on with Boston Borough Council and Transported has been launched and it was a great afternoon showing the new illustrations off to the public and those who were nominated. The mayor attended, alongside many of the council staff...

100% Design

It was very exciting to exhibit my work at 100% Design in Olympia in September. It was a big step for me as it was the first big show like this that I have shown at. I had a great time and met some really interesting people both other exhibitors and potential clients....

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

I went to visit the Royal Academy Summer Show a few weeks ago, it’s the first time I have actually got round to visiting, and gosh it’s worth the effort! There is such a vast collection of artworks from well known, not so well known and emerging makers all...

New Public Art Commission

Great news! I have been commissioned to create some public artwork for the bin lorries in Boston, Lincolnshire. I will be celebrating the heroes of Boston in my illustration, it’s great to have a commission using my interest in people and place. I’m...

Konnichiwa Japan!

This year really is filling up, and I’m delighted to announce I am going to Japan at the end of October to do a micro residency and show my work in an Exhibition in Kobe as part of the Naked Craft Project. Funding has been secured and I am now planning the dates...

Glass Sellers – Banquet Favours Update

So, the panel have met and viewed all the favours submitted for the Glass Sellers Banquet in October and made their decision. I’m pleased to say I have been selected as one of the Highly Commended entries, unfortunately that means I won’t be making the...

Wish You Were Here!

It’s not long until the International Festival of Glass and the Glass Bienalle and I’ve made a glass postcard for the Contemporary Glass Society exhibition, Wish You Were Here. Theres expected to be about 170 postcards exhibited so I think it’s going...

Glass Sellers – Banquet Favours

I have applied for The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers commission opportunity to design the favours for their banquet in October. I was asked to do some samples of what I would make for them, the theme of the banquet is Innovate and Communicate. Below are images...