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  • 20:20 exhibition

  • New Blog

  • Art degree at Wimbledon

  • 'Messiaen and Synaesthesia'

  • Open Studio - update on funds raised

  • 20:20 exhibition  -   11/01/2015

    Our first group exhibition of 2015 opened at Chelsea College of Arts 'SUARTS' space on 8 January. The title '20:20' arose because each of us (36 first year students) submitted one piece of artwork, measuring 20x20cm. My piece (pictured), acrylic on canvas, incorporated themes of waste, over-packaging, over-fishing and pollution of the seas, and included a citrus fruit plastic net and a chocolate wrapper. The exhibition, accessed through the refectory in the main Chelsea College building, is open until 7.45pm on Friday 16 January.

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    New Blog  -   11/12/2014

    I've started a new blog: a supplement to my newsletter for those that would like to read about my past year's activities in more depth. The blog is work in progress and I'll be adding to it on a regular basis. Here is the first instalment, about my course at Wimbledon College of Arts. Please click on the link to read more.

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    Art degree at Wimbledon  -   16/09/2014

    I have been accepted on the M.F.A. course (Master of Fine Arts) at Wimbledon College of Arts, starting at the end of September, 2014. This will be a two year extended full-time taught course. I am hugely looking forward to being able to push at doors, extend my boundaries and work collaboratively with post-graduate art students from all over the world. I don't know where this will all lead, but watch this space...!

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    'Messiaen and Synaesthesia'  -   12/09/2014

    The film that I made in January 2008 is still up on the website of the Philharmonia Orchestra and is now also on YouTube. Lasting about 5 minutes, it is introduced by Peter Hill, Messiaen's biographer. To see the film, click on the link below. The October podcast, of which the film forms the latter part, also features interviews with Sir Charles Mackerras and George Benjamin.

    Messiaen and Synaesthesia film

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    Open Studio - update on funds raised  -   18/07/2014

    The sun shone on a wonderful two days of friends, music, cakes and art! Huge thanks go to all my helpers and to everyone that managed to make the trek to SE5. The sum raised for charities from painting sales and cash donations was over £3,000. I have divided this between the following charities: Compassion in World Farming, WaterAid, Whitehall Choir, Project Harar, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Charities Aid Foundation.

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