Posts Categorized: behind the scenes

Art for Barbican

I was invited to paint a ceramic plate for ‘Art for the Barbican‘ – a project in support of The Barbican Trust. The series is now on view at the Barbican Centre until 11 March before being auctioned later in the year. I enjoyed the unpredictability of the medium and how the firing alters the tones of the… Read more »

The Pocantico Centre Residency

It was a privilege to work in the inspirational surroundings of The Pocantico Centre  with my fellow Arctic residents for a week. It was fascinating to see how everyone’s work had developed since the trip, and an interesting collaboration for all of us who are used to working independently in our practices. The week was spent exploring… Read more »

Visiting Marguerite Stephens studio

Really excited to visit Marguerite Stephens magical tapestry studio in Diepsloot, Johannesburg to witness the behind the scenes action and also plan some future projects together. The Stephens Tapestry Studio employs a team of local weavers, spinners, and dyers who work on vertical looms using mohair spun in Swaziland. For more information on the wonderful work that the… Read more »