30 Sep 2013

Exhibited, published, awarded.

After being included in an exhibition at Patching Gallery, my painting “Along the A614” was published in The Artist magazine as a result of winning the Clairefontaine Award. It was then also selected and shown in the Thoresby Gallery Open Exhibition.


 In search of new ideas I painted two quick self-portraits, and three experimental paintings in which I reinterpreted some of my own works from the past and for which three different people once posed for me. The third of these was also a parody of a David Hockney piece.



Thoresby stepped back into my life to a small degree when I was invited to  attended a VIP buffet and lecture about the war years on the estate, as well as contribute my memories of Lady Manvers to the Nottingham Uni History Dept. A most enjoyable afternoon, and I was able to contribute / clarify some information the speaker was unsure of.






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