My studio during Oxfordshire Artweeks 2013

Oxfordshire Artweeks 2013

This year’s Oxfordshire Artweeks was a very busy period for me. I took on the role of area coordinator for Abingdon, Didcot and surrounding villagers which involves supporting artists who are new to Artweeks or for other artists who need advice on setting up their shows.
I also organised two taster shows in the region; one at Cornerstone in Didcot and one at the new Riverly Club at the Bridgehouse care home in Abingdon.
In addition to these, I set up another three separate shows of my own. Art in the Barn at Dry Sandford, Hamptons Estate Agents in Henley and my own show at Aston Tirrold with Steve Giles and Melita Kyle. Every year I am astounded by the support of other artists around me. The public are also incredibly supportive and due to a large publicity surge we had some fantastic visitors again this year. Thank you to everyone who helped me and roll on 2014.
Paul Nash Talk

Paul Nash and the Wittenham Clumps Talk

Following our booked-out event in 2012 at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, the Paul Nash and the Wittenham Clumps talk will now be part of the Dorchester on Thames Festival in Oxfordshire. The talk will take place in Dorchester Abbey Guest House - within sight of the Wittenham Clumps.
Tickets are £6.50 and to book please visit this site. http://www.dorchesterfestival.com/events/paul-nash-and-the-wittenham-clumps/
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The North Wessex Downs AONB

I was asked to illustrate ten of the most iconic areas within the North Wessex Down Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To see them in more detail click here.



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Website launched about Paul Nash and Wittenham Clumps

www.nashclumps.org

As part of our Centenary celebrations Christopher Baines and I have produced a website that explores the connections Paul Nash had with Wittenham Clumps.







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Review of Paul Nash Art Workshops at the Earth Trust

To launch the Paul Nash and the Wittenham Clumps website, three art workshops for adults and families were held at the Earth Trust Centre, Little Wittenham on Friday 11th March and Saturday 12th March 2011. Participants were taken on a guided walk up the Clumps before creating artworks inspired by Nash's paintings.
We were thrilled with the quality and variety of the paintings and sketches produced. Over the next few weeks we will showcase the work created during the workshops on our new website about Paul Nash and Wittenham Clumps.


Ridgeway Walk

The Ridgeway connects some of the villages where I have lived together. It has always been an ambition of mine to walk the 85 miles or so of this ancient track.

The National Trail guide has split the route into 12 segments which average about 5-12 miles each. My partner and I decided to walk each month along this road and we started in January 2009.
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