In Print & Online

"From California, via Croatia, Learning to Paint on Glass, to a Studio and Room of Her Own in Sussex"

"From California, via Croatia, Learning to Paint on Glass, to a Studio and Room of Her Own in Sussex"

Melanie at the Galerija Ivan Generalić, Croatia * Interview with the Croatian Language School  * I recently spoke to the London-based Croatian Language School about my time in Croatia, learning Croatian, and how I started painting on glass. Even if you already know the story, I'll never tire of telling it :)  * Read the full interview here.

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"a glass painter specialising in Magic Folk Art" by Annabel Wyatt

Another article about the Outside In Share Art event in Fabrica earlier this month, this time by one of my fellow Outside In presenters - Annabel Wyatt.  SHARE ART WITH OUTSIDE IN AT FABRICA GALLERY BRIGHTON The entire article is worth a read, though I'll be honest, my favourite bit is where she describes my work as "magic folk art." I'll be putting that on my business cards :) 

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"Share Art puts the power into PowerPoint"

"Share Art puts the power into PowerPoint"

  On the 20th October I was one of 10 Outside In Artists to speak about our art at Fabrica Gallery.  Please follow the link below to read a blog post about the event by Outside In's Communications Coordinator, Laura Miles. The blog post includes a slide show at the end, showing each presenter with their work. I loved being a part of this event, though my parent/caring duties meant that I had to leave early. Being able to catch up on what I missed makes this blog post of my favourite things. https://outsideinpallant.wordpress.com/…/share-art-puts-th…/

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Introduction to the ABNA Summer Exhibition Catalog

Introduction to the ABNA Summer Exhibition Catalog

I unexpectedly became a published author this summer when an invitation to write a sentence or two for the ABNA summer exhibition catalog became ... An Introduction to Naïve Art Naïve art is often easy to identify and yet it can be almost impossible to define even for naïve artists themselves, after all if we could use words none of us would be painters. So, being asked to write an introduction to this year’s ABNA Summer Exhibition catalogue is a bit like being asked a child’s riddle, one which has both no obvious answer and more possible answers than seems quite fair.  This is...

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"Take Five" Interview with Catching Fireworks Creative Coaching

"Take Five" Interview with Catching Fireworks Creative Coaching

In May I was invited by Deborah Henry-Pollard of Catching Fireworks Creative Coaching to participate in her regular series of insightful interviews.You can read our interview below, including my answer to 'What kind of shoe would I be?'   In your professional life, what is the single best thing about what you do?  I never wanted to suffer for my art, so when parenting responsibilities consumed my life it was easier to put my art making aside than to pursue it. Only that made me suffer in a different way. So, the very best thing about what I do today is that it works...

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