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New video –‘The Morning Show’

New video –‘The Morning Show’

New video –‘The Morning Show’ Seven Network, Australia I was really pleased to work with producer Emily Costello and the team at Seven Network to create a segment for ‘The Morning Show’ (Seven Network).  The clip explores the making process and why I create in...

New video – Wired: Obsessed

New video – Wired: Obsessed

In September I was fortunate to be part of the Wired: Obsessed Series 1. As a disabled artist and as this month marked ‘International Day of Disabled Persons’ it seems like the right time to share the video of Wired: Obsessed. The ten minute video explores the...

Demonstrating my work practices

Demonstrating my work practices

Demonstrating my working practices Introduction This section of the website looks at how I construct and sculpt with the medium of cardboard. From an initial sketch of an idea on A4 paper to a larger 2D drawing on card to form templates to test shape and size, to...

Recording of online Artist Talk

Recording of online Artist Talk

I am very pleased to be able to share a recording of an artist talk I gave on the 28 July about my artwork and experiences as a disabled artist over the years. I was interviewed by Jennifer from the Jennifer Lauren Gallery, with the talk and further questions lasting...

I have started a new blog

I have started a new blog

I have started a new blog on the Disability Arts Online website. I've created a new artists blog on Disability Arts Online (DAO), where I will be sharing new posts on my new work and the reasons behind each work and how I make them. I've recently posted about a new...

Typhoon Club

Typhoon Club

Typhoon Club Magazine ArticleIn May, this year I was invited to share some photos of my work with a long-established monthly magazine in Hong Kong called the Typhoon Club. They produced an article about my work using the images to accompany the written piece. The...

Paperman Documentary

Paperman Documentary

Paperman Documentary FilmA documentary film has been created about my large-scale cardboard sculpture ‘Paperman’. The film, made by Emiliano Galigani and Associazione Culturale Metropolis, premiered in March 2021 in the documentary section of the 2021 Manchester...

Time

Time

Time, 2021 Size: 65x70x168cmThis cardboard sculpture started life as an old portrait left on the shelf twelve years ago of my mother. I decided at the end of 2020 that it was time to return and finish it. The work is based on a strong woman (my mother), who at 74...

Effects of Lockdown

Effects of Lockdown

Effects of Lockdown, 2020 Size: 45x45x170cm I began creating this life size cardboard sculpture during the UK’s first national lockdown in early 2020, in response to the impact of the virus on the younger generation… particularly how I saw it affecting my 16-year-old...

2020

2020

2020, 2020 Figure (wxdxh): 40x80x130cm and TV: 100x38x100cm A life-size cardboard sculpture featuring a seated figure on a chair. The figure is watching the world on a cardboard television, as Covid-19 took control in early 2020 - drastically impacting and changing...