Studio News – June 2020

This year didn’t turn out quite how any of us expected. Luckily, with a dash of hope and secretly crossed fingers, it looks like Malta is out of the worst of the crisis. We can start going back to a sense of normality, whatever that is. I’ve lost track of the days, the weeks, the... Continue Reading →

Art Diaries: Animals In The Cosmos

It’s Space Day! For the cosmic geeks amongst us, that means the day glued to the stunning Cosmic  series from 1980 (or watching Neil deGrasse Tyson’s fantastic remake), reading a good book, fathoming just how many trillions Brian Cox was talking about or simply reflecting on the wonders of the universe. Our achievements in space... Continue Reading →

Behind The Paint…

Life doesn’t always go as planned. We say it and hear it often, but we don’t often stop and think about just what it means. For most of us around the world, 2020 has been a year where every plan seemed to go out of the window in a matter of weeks. Holidays cut shut... Continue Reading →

Creativity In Isolation

Here in Malta, we might be somewhat isolated on a small island, but that hasn't stopped the world's events reaching our shores. Like many countries around Europe and the world, we're dealing with strict new social distancing measures, isolation and quarantine. Looking back, we've all probably lamented how little free time we had at home,... Continue Reading →

It’s Hard To Commit To Painting

Committing time to painting or creating every day is just as difficult as the countless other commitments we set ourselves. Whether its sticking to our business plans, fitness goals, or simply keeping on top of all of that “adulting”, life often gets in the way. Painting shouldn’t be the first thing to get put on... Continue Reading →

Black Holes And Mini Paintings

Today, the 8th of January 2020 would have been Professor Stephen Hawking’s 77th birthday. I was truly saddened to learn of the great man’s death: we all hoped he’d defy the odds of his ill health and live forever. I’ve been truly inspired by his discoveries and in celebration of a lifetime of achievement, I’ve... Continue Reading →

Ten Years Of Painting Inspiration

The past ten years have been a whirlwind of adventures, experiences, music and musing. I’ve been surrounded by beauty, explored new places, written a book and had paintings sent abroad to star in some pretty special exhibitions.I’m looking back on ten key moments of the last decade that have directly or indirectly inspired painting. Thanks... Continue Reading →

An Albatross And An Exhibition

It can be difficult to find the right type of juried art show, gallery or exhibition to submit your paintings to. Apart from the apprehension of sharing your work with the world of critics and everyday art lovers, it can be tricky to put yourself into a criteria. Contemporary, modern, edgy, etc.So when the right... Continue Reading →

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