Should You Pay To Enter Art Competitions?

Art competitions are a large part of getting your work seen, and a great platform for building confidence. However, are paid art competitions really worth it? Are there hidden clauses and conditions? And, at the end of the day, why do artists have to pay to get their work shown? Surely they should be paying…

What’s Your Perfect Art Studio?

The long sought-after art studio. A reality for many full and part-time artists, and for others, it’s more a makeshift place in a room of the house that your partner let you ‘take over’ (yes, that’s me). We often have the impression that art studios are massive, well-lit, expensive places, but that doesn’t have to…

“Animals” Art Show – Colors of Humanity Art Gallery

 “Laysan Waltz” and “Night Parrots” from my Cosmic Nature paintings have been accepted for inclusion in the November 2017 art exhibition and show, “Animals” at Colors of Humanity Gallery in the USA. “This show will run November 1-30, 2017. Artists from around the world were called to submit their work. There were 103 accepted entries…

‘Traces of Life’ Juried Art Show, USA

For the month of April I was honoured to have one of my best pieces and the cornerstone of my semi-abstract style – ‘The Solutrean Expression’ hanging in my first international exhibition, thanks to the gallery of Arterie Fine Arts in Naperville, IL between 2nd and 29th April 2014. It was a humbling experience to…