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Exhibition at The Millinery Works, Islington

This group show, with the theme Botanic opens on 9th July. I have 20 pictures included: many of them are from sketchbooks of my garden, and others from France.                              
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Open Studio July 2nd-10th 2016

My studio at Brynmorris will be open from 11 to 5pm on these days. I’m sharing the space with Dick Evans (original prints and watercolours) and Helen Taylor Gilbert (batiks): As well as my new works, there will be numerous unframed sketches, collographs and monoprints. Prices from £50       And my garden looks amazing! Look forward to...
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Exhibition at the Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff. June 5th-27th

  These are just a few of the new paintings which I showed at the Kooywood Gallery in June. The gallery is at 8, Museum Place, Cardiff, and is open Tuesday-Saturday 11.30 to 6 pm. They now have a selection of work in the Gallery – phone Rhian on 02920 235093
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Painting in St Remy and Avignon

For the last fortnight of October, Dick and I travelled to Avignon and St Remy de Provence; we drew every day. We visited was the Asylum of St Paul de Mausole, where Van Gogh was a patient for a year in 1889-90, and where he completed over a hundred paintings. This was an extraordinary and moving experience. We...
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Drawings and watercolours of the Wakhi shepherds

I must have watched the first episode of Kate Humble’s Wild Shepherdess at least a dozen times, so absorbed did I become in the story of these heroic people. I sometimes think that a Preseli hill farm is wild in the winter – in January the Highland cows had icicles hanging from their ears – but that was nothing to the...
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Drawings made at a Concert by Chamber Philharmonia Cologne

Members of the Chamber Philharmonia  This was an electrifying concert at St Mary’s Church, Cardigan, on 19th July. I’ve drawn musicians for many years, mostly at rehearsals, but here I was able to draw at a concert under cover of the people in the row in front. Afterwards, the group had a standing ovation – hear them if you...
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Why I Love David Jones – A Talk at Tenby Museum

I gave a talk on why I love David Jones at Tenby Museum on Friday 16th September. This was a personal reflection: I have loved his essays, poetry, paintings and lettering for many years, and he has had a profound influence on my work. Thank you to everyone who attended, and to those who commented appreciatively on...
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‘Seeing the Sea’ at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery

After so many years of drawing and painting the sea this seemed a fitting subject for an exhibition at Tenby. Until I started to prepare for this show, I had not realised for how long I had been seeing the sea, and for how long it has been an undercurrent in my work. ‘How frail our...
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