Fossiling Adventures on the North coast

With our fantastic dinosaur discoveries here on the Isle of Wight the wonders of our lovely north coast are often overlooked and neglected. Across this lesser publicised coast lies a variety of exiting prehistoric discoveries ready for any avid fossil hunter. From ancient Crocodilian teeth to Ice Age tusks and the microscopic specimens in-between, this […]

Tacita Dean

I was recently introduced to the work of Tacita Dean and found her work in a volume of Vitamin D in the library, from the start I connected with her notions of landscape and what landscape can be. In her recent exhibition at the Royal Academy she showed a collection of clover leaves, I  have […]

Studio Thoughts

                                                                                                                                                    My heads too crowded There’s someone screaming about memories, whilst other calls to the cracks in my work. This porcelain is like skin, but its delicacy is sharp. The charcoal lines dance on paper before me, black fading to greys which disappear into the white paper begging for marks. […]

The translucency of porcelain

High Fired porcelain wall mounted After some experimentation I have come to understand the two valuable components that allow porcelain to become translucent.  My porcelain has always been fairly fine when it comes to its thickness however now I further the rolling process to gain a much finer material, this thinness is one of the […]

Studio Wall February 2018

Currently Enjoying my wall of inspiration, the photographs are from my recent fossiling trips along with my own glazes on hand cut ceramic tiles, the drawings are a mix of palaeontology illustrations and drawings of my own fossils.       As with all studio spaces they begin clear mine then gets covered in porcelain, […]


March 20, 2018 CONTEMPLATING THE CURRENT POSITION OF MY PRACTICE 20/03/2018 I have been considering where my practice currently lies and after conversations I consider myself to be interdisciplinary however I contemplate what this means to be interdisciplinary. To be inspired by another discipline as palaeontology inspires me to bring in this other understanding and […]

In conversation with Alessandro Zembelli

    I was lucky enough to gain a tutorial with the visiting artist Alessandro Zembelli, an interdisciplinary   architect. during his lecture I felt that some of his ideas and ways of thinking akin to my own practice which is also interdisciplinary.     lecture notes:   space place and behaviour, architecture and archaeology, scandalous […]