I don't seem to be able to create entirely on my own. That's not totally true actually I need to have a small room with BBC Radio Four blaring and nobody entering for a few hours, but in order to persuade me to get into that room in the first place I need to know somebody is watching. It can't just be anybody either.
You'd think that family or partner support would be great, and it is. The fact that my parents give me parts of their garden as canvases (and even look at when I've put their latest up online) is great. But it's not enough, or rather it's not what lets me creep into that room and persuades me that it's alright for me to write do
I admit that I am not the greatest artist in the world. My concepts do not always get translated into the real world exactly how they appear in my head. I wish they did.
However, I am genuine and passionate in my creation of what I percieve to be art. Sometimes there are political notions behind the art, sometimes it's just for fun. Sometimes I even push up against that notion of 'decency' or 'pornography'.
I was raised a naturist, I was raised to see the human body as being beautiful in all it's many and varied, non-airbrushed forms. When I went to university I first came across Eve Ensler (not an uncommon occurence) and her idea that fema
Not that I've ever really been away from creating art but I have slipped up on the whole deviantart business. Haven't had another gallery show since 2006 and have mainly been in a bit of an emotional wilderness. On the otherhand I have a house, a solid relationship or two and I'm ready to go as twere.
Expect regular updates on my latest installation work and with any luck some written work may appear here and I have ideas for some audio stuff in the future. I'm exploring my media and hopefully growing as a commercial artist rather than a gallery artist. (Though if you want to show me I won't say no!)
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