An artist with a lifelong commitment of responding to and working with the natural and built environment

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Experiments and working out for #artistsrespondingto postcard project. It's so small! Deadline to post on Wednesday.
@artistsrespondingto #lockdown2020 #postcardart #artandscience #andemotions #likingthechallenge @slash.arts @artsciencecsm
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I'm hosting a workshop on 'new ways of looking' tomorrow 5.00 - 7.00. Aimed at participants new to abstraction it will offer ideas and techniques to get you started through experimenting together. It is the first of @slash.arts workshop series 'Think and Make Contemporary Art' To find out more, visit @slash.arts instagram page or visit Meetup website and search - where you will be able to book.
#contemporaryart #artistskills #abstraction #workshop #artistled #meetup
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One of the stops on my performance walk "Oxford Road Requiem" as part of yesterday's simultaneous, live performances by 20 artists internationally, all #becomingtree I visited ten recent arboricide crime scenes.
#artsofthemind #be-comingtree #oxfordroad #manchester #arboricide #urbantreesmatter #performanceart #activistart
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Delighted to be taking part in my second Be-coming Tree live art event this Saturday 31st 10 - 11 am UK. 20 simultaneous live-streamed performances with and about trees. Join us, why don't you, on zoom by visiting Facebook/ Becomingtree.
#becomingtree #performanceart #entanglement #international #contemporayart #remembernature #halloween #joinus
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Delighted to be included in Issue 3 of Artists Responding To zine out now. My particular rant is about the cavalier way we treat urban trees. They are an essential part of our natural life support systems and greatly improve quality of life. Yet they are treated as being of no value and are murdered at will for development. Find out more @artistsrespondingto
#artistsrespondingto #activistart #creativeprotest #protest #treesmatter #urbantrees #artandscience
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Xmas come early! Equipping my new garden print studio. Ink, paper, palette knives, extender, zest-it all arrived today. Time to get busy!
#intaglioprint #gardenstudio #reliefprint #monoprint #lockdownproofpractice #timetogetbusy
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