Tutorials with Gareth Polmeer

Tutorial with Gareth Polmeer: 16.00 Wednesday 13th June 2018 Today’s Skype tutorial went well. I was able to send Gareth the first draft of my research question and an abstract for the statement. I am doing much background reading on the subject of poiesis and still gathering together my main references.  I have already written […]

Getting it together

Tutorial with Jonathan Kearney 30th May 2018 Brief summary: Discussed all that I have been up to since the last tutorial including painting, photo-documenting and research statement. My project has been evolving – a year ahead is not too soon to envisage an outcome. There is an opportunity to show an interim piece of work at the […]

Living Wall

Note to self: Working on the wall and how to get all the timelines up together and twinkling – should be 4 columns and 3 rows with each space filled with a different timeline.  When this post is viewed after preview and/or publishing several spaces are blank and each time exactly which spaces are blank […]

Macrocosmic, Microcosmic.

I look at Hyperallergic and saw this one (linked), and in relation to this some of the works on paper which I have been making in recent years, came into mind. These works are now numerous but I have not yet focused on them, so I think I should begin to, particularly as I briefly […]

Tutorial (2nd) with Jonathan Kearney, 23/01/ 2018 (10.45 am)

(Header image: oil and graphite on paper JWR 2014) I am very invigorated by and grateful for Jonathan’s thoughts and insights regarding my project.  Talking in terms of the eventual installation of the GIFs I realise that the paintings, which are so taciturn in their nature, really can be brought out of hiding, untrapped. In envisaging […]

Post for Second Symposium

My previous post gave the background (with a lot of technical stuff too) for my exhibit at 2 Girls Gallery. The exhibit consisted of a small 25 x 25cm, oil on aluminium painting and a digital animation, duration just over 2 minutes. which I would like to demonstrate here. So please see below the two items, along […]

First Tutorial with Jonathan Kearney (further reflections)

Jonathan drew my attention to some of the Sentences on  Conceptual Art by Sol Lewitt  -in particular sentences 19, 20 and 21, copied below. This interests me in that these come straight from the artist.  The sentences themselves are food for thought, as is also the idea of making a list of sentences about my own […]


First Tutorial: Monday 30th October 2107 (9.30 am) with Jonathan Kearney I benefitted hugely from this and felt very encouraged to do all that I had in mind (I have a lot in mind and did a lot of talking – too much to write here) and more. In particular, I see that it is important […]