Category: Swansea

The Rhyddings, Brynmill, Swansea.

      The magnificent red brick building at the end of our road used to be called the Rhyddings Hotel but in recent years has recently rebranded itself as “The Rhyddings at Swansea”. I have always admired it’s generously arched windows which look out north and west from…

My Summer Art Exhibition in Swansea.

Art Exhibition in Brynmill Swansea My exhibition of Gower seascapes and scenes from life in Brynmill, Swansea.  There were some last minute discussions about what should be included. A late addition quickly had “D’” hooks and string attached this morning. The bubble wrap was rolled out and the…

Troublemakers’ Festival Swansea 2017

    I wish it could go on for another day….. We visited the #Troublemakers’ Festival at High Street Swansea yesterday afternoon. The unrelenting drizzle did not damped the smiles and the good humour of the volunteers.  Indoors at Volcano there was plenty of protest-poster making, poetry, song…

Fish and Chips in the Uplands

  Delighted to have Sold this classic “urban folk” painting “Night Jacks” to a collector in Utah in the US via Artfinder ! “The title of this expressionist “urban folk” painting takes it’s title from Hopper’s “Night Hawks” – I have “Britishized” Hopper’s painting which was set in…

Passive Smoking

This, like a number of my recent and forthcoming works, will not be available to buy for the foreseeable future as they will be exhibited first but I am posting details of them to keep collectors and artlovers up to date with my recent work, inspirations, and directions.…

The Time In Between

  The title refers to the time before one activity, after another activity has ceased. A limbo period filled with change checking in her purse, as she waits for her bus to arrive. The composition is, as with many of my works, influenced the diagonal compositions as used…

A Certain Something

  A hot summer day on Oxford Street Swansea finds this old dude, sharply dressed for the summer heat. The title again has two meanings – the man has bought a certain something for a precious loved one or he has a certain something as in presence or…

Freedom of the Road

“Freedom of the Road” which takes it’s ironic title from the taxi in the painting parked in the wrong side of the road and pointing the wrong direction as if it had freedom of the road. This painting is  80 x 60cm   This painting is a bigger version…

The Driving Rain

“The Driving Rain” oil, 100 x 80cm, which has now sold to an artlover in Australia, was also part of my Noah’s Yard exhibition in December 2015. An expressive oil painting of a fast car speeding through the torrential rain and sliding waves of water down the road…

Backstage at Noah’s Yard

Let’s catch up…in the next days and weeks I will be posting on some of what I have been doing in the last few months of my blogsite inactivity… The following painting, now sold, was painted for Noah’s yard solo exhibition in December 2015. Back Stage  At Noah’s Yard.…