I was looking through my photographs of the paintings I have done over the last year or so and realised that I have quite a sparrow “thing” going on. I love sparrows. Let me tell you why.
Many of these artists were extremely versatile and often worked outside the main-stream. They were all revolutionary. Some simply because they were independent women with artistic careers, others because of the nature of the art they produced. They were inventive and inspired.
How beautiful Gower woodlands inspire my oil paintings
I love the National Museum in Cardiff. It has a fantastic collection of Impressionist and early twentieth century Art. I used to visit it a lot when I was a student there in the 1980s. We visited it yesterday afternoon. We started in a contemporary exhibition called “Who […]
The world of online galleries is full of brilliant work by talented artists who often get overlooked by the curators. So I have put together 10 very affordable gems that I have spotted recently.
It’s quite an eclectic selection. From the wonderful geometric designs of Clarice Cliff and Sonia Delaunay to the decidedly whimsical Cicely Mary Barker to the whimsical (in a hard-edged traumatized way, maybe fantastical is a better word), Frida Kahlo.
It is no secret that I love animals. I come from a family of animal lovers.So its no surprise that I often choose dogs (and their owners) as subjects for my art.
In 1928 the House of Lords was commissioned Brangwyn to produce a series celebrating the beauty of the British Empire but the peers refused to accept them because they were “too colourful and lively”. The House of Lords’ loss is Swansea’s gain. These panels are absolutely astonishing.