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Summer Exhibition and August Extension

Stephen has two paintings on show in the Summer Exhibition at the Off the Wall Gallery in Cardiff. The Private view is on Friday 5 August 6.00 – 8.00pm, we hope to be there (fingers crossed). The exhibition closes on 13 September. To book for the Private View email His solo show at ‘The Gallery’ [...]

Artist in attendance

Stephen has gone down to the Colston Hall to be on hand at his show today. If anyone is able to drop in he’d love to chat about the work. There is a record fair on in the hall foyer today, so there should be quite a few people around.

Keeping Calm

There’s just 24 hours to go until the launch of Stephen’s show at the Colston Hall tomorrow. Things are remarkably calm here. All his pictures are framed, bound in protective film and ready to go. Tomorrow morning we will start hanging the work and the kit we need is organised and packed. I have prepared [...]

Progress on the next show

Stephen has continued to produce new work while our ‘Treasures & Souvenirs’  show was on, so there will be new paintings on show for his next show which starts on on 3 June. It’s just as well he kept the work rate up as several paintings have sold recently. He won’t be able to take [...]


When preparing artworks to a deadline it is as well to recognise that if something can go wrong, it will. I built in masses of contingency when I planned my boxes, and I am using all of it. I had allowed for researching scrimshaw and finding synthetic ivory suppliers, for doing my picture research, for [...]

On the Road

Stephen has gone to the Worcester Open 2010 private view today. For someone who professes to liking a quiet life at home he has done a lot of travelling recently. He has been visiting galleries to promote his work and he has been to several private views where his work is on show. He has [...]

I’ve been working

I’ve been working on Stephen’s painting blog. He has been taking photos of his current painting and I have scheduled in photos for the next 10 days. He will continue to take the photos as the painting progresses and I hope to upload the next batch in time to create a seamless daily upload. Stephen [...]