Feb 022021

Embarrased?  The family were a little, but got used to seeing this poster Graham created to keep us away from his art studio room in Bideford, of 15 years.  We always remember it as it seemed so inappropriate in a house full of females – but maybe that was the purpose!   His wife, Elizabeth (my read more…

 Posted by on February 2, 2021
May 032020
The Ingenious Gentleman

To celebrate the anniversary of Dad’s birthday, allow me to tell you about the unexpected recent emergence of 2 pieces of his artwork. During a holiday in North Devon in December 2019, I arranged to meet up with Dad’s good friend Gerard at the Burton Art Gallery cafe in Bideford (a favourite haunt of Artists read more…

 Posted by on May 3, 2020
Sep 282019
Time and Tide - Hallelujah!

Hallelujah – it is done. A yacht may only be able to travel at a slow speed, while navigating tides and winds, but through making  persistent steady progress, oceanic distances are travelled. Since last writing, through illness, whirlwhinds, obstacles, and upheavals of one kind and another, I have now completed cataloguing,  scanning, photographing, or editing read more…

May 032015
Tuesday's Child

To remember Graham’s Birthday date today, I’m  sharing this painting from my private collection: “Midsummer”. A Tuesday’s child, Graham was, indeed,  “full of grace” – a quality that is exhibited in this dynamic flowing picture. The figure is elemental, dark skinned, dynamically positioned centre stage, with limbs energetically akimbo. The painting seems to embody the read more…

Apr 292014

In celebration of having added 108 pieces of artwork to the database,  I have included this new image in the website’s  Cut Outs gallery. One of a short series of  abstract and mythical paper “cut outs”, which Dad created, this  is entitled “Calypso” – a nymph in Greek mythology. Calypso as a mythical figure is read more…

Mar 162014
Tiles with a difference

From original scans of the collection we have of over 20 ceramic painted tiles,  all five galleries of “Painted Tiles” on the website have now been populated.  These ceramic tiles were painted when Graham was focused on doing a range of geometrical pieces during the 1990′s, which included work on objet’s d’art. Two of the read more…

 Posted by on March 16, 2014
Jan 032014
2014 - A Year of Colour and Poetic Excerpts

So it’s been very quiet here, I realise – life has been rather busy, and other activities have had to take precedence. I found the time to create another annual calendar for the family with pre-printed birthdays, which was great – and easy to do, at Vistaprint. Seeking out the colourful images, I created a read more…