I’m excited to let you know that I’m now a regular blogger at chrysolis.org. Chrysolis is an organisation which aims to help people relate the story of Jesus to all of life. It seems a little premature to call myself a ‘regular blogger’ after one post, but that’s the intention. You can read my first … Continue reading An Exciting Announcement!
My friend James and I recently stopped into Tate Britain to have a look at an installation by Ian Hamilton Finlay, Britain’s “foremost concrete poet.” To be honest, we couldn’t make head nor tail of it, and we really tried. I’m not even really sure what a concrete poet is… But then we popped into … Continue reading ‘Pavlova’ (c1912) by Bruce Turner
With the big day just a few hours away, here’s a little something for Christmas. It’s a painting called “The Mystical Nativity” (or rather, that’s what it has come to be known as), and it was painted by Sandro Botticelli in Italy around 1500-1501. And I’m seriously loving it at the moment!
This is a painting I made during some days off last week. It’s called Blood and Ash, and I painted it as a response to the opening chapters of Leviticus.
If you’re in London before 18th September, you should make time to check out this year’s BP Portrait Award exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. This was my arty highlight of 2010, and it looks like it’ll be great this year too. The exhibition is open to anyone over 18, and this year there were … Continue reading BP Portrait Award 2011