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Interim Review of Residency at Burton Constable Hall

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So, I’ve completed the four pre-exhibition residency stints in the Stables at Burton Constable Hall as part of my Artist in Residence (AIR) funded by the Arts Council and the Friends of Burton Constable Hall. It seemed like a good time to reflect on how my first official (and funded) residency has gone. It’s been […]

Residency at Burton Constable

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I’m just back from my first stint at Burton Constable Hall as Artist in Residence. I have spent a wonderful four days in the barn with their iconic sperm whale skeleton mentioned in Moby Dick. As well as working on drawings of the skeleton and other items in the collection that have caught my eye […]

The Greenland Fisheries

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  I’ve used some related imagery I’ve been working on for a while to loosely illustrate this traditional song about a whaling voyage in book form. I used a combination of digital printing on fabric and fabric paint for the lyric pages.  The images were made using transfer dyes, layering burnt sheer fabrics and freehand machine embroidery.  […]

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Whale ship Diana in the Arctic

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Transfer dye on textile. 2015.  Work in progress.  Image inspired by various images of the Hull whaler Diana trapped in the Arctic ice in 1866.

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Right Whale (gold)

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Quilted gold satin freehand machine embroidered Right Whale with skeleton, 2015

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Harpoon cushion

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Cushion with harpoon design, 2014

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Polar Bear II (Hull)

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Digitally printed textile and freehand machine embroidery. 2014  Life sized.  Skull is based on the one at Hull Maritime Museum and the chart is Bjornoya (Bear Island) off the north coast of Norway.

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Truelove from Hull II

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Born digital image, 2015.  Line drawing of the Whale Ship Truelove from Hull placed onto one of my photographs of the southern tip of Greenland near Cape Farewell.

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Truelove from Hull I

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Born digital image, 2015.  Line drawing of the Whale Ship Truelove from Hull placed onto one of my photographs of icebergs in Southern Greenland.

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Greenland Fisheries Series

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A chance conversation and a trip to the whaling gallery at Hull turned my thoughts to whaling songs.  A feature of the gallery at Hull is the songs that play when you enter the gallery and I finally got around to buying a cd of the songs. The one that initially appealed and inspired me […]

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