My portrait of Yan Spencer has been selected for this year’s Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition.
10 June — 18 August 2013
In the Main Galleries
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Annual Transatlantic LGBT Pride Exhibition at Clifford Chance
Delighted to be selected as one of the participating artists at this year's Annual Transatlantic LGBT Pride Exhibition at Clifford Chance. I will be showing seven new paintings (see the preview opposite, click on the thumbnails to view full size).
The London exhibition will be formally launched with a reception on Tuesday 2 July 2013, while the New York exhibition will be on view from June 3 through September 13, with a formal reception on Thursday 13 June.
Portrait project for 2013:
My portrait project for 2013 is underway, you can view the latest portrait here:
Cara Tivey, May 2013
Cathy, June 2013
"The 18th century artist and author Reverend William Gilpin was one of the originators of the idea of the picturesque, which he defined as “that kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture”. Last year a descendant, artist Cathy Stocker, produced such a seductive contemporary version of the picturesque with her paintings of silver birches that she won Lauderdale House’s annual competition".
Alison Oldham, Ham & High
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I met writer Phil Callaghan at my solo show at Lauderdale House last year. He was inspired by my Silver Birch paintings and pyrographic drawings on Birch Bark. Phil has written this beautiful and thought provoking poetic response to my work, the start of an on-going collaboration.
A response to a series of artworks of the same title by Cathy Stocker
In a Finnish forest
my soul slipped out
of its mortal skin,
left its human incarnation
by a mouth of injury
and slipped under
a ream of bark of silver birch
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