Times are busy and for the next few months I have lots of exciting things happening, not least two photography exhibitions that are on for you to see right now.
My photographic documentary and portrait of Andy, ‘The Farrier’ has now been successfully installed in the West Window Wall at the fantastic Cornerstone arts centre in Didcot, South Oxfordshire. It’s part of the yearly Art Weeks arts festival that takes across the county and there are some great artists who have opened the doors to their studios. If you love art, then please take the time to support this great event – it’s incredible just how many artists across a huge range if media, there are. It really does show how strong the art community is in Oxfordshire and it’s great to be a part of it all.
My own show about The Farrier runs until 7th June so if your able to get to see it, you’ve plenty of time to do so. For those of you who saw it at the Vale & Downland Museum in Wantage, there is the chance to see new work from the project.
I’ve also just come from a great day at the Anise gallery in Shad Thames, for the annual Society of Architectural Illustration AGM, ‘soft’ members book launch and the opening of our ‘Drawing on Architecture’ exhibition, which accompanies the book. It is on from the 4th – 25th May 2014. More details can be found here. The book launches on the 13th May to the press and for anyone looking for a great reference book on architectural illustrators in the UK, look no further.
As always, it’s a wonderful day – being amongst such incredible illustrators and artists makes me feel privileged and humbled to be a member of such an illustrious and prestigious society.
For anyone interested in architecture or urban scenes, I would highly recommend a trip to London to catch the exhibition. You can even take a print from the show away with you for a staggeringly reasonable £45 – It’s a real steal.
Up next is the Wallingford Car Rally, which should prove a lot of fun then it’s the London Festival of Architecture in June – lots to do, work to create, deadlines to meet! More on that to follow.
It’s been a really exciting few weeks, as well as a lot of hard work, but it’s finally here – my sparkling new website.
It’s been great working with Kevin Worrall at Reflex Lab, Dan Etheridge (who did the design) and Martin Anderson of Anderson Design in Oxford for the logo – thanks guys – I definitely owe you all a cold beer!
Before I continue, I feel that I should introduce myself but if you wish, you can get more information by visiting the About page. I am a Fine Art Landscape, Commercial, Architectural & Travel photographer based in Wantage, Oxfordshire, but by no means limit myself geographically to this location when taking on new commissions and projects. Living here means I am fantastically privileged to have access to the beautiful North Wessex Downs, Uffington White Horse and many other stunning locations.
My passion for photography is simple – I just love taking great photos of anything that inspires me. My other loves are walking and travel – I’m not sure which activity feeds the other – whether it’s my desire to take photographs or my desire to be out and about. Either way, I’m sure you’ll soon get a good sense for how this has informed my work. You will find in my gallery a selection of photographs drawn from a number of portfolios. I’m a really keen cyclist as well but its hard to take a good picture whilst hurtling down a hill at 40mph!
If you’re inspired by what you see and would like to purchase a photograph or commission me, please get in touch or simply click on ‘Buy Print’ when viewing the photo.
I will post regular blogs which will be a mixture of updates, mind-dumps, things I find interesting or inspiring and a sketchbook made up of snaps taken whilst out and about, so please come back regularly. I’d love it if you’d also connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr or Pinterest – the icons are at the bottom of the page to make it simple for you to stay in touch.
And finally… I really hope you like the website and my work… feel free to stay a while and have a browse.