Painter, printmaker and artist bookbinder living and working in West Wales
I work across a range of media using paint and printmaking ( mainly silkscreen and occasionally lino cut) and create a range of sketchbooks and other books for a wide range of purposes, bound with my own handprinted papers- see www.nantdesigns.co.uk
I am a founder member of the curating and exhibiting group The Square Pegs.
Square Pegs began in early 2010 when a disparate bunch of artists and makers staged our first exhibition of art and fine craft, ‘Artery,’ showing a selection of work. Our aim was to create an exhibition that the public enjoyed coming to and bought from, and that we enjoyed putting on. Since then we have continued to put together exhibitions two or three times a year, generally working around a theme.
We curate these exhibitions ourselves and participation is by invitation only. We invite artists and makers to exhibit with us whose work we think fits with Square Pegs, and with the particular theme we are working with. These themes have included such things as ‘narrative,’ ‘adornment,’ ‘recycled,’ and, of course, ‘Christmas.’
This year we will be going further afield,for the first time, and will be exhibiting in Crickhowell in September
Make it in Wales keep me busy with workshops, teaching simple bookbinding techniques to adults in West Wales.