News

31st January 2024

John Ruskin Prize

Wounded Tiger has been shortlisted for the 2024 John Ruskin Prize. The theme of the competition was ‘seeing the unseen, hearing the unheard’ and this  image of a Garden Tiger, a moth that has declined by around 90% and who’s caterpillars used to feed our now largely absent cuckoos, seemed to me to fit the... Read more »
Wounded Tiger Moth

26th - 29th October

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair 2023

Fabulous London fair welcomes all the best print galleries from Britain and Europe, showcasing all things PRINT. Now so much easier to reach thanks to the Elizabeth Line. Rabley Gallery have a huge double stand this year and are launching two new prints for me alongside a solo presentation of Katherine Jones RA and beautiful... Read more »

5th - 12th October

Festival Inventerre Alpes-Provençal, France

I am delighted to have been invited to exhibit my work at the Edole d’Art IDBL at this rather special festival of ecology and art.  On Thursday 5th October I will be teaching and giving a talk at the IDBL before opening the exhibition in the evening. Centred in the historic spa town of Digne-les-Bains,... Read more »

26th September- 1st October

British Art Fair – Saatchi Gallery London

Rabley Gallery. Solo contemporary – Stand 17 A solo presentation of mezzotints of moths and their habitats. Presented by Rabley Gallery at this important London Art Fair.

20 June 2023

National Portrait Gallery commission

In the autumn of 2022 NPG commissioned me to make a mezzotint of a human eye.  The newly refurbished galleries now include space for the NPG’s extensive print collection and they were keen to include a contemporary example of mezzotint.  A team came to the studio in November and filmed the making of the plate,... Read more »

1st June - 30th November 2022

Artist in Residence – David Attenborough Building

Art invites us to know beauty and to solicit it from even the most tragic of circumstances.  Art reminds us that we belong here. And if we serve, we last. Toni Morrison I am very happy to have been offered a residency with the Arts, Science and Conservation Programme at CCI (Cambridge Conservation Initiative). As... Read more »

13th april 2022

Secrets of the Museum BBC2

Episode 2, Series 3 of this fascinating series looking behind the scenes at the V&A in London, sees the team travelling all the way down to my studio in Devon to learn about the centuries old art of mezzotint.  Curator Katharine Martin is cataloguing and studying John Constable’s landscape mezzotints for an exhibition of his... Read more »

2022

I will not be going to Mezzofest in Russia

In 2019 I was hugely honoured to win one of the three prizes at Mezzofest V in Ykaterinburg.  It is with great sadness in my heart that I have written to the organisers to say that I will NOT be taking part in Mezzofest this year,  neither as a competitor, nor as an exhibitor.  Nor... Read more »

February 2022

V&A

It is with great pride and joy that I can can announce that all 23 moth mezzotints have been acquired by the Victoria & Albert museum, London. The mezzotints are not yet on display but they, along with all the prints and drawings in this majestic public collection, can be ‘called up’ to the print... Read more »

January 2022

Pallant House

Thanks to the generosity of the Golder-Thompson gift, Common Quaker Moth (mezzotint ed.20) Has been acquired by Pallant House Gallery for their permanent collection. It is a great honour to have my work welcomed into this prestigious public collection.

21st September - 3rd October

First solo show in Japan

I’m very happy to announce that the beautiful L-Gallery Hiroshima are showing a selection of mezzotints for my first solo showing in Japan. https://hiroshima-lgallery.com/    

22 September 2021 - 4 January 2022

Royal Academy of Arts

Very happy that two of my mezzotint engravings have been selected and hung at this years Royal Academy ‘Summer’ Exhibition. ‘Peppered Moth’ was selected by the show’s curator Yinka Shonibare RA and is hung in the Wohl Central Hall. ‘Privet Hawk-Moth’ has been hung by Emma Stibbon RA in room V