16 July - 14th August 2021

Rabley Gallery

“Rabley Gallery is at the heart of farmland, brimmed by woods, fields, river and downland in and area of outstanding natural beauty (ANOB) on the Marlborough Downs. It is habitat to over 300 species of moths– a ‘tip of the iceberg’  list that has spurred my interest, leading to us inviting Sarah Gillespie to present... Read more »



In 2019 I left Beaux Arts Gallery.  I had had three wonderful solo shows with them in Mayfair but needed to move in a new direction both with the mezzotints and my ‘activism’ around biodiversity collapse. I understand Beaux Arts have since closed their doors in Maddox Street.  After some 30 years in London, I... Read more »

29 May - 5 September 2021

Castle Howard

MOTH continues at Castle Howard in Yorkshire until 5th September.  Entry is free.

29 May - 5 September 2021

Moths at Castle Howard

The moths are heading north! All 23 moth mezzotints will be exhibited at the glorious Castle Howard in north Yorkshire throughout the summer.  Entry to the exhibition is free and open to all.  Throughout June I will be ‘Artist in residence’ at Castle Howard and the team there are organising a superb program of talks... Read more »

February 2021

On Sentience

A new small book of Essays|Drawing by Peter Reason and Sarah Gillespie. What would it be like to live in a world of sentient beings rather than inert objects? How would we relate to such a world? And what, then, would art and creativity be like? This a world of communication and interaction of which... Read more »

12th September to 31st October 2020

Kestle Barton – solo exhibition

Happily, in spite of everything, MOTH has opened at Kestle Barton.  This solo showing of all the moth mezzotints opened in glorious sunshine last weekend and with the gardens still buzzing with insects on late flowers, a buzzard circling in a clear blue sky above our heads and a steady stream of lovely visitors, we... Read more »

July - December 2020


Bugs –Beauty & Danger at Groundwork Gallery in Kings Lynn has re-opened! In conjunction with insect charity Buglife, this fascinating survey takes in seven different international artists and considers our ambivalent relationship with insects and why that ambivalence may well be contributing to their appalling decline. I have 14 moth mezzotints in the show and I... Read more »

March, April, May, June......?

Corona virus update

Bugs beauty & danger at GROUNDWORK Gallery in Kings Lynn is closed while the general lockdown continues.  Gallery director, Veronica Sekules intends to extend the show until early September in the hope that there may at least be some weeks in the summer when this very special group exhibition can be opened to visitors. Moth – a... Read more »

April 2020


  About a year ago, the eminent poet Alice Oswald sent me a poem about a moth. I invited her and her husband Peter for tea in my studio and, in return for her extraordinary poem, gave them a mezzotint of a Poplar Hawk-moth. That might have been that… except that the conversation and the... Read more »