Wrecsam Art Vend & Onwards…

So its been a little while shall we say… Art vend I found out about the closure of Oriel Wrecsam (probably may favourite gallery) that i have such a connection with. It gave me my first chance to grab at the slippy old balloon of the art bubble dream back in 2008 on selection forContinue reading “Wrecsam Art Vend & Onwards…”

Manau Coll | Lost Spaces

I was asked to respond to some of the history of Tedder House in Llandudno for Ideas People Places, working alongside Marc Rees, Lisa Carter and Helfa Gelf. Now standing empty stripped back to the bare bricks, all the that remains of the old R.A.F.A Club are stories and a few artefacts amongst the survivingContinue reading “Manau Coll | Lost Spaces”

Llandudno Welcomes You

‘Llandudno welcomes you’ as the sign says reaching the brow to he hill at Penrynside. Always sticks in my mind. Such an iconic sign for the area, hence its recent renovation. However when all the glitz and pomp post extravaganza ad summer merriment. Clandudno becomes a cold lonely place until march. In simple terms weContinue reading “Llandudno Welcomes You”

‘Risk’ Sale Waterside Arts Centre

  Early in the year I applied to be part of a project at Sale Arts Centre through Arts Council England. On selection the course ran over spring/summer. It was structured around artistic talks from established artist Len Grant and Mishka Henner, group discussion and planning for the show. We decided as group to callContinue reading “‘Risk’ Sale Waterside Arts Centre”

Helfa Gelf

Helfa Gelf is almost upon us. This is my maiden voyage into an event i have supported for a long time. I feel as I have grown as an artist Helfa Gelf, each year has cultivated me into new sprouts of direction and appreciation. I have covered all the counties the event covers Denbighshire, Flintshire,Continue reading “Helfa Gelf”

Alan in Sicily Day#6

Well yesterday day was about getting image and posters ready for the exhibition i have got 16 pil boxes a good effort for 1 week. I have 6 prints of Great Orme gun sight. I did a time lapse projection but i cant seem to upload it 😦 I did have good projecting this overContinue reading “Alan in Sicily Day#6”

Alan in Sicily Day#5

Busy day yesterday above and below are pictures of where I will be putting on my exhibition on friday night of photos and projection This gallery in milazzo castle will take some beating. I went to the library its was very different to england it was almost like a museum I didn’t see the newContinue reading “Alan in Sicily Day#5”

Alan in Sicily day #3

Morning Seems to be cool and overcast today. Its difficult carrying all your stuff around in the heat of the day but provides some good results Found some new pil boxes yesterday which was great 3 new as well. I projected pictures of the Great Orme on the side of the barn last night inContinue reading “Alan in Sicily day #3”

Alan in Sicily Day#2

Ottimo! Still sat under the same tree strangely it’s called a word press tree 😉 Settled in well yesterday even if i had phone my data roaming on for a bit 😦 Chatted lots with Allie she is an artist from chicago she cool although my dull sit Widnesian tones confuse sometimes. Actually sat in theContinue reading “Alan in Sicily Day#2”

Alan in Sicily Day #1

Well I made it. There was times were I thought I cant do this there was so many things against me. But in true rebranded Alan style I did not give up. I’m sat here under lets call it a tree swing tree as my italian tree knowledge needs polishing up on. Yesterday went prettyContinue reading “Alan in Sicily Day #1”

Built on firm foundations images

          As I have previously mentioned I went to the quarry in North Wales. this was one of the themes I was thinking about while I was up there. the building look over 100 years old. it’s at the end of a track at the back of Llanfafirfechan but actually entrance to theContinue reading “Built on firm foundations images”

Three Thought’s…

I had some good thinking time over the Christmas break and this what i come up with. It was filmed above Penmeanmawr quarry in Conwy North Wales. It’s great it has that on top of the world feel Heres the words from the video Three Thoughts spent like taught timber, i leave my slumber. unhappy i repine.Continue reading “Three Thought’s…”