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Open Studios and Site Festival 2014 Stroud

The Site Festival is a contemporary arts festival, now in its 18th year, which brings a full and dynamic programme of visual arts, performance, music, screenings, open studios and talks to the Stroud Valleys for the whole month of May. The Site...

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Stone Carving Workshop – New Brewery Arts, Cirencester

Ann-Margreth will be teaching a 3-day weekend workshop, carving from sketches or directly onto Cotswold stone. You will learn how to create your own piece of art. Tools provided. Stone can be purchased from the Ann-Margreth. New Brewery Arts,...

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Artist talk & re-opening of ‘Convergence & Space’

Artist talk thursday 5th December at SVA Stroud John Street 8pm (with possibility to view exhibition prior to talk 6pm-8pm) 'Convergence&Space' re-opens weekend saturday 7th& sunday 8th December 11am-5pm, included some new work created...

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This is where we got to

Weeks have passed by, 'Convergence&Space' has been visited well, during the week of its opening we had about 900 people coming to see it, all ages, from fellow artists to passers by parking in the car park next to the Goods Shed to fetch a...

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A… light dark shadow movement stillness …space

We have been setting up in the Goods Shed one week now..I have my mind blown at times by the complexity of possibilities. Awareness is high and confusion multitude, I am learning the importance of the right light, light can change everything,...

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Convergence & Space

Since the beginning of this week Paul Grellier and myself have been setting up in the Goods Shed, Stroud for "Convergence& Space"...going through the normal motions of setting up for a exhibition, all the uncertainty and excitement that...

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Upcoming events

"on form" is visiting Ann-Margreth Bohl in her studio. 'Convergence and Space' sculpture exhibition with Paul Grellier in the Goods Shed  Stroud 16th-24th November.  

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Casting, materials on the quest of understanding form

Pressing clay into the segments that I used as wall rubbings yesterday, followed by a day of casting. The wall segments are suddenly something different all together, being able to observe the folds and cracks in the cast is like stepping away from the walls and...

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Later on

Equipped with tracing paper and graphite I am on my way...taking wall rubbings of several segments that seem of interest for a multitude of reasons as it seems in hindesight. Take an impression of the form, rhythm in the brickwork, cracks.... Inside outside, threat or...

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The Sheds, Stanton Saint Bernard

I am here again, this time equipped with enough time to embark on my own project...during a walk with my friend Kay around a muddy field in Wiltshire, surrounded by those typical Wiltshire hills, rolling on and on...we stumble across a second...

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Drawing up ideas

I am spending my weekend teaching stone carving, a lot of the students are new to the material and or the idea of carving a form. Enthusiasm for it seems easily passed on as I am talking away and bombarding everybody with my ideas on the...

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All change

"Art in the Garden" has been cancelled, there is no turning back, like before it means to be be flexible and adapt, accepting that life rarely works out as planned, what unfolds instead makes somehow sense. I am not in control, even if I kid myself that I am...enough...

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