Tag: Landscape

Cwm Cau

To spend a night on the mountain. To be a poet or a madman. Such is the reputation of the great Cadair Idris in mid-Wales. And in this small sculpture assembled from found wood I wanted to fix something from the experience of looking into the great Cwm Cau for the first time from the……


Night. Raven

The Raven has become for me a kind of totemic bird for the area of mid-Wales I came to know better during the winter of 2017. A series of ink and watercolour paintings were produced over this time to respond to their presence in the valleys, at a time when species diversity is relatively low……


The Hollow Mountain

In this remote and wild area of mid-Wales, nothing in the landscape is quite as it seems. Where dense conifer plantations hug the valleys, once was temperate rainforest. Rocky outcrops and cliffs, the product of slate mining rather than glaciers. Quiet villages, full of the ghosts of the many thousands who once worked the land……


Call of the Curlew

No other British bird has such a distinctive call, one which is often described as a liquid, bubbling, trill and most evocatively – plaintive, a word that is so seldom used in modern speech to be almost synonymous with this species. Perhaps the sound of the curlew cannot be dissociated from the land, for very……


Hale, Mersey, Full of Grace

Cass Art Space, Liverpool, UK
9th – 22nd January 2017

Why do certain places appear to have a tangible, yet indefinable……