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  • Current Projects & Exhibitions

    May 2014 - Artist-In-Residence at Corte Moronati, Sirmione, Italy.
    www.CorteMoronatiAIR.org

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Venice is really quite breath taking. I always promised myself I would only visit with a lover (or if I was invited to be in the Venice Biennale). Thankfully on this occasion I broke my promise and went.. Amongst the labyrinth of alleyways I came across some incredible masks. It just so happened that this … Continue reading

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Could a kindle compare?

Show me a kindle that can compete with this… In Brescia, Italy where books were being cleared from a basement and dumped in the street. I haven’t yet taken to the kindle/nook thing. I’m not so keen on the idea of a library being contained on a flash drive. It’s not the most inspiring way … Continue reading

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Working on my Italian!

Working on my Italian! I’ve never been very good with names, and I’ve always been a strong advocate for name tags… So I extended the idea a little further! With Giada’s help I’m managing to redecorate the place with name tags everywhere. It’s a bit of a guessing game like ‘pin the tail on the … Continue reading

Helen Dennis scratchboard  sketch

sounds like a storm brewing

…so it’s the perfect time to be in the studio. Black ink scratchboard sketch.

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Ingredients of an Art Residency

A few essentials combined to concoct some art.. Some architectural elements:           A few art materials (that was fun clearing security)! Big open skies are great, mixed in with some moody evening light. Local specialty, this should make for a good balanced diet.      And…. someone to manage the mess. I guess that would … Continue reading

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Studio view with invisible mountains!

Corte Moronati AIR – View from the studio with mountains in the background hidden by haze.              

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