Coptic Bookbinding
how to / learnings

Coptic Bookbinding

  Coptic binding dates back to 2AD when Christians in ancient Egypt developed the method, which is still as relevant today – particularly amongst artists and crafters. Interested in learning the skill myself I joined a one-day workshop at Northlight Artists Studio in Hebden Bridge on 29 June 2013 with the lovely tutor Katherine Bolton. … Continue reading

Barnsley Art Walk
shows

Barnsley Art Walk

The inaugural Barnsley Art Walk took place on Thursday 27 June to Friday 28 June 2013 showcasing artistic talents, past, present and future, in sixteen venues around Barnsley. Included in the line up was ‘Northern Young Artists‘ collective and gallery space at Redbrook Business Park, where I showed two of my works – ‘Pinned I’  and ‘”Why do … Continue reading

Camera Phone Crash Course
teachings

Camera Phone Crash Course

Camera Phone Crash Course was a workshop I developed and delivered for the Grassington Festival following my success winning their 2013 weather-themed photography competition. A fun family event to encourage creativity with everyday cameras, namely smart phones and basic digital equipment. Top tips for taking great photos and apps to edit them with, examples of … Continue reading

This is not the end
exhibitions

This is not the end

I’m not biassed but… amongst the best course shows at the 2013 Leeds College of Art’s graduation show – This is not the end – was from my own, the BA (Hons) in Visual Communication. It was clear that there were many very talented people leaving the third year, but they had also put in the blood, sweat and tears … Continue reading

A long life
exhibitions

A long life

Penny Klepuszewska’s Living Arrangements / End Part photographic exhibition was an incredibly haunting and terrifyingly quiet and subtle show at The Art House, Wakefield (30 May – 24 July 2013). Investigating our ageing population the exhibition was split in two: Living Arrangements explored the fact that one in ten elderly people spend their lives utterly alone, where the home … Continue reading