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About recent work

Initially exploring the ‘taming of birds’ through my paintings, I have begun using photography and short bursts of film to examine the form and substance of their eggs. Last Spring friends collected empty eggshells donating them in handmade boxes stuffed with lamb’s wool and recycled tissue. These eggshells and cases have been filmed and it is my intention to use them to inform future paintings.

I am interested in the metaphor ‘walking on eggshells’ not only because of the implications, but also the literal sensation. The allure and beauty of delicate, empty eggshells fascinates me, as does the synesthesic experience when observing their destruction.

RECENT EXHIBITIONS
2019
Never Done, Oriel Linda Norris
2018
Blackshaw online gallery
2017
RHÔD in ROATH
2016
Basic Human Needs, Vegetable Agenda
Oriel Blodau Bach
2015
Rhodio on the Quay, Cardiff
2014
Colony 14 Cardigan
Oriel Q, Pembrokeshire
RHÔD: You are Here: exploring our square mile
Off The Wall Gallery, Cardiff

ESSAYS
2015
Encounters with Osi published by The H’mm Foundation
Edited by Iwan Bala, Hilary Rhys Osmond

EDUCATION
1994
1:1 degree in Visual Arts from De Montfort University

RESIDENCY
1995
Painting Fellowship De Montfort University, Lincoln