I have a new exhibition for Morecambe Artist Colony opening on May 16th in Morecambe – The BIG Dance features photographs taken on one joyous day back in 2014, when together with Typical Type, we put out a call for dancers of any age, ability or genre to pop into The Storey for just a few minutes and dance for the camera in front of Typical Type’s giant illuminated Dance letters!
50 Faces- a personal project capturing portraits of 50-year-olds.
High Teas & Holidays is a heritage through art project looking at Morecambe’s holiday heyday through the windows of the guesthouses and the eyes of the holiday-makers who stayed in them. The project was conceived by husband and wife artist team Carol & Johnny Bean. You can see some examples of their previous work here.
In 2017 I was commissioned by Attic Door Productions, a Morecambe-based Theatre Company to come up with a poster image to promote their forthcoming production of The Trial of Van Helsing at Lancaster Castle. The resulting image was shot in 30 minutes in a dark corner of The Winter Gardens in Morecambe with just the use of an anglepoise lamp!
In 2016 I had the wonderful fortune to receive an ‘associate artist’ commission to spend 4 days in Aberdeen from an old friend now working at Aberdeen Performing Arts. The Aberdeen Music Hall was about to close down for 18 months for a makeover and they needed someone to record the closing ‘Lights Oot‘ events … [Read more…]
On Wednesday this week, we had our first public memory gathering session at The Exchange on West Street Morecambe. To say we were delighted with the response would be an understatement, and it just goes to prove Morecambrians are justly proud of their town. We heard tales of monkeys and mechanical elephants, of nylons and … [Read more…]
Last year I got together with local photographer pals Graham Dean & Simon R. Dalton to put together Prom Prom Prom: an exhibition at The Dukes, Lancaster presenting 3 different perspectives of life on Mortecambe Promenade. Well, now an extended version of that exhibition is back on show, this time at Sunnyhurst Wood Visitor Centre in Darwen.