Following my residency at Joya in June, I have been thinking more and more about the starting points that help develop my practice, and the techniques that provide pathways forward in terms of my experimentation. I soon realised how although I am certainly not a painter, and I profess no outstanding talents concerning paint, acrylic… Continue reading Flaws: A Study
After coming across a new project by Midlands based artist Niamh Treacy, I was keen to find out more and potentially get involved. The project revolves around the production of patchwork quilt consisting of two sides: one representing the lows of suffering from mental health issues and one representing the freedom or relief that may come from… Continue reading Patchwork Quilt: Collaborative Project
Over the last few days, I have been thinking more and more about apple pie. Mainly, how this can be such a subtle symbol of my grandad's love of it, but at the same time, a symbol of my grandad's deterioration. To me, I look at an apple pie and I'm transported back to my childhood, when I would… Continue reading Love and Death
A Play on Rope was an audacious experimental solo show by Charley Evans, a first year student studying Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores University. The one-night-only pop-up show, situated at Zuhouse in central Liverpool, was an installation consisting of three television monitors showing experimental films, intertwined with bright orange rope and fragments of coal. The… Continue reading Charley Evans: A Play on Rope
As we have already organised and curated a show as a group, our University tutor said that our crit should be an opportunity to experiment with work that is either unfinished, or finished work that we don’t really understand. Therefore, a few days before, I decided that I was going to show the version of… Continue reading Reflections from my Group Critique on 30th March 2017
The first show I organised was on 17th March, and I curated it and featured my work in it with nine other third year students. We exhibited the work it the Surtsey Projects Gallery in Liverpool and then deinstalled the show the next day. The show worked really well as an exhibition and the public… Continue reading The First Exhibition I Organised: ‘If the Shoe Fits’ at Surtsey Projects, Liverpool.