Musings of a Modernist Mind

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  • Artist’s Bio

    Being part of Expo Metro, among truly inspirational exhibitors, has really helped me grow in confidence as an artist. It’s why my intention for 2024 is to put myself out there more.…

  • Accidentally Wes Anderson

    Back in 2014, I saw The Grand Budapest Hotel and fell in love. More than the whimsical script, incredible cinematography, and brilliant cast, I couldn’t help but lose myself in the backdrop’s…

  • Amazing Spaces

    Here’s the thing about Edinburgh: With the lack of light in winter it’s really hard to find a space which inspires me. I am not a fan of artificial lighting. Give me an…

  • In Memory of Yoji Harada at Expo Metro

    I’ve always loved tattoos. Ever since I was first old enough to understand what the peacock on my Dad’s thigh was. I even have a few of my own, each one taking…

  • For The Love Of Frida at Expo Metro

    For over a year now, I’ve been in the research phase for my Frida Kahlo homage. I’ve delved deep into Mexican art and culture, going as far back as the Aztecs, and…

  • Jaume Plensa

    Just when you think Barcelona couldn’t get anymore beautiful, you’re introduced to Flora, who basks in the Spanish sun against a background of Gaudí’s La Pedrera-Casa Milà.   The artist: Jaume Plensa,…

  • The Process, Frida Kahlo

    With the success of exhibiting in Barcelona, and the opportunity to connect with artists all over the world, I have found the confidence to call myself an artist. It’s that newfound confidence…

  • Homage to Dalí at Expo Metro

    Expo Metro has ended, and I’m back from Barcelona. Well, physically at least. Mentally and emotionally I’m still there, riding the creative wave.   The experience has made me realise something about…

  • In Memory Of Mark Speight

    WOW! Sometimes you find things that transport you right back in time, as if it only happened yesterday. I found this flyer for the ‘colour’ exhibition in which my school art department…

  • Letters to Mama

    I am close to completing my research on Frida Kahlo (for this project at least), ready for my final art piece. Having watched the fantastic BBC documentary, Becoming Frida Kahlo, I was compelled…