Posts Tagged: 21artists

This is my day

This is my day

I work mostly on my own in my unheated home studio in the suburbs of Chicago and at times, especially in the winter, things can feel lonely and bleak. I love being an artist and the work I create, but it often feels like it’s not worth all the struggle and effort. When I feel …

Gritty Urban Beauty

Gritty Urban Beauty

On the rare occasion when the sun shines down on London you see it for all it’s gritty-urban beauty. In the summer months the city can bleed a radiance that is both violent and peaceful, both energised and indolent. You can stand-still amidst the crowds of tourists- look-up and feel like the whole world is …

Inspiration from Friends

Inspiration from Friends

Last week I documented my friend James Melloy’s first solo show, at the Leyden Gallery.  Having spent a few years away from London this picture of one of my favourites of his paintings represents to me how much opportunity their is in my city to meet, and be inspired by like minded creative people. 

Sleeping Beauties

Sleeping Beauties

Who doesn’t love sleeping? It’s so beautiful when you’re tired to lay comfortably in your bed. Turn on good music, listen and dream. We all need sleep because we’re humans not robots. Our minds need to recover. Our ideas are more clearer when we’re not tired. Sleeping is important. I love watching sleeping people or …