MIXED MEDIA VISUAL ARTIST
A constant inspiration for my work is the home and the relationship people have with the objects they put in their own. I make art by exploring seemingly trivial household objects, and remake these by playfully transforming them.
Guaranteed to amuse…or at least bemuse.
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WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNER
I create self-manageable websites and printed marketing materials for sole traders and small businesses, specialising in working with artists and arts organisations. Find out more…
I’m taking a break from this work just now though, in order to renovate a French property, from where we will offer artist retreats.
RESIDENCIES & EVENTS AT STUDIO FAIRE
Over the past 16 years, I have worked with many arts organisations (most recently with the Society of Scottish Artists, coordinating their Annual Exhibitions) and have undertaken four artist residencies. With this experience in hand, I have now moved to France to set up a ‘creative retreat’.
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I met ceramicist Caroline Boyle in Edinburgh whilst up to my neck in packing boxes for my move to France. We devised a rough plan of action for her site and the rest was communicated using Skype and email. It really worked well for us both and Caroline now has a...read more
Throughout August, Colin and I are running a crowdfunding campaign at IndieGoGo to raise funds for our creative retreat in South West France. Please join us on our journey to create Studio Faire by...read more
I was completely bowled over this morning when I grabbed my iPhone to check my emails and found an amazing testimonial from textile artist Susan Bryson: 'Julia has created a fantastic website that completely reflects the nature and themes within my work. I am so...read more
When I was at art college, I had a saying pinned up in front of me at my desk (I think it may have been from Issey Miyake?): ‘Simplicity is the end, not the beginning.’ This is how I feel about a new website I have just completed to showcase the sculpture of Kenneth...read more
An article, published yesterday in the Scotsman by Alison Burke, talks about the National Trust for Scotland's Drum Castle partnering with the Aberdeen Art Gallery and the two exhibitions it is presenting from the galleries permanent collection, while it undergoes 'an...read more
When Alison F Bell contacted me to see if I could help her create a website to suit her 'new identity' I was excited to give it a go. Alison is not only a textile artist, who makes beautiful constructed textile and collage works, but is also undertaking a...read more
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