I'm very pleased to announce that my first solo show of 2018 will be held at Play Dead Gallery in Southsea. The show runs for 6 weeks beginning with a preview night on the 20th January.
In Quiet Desperation is the much anticipated follow up to the successful 2016 solo show will see me further explore the other side of our persona, the masks we wear and the places we go when we are alone. Bringing to the surface all the the things we suffer in quiet desperation.
I hope to see you there and would very much appreciate it if you could share the event to help spread the word.
Korp: In Quiet Desperation
20th January to 2nd March 2018
Preview Night 20th January 2018 7pm to 10pm
Play Dead Gallery
131 Highland Road, Southsea, PO4 9EY
I'm very pleased to announce the release of 3 customised skateboard decks that I have been working on for the last few weeks. Each has been hand painted with extra detail and outlining completed with my trusty Posca markers.
Here is a real treat from the archives. Its a short but wonderful timelapse of a wall I painted at the Green Backyard a few years ago. Video courtesy of WilburforceUK.
All this time later the wall is still there and being used. Looks a bit worse for wear but wouldn't you if you'd been left outside in the elements for a few years. Photo courtesy of Tony Nero.
If you have bitcoin and love art then this news is for you. This Friday at 7pm I will be launching my Bitcoin art store with a limited edition run of 12 Hexworms exclusively available to cutomers who can pay with Bitcoin. Each Hexworm is individually hand drawn on hexagonal card and is signed and numbered by the artist.
There will also be a handful of other surprise pieces available at great Bitcoin prices just like this.
A new Korpworm on 15cm square of plywood with the lyrics "If she knew what she wants" on it. The song is an eighties hit by The Bangles that was originally written by Jules Shear. Anyway I somehow managed to completely miss it back then so its been on the playlist a lot recently.
I've just added a set of 4 Minikorps to my store. Lyrics are from the Radiohead song Climbing up the Walls.
Just finished this recent commission for a worm army piece on a paint splattered frame. If you would like to commission a piece for yourself send me a message.
Also available in a similar colourway...Korpworm Icon bottles with filled with real cola.
Battle Lines is where two artists compete against each other over 90 minutes only using black and white on a board with the crowd and judges deciding who wins at the end. This month saw "Big Rig" Amanda Rigby go up against "Badass Babe" Kate Hawkridge with yours truly and last months winner Arran Macphail judging.
It was another epic battle with the regal stippled work of Amanda Rigby up against the fruity sharpness of Kate Hawkridge. As judges we found it very difficult and changed our minds several times but eventually the win went to Kate Hawkridge.
I've been doing these 10cm square pieces for some time now as warm ups for when I'm working on new artwork and I've decided to make them available on eBay only. No minimum, no reserveso go set up a search for MINIKORPS and see if you can bag yourself a bargain.
The video below includes some customised pen pots which you'll need to grab from my store.
There is a huge demand for skateboard decks at the moment with a handful of secret commissions completed in the last few days. This one however was an indulgence because I wanted to see how the rainbow feathers would work.