So this would be a self-portrait
Monday, 16 July 2018
Today I tagged along to Manchester on a double decker bus, walked to Salford, made my first and perhaps sadly last visit to ATELIER. It was grand, and I liked it.
Artist Jai Redman is currently working his way though his entire collection of work with archivist and artist Fi Kay. There is just 3 weeks until the studio closes it's shutters for the last time before property developers erase it's physical form.
As an artist I've visited my fair share of art spaces in the city and this has been one of the nicest. To think that I may have never visited at all is a sad feeling, but I did visit and I'm looking forward to the future of Redmans' plans #BurnleyIsMyBerlin
Friday, 6 July 2018
I love this blurry photo but hopefully not as much as I like the work itself. I'm currently working on a set of 10 artworks for a submission. I have 6 of the 10 ready to glue with the rest mentally prepared.
I'll keep you posted and be sure to upload full images with more detail behind my thinking.
Aside from this I'm working on a few applications and off to Stockport this weekend to drop work off at this years Stockport Open Exhibition. Hopefully I won't be collecting it anytime soon....
Thursday, 28 June 2018
Monday, 25 June 2018
Before I can no longer say "earlier this year...".
Around my birthday I escaped town and went to the big smoke to get cultured for a few days. Here are some snaps that absolutely do this exhibition no justice by Lee Bull at the Hayward Gallery, London. I really encourage a visit as this exhibition is one of a kind. If you don't already know about Lee Bull you should do, she's fascinating.
Every now and then I will state this but I mean it this time, I will post more often. If I'm not posting here there's a small lazy chance I'm posting on Twitter or Instagram @iamsophiegibson.
Monday, 21 May 2018
Last year I was commissioned to create artwork in response to the heritage and history of Burnley Mechanics. I can now say that that work is done and handed over.
I'll post about the process of making that work over the next few weeks HERE