A brief revision of my vision
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January 27, 2015

He’s Got More Arms Than an Octopus I made this tashtastic sign last year for the Greenman Festival in Powys and have just had a tinker with it, blended the eyes and whatnot. I like moustaches.                                       […]

May 14, 2014

Upmarket / Painting to Music Badges I made 50 of these badges for the Painting to Music exhibition, some of which are still left at the Upmarket Galleries office in Newport Market, 50p a pop if you’d like one.

April 13, 2014

It’s not the cough that carries you off but the coffin they carry you off in. I made the big news today with my coffin project, Wales on Sunday running an article on it in news print as well as Wales on Line having an article on it that you can view here: http://www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle/lifestyle-opinion/palls-well-ends-well-artist-6982548

April 4, 2014

Quick Brown Foxes & Lazy Dogs All finished! Safe passage of work into Newport, Check. Carrying around of coffin with my pal Rob, Chuckle brothers style, Check. Mounting, Check. Faffing around with invisible string for hours, Check. Ascending & descending of ladder x 250, Double check. The fumbling, dropping of & catching of glass prop atop […]

April 2, 2014

Arddangosfa ‘Peintio i Fiwsig’ ‘Painting to Music Exhibition’ Announcing the May exhibition at the Upmarket Galleries in Newport, South Wales. This exhibition will focus on art that is related to the celebration of all things musical. So far confirmed are splendid artworks by Jimbob Isaac, Kev Grey, Steven George Jones, Henry Williams, Rhys, Robert Smith, […]

April 2, 2014

Everybody Loves Badges, Fact I had a spare hour of calm amidst the midweek tornado, so decided to put it to good use and make some badges for the upcoming exhibition in the Upmarket Galleries. Love a good badge I do.

March 29, 2014

My Holiday Brochure Photograph “It’s like when we go on holiday, all we really want to do is take the photograph that we saw in the brochure.” Grayson Perry (Reith Lectures, Nov 2013)

March 25, 2014

What would you say is the price of your time? Beth ydy gwerth eich amser chi? “If a book was to come with a token to allow you the time to read it, what would be the price of a book?” Recycled-recycled book collage (35.5″ x 23″) 2014. Beth fyddai pris llyfr yn Waterstones, os […]

March 20, 2014

Arddangosfa Teipograffeg / Letterforms Exhibition Rydw i’n falch iawn i fod yn ddangos nifer o waith celf yn yr arddangosfa hyn sy’n ar agor Dydd Sadwrn y 5ed o Ebrill am 1400 yn yr Oriel Upmarket, Marchnad Casnewydd, Casnewydd, De Cymru.  Bydd campau gorffwyll siwr o fod a llawer o hwyl a rhai gwin am ddim i […]

March 18, 2014

Nick Jones Metal Work Last year, I made a sign for the really rather talented Newport metal worker, Nick Jones. And last week Nick emailed me with a photograph of a decorative surround that he’s recently made for it to take out on location as he installs his works. Chuffed with the finished job I […]

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