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Painting and Music feat. Peter Corr

New video of me painting in my art studio and playing the banjo in claw hammer style. I hope you like it!

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Cambridge Open Arts Exhibition 2016

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I have 3 paintings in the COAX Annual Exhibition 2016, come along and take a look at over 600 works on display….today and tomorrow only!

http://www.coax.org.uk/art-awards.html

The Preview Reception took place on Friday18th November at 6.30pm and the Awards Ceremony was opened by local MP Heidi Allen.

Free entry over the weekend with plenty of parking.

Times:
Friday (Preview reception): 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Exhibiting artists compete for the Cambridge Art Awards with a top prize of £500, runners-up awards of framing prizes kindly provided by Milton based HMC Framing and this year the Top Twenty chosen artists will go forward to a two week exhibition at the Babylon Gallery in Ely.

Cambridge TV interview

Interviewer Frankie Lowe of Cambridge TV discussing the new exhibition  ‘Cambridge Envisaged’ with Peter Corr at the Michaelhouse Centre today. The interview can be seen on Thursday evening and also includes talks with artists Paul Janssens and Caroline Forward.

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Cambridge Magazine

Details of the upcoming exhibition of work by Caroline Forward, Peter Corr and Paul Janssens in the November issue of the Cambridge Magazine.

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Cambridge Magazine November 2016

http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/Launch.aspx?PBID=6bcc1a8d-b81c-45a0-82a1-21ca60791e2d

 

Mercurial

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‘Mercurial’ is a painting I have just completed for the ‘Cambridge Envisaged’ Exhibition; the composition, structure and style closely follows the other images in the series. I have retained the square format, recurring geometric shapes and warm tonality seen in previous works. The influence of American abstract expressionism is visible in the flatness and absence of overt representation; at the same time I have tried to convey a sense of the architectural qualities of the city of Cambridge. The painting is designed as a bridge between two different vantage points, an aerial or plan view of  buildings, rivers and parks and a vertical ‘stacking’ of these interconnected and interchangeable motifs.  The Cubists kaleidoscopic rendering of physical objects and space has liberated us all to see the world through our own eyes and intuition.

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‘Mercurial’ Close up detail