May, 2009

Sock Things

Sock Things

After a prolonged curiosity with sock creatures, I downloaded a set of instructions by Nicky Gibson. She runs a “Making Things Club” at http://www.monster-monch.com/– I want to go! I’ve fashioned my own sock cats though…until I can have a real one!

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R.I.P Woolies!

R.I.P Woolies!

Finally a few pictures of my work in one of the Art Tanks on Ward Rd, Dundee. Each Tank (there’s 5) contains Art which is then changed every 6 weeks. From left to right: Hand-embroideries depicting “extinct” UK shops: “William Low (1868 – 1994)”; “Littlewoods (1923 – 2004)”; Woolworths (1909 – 2009). Woolies is hanging on in cyberspace…they even have…

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cupcakes

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Cupcakes

Here’s some wee cakes inspired by Reeses Peices…the icing is chocolate and peanut buttery! I’m going to start recording my cake-making again. I’ll add a gallery of my previous cakey art…hopefully to inspire me with the upcoming cake-expo at DOJ.

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Cake-o-rama

Met with Jenny Brownrigg and Laura Simpson from DOJ exhibs this morning. It looks like my plans for a small cake expo could become bigger than i’d first expected! With an emphasis on domestic craft as art, they suggested I look at Merlyn Riggs, Martha Rosler and Ebba Redman, to add further “layers” to the exhibition cake. Ebba’s graduating this…

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Art Tanks

Great fun installing work at No1’s pub for the Art Tanks show…even got a wee picture in the local rag… http://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/output/2009/04/23/story13009469t0.shtm

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