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Artwork for Irene Sanderson

Ducting for fibre dig

First dig of the project

Mick fitting the house kit

One-man ploughing the fibre ducting for broadband

Ducting for fibre broadband at Chapel House


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How would you describe the work you do and why?: 

My works are in a variety of media based on observations of the environment.

For you what does being an artist mean?: 

For me it is a way of life, observing and recording, rehearsing and creating and all the while learning.

Describe what you call yourself/your practice?: 

I often use the materials and techniques of ink painting, a spare and eloquent form with its roots in China and Japan. This is at the core of my practice. I use all media and have concentrated this year on depicting activities in the rural environment.

Your practice & activities include e.g workshops, teaching: 

My practice extends from tiny illustrations to murals.
Freelance illustration for various publishers (Paul Norbury Publications, Ward Lock, Joellen Publications etc)
Tutor for Cumbria County Council; Higham Hall College; HF holidays; Tullie House Museum; Eden Arts; Creative Partnerships Cumbria; Brewery Arts Centre Kendal; Florence Arts Centre, Egremont
Workshops for art societies and schools

CV & Education, relevant & leading to your artistic practice: 

Studied under Mushin 無心先生, Shijō School (Maruyama-ha), Kyoto
Publication: The Teaching of Writing in Japan ISBN 0 7049 0478 0
Post-graduate student, Kyoto Municipal University of Fine Art
BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Reading

Exhibitions in the last 3 years: 

Netherby Hall, Exhibition in series of music / art collaborations with Noriko Ogawa
Exhibiting artist with Eden Valley Artistic Network, Penrith
Cumbria Open 2020 Upfront Gallery, Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith
Making Space (lead artist in ink painting for artists affected by mental health issues), Tullie House, Carlisle
Summer Exhibition, The Lake Artists Society, Grasmere, Cumbria
Solo exhibition, Upfront Gallery, Hutton in the Forest, Penrith (Japan-UK Season of Culture)

Your gallery outlets/stockists: 

Netherby Hall, Longtown, Cumbria
Upfront Gallery Hutton-in-the-Forest, Penrith

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