Curatorial Choices

Curatorial Choices

On my virtual curatorial visit to Diana’s studio yesterday I was struck by the abundance of nearly quarter of a million works in the #artistsupportpledge Instagram inititiave set up by artist Matthew Burrows. Now, this is a sight to behold and wonder. Nearly...
Crying over Spilt Milk

Crying over Spilt Milk

Once upon a time an awful pandemic gripped the land. All artists, curators, mothers and children had to start homeschooling and working from home. Young children had to be sent on unnecessary quests to the kitchen or the garden, so that Mummy could have some peace in...
Society of Scottish Artists

Society of Scottish Artists

The Society of Scottish Artists – this artist-led organisation founded in 1891 and run by artists for artists – is made up of over 1,200 members spanning every conceivable art practice. Diana has been a member since 2015 and have just updated her annual membership...
Kindred Souls

Kindred Souls

Who are the artists’ influencers? Who are the kindred souls that artists can identify with and feel propelled by in their artistic inquiry and expression? These are some of the curatorial questions I had in mind but the answer that Diana provided came somewhat...
Pedal Power

Pedal Power

Here is another dispatch from my virtual curatorial residency at Diana’s studio. The freedom and aesthetics of cycling seem to revolve around her work. At least two watercolours and four paintings invite us to pedal through city centres and country lanes, even...
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