A brief annual review in pictures. It doesn’t include everything, and as always the images are not necessarily the best photographs but they somehow capture something.


Pontefract Castle – Light Tower – artists impression

Part of a feasibility study for Wakefield Council to look at the visibility of Pontefract Castle and raising it’s profile in the landscape

Light column

Holme Mosswatercolour and acrylic

I started the year with a sketching walk, out near Holmfirth. Little did I know at the time but I’d be visiting that landscape quite a bit this year.

January 2019


DragonWillow and Tissue paper and LED lights


February 2019


JourneysSilk painting and textiles 

Textile piece made with the Wakefield Asian Women’s Group, working with Helen Thomas and myself. For Edgelands Arts

Commissioned by National Archives

March 2019


Keithaluminium wire.

One of the many sculptures made with the Creative Ageing group at The Art House, Wakefield, for people living with dementia. This is by Keith, remembering his cornet playing skills.

April 2019


Circumnavigating Ferrybridge – Watercolour

One of three paintings completed to record Ferrybridge Power Station in the landscape before it is demolished.


Jungle, Tiger, Moon  – latex model, real vegetation and soundtrack. For the Red Box Gallery, Horbury

Boundary No Boundary – Wakefield Cathedral

Boundary No Boundary – Wakefield Cathedral

May 2019d


Holme ValleySilk Paintings and textiles

7 banners made for Edgelands Arts and Holmfirth Arts Festival. Made by communities across the Holme Valley working with Helen Thomas and myself. That early sketch came in handy.

June 2019 cJune 2019

Fitzwilliam Train Stationsilk painting, photography and digital printing.

A new permanent artwork created by the communities of Fitzwilliam and Kinsley. Workshops ran by Helen Thomas and myself with digital compositing by Charlie Wells. For Edgelands Arts

Commission by Wakefield Council

June 2019 b


Selby 950Silk Painting

2 of the banners made for the Selby 950 parade for Edgelands Arts


Boundary No Boundary – Junction, Goole

August 2019 b

Pluto in BruneiYear 2 pupils.

Part of the Relative installation at Wakefield Market Hall

Commission by Wakefield Council

Relative –August 2019

AFLOATWillow, Tissue Paper and canal barges.

Sculptures made by people from Castleford and Knottingley for a canal barge-based procession along the Aire and Calder Navigation. With workshop support from Helena Ho and Claire Walker. For Edgelands Arts (Photograph by Liza Jones)

Commission by Wakefield Council

August c 2019


If I Was Sitting There – Silk painting, textiles and chair

A commission for Wakefield Council’s CEO Merran McRea, a collaboration with Helen Thomas. If I Was Sitting Here


Andromeda (splash number 14) – glass statuette, rope and canal. 

Andromeda – 28 splashes

Sept 2019


Abstraction Silk Painting

Two pieces created by the Creative Ageing group at the Art House, Wakefield

October 2019


Andromedapencil and paper

Graphic score created from the 28 Andromeda splashes.



Ryhill and Havercroft – Silk Painting (160cm x 80cm)

A community co-created painting by people from Ryhill and Havercroft. For Edgelands Arts

Ryhill and havercroft

Rhubarb lanternsacetate sheets, vinyl and led lights

An experiment for a larger project for early 2020.



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