In the year 2020 the world was hit with a pandemic – Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Many towns and cities were sent into lockdown to prevent the virus spreading. Children and their parents felt safer staying indoors, which meant no physical contact with anyone outside their household. It’s time for kids to get creative! I’ve produced a
The Sir Peter Blake Gallery is an exhibition space located in the same building as Dartford Library and the Borough Museum. The gallery is curated by Dartford Borough Council on behalf of Kent County Council’s Libraries, Registrations & Archives service. Now in its fourth year, the Summer Exhibition aims to present an exhibition of artwork
The Children’s Summer Exhibition is back! This year the team is looking for children to create a picture on the theme of ‘happiness’. As well as showcasing the brilliant range of young local artistic talent, this is an exciting opportunity for children who enjoy art to see their creations on display in a public gallery.
For the past 5 years Dartford Deeds Not Words has had a huge success organising the Dartford Toy Appeal. Most importantly, Dartford's community has been generous with their gifts to help the less fortunate in our society. This has prompted DDNW to help the same causes at Easter.
2019 is the second year I’ve hosted the Rock Exchange at the Gallery for the Facebook group Dartford Painted Rocks. The group has around 1,500 members, all enthusiastic about finding painted rocks and/or creating designs of their own. The Rock Exchange table is for any fellow rock artists to leave or swap their own painted
The Sir Peter Blake Gallery is inviting young aspiring artists to exhibit their work in the Children’s Summer Exhibition. The exhibition is looking for children aged 5 to 15 to create a picture on the theme of summer. As well as showcasing the brilliant range of young...
In 1918 women in Britain over the age of 30, meeting certain property qualifications, were given the right to vote, and in 1928 suffrage was extended to all women over the age of 21. Help us celebrate women’s achievements through art
This could be someone well known, or it could be someone you know personally. The work could represent an individual or a...
Painting rocks and leaving them as a pleasant surprise for strangers to stumble upon is a trend that started in the USA. After seeing friend’s Facebook post about the craze Vicki, from Southend, decided to bring it over to this side of the pond...
Nature plays a large part in my work — particularly skies and stretching perspectives. Representing the 'feel' of nature, very often as an abstraction using various techniques in oil, acrylic, or watercolour.