Art Career

Dealing with frustration…

Hi everyone, it’s been a while since my last post…. I have been, and continue to be going through one of the most frustrating times of my life to date. I would like to share more but I will leave it for a subsequent post. When I get into this place, instead of doing destructive things to myself or others, I do these, while I think about things. That’s all I want to say for now.  

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At last – website refresh!

At last the thing that’s been in the way of creating fresh art apart from some silly notebook scribbles! It’s taken a while and been a little frustrating as I took my wordpress site and morphed it into a self hosted completely redesigned using Adobe Muse. I also took the time to make sure it is responsive so it should look okay in most devices, phones to desktops and just about everything in between. Check it out here at vivanteart.com…

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EXCITING NEWS AND MOVING DIGITAL HOUSE!

Hey there.. remember last post when I said I had some more news? well here it is… Welcome to my Blog – it’s the same blog but it’s just being served on my own hosting/server! thank you goes to my friend Conor Treacy and his recommendation of inclusivehost.com who have been tremendous help in getting everything from my wordpress.com site/blog to the new server as well as helping me organise the uploading my new site now live!  My new website…

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The 4 Tools Every Artist Needs in Order to be Successful

I’ve been a artist for a long time—I’ve been drawing since I was old enough to hold a crayon, so we can safely say it’s been over fifty years. I remember well what it was like to be young and enthusiastic. The world lay at my feet as an artist! The sky was the limit. We didn’t have the internet back then and I lived in a rural area. I don’t know where the nearest museum or gallery was, but…

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My first showing in a truly public space!

Firstly I want to very much thank Steve Cousins of Hagley Park Art Gallery (and Cafe) for giving me the opportunity to get my work on a wall in the gallery and getting my work in front of a wider group of people… it gives me more confidence in knowing that I am on the right path and moving forward in the right direction. There’s also going to be a “meet the artist” evening in late June this year!! I’ll…

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I’m back! Time to get busy!

Okay here I am – a new year and a new set of online clothes! I hope you like it! I don’t know how many of you have seen my old posts, not that there were many of those and how many of you are new, seeing my posts and my work for the first time, I’d like to cordially welcome to you to my new online home. At least for now until I can get some hosting etc and…

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