Author:Angie Burgess

Featured Artist – Michelle Hold

“I like to build bridges for others to see." For Michelle art is her life and passion. She bases her work on capturing the essence of feelings and emotions, the invisible eternal energy that surrounds and pervades the universe, focusing on beauty she considers to be...

Artist – Susie Hall

  Susie immerses herself in her work, painting intuitively and imaginatively, allowing head and heart, hand and brush to join together in mysterious collaboration. She finds inspiration around her in nature and in cities – almost anything her eyes alight upon, resulting in abstract and semi-abstract...

Is Exercising Being Creative?

I finally found the inspiration and did my first power walk of the Spring this morning. The alarms’ waves of harp music aroused me at 5.30am which gives me time to gently get myself together and be out just before 6am. So why do I do...

Artist of Influence – Georgia O’Keeffe

Artist of Influence – Georgia O’Keeffe (1887 – 1986) Georgia Totto O’Keeffe was an America artist who’s was best known for her abstract paintings of enlarged flowers, New York skyscrapers and New Mexico landscapes. O’Keeffe has been recognised as ‘the mother of American modernism’. Stating ‘The notion...

The Art of Creativity

‘You cannot use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have’. ~ Maya Angelou We all have the gift of creativity, it’s a seed planted within us waiting for the opportunity to emerge and transform into anything we choose. ‘We are all creative beings.’ ~Maya...

February Feature – Abstract Art Michelle Hold

Michelle states ‘Art is my life and passion’ Her work is based on capturing the essence of feelings, emotions and the visible energy that pervades in the universe, focusing on beauty and it scarcity in current time. Inspired by nature and new science that meets spirituality, Michelle...

Artists of Interest – Rolf Armstrong

  Rolf Armstrong started his education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where his teachers increasingly recognised his work. The institute was a stepping-stone to Armstrong's successful career in commercial art. He travelled to Paris to study at the Acedemie Julian, a private art...

The Art of Abstract

What is Abstract Art? A definition of abstract art is from the Oxford dictionary - ‘Art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colours, and textures’ According to The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy – abstract art...

Mark E Smith – The Art of Music

  Mark E Smith – The Art of Music January 2018 Music is art and can be as vibrant, thought provoking, colourful or simply not to your taste as much as art in all other forms. Mark E Smith could be described as all of the above and...

A Visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

A Visit to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a 500 acre outdoor art gallery located in the grounds Breton Hall, junction 38 M1. A large open space with trees and well kept grass interspersed with paths for easy access to over 80...

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