On the back of the Being Human In Lockdown 2020 exhibition and Six Months On I have been conversing with many. It is becoming clear that people are feeling a real emotional fatigue and experiencing increasing fear as the pandemic continues on. The theme of escaping into some sort of fantasy place has been arising, … Continue reading A New Exhibition Coming Soon
I have offered an interactive introduction to ‘The Stories We Tell’ exhibition which will launch in January. A special introduction that highlights 16 spooky images specifically for Halloween. Each image holds within it a story, since we each perceive things differently based on our own experience and senses I would like you to tell the … Continue reading Halloween Themed Excerpt ~ An Introduction To My New Exhibition At The Beginning Of 2021
©️ User 326726150 · Poem - Inadvertent Incognita ©️ This poem was inspired by an interpersonal exchange this week. Inadvertent Incognita When you think, feel and know that you lived, there’s a story of what happened but nothing to prove that it did. Nothing of substance than can be touched to say for sure ‘yes’, … Continue reading What Is It That Exists?
Recognize that Who you call ‘I’ Is merely a consolidation of memories And a voice of hope. ‘I’ am but an idea Afraid of its flimsy reality. And so …Live Like You Don’t Matter Recognize that Who you call ‘I’ Is merely a consolidation of memories And a voice of hope. ‘I’ am but an … Continue reading Live Like You Don’t Matter
I am working in partnership with the NHS to host this community art studio. The aim is to help people find the space to explore, express themselvesand grow both interpersonally and creatively.
Finally a breakthrough 🤲 After five years of not connecting with music properly something has truly shifted. Music was always a go to within, a place to feel and find voice for the inner world. Since diagnosis of MS in 2015 I had always thought that this loss of interest or connection to music was … Continue reading Music
I will not die an unlived life.I will not live in fearof falling or catching fire.I choose to inhabit my days,to allow my living to open me,to make me less afraid,more accessible;to loosen my heartuntil it becomes a wing,a torch, a promise.I choose to risk my significance,to live so that which came to me as … Continue reading Dawna Markova 💗
So my painting (unfinished at the time but now complete) was shown up at Shambellie House for exhibition from 15th-30th Nov as part of an add on to the Royal Photographic Society’s (RPS) exhibitionMy piece was just one of a few that were exhibited from local artists. It was nice to be included, I feel … Continue reading Exhibition (2019)
As part of Luminate Scotland's Creative Ageing Festival I hosted an Exibition of my work on Growing Older in the Stove Dumfries. The exhibition was a huge success with thousands of people participating across the globe. My work can be found in the Growing Older section of this website. Some behind the scenes images: Thank … Continue reading Growing Older Solo Art Exhibition October 2015
From the 25th May this year for four weeks I had three pieces on show at the "Queens" exhibition, one of which was a video of a small community celebrating the wedding of Will and Kate in April 2011. The exhibition was celebrating the Jubilee, 60 artists to celebrate 60 years of our Queen and … Continue reading PART OF A SECOND EXHIBITION!!! (2013)
My very first exhibition was held in the Virginia Gallery, Merchant City, Glasgow from April 27th 2011 and my work was on show with a group of other artists for three weeks. It was themed bond, the things that bonded and connected us. Below are some pictures from the preparation and opening night... This was … Continue reading My First Opportunity To Exhibit (2012)
This is the beginning of a brand new website so please bare with me whilst I build it up to be more singing and dancing, For now there is this page and eventually all will fill out. Thank you for your patience. In the meantime you can find some videos of my artwork work in … Continue reading Welcome!