April 21, 2020

6079 Smith W.

Though 2020 marks the 71st anniversary of the publication of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty Four, it’s central concept remains, ominously, as relevant as ever. How is the artist/ dissident to express unpalatable truths and criticisms of contemporary socie...

December 21, 2019


1971. provincial variety club. Darkness.  The hum of An expectant audience. Suddenly the single spotlight directed on the small stage reveals a ventriloquist and his dummy.  A nymphet clad in a clinging, short cut dress sits on the lap of an older man with greying tem...

November 9, 2019

La Vigile Rustica Nera: watercolour on paper 50x35cm

Painted for exhibition with the Royal Watercolour Society of Wales at the invitation of  the Associazione Italiana Acquerellisti.
Galleria Torre Civica, Genoa, Liguria, Italy.  
April 4th to May 17th 2020

July 24, 2019

Paperworks: Open Studio Weekend; 27-28th July


Carole King and Glenn ibbitson will be presenting a range of works on paper at their studios this coming weekend.
Life drawings, collages, artist hand-bound books, landscape drawings, original artist's limited edition print...

 A Question and Answer session in the Stiwdio3 Gallery with artist and curator Peter Rossiter.

[S: Suzi Park   PSJ: Paul Steffan Jones   J: Jake   C: Carole King]

P This was kind of my idea in a way, because I came up here and I was bowled over by this sho...

June 8, 2019

Anyone visiting the Great War cemetery of Heilly in the valley of the Ancre is standing on the site of a casualty clearing station which was swamped with wounded troops evacuated from the Somme battlefield on July 1 1916. It is, like so many of these war grave sites, p...

June 6, 2019

Press Release:

Resident in Newcastle Emlyn for fifteen years, Glenn left a career as a Scenic Artist for film and television [several years with BBC]. This work had provided opportunities for him to practice trompe-l’oeil techniques and visual trickery on an industrial...

May 10, 2019

I think it illustrates an admirable trait of the British character that its people are more likely to be able to name the sculptor of the lions guarding the foot of Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square [Landseer of ‘Monarch of the Glen’ fame], than the artist responsibl...

May 9, 2019

This show is a joint exhibition between The Royal Watercolour Society of Wales and Associazione Italiana Acquerellisti based in Milan, Italy. The second leg of the show will be in Milan, Italy, in the spring of 2020.

The Royal Watercolour Society of Wales (RWSW) was for...

April 26, 2019

 Frosted Man: watercolour 43x30cm

The natural world has offered up so much material to inspire me through my life. And though elements from nature have been been co-opted for incidental effect, I have spurned almost all of it as central source material for my own art. T...

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