Best laid plans…

I’m sorry to inform guests, locals, visitors and friends, I’ve had to conclude the residency at b: Atelier early due to unforeseen circumstances. I felt very sad to pack up and move my paintings out yesterday. However, I was able to photo-document most of...

b: Atelier Artist in Residence

Minding my own business at the NGA, a woman walked up to me and said ‘Hello Suzanne!’ Immersed in the world of colours and shapes, it took a few moments to recognise Robyn. She has a lovely voice – gentle and strong at the same time. Around three...

Slow looking in the Rothko Chapel

…Nothing compares to this one work comprised of 3 enormous triptychs and 5 single canvases that almost eclipse the octagonal walls of the chapel. Between 1964 to 1967, Rothko worked on this commission,┬áproducing the paintings after and while continuing...

Bloomsbury: a pilgrimage to Charleston, April 2023

Interested in the paintings of Vanessa Bell for some years; their freshness, courage of mark and the marriage of sensitive and bold use of colour remain captivating, I wanted to walk in her spaces and feel what that was like. Homely, gentle, resolute, steadfast,...