My first solo exhibition in over 5 years opens at Jealous Gallery tomorrow, Thursday March 30th. Inspired by my recent ADHD and Dyslexia diagnosis, this new collection of paintings and works on paper playfully explores the difficulties I’ve faced with my mental health as a result of years of undiagnosed neurodivergence.
The work is aligned with my recent change in direction but showcases a completely new way of working. There’s an almost collage like approach in the application of paint as contrasting colours, textures and finishes fight for your attention. Biblical imagery, a scene from the movie Mad Max, classical sculpture and pulp westerns are some of the disparate reference points used, all transformed into strange allegories of the more challenging sides to my neurodivergence.
As well as the original works there will be a hand-finished limited print edition available to buy at the opening and then at the Jealous website the morning after.
The show kicks off with the private view tomorrow from 6:30pm – 8:30pm and runs ’til April 23rd. No tickets or guest lists needed for the night, just come down to Jealous Gallery on 53 Curtain Rd, London, enjoy some complimentary cocktails, roll your eyeballs across some colourful art and if you can seek me out, please come and say hello in person.
Once the dust settles and I’ve caught up on some sleep I’ll post a bunch of behind the scenes photos alongside images from the show itself.