In a Vase

As seasons swirl, swell & subside, a vase acts as an anchor for stillness and invites a moment of observation. Time is noticed, celebrated and entangled, displayed in the home until the stems turn; drooping, dropping and spilling petals and pollen on the table.


‘In a Vase’ is a new collection of still life paintings, all set in the artist’s own living room. The blue walls and teak table remain constant whilst the subjects shift and change with the seasons and a growing collection of vessels in which to contain them. The form, colour, shapes and habits of the flowers, fruits and vegetables acknowledge the process of bloom and decay and the attempts to capture an elusive moment, in a vase.

Exhibited at Yorkshire Artspace, October 2021