New funding!

I am delighted to announce that I am a recipient of a Sustainable Arts Foundation Grant that will fund the extension of the Artist Residency in Motherhood until Early’s first birthday on the 20th May 2014. The grant will buy me two mornings a week of studio time, and some other costs. It is a…

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today I brought home:   A metal cup A magazine rack A toy tape measure A small foldy metal shelf A new wallet made of eel skin A small plastic animal like a badger Some discoloured envelopes and notepaper 25 antique wooden children’s blocks with letters on A queen-sized stained and old green/white curtain depicting…

holiday

The Artist Residency in Motherhood is temporarily having a break over the New Year. Back in a week or so. Thanks so much for visiting and happy Christmas & New Year to you.   Lenka

Eight new hours

Otto started school today, the first institutional care he’s had. From now on and for the duration of the residency, I will have four hours each on Thursday and Friday mornings of studio time, as well as studio-Sunday. This new rhythm delights me. And to think I used to have twenty-four hours a day and…

Visions around the home

I catch myself often staring into space. I notice sometimes a life-enhancing filter in front of my eyes that adjusts the way I see my home. Little shoe-maker elves tidy up in front of me, transforming the washing up into a stack of shiny dishes, conjuring up new furniture, framing and hanging imaginary pictures. My…