Memories of Pirate Gow, a digital photomontage showing Gow's Folly aka the Groatie Hoose combined with childhood project book drawings.

Memories of Pirate Gow

Memories of Pirate Gow Memories of Pirate Gow is an artwork comprised of digital drawing and photomontage. It is inspired by the story of the infamous Orcadian Pirate John Gow and the unusual structure known as Gow’s Folly (or the Groatie Hoose), which was constructed using ballast material from his ship. As I studied this […]

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"We're not in Deepdale anymore", A Monster of The Crown. A giant winged sea lion with a whale tail and five tentacles with eyes eyeballing a broken statue of the Lady of Justice. A young girl stand in the rusty gateway of Her Majesty's Government and waves a saltire in its face.

The Road to Deepdale

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” Joseph Heller, Catch-22 The Road to Deepdale The Deepdale Monster was almost certainly a dead basking shark which washed up on the rocky shore of Deepdale Bay in Holm, Orkney, in 1941. Today Deepdale Bay is polluted with an unusually large amount of plastic trash […]

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"Post-ironic Salmond Love." Hot pink portrait of Alex Salmond, derived from a photograph taken moments after he had uttered the words "I love you."

Post-Ironic Salmond Love

Post-ironic Salmond Love From Saturday 13th to Friday 26th March, Northlight Gallery in Stromness will be showing (in the windows only) work for The Great Big Art Exhibition 2021, on the themes of Animals, Portraits, Colour and Humour. This exhibition, organised by, aims to be the largest art exhibition ever held. It is open […]

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