Headhunter (antisyzygy) - a headhunter gazes into water and points a spear threateningly at his own reflection. In the background are dafffodils and trees. Rough impasto acrylic paint texture.

Headhunter (antisyzygy)

Headhunter (antisyzygy) Headhunter (antisyzygy) is a painting inspired by the extreme survival story of Orcadian Jack Renton, who is sometimes called “The White Headhunter.” Renton was a 19th Century seaman from Stromness who was ‘Shanghai’d’ (abducted) and eventually marooned in the South Seas, drifting for thousands of miles with a few other deserters from the […]

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The Fairy Dance - an Orcadian folk tale, supporting Scotland's Year of Stories 2022.

The Fairy Dance animation release

The Fairy Dance animation release In this, Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, I am proud to announce the release of my second animated short film, The Fairy Dance. Watch The Fairy Dance now. Click here! The Fairy Dance is adapted from a folk tale, recorded by the writer Ernest Marwick, about a fiddle-player who entertains […]

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Rebel Orkney, St. Andrews Fair Saturday 2021 exhibition at Northlight Gallery, Stromness, from 27th November to 9th December 10am-4pm daily except Sunday. Poster shows Alexander Graham, Janet Fea and Peter Maxwell Davies.

Rebel Orkney Fair Saturday exhibition

Rebel Orkney, St. Andrews Fair Saturday exhibition at Northlight Gallery, Stromness. For the past few years Fiona Grahame (editor of The Orkney News), Cary Welling (curator of Northlight Gallery) and I have held events in association with St. Andrews Fair Saturday, which exists as an antidote to the rampant consumerism of Black Friday. For 2021 […]

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