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You can purchase a number of my books here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/stores/author/B014NT2M72
Image shown above : 'My Skin' aluminium alloy, silver, copper suphate, October 2022.
January 2024 Illustrations and Promotional film for Malka Al Haddad's 'The Truth at the end of the Night'
January and February 2024: New editions of prints released: 'The Olive Grove' 'A Garden at Night' 'The Golden Muse'and 'Zen''. Zen is the first of a new type of 'multiple' editioned in small numbers. It is a collaboration between George Sfougaras and Dr Paul Rudman.
Process Exhibition: 15th May to the 9th June 2023 Loughborough University, Martin Hall Gallery.
Art House 9th to the 12th of June 2023 ArtHouse has become a well-established local and regional event bringing together local artists and designers, hosted in beautiful local homes.
Kinesis is an exhibition of some 30 of my works in a variety of media. Part of the Shrewsbury 'Movement' Art Trail. Gateway Art Gallery, Shrewsbury. The exhibition opens on the 29th at 6.00 pm and finishes on August 31st. Stefan Chabluk will showcase his ceramics alongside my work. Organised in partnership with Turner Street Arts.
LCB Leicester: (In the Courtyard Room). January to December 2023. By appointment.
Welcome to my website. I make work that exists at the intersection of art, history, politics and culture. My topics are drawn from personal experiences, family histories and contemporary events. When I make art, I feel a sense of continuity where time is a concept and all things are happening in the present moment. I create work which I hope engages others at an emotional level, which encourages dialogue, healing and reconciliation, within the self and the world beyond.
I was born in Heraklion, Crete, to Christian parents who were refugees from Asia Minor (modern Turkey) and who subsequently came to the UK during the 1970s military Junta period. These narratives form the cornerstone of my work. My mother’s accounts of the transportation and loss of the island’s Jewish population inspired a book and a number of subsequent exhibitions and residencies in Greece, Israel and Germany. My father’s beautiful accounts of a safe and harmonious life between different faiths in the Istanbul of his childhood, before the destruction of war and the ensuing diaspora, has encouraged me to look at life unencumbered by prejudice. My time as a teacher and most recently a Headteacher of a Hospital School, has taught me that inner happiness and a sense of wonder are to be held on with every bit of passion and strength we can muster. Life is fleeting, and Art serves the purpose of prolonging it, even beyond our time here, through its magic and infinite ways of validating the human experience.
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You can find out about my practice as you navigate this site. You can also read in greater detail about my creative process and my intentions on my Blog and by following some of my experiments and (almost) daily outcomes on Instagram. Please click on the logos below.