Celtic pattern, geometry and the imagination: a four day drawing course taught by artist Adam Tetlow focused on the construction of knot work, keys and spirals from the Celtic Christian tradition. Continuing my quest to gain a better practical understanding of the structure of patterns it was a privilege to spend time at the Princes School of Traditional Arts in London.Read More
I am delighted to be taking part in Tracing Paper 2016, a mentoring scheme for artists based in the North-West of England, funded by Arts Council England. With PhD research expanding the practice into new and exciting territory this is an ideal time to gain some critical feedback. Led by David Hancock and Simon Woolham from Paper Gallery the programme promises to bring a useful mix of critique and professional mentoring sessions over a 9 month period culminating in a group exhibition in October 2016.Read More
Vertical Gallery, Manchester School of Art.
November - Jan 2016
Group show curated by Jacqueline Butler, Chris Paul Daniels, Toby Heyes and David Penny.
Halliwell's contributing to Compression Culture included two drawings from Gilt-y series, a new body of works that explore and exploit the use of gold leaf. These small works on paper concentrate the image and demand that the viewer gets up close and examines the detail, the indentations and the subtle variations of the surface.Read More
In collaboration with animation artist William Card plans are well underway to make an immersive light work. Taking Halliwell's signature spirograph motif, with its roots in mathematics and 1970's nostalgia, off the page and drawn with light rather than biro, onto floor. Taking the choreography of Busby Berkeley as inspiration the mandala-esque shapes will appear, morph and split creating a kaleidoscopic display of colour and light.
Watch this space....!Read More
Water Tower Art Fest, Sofia, Bulgaria
Curated by Lizzie Coleman-Link
Wanderlust is an International Mail Art project, site-specific installation and an Online Gallery that combines the use of traditional postal services and social media networks to initiate an ongoing and participatory travelling Nomadic Collection.Read More