Inspired by PilgrimageSomewhere in Switzerland, not so very long ago, I asked Barbara if she would consider walking the Pembrokeshire coastal path with me. The idea caug...Read more →
My journey to becoming an artist
I am deadly serious about being an artist. It is a world still governed by men. My art is female. I am a woman. However, is it any less valuable for that? The pressure to conform to life as a woman - concentrate on your home, your children - is huge and comes from women just as much as from men. Especially in rural Switzerland. To want to succeed as a female artist is not really something anyone would gladly own up to - the first question I am always posed is, "can you make a living from it?" Would you ask a male artist this? Can I as a female artist paint flowers? Or am I then conforming to being a woman?
So thank you for reading this, thank you for supporting a female artist.Read more →