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My practice includes artists’ books, print, installations (using objects or sound), group vocal performance, and guided walks. These diverse practices are connected by their development from site-specific investigations. The aim is to make people aware of, or to reframe, connections between places, times and events, and to create opportunities for people to embed new associations and perceptions in their memories of a particular environment.

Please click onto whatever you are interested in on the navigation bar above.
It is also sometimes worth clicking on a picture, especially in the books section.

To give you an overview:
A great deal of my current work, but not all of it, is inspired by my locality, especially Morecambe Bay.
My work is often based on my love of and concern for the natural environment, while at the same time acknowledging the realities of the modern world, and I want to share both these
aspects with others. In my less serious works, I hope to encourage playfulness and curiosity by the unfamiliar nature of the binding methods. Exploration of the craft of artists' books is as fundamental to my practice as the themes I choose.

Any comments? Please mail me, catriona (at) artistsbooks.org
However, if this fails please inform me via my partner, chris (at) utopia-britannica.org.uk

To find out more about me, go to Biography

Exhibitions and Book Fairs

NOW ON

Memories Unpacked'Traces' at the Dukes Gallery, Moor Lane, Lancaster

Group show by Artlab

27th Jan - 16th Feb 2014, main opening hours 6 to 10pm


PAST SHOWS

September 2012, Solo show, Harris Art Gallery and Museum, Preston.
Including 'The Many Shapes of Leaves' and '(Dis)Placement'

JJapanese Maple Japanese Maple from 'The Many Shapes of Leaves' - see Blog

NormandyJacket Normandy-Jacket from
(Dis)Placeme
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Latest Work - completed August 2012
GlasgowTartanMaxiSkirt 'Glasgow Tartan Maxi Skirt'
New method used of weaving in strips from maps of immigrants' places of origin.

DetailGlasgow Detail of 'Glasgow'
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24 Mar-5May 2012, 'Journeys', Part of curated show, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk.
9-29 Jan 2012,
(Dis) Placement, solo show at Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster
Sept 5th-Nov 5th
with The Sunderland Book Project, Arts Centre Washington
26 Aug- 8 Oct
with The Sunderland Book Project, The Galley, Gateshead Library              
30 Ap, 1 May 2011with Artistsbooksonline at BABE, Arnofini, Bristol

11 - 15 Sep 2010 'ten twelve' MA exhibition, Hanover Building, UCLan, Preston
8 July  2010  ‘Vocal Factory’, Pavilion, Avenham Park, Preston
1-12 Feb  2010  Group show, MA Interim, Victoria Gallery, UCLan, Preston
18 Oct
  
2009 ‘Subverting the Straight Line’, Halton Mill, solo site-specific installation
1 Aug -1 Sep 2009, Workhouse, Llanfyllin, Powys, group artists' book show.
2 - 27 June 2009 'Interconnected', PAD Gallery, Preston, solo show
10 January - 5 April 2009
Salford Museum, with artistsbooksonline
10Nov-12Jan08 'For the Love of Books', Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Bangor
1Nov - 14 Dec 08 Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington, in 'People & Environment' open
4 Oct - 31 Oct 08
The Temple Gallery, Aberfeldy, Perthshire
13 Sep - 18 Oct 08
Buckley Library Gallery, with artistsbooksonline
9 Aug - 6 Sep 08 Rhuddlan & Ruthin Library Gallery, with artistsbooksonline
19 June-11 July 08 The Owl and Lion Gallery, 15 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS 
24 May - 12 July 08
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, with artistsbooksonline
23 May - 17 Aug 08 'Echoes of the Lune', Maritime Museum, Lancaster, with Echo Artists
23 Ap - 'In Situ', group show with Artlab at Centre for Contemporary Art, UCLAN, Preston
5 Ap - 18 May 08 Haworth Art Gallery Accrington, with artistsbooksonline
15-29 Feb08 'Washed Up', curated show, Lurcher Gallery, Broadstairs, Kent.
26 Jan - 22 March 08 National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, with artistsbooksonline
12-16 Nov 07 'Beneath the Tarmac the Grass', open artists books exhibition, 'Tether Festival', Bromley House Library, Nottingham