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Currently exhibiting:
Revolting Artists
St Nics Gallery, Weymouth


They don't want you to figure it out

The requirement to research and find evidence or answers to the social challenges we face has weakened. Apathy and the need to belong to a group has increased which has led to a rise in people simply agreeing with others’ opinions in an effort to appear engaged and part of an established community. Social media and the attention deficit this breeds, alongside the subconscious revolt against isolation, seems to fuel this herd mentality: offering an easy way to feel powerful and authentic, joining the unified mind set of others. Surrounding yourself with these repetitive negative vice or virtue signalling platitudes becomes a dangerous echo chamber of false, toxic mantras that can ultimately turn rational people into vitriolic nationalists.

It is never us against them, and not nostalgia versus progression. These are distractions from the real issues: the culture of dishonesty, cronyism and the lack of ethical responsibility that festers in government. The only way to fight it is through knowledge, but that takes effort, commitment and focus. These values have been systematically damaged through the conflict of questioning who and what sources we can actually trust.


In a climate of both apathy and encroached rights - what can be done? In response to this, a series of designs have been created, 2 of which are on display.

Each t-shirt uses sign language in place of the traditional universal slogan space that symbolises the wearers opinion. As most viewers will not be able to read the words, it forces the question: will anyone actually decipher the message? This emphasises the apathy and lethargic behaviour we have towards issues that do not offer immediate, or digestible information. The effort involved in researching these symbols will rule out the inclusion that could be developed, and even agreed with.

Alongside this point, the 2023 Policing Act introduced a ‘noise trigger’ restricting how protest can sound. The use of sign language in this instance gives immense power to silence, enabling users to communicate whatever they want, without technically causing disruption. The irony of channels such as GB News and talk TV being having the right by law to broadcast vile right wing rhetoric unchallenged, whilst protesters are monitored by volume is a sign of how draconian and autocratic the UK government have become.



We live in hope that the hand of fate will bring us the relief that we need.

This mock up arcade machine is filled with pills that house small screen printed stamps, each symbolising the power of sending the help that can make someone feel better. The prints contain visuals and lyrics which provide a clue to the social or political issue it hopes to positively support. For a donation, your can purchase 'currency' to insert in the machine to try and retrieve a pill. It is not easy, in fact it is difficult and frustrating because this simple public desire to provide help is often left in weak hands, especially with a Tory government. Charities have been left to fill the gaps in aid, help and support for basic care in housing, addiction, domestic abuse and poverty. Should you be lucky enough to dispense a pill, all the money donated through playing will be donated to the charity displayed on your stamp. You will keep your screen print as a small reminder that you took the challenge, persevered and succeeded in sending help, even when those in power don't.

Recent exhibitions

Revolting Artists 2: Hope / Saint Nics Gallery, Weymouth/  2024


Rogue Women / The Manchester Contemporary, Manchester/  2023


Open 23 / Bury Art Gallery, Manchester/  2023

Tees / Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester/  2023

LIPF / Shoreditch, London / 2023

Rogue Women ll / Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester/  2023


Revolting Artists: GreedSaint Nics Gallery, Weymouth/  2023

WCAF / Warrington Art Gallery, Warrington / 2022

LIPF / Shoreditch, London / 2022

Open / Air Gallery, Altrincham /2022

Indy Biennial / /2021


Open / HOME Gallery, Manchester / 2020

Heart / The World Of Glass, St Helens / 2019

20/20 Print Exchange  / International Exhibition / 2019-2021

Open/ The World Of Glass, St Helens/ 2018


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