The Framing of ‘Illuminations’ for Lincoln Cathedral

So many people have asked me about the framing of my ‘Illuminations’ exhibition at Lincoln Cathedral that I thought I would write a little about how it was done – and the person responsible. When I knew I was going to have an end of tenure exhibition in the Chapter House at Lincoln Cathedral, there was only one person I wanted to frame it – Mal Reynolds of Harlequin Frames. He is, in my opinion, one of the best picture framers...

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The Trondheim Pillars of Lincoln Cathedral

It was Heather Chapple, Cathedral guide, who told me about the ‘Trondheim’ pillars. Situated at the western crossing of Lincoln Cathedral, these pillars are stylistically unique in the British Isles and found only in one other Cathedral – Nidaros Cathe read more

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Lincoln Cathedral Nativity

I have wanted to paint this since I knew I was to be artist in residence at Lincoln Cathedral. It is, of course, the Christian nativity scene. The shapes of the three pieces were designed to echo the west front doors of the Cathedral and the illuminated borders were ins read more

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Lincoln Cathedral Stonemasons

Lincoln Cathedral is fortunate to have a team of skilled stonemasons. They are responsible for both replacing carvings damaged by the passage of time and creating new imagery which will be enjoyed by visitors in the future. The image on the right is thought by some to b read more

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A Book of Hours and a Medieval Herbal

It’s been a while since I posted new work here – not because there isn’t any new work but because there is so much work to be done that I haven’t got around to writing about it! I thought I would show you a couple of pieces which show the contras read more

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