August 17, 2016

My Interview with Surface Gallery Nottingham in Full.

Please tell us what best describes your work & what you do?
I am interested in making images that are visually striking but which don’t give up all their secrets at once. The response that would m...

July 12, 2016

                                               Picture by Hull Man Matt

Sea of Hull Reflections

“So what...

January 5, 2016



Inspiration is my subject today. I often get asked where I find inspiration - particularly for my abstract art work.

 It is a difficult question to answer. Fortunately, I find inspiration everywhere: sometimes from a book, a walk, a...

December 31, 2015

Review of 2015

Well what a year 2015 has been. Life has certainly been exciting.
I don’t make New Year’s Resolutions. I long ago learned that there is little point. However, I do find it useful & interesting to review the year as it draws to a close.

November 20, 2015

A Day In The Life Of Nigel Folds Artist


So what does this artist do all day? Well it’s not all painting. In fact there is no typical day. At the moment I am exploring some earlier work of mine “Garden of Signs” originally based on Neolithic signs in...

September 11, 2015

The recent exhibition with poet Frank Newsum at the Yorkshire Wolds Gallery, Staxton was a great success - lots of visitors throughout the week with people taking a real interest - and good sales for both of us.
The preview event turned into quite a...

August 20, 2015

How the words disappeared from my poems as they turned into paintings.
I would like you to enjoy looking at these paintings in the same way you would enjoy listening to a good tune, without worrying about its meaning or significance. A simple melody...

March 27, 2015

My present involvement with painting began in 2005. At that time I was a full time carer – looking after my 95 year old mother. It was quite a stressful time so I thought I would play about with some paints to take my mind off things with a relative...

February 11, 2015

Episode 4 

Back to the Book
After the excitement of 2 exhibitions & a live performance, it begun to dawn on Deirdre & myself that we had almost forgotten about the original idea – to produce an illustrated book of Deidre’s Poems! Deirdre made contact...

February 1, 2015

Episode 3 

A live performance & art in the shopping centre.

Back in the studio, drawing & painting from the photos of our day of improvisations, I made some decisions about the work I was going to produce which changed the nature of the project.

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