Laura Macdonald

How can we all support Black Lives Matter?

The Black Lives Matter movement was set up to campaign against violence and systematic racism against black people. On Monday 25 May, a 46-year-old African American man named George Floyd was killed by a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The officer knelt on Floyd’s neck as he struggled to breathe. “Even with cameras on him, a police […]

Isolation Dating Terms

There’s a lot of modern dating terms floating around out there…we’ve all heard of ghosting, cuffing and bread crumbing, right? But isolation and social distancing has put a whole new spin on things! Here is a list of just a few of the modern dating trends emerging from lockdown… ADAPTING: Finding new ways to get […]

Artist Spotlight: Laura Macdonald

Laura is an artist and trained actress and performer from Cornwall. Laura is a commission based artist, working mostly in acrylic on canvas. She enjoys experimenting with different mediums from watercolour and Biro, to sketching freehand on a sewing machine! She is also a self- taught face-painter. Laura paints a range of subjects from still […]

Artist Spotlight: Andrew Sales

Andrew has studied art extensively, completing both a foundation diploma degree and a Bachelors degree in Fine art After graduating Andrew moved to Leeds to continue to make work and exhibit. He has exhibited extensively around Leeds, but also in London, Newcastle, Loughborough and Leicester. He completed his MA in creative practice at Leeds Arts [...]

Artist Spotlight: Alexandra Unger

Alex is a children's book illustrator working mostly with watercolour                         This is a fairly recent shift she has taken, after working 15 years in the fine arts field using performance, sculpture, body cast, oil painting and video as a means of expression. Having gained [...]

Artist Spotlight: Wyland Tondelier

Wyland is a French national artist and a fashion designer.   His artistic experience as more than 25 years on stage for fashion and TV shows and he worked with different audiences and different ages. He has exhibited his painting around the world and his work is abroad and in the UK in private collections.   He likes […]