Saturday, March 12, 2005
Waterstones has a great exhibition on at the moment by an artist called Jill Perry. She has recorded a year in her life in the form of a visual diary. Each day takes up a small square and has a short sentence associated with it. The entries are sometimes painted, or collaged, sculpted and stitched, or photographed, or drawn. It is a moving, intimate, vibrant and inspiring exhibition which might give you inspiration for your own sketchbook pages. The exhibition runs until 2nd April in the Bridlesmith Gate Gallery, which is a lovely space on the fourth floor of Waterstones. Along side the visual diary are a number of her detailed and slightly surreal paintings which are a pleasure in themselves. Go and see it, you won't regret it.