Drawing, St Columba's Bay


080 A Wing Murals

Art Project at HMP Haverigg

A Mural project led by artist Alison Critchlow working with a group of men at HMP Haverigg. The murals look at the cycles of nature and the idea that nothing is ever static. They focus on moments of transformation in the natural world and each painting encourages the viewer to take a closer look. They…

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Weather Words – The Exhibition

‘An exhibition with Alison Critchlow, in collaboration with the Wordsworth Trust and the University of Leeds’ ‘British Romantic Writing and Environmental catastrophe’ project.’ I co-curated the exhibition ‘Weather Words’ at the Wordsworth Museum as well as making a painting , ‘Flow’ for the exhibition and teaching several workshops with community groups. ‘Weather Words’ displayed nineteenth…

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018 Flow Acrylic On Canvas 2017 A Critchlow

Weather Words – Painting

This painting is ‘Flow’ 150 x120 cm Acrylic on Canvas. It was made for the ‘Weather Words’ exhibition and interprets this extract from Dorothy Wordsworth’s journal, ​ “It was a sweet morning – Every thing green & overflowing with life, & the streams making a perpetual song with the thrushes & all little birds, not…

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Cloud Study, A Critchlow

Weather Words – Workshops

The wider context of this project saw me working with Susan Allen ( Community engagement officer at the Wordsworth Trust) with groups in Uldale and Shap exploring ways of painting the weather and Romantic ideas of the sublime. The Wordsworth Trust website explains, “This exhibition has been created as part of the University of Leeds ‘British Romantic…

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