Reflection from Katie Sollohub on the creative process in nature

Following our previous piece of news we thank Katie Sollohub for offering the below reflection and insight into her creative process. “Last summer I was delighted to run a painting workshop in the beautiful setting of the Blue Idol Quaker meeting house and garden. Blessed with a sunny day, we were able to enjoy working outside, surrounded by nature. I like to start the day with a meditation – breathing, settling, listening to the sounds Read more…

Katie Sollohub has won the international Derwent Prize

Katie Sollohub, who led an arts workshop in the Blue Idol garden last year, has won the prestigious international Derwent Prize. You can see the winning painting on the Derwent Art blog. “Katie Sollohub’s paintings are a celebration of paint and colour, objects, spaces and memory. Her expressive drawings demonstrate her love of looking. The subject matter is the stuff of everyday, the stuff around her. Each image tells a story.” See the gallery of Read more…