Out & About

Artspark! Year 1 – Artists in the community

27 Jul 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Out & About

Hello folks, This month saw the end to the first year of Artspark! in Caerphilly, which those of you who have read my blog posts before may be familiar with. An updated selection from all the workshop sessions are now available on my updated Artspark!…

So long The Project Space

20 Jul 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Newport, Out & About

Morning all! So it was with a sad heart last week that after nearly 18 months, my time came to end at The Project Space in Newport, South Wales (GB). I’ve absolutely loved being involved with this project – artists working in their community is…

Passion and reward

09 Feb 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration, Out & About

Firstly – welcome to all reading this post and visiting my website! Secondly – apologies to those returning visitors for the long gap in-between posts my end. It’s not been through lack of activity; if anything, I have been incredibly busy working on a number of…

A day out with Alison Tod

28 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Out & About

Image: GB, Wales. Creations by Alison Tod in her Abergavenny showroom 2013 © Kate Mercer 2013. Another amazing day over in Abergavenny today assisting David Hurn. Today we visited Alison Tod, creator of such fabulous hats as pictured here. I first met Alison whilst assisting…