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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! portfolio...

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...

Reflections on a quiet Monday morning in the Port

18 May 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

Well hello folks! Just a quick post from me today - having taken a step back recently to focus on family and friends, today I find myself reflecting on recent work over coffee, Nick Drake and another rainy morning in Newport. Today's post is written as an...

Tides of Change: On the Riverbanks of Newport

02 Mar 2015, Posted by kate_mercer in Newport, Published

This week at The Project Space, we welcomed 2nd year BA (Hons) Photographic Art students from the University of South Wales to present Drift, a collective exhibition of visual artworks about the River Usk, connecting waterways, and its surrounding land. Integrating themselves within the local community, each...

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...

Give give give – receive: Mentors and social media

10 Apr 2014, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

I can not believe it's been over a month since I've made time to sit and write a post. So many things have happened in that time, I realise the impact or relevance of writing about them all in one sitting would be futile. Instead,...

Day trip with Dai – g39, Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil

09 Jan 2014, Posted by kate_mercer in Cardiff, Community, Inspiration, Out & About

Yesterday I spent a very enjoyable day visiting a number of places in Wales to see what's happening near me. With fellow photographer and general life enthusiast Dai Howell (https://www.facebook.com/DaiHowellartist) we visited g39 in Cardiff (http://www.g39.org) and then travelled up to Merthyr Tydfil for what we hoped would...

Happy New Year!

03 Jan 2014, Posted by kate_mercer in Uncategorized

Happy new year everyone! And, if you're reading this, thank you for visiting my website. 2013 was a busy year for me behind and away from the camera as I'm sure it was for many of us. Hopefully 2014 will see the continuation of work, the...

Totterdown Frontroom Arts Trail 15th – 17th November 2013, Bristol

16 Nov 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

Image: GB, Bristol. Outside of house on Totterdown's Frontroom Arts Trail. 2013. © Kate Mercer. Today I spent a very enjoyable day researching a potential community arts event over in Bristol care of Totterdown's Frontroom Arts Trail. The event has been running since 2001 taking place...