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The Arena – Pitch Illustration Radio 98.7fm

01 Aug 2016, Posted by kate_mercer in Cardiff, Community, Out & About

It was with great pleasure last week I accepted an invite by and Dai Howell to join them with special guest Rowan Lear to talk about photography this week on Pitch Illustration Radio / Radio Cardiff, this episode hosted by James Cocks. The Arena is...

Artspark! website launched

01 Feb 2016, Posted by kate_mercer in Artspark!, Out & About

Howdy folks! I hope everyone had a good /  productive / bearable Monday. Today I've spent it mostly editing photos from this weekends photographic shenanigans around Newport and Cardiff, particularly one of my favourite projects - Artspark! This weekend I met the gang at Rubicon Dance in...

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...

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...

The importance of networks: Community Art Network Training

22 Oct 2013, Posted by kate_mercer in Inspiration

Image: GB, Wales. Overlooking Llanhilleth. 2013 © Kate Mercer 2013 So this week I'm taking part on the Community Arts Network Training scheme up at the Llanhilleth Miners Institute. Whilst it's proving to be fairly heavy going, an unexpected benefit of the course is that it...