New Day Rising

I leave NTU on 31st December and am now starting to realise what a significant and life-changing decision this may be. I have battered through a number of genres and …

Lady Bay Show in Nottingham Evening Post

A very nice piece by local arts journalist Mark Patterson in the Nottingham Evening Post. Art: Lady Bay Arts Festival, May 16 and 17 By Mark Patterson Some of the …

Second Wind: New Paintings – where the title comes from…

Second Wind was the title of a set of illustrations to my poems and songs that my friend Laura Stenhouse made in 1992. Full story here : http://www.shaunbelcher.com/painting/?p=479 The phenomenon described …

Lady Bay Arts 16th-17th May: New Paintings on show

  A new series of paintings under overall title ‘Second Wind’ will be on show at 117 Holme Road, Lady Bay on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th May 12-6pm. Lady Bay …

April in the Studio

Shaun Belcher paintings in studio March-April 2015: 1977 Series acrylic on canvas 18″ x 18″ square. I have been full-time in the studio from March 15th and it starting to …

Damp Jungle sees the light after 35 years!

My beautiful non-career in music 1980-2015 Ironically just after drawing the ‘my music career’ daily doodle above came news of the release of my first ever recording..35 years to the day …

Daily Doodles – New Scribing cartoons

I have been trying to do a ‘Daily Doodle’ of my thoughts as a way of practicing ‘scribing’ and also because it fun 🙂 These are the images so far…..my …

Painting Again March 2015

Belcher in the studio March 2015 So here we are the first monthly round up of progress. I have set out to paint 12 2’x2′ paintings by May 16th for …

Back to the future: Painting again

‘Barn’ 1993 Oil on Canvas 18″ x 18″ After all the false starts, the blind alleys and the disappointments I finally seem ready to paint again. I will deal with my …

Bill Berkson and Art Writing

“Frank O’Hara was born in 1926,  a good year for births, it turns out: Marilyn Monroe, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, Wallace Berman, Joan Mitchell, Fidel Castro, Tony Bennett, Chuck Berry, …