Tag Archives: Bird Fair

The Birds of Gloucestershire

Those of you who came to Bird Fair will have seen that I had a display on my stand about the forthcoming book The Birds of Gloucestershire. Earlier this year I was approached to produce some of the illustrations for … Continue reading

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Bird Fair 2013

It’s nearly time for the British Birdwatching Fair (aka Bird Fair)…. for the twenty fifth time. Can it really be the 25th anniversary? A lot of water under the bridge, and a lot of money raised for conservation – over … Continue reading

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How to Build an Art Collection on a Budget

Yesterday I tweeted excitedly about my preparations for BirdFair (I’m exhibiting along with many other wildlife artists in the wonderful Art Marquee). Someone responded that visiting the art marquee could be very expensive. Now, it’s not clear whether they meant … Continue reading

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Festival of Birds at WWT Slimbridge

Dates for your diary: Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 February 2012 I’m taking part in the Festival of Birds at the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, Glos. It promises to be a great event – Simon King will be opening the … Continue reading

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Birdfair TV

I can’t quite believe I’m typing this but…. I’m on YouTube! How much can change in a short time. If anyone had told me just eighteen months ago I’d be on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube I really wouldn’t have believed … Continue reading

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Spotlight On… Jackie Garner

“Spotlight On… Jackie Garner” was definitely one of the more exhilarating – and scary – times of my life. Judging from the comments from other artists, I can now officially describe myself as “brave”! If you aren’t familar with “Spotlight On…”, it’s a popular … Continue reading

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BirdFair 2010

Wow – what a BirdFair we had this year! Can it really keep getting bigger and better each year? It was my sixth year as an exhibitor, and I’d made a deliberate effort to increase my BirdFair presence. This year I had a double stand … Continue reading

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Organised Time

Very busy during the next few days.  BirdFair has snuck up on me!  Always amazed at how much time is spent painting, framing, mounting, pricing, packing, labelling and generally getting everything organised.  Even though I plan in advance, so much can’t … Continue reading

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More BirdFair TV

Further to yesterday’s post about BirdFair: Digital Spring have confirmed that they can project footage on to the marquee screens when I’m doing the painting demonstration for “Spotlight on… Jackie Garner”.  Good news!  That means I can work on a … Continue reading

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BirdFair TV

I’m very excited about a new facet to BirdFair this year.  The BirdFair team have linked up with Digital Spring and BirdLife International to broadcast coverage of the event – before, during and after on BirdFair TV. Before the event they’ll be … Continue reading

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