Puglia, a lovely week

I’ve just returned from a lovely peaceful week in Puglia, near Otranto. The weather was very hot and dry, and the air was full of the sound of crickets. I shared my cool room with geckos; I swam in the warm, salty, gorgeous Adriatic sea; I saw thousands of olive trees, they all seemed to […]


The garden is beautiful wherever you look. Standing quietly I can sense the power of the sun working with the fleshy leaves, gathering them towards fullness. Andrew had a dream in which he was gathering fragments of the sun to give to me. The same night I was feeling very tired, I dreamed my battery […]

The Venice Biennale – Kate’s blog

Kate Walters BLOG a-n 13 Please click on the link above to see the blog complete with pictures. Kate Walters’ blog – without images. The Encyclopaedic Palace           La Biennale di Venezia, 2013. Travel from west Cornwall to anywhere far and exotic is usually problematic, as we are so far away from anywhere down here. But […]

a few pics of Venice…

I returned yesterday from Venice, many songs in my heart, the swaying of the sea still in my bones. I feel inspired by many things at the Biennale, and by the magic of the place. Here are a few pictures, more to follow soon… I am still needing time for all my experiences in Venice […]


I am about to leave to begin my journey to Venice, travelling via Bournemouth and the Russell Cotes Museum, then London where I’ll see Alice Herrick and Samantha Sweeting at Sam’s show at the Herrick Gallery. I am also going to check out the space at the Art Pavilion in Tower Hamlets. Venice on Tuesday!

Freedom from Torture, West Cornwall Supporters Group news – drawing workshop during Golowan

I recently became involved with this charity and I wanted to contribute something towards it.  I feel that raising awareness through creativity is a dynamic, productive and positive way of approaching this area of challenging, confusing, often hidden, shadowy, and shocking human activity. I will be leading a workshop on drawing and working creatively with […]


Last week I was delighted and surprised to hear that my bid for a bursary to visit the Venice Biennale for the Opening had been successsful. So I am getting ready to go, after taking some work to Bournemouth to the Russel Coates Museum. I have also heard from the lovely Juliet Gomperts Trust who […]