Place and space: exhibiting outsider art

My recent co-curation of Jazz Up Your Lizard, the exhibition of work by Steve Murison that celebrate five years' of the blog, got me thinking again about what it means to be a curator of outsider art. In previous posts, I have mentioned that the role of a curator is to display work that fits into the 'outsider' … Continue reading Place and space: exhibiting outsider art

Jazzing Up Gallery Lock In: exhibition continues until 5th February

If you're a follower of this blog, you may know that we opened an exhibition of work by Scottish artist Steve Murison last night (1st February) at Gallery Lock In, Brighton (UK). The exhibition so far has been a huge success, with a new record for Gallery Lock In for the number of people who attended the opening night. If … Continue reading Jazzing Up Gallery Lock In: exhibition continues until 5th February

Jazz Up Your Lizard: an exhibition of work by Steve Murison

As part of the 5 year anniversary of kdoutsiderart.com, an exhibition of vibrant works by Scottish artist Steve Murison will open at Gallery Lock In, Brighton (UK), on 1st February.  "I think about skulls all the time, inverted crosses, mouldering decay. I picture burning beasts howling with intricate jewelled crowns. Have you ever witnessed something … Continue reading Jazz Up Your Lizard: an exhibition of work by Steve Murison

Steve Murison

Above Image: Steve Murison, 'Your Cat Was Sick at the Disco' 'Upon a time I was really ill, and now I paint at my little desk, steaming mug of coffee at hand in the shadow of my pepper plant. As I step outside into the good of life I drag with me tales of horror, … Continue reading Steve Murison