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Sail Britain. Artist residency.

Crew, Yacht Alcuin a 38 Westerly Oceanranger.

Crew,  Yacht Merlin. Sigma 41

Sailing, drawing and observational fieldwork research project relating to ocean literacy & conservation of the marine environment.

Recording Ocean acidification, Calcifying seaweed, Maerl, plankton, microplastics, soundscapes .....

2020 Lockdown Islands. Carved & polished stone.

JSG Fishing trawler ploughing off Eigg.J



2021 residency Cornwall

(2020 residency Cancelled)

2019 residency

​Circumnavigation of Skye, sailing from Mallaig

Small Isles - Eigg, Rum, Muck

Outer Hebrides - Shiant Isles, Lewis and Harris,

Stornoway to Ullapool crossing the Minch.

2018 residency

Mallaig to Skye and the Small Isles

Residency Outcomes

  • Exhibition The Fragile Ocean 2019

  • Sound and the Sea 2020

2018 Trawler Ploughing near Eigg. Pen & ink.

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Plankton and microplastics collecting

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JSG Sailing pattern.JPG
JSG Wave patterns off Eigg.JPG


Plankton Patch  (detail)  Fired Porcelain and biochar                             

JSG Offshore line drawing.JPG
JSG Wave patterns off Skye.JPG
JSG Puffin notations, Shiant Isles # 1.J
JSG Puffin notations, Shiant Isles # 2.J

Sailing Sketchbook.  Recordings and notes


Tracking sea conditions through the drawing process

Sea swell recorded approaching anchorage, Skye.

Japanese pen on paper

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