The 100 / #65: Sonja Benskin Mesher

#65 Sonja Benskin Mesher Artist Gwynedd, Wales

Sonja's images

    • cat joining in with the day's daily tasks,.... -- sonja benskin mesher
    • open doors,,, -- sonja benskin mesher
    • going up to the house for the evening, studio work done for the day -- sonja benskin mesher
    • abstract work? lovely -- sonja benskin mesher
    • doll disaster, 999 -- sonja benskin mesher
    • bed time -- sonja benskin mesher
    • shall we watch tv? -- sonja benskin mesher
    • coffee time, with favourite sugar donut -- sonja benskin mesher
    • preparring paintings for exhibition, spare room, too cold today in the studio -- sonja benskin mesher
    • important work done, an evening bath -- sonja benskin mesher
    • cofio tryweryn. remember trywerin. the drowned village. remember the people there -- sonja benskin mesher
    • llyn celyn.dam. regular destination, driving the land. through cwm prysor. music playing. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • wandering, wondering in the garden -- sonja benskin mesher
    • laughing at the pants, charity shop, before lunch. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • the soothing supermarket. wide spaces. shopping -- sonja benskin mesher
    • things organised neatly. shopping -- sonja benskin mesher
    • tidy trolleys, shopping. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • power house. i like the size, the massive, sit and listen to the wind. draw the power house. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • fire lit ready to tuck in for the evening -- sonja benskin mesher
    • the old apple tree, at the bottom of the garden. old chairs, don't sit on the wonky chairs -- sonja benskin mesher
    • lets go for a walk now, please? -- sonja benskin mesher
    • wahing up, ready to be dried and put away, nicely -- sonja benskin mesher
    • the studio, llanelltyd. still smiling -- sonja benskin mesher
    • garden swing. swinging into the sky. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • tracks and sidings, smalll boy playing. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • little things collected. all ready to be drawn, photographed and written about. little things. -- sonja benskin mesher
    • the little studio table, circa 1960. a place to write and draw the smaller pictures... -- sonja benskin mesher
    • in the studio -- sonja benskin mesher
    • making. little books, 'the empty chair' . sorting pages to be pinned -- sonja benskin mesher
    • taking in the sun -- sonja benskin mesher
    • getting the washing done -- sonja benskin mesher
    • testing the waters -- sonja benskin mesher
    • morning bath -- sonja benskin mesher
    • tea and work in bed, early. birds singing -- sonja benskin mesher
    • early up -- sonja benskin mesher
    • dinner....... -- sonja benskin mesher
    • ironing, phew.... -- sonja benskin mesher
    • washing hung, no rain today.... -- sonja benskin mesher
    • preparing for work in the studio, music playing.... -- sonja benskin mesher
    • opening the door onto the world.... -- sonja benskin mesher

About Sonja

Tell us a little bit about yourself:
I write, I draw,
I paint and make things.
Am quite patient,
hold my tongue,
but can’t say
multi disciplinary.
easily

What one thing are you most proud of in your 65 years so far?
Remaining intact without compromise. so far

What one thing do you hope to have achieved by the age of 100?
the above

What piece of advice would you give to your 10 year old self?
wait, wait and see what will come….

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