Welcome to my website. Here you can find examples of my artwork, both commercial and personal, and information about my career to date. I can be contacted directly by email at info@pwhole.com or by phone on +44 (0)114 255 9976.

NEWS - December 2019: Major re-release of Cabaret Voltaire's Methodology, as a seven-album clear vinyl box-set, with all image processing and layout by me.

NEWS - October 2019: A major paper, survey and photos (18 pages) on the restoration and exploration of Longcliffe Mine, Castleton, published in the biannual PDMHS bulletin Mining History, Vol. 20, No.5. The five-year project culminated in the discovery of significant extensions and mining artifacts, documented within.

Cover Copyright © PDMHS 2019.


NEWS - August 2019: A new collaborative sound project recorded entirely underground in caves and mines with artist/illustrator Dominika Wróblewska has just been released.


NEWS - June 2019: New re-release from Cabaret Voltaire on Mute, on 30 August 2019 - 74-76, originally released on cassette and now on double orange vinyl, with the original artwork by Phil Barnes, and the image processing and sleeve layout by me.

NEWS - June 2019: New release from Cabaret Voltaire on Mute, on 30 August 2019 - Chance Versus Causality, an unreleased film soundtrack recorded in 1979, released on green vinyl, with image processing and sleeve layout by me.

NEWS - October 2017: The new Journal from my caving club, the Technical Speleological Group, has just been released. Two years in compilation, TSG 19 was edited and designed by myself, along with my providing over half the content, both written and photographic, including the front cover.

NEWS - June 2017: New album Dasein by Richard H Kirk released on Intone Recordings as a gatefold double-vinyl, CD and digital download. Layout and design by me.

NEWS - November 2016: Two simultaneous releases of reissues and rarities box-sets by Richard H. Kirk and his alter-ego Sandoz, with packaging layout and design by yours truly.

Richard H Kirk - #7489
8 gatefold CDs and 28-page colour booklet.

Sandoz - #9294
5 gatefold CDs and 28-page colour booklet.

NEWS - June 2016: I'm very pleased to announce the release of a new collaborative book by Dr. Jim Rieuwerts and myself covering the history of mining in Castleton, Derbyshire.
Titled The Castleton Mines - A Descriptive and Visual History (ISBN: 978-0-9563473-6-7), the limited edition book details the various mines and mining enterprises in the Castleton Liberty from the 16th to late 19th Centuries, with research culled from Barmaster's records and numerous archive sources. The book is richly illustrated with my underground photographs of all the major mine sites in the area, and has been positively reviewed in Descent magazine, no. 250.

The Castleton Mines - A Descriptive and Visual History

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