I began painting full time in 2015. My work has it's roots in abstract art, recalling the feeling of a place or a condition and employing medium and technique to express it. The paintings begin as ideas, working in sketchbooks to establish the varying, essential elements which contribute to the spirit of place. I work with observed colours, structures and compositions to to capture the emotional and poetic nature of locations. While the subjects may be place-specific the message about the world and our position in it is universal, and I hope the paintings can be interpreted at many scales and through the lens of any viewer's individual landscape memory. Most are specifically chosen fragments of a landscape or cityscape, each telling a much bigger tale.
The finished works are painted in acrylic, on paper and on unprimed canvas. Acrylic is used in fluid translucent washes and in opaque fields of colour.
phone : 07975744934
2018 : from 1st December. Solo show at St Paul's, Hamburg, Germany. 14 works on canvas
2017 : 29 June - 1st July "LOOK AT your city " collaborative project, ASPEX Gallery, Portsmouth. Six collages exhibited.
2017 : Solo exhibition, private view 23rd April, North Park, San Diego, California. 25 small works on paper.
2016 : December 1st - 10th. Gallery Art Space Portsmouth, first solo show. Works on canvas.
2016 : on-going. Oriel Caffi Croesor, mixed exhibition. Small works on paper.