My drawings and paintings are conceptualised around the notion of passing through and remembering. The process of drawing and painting evokes a feeling of transience and impermanence whilst also recording echoes of time and place. I make visual recordings made on site be it drawings, notes, photographs or just observing, these are starting points in the process of recall and reinterpreting back in the studio until a visual resolution is found.
I did my initial training in art and design at Harrogate School of Art in 1987 and then went on to Loughborough School of Art and graduated with a BA Honours (First Class) in Fine Art Painting and Art History. I have been successful in receiving funding for various Community Arts Projects and completed several residences over the years. I taught Drawing and Painting at Harrogate College of Art and Design and continue to do Art workshops with Children, Teenagers and Adults and have trained to deliver The Arts Awards. I moved to the Scottish Borders twelve years ago and have continued to practice as an artist and have taken part and curated various Pop Up Shows and continue to exhibit in Galleries and Open exhibitions. I have work in private collections in Canada, Australia, Sweden, Germany, France, America, UK. I currently have a sketchbook selected as part of the Rabley Open Sketch 2017 touring exhibition.