I am largely self-taught as an artist although my background is in Graphic Design. The paintings are loose and painterly in style using mixed media. Although I am aware of scale and perspective I use a location purely for inspiration and as a reference point, quite happily disregarding the natural order of things.
Based in Devon I am surrounded by astonishingly varied and beautiful landscapes with the bleak wilds of the moors to the bustling summer beaches on my doorstep. The seasons provide a constant change of weather and light which never fail to inspire and challenge me as a painter. Whether I'm in walking boots or in my kayak it's an absolute thrill to be out with a camera and sketchbook and then return to the studio with a head full of ideas.
In 2014 I began being represented by DeMontfort Fine Art. I'm delighted to also be represented by a number of independent galleries whose links can be found on the 'Links' page and via the relevant paintings.
In 2018 I became a finalist in 'Devon Life' - Landscape artist of the year
As an artist I am simply trying to capture,
share and celebrate what I see around me.