Here's me with Will Gompertz,
a super engaging and warm gentleman,
at a private view of the Turner Prize 2018
Exhibitions last 12 months
Abstract paintings, Well & Good, Godalming
Selected Group Exhibitions
Affordable Art, Laura Long Contemporary
Lockdown, Fronteer Art
I am an abstract painter working from my home studio in leafy Surrey, UK.
Growing up I was equally passionate about art and fashion and glued myself to TV programmes such as Hartbeat and The Clothes Show.
I soon realised I wasn't actually interested in, or any good at making clothes, but just enjoyed the styles and visuals of fashion and illustration.
Towards the end of my art foundation, I specialised in fine art and fashion textiles, it was clear painting excited and nourished me the most, so this was the path I chose.
During my Fine Art degree, I visited New York to see the work of the Abstract Expressionists, a movement, coupled with The Washington Colour School, which continue to inform my art today. My formative influences were Clyfford Still and Morris Louis.
Upon graduation, a career within the arts followed. Initially within contemporary art, then later within antiques at Christie’s the auction house. I also worked as a Gallery Manager for an antiques furniture dealer and later moved into the financial services sector for several years.
I am pleased to have reignited my painting practice and am now focused on my career as an artist, sharing my love of colour with my collectors. My art is now being secured in private collections within the UK and Europe.