Biography

ARTIST STATEMENT

I am a painter, illustrator and educator, and I have exhibited in solo and group exhibitions both locally and nationally. I have also participated in the running with other artist in running an exhibition space and studios in the local community (Bracknell, Berkshire) in order to bring contemporary art tothe wider community.

In my work I explore human relationships, memories of childhood and social issues through the medium of paint and print. I work rapidly and instinctively and often decision making and critical analysis will be made before and after an intense period of mark making. Working in this way I feel that I am able to capture the energy of the subject and communicate deeply held emotional and personal issues.

The majority of my work is expressive and figurative, but I also have interests in the urban landscape and the effects of global recession on industry and communities. There is strong narrative feel to my work and man’s struggle against adversity is a common theme.

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Group Shows:

December 2006 – Artonomy Fine Art, Truro, Cornwall, exhibiton of original prints.
July 2007 – Assemble – Candid Arts Trust, Islington.
November 2007 – We are Neophytes, Hackney, artsts and illustrators.
March 2008 – Cass Business School, Islington, wall display.
September 2008 – ReOrsa Artists Project No. 2. Bracknell.
April 2009 – Ideas Bank, Slough Museum, Slough, Berks.
August 2010 – Art in Mind, The Brick Lane Gallery, London E1.
October 2010 – The Relentless March of Energy: Expressionism, The Lloyd Gill Gallery, Weston.
March 2011 – All That Remains, ReOrsa, Peach Street, Wokingham, Berks
April 2011- At Play 3, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Berks.

Solo Shows:

November 2012 – ‘Mindgame’ Progress Theatre, Reading. A body of work in conjunction with the Anthony Horowitz production of ‘Mindgame’
April 2012 – ‘A Tear in the City’ Gallery@49, Broad St. Bracknell, Berkshire

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