Should we not say that we make a house by the art of building, and by the art of painting we make another house, a sort of man-made dream produced for those who are awake? Plato

Transforming mud, paint, graphite, ink, paper and canvas into art has always struck me as a kind of magical alchemy. I look for beauty in the prosaic ordinariness of everyday life, and my painting is an attempt to share this perspective with others.

I've worked as a hospital porter, a tree planter, a ward maid in a maternity hospital, a gravedigger, a charity CEO, an archaeological technician and a customs and excise officer. I spent many years living in the Shetland Islands where I learned how to do traditional Shetland knitting and worked for several years designing and producing knitwear. I am very fortunate to have travelled widely.

I have lived in England, Singapore, Iran, and on Valentine's Day 2014, I moved to Texas, USA. I'm now back living and working in London. I have studied at The Prince's Drawing School and Morley College in London, the Norfolk Painting School, and at the Glassell School of Art and the Art League of Houston in Texas.

About materials

All my art work is created using professional, artist quality materials. This means colours and materials won't fade or deteriorate over time, or when they are exposed to light.


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  • All costs are accurately calculated to reflect postage and packing.
  • Works can be shipped to any country worldwide.
  • Gallery wrapped canvases are ready to hang and come securely packaged in bubble wrap and cardboard.
  • Works on board are also packaged in bubble wrap and slim boxes or envelopes, depending on their size. They can be attached to the wall in various ways or framed.
  • Paper works are rolled and shipped in cardboard tubes.

You are more than welcome to collect purchases in person - please let me know if you would like to do this and I can create a shipping-free listing for you.

Buy with confidence

Buy a piece from me online you have 14 days to view and approve your purchase. If, for any reason, you decide the piece is not for you then you are welcome to return it for a complete refund (less shipping costs).  


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