Welcome to my website.
I am an abstract artist living and working on the south east coast of England .
I have been painting for about twenty years and began by using art as a means of expression and a grounding tool.
In 2008 l was invited to participate in the Canterbury Festival Open House art trail and have exhibited locally in various exhibitions at the Somerset Maugham Gallery at the Horsebridge. The most recent was a joint show entitled, 'Making our Mark'.
I am inspired by nature, mainly coastal, poetry and sometimes music, emotions and experiences of everyday life. I try to capture feeling with colour , texture and movement.
Using my own method of applying layers of paint and then scraping back, I work until the painting looks like it has reached a conclusion.
Often I start a project with an idea or respond to a situation or emotion but I can also experiment having no preconceived idea
just a spontaneous reaction to what I have applied to the canvas.