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Staying Curious…  “I believe that curiosity is the secret. Curiosity is the truth and the way of creative living. Curiosity is the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end. Furthermore, curiosity is accessible to everyone. ” Elizabeth Gilbert   ‘Big Magic’   I love to set challenges and open up different channels of enquiry for both myself and others. … Read More

Pop Up Lake Artists Show at the OCG in Ambleside

If you need an excuse to visit Ambleside then maybe you can use this! You can see two of my recent floral paintings on show here at the Old Courthouse Gallery alongside the inspirational work of many members from the Lake Artists Society. This lovely big bright light filled gallery space set over 3 floors is home to a changing … Read More

Coming to a screen near you…

I suppose that lockdown has made us all embrace technology a little more hasn’t it? I know that I had been thinking of creating films of my painting process for a while now in order to help my students understand the techniques and materials that I use. But actually a lot of feedback has focused on the calming and peaceful … Read More

Open Studio This Weekend

28 – 30 June 11 – 4pm Just to let you know that I will having my Open House this weekend. I hope that you can find time to come along to say hello and see a specially curated selection of my work. I am really pleased to have had my living room turned into a lovely bright gallery space … Read More

A Painter’s Painter

What a roller coaster the last 12 months have been with the inclusion of inspiring art courses, art and business mentors, and more recently art fairs. I have been painting now for 20 years which is scarily now a lot longer than my years as a graphic designer, and yet my design training still underpins my approach to my art. … Read More

Solo Exhibition at The Laurel Gallery – Edinburgh

STRANDS at The Laurel Gallery, Edinburgh 1st November – 29th November Over the last twelve months I have swapped the comfort of the studio for the rigours of working out in the landscape from the white cliffs of Southern England to the remote Northern beaches of Iona. I have been working with a variety of mediums and the resulting collection … Read More

A Little Musing on my Creative Process

I have spent the first half of this year on art courses, both on location in Yorkshire and online via the USA.  Although they were quite different in many ways they both seem to have been encouraging me to really connect with my inspirations whilst pinning down and clarifying my desires and intentions; what is The Big Idea? The Loud … Read More

Workshops 2017

At last! Please do get in touch to make a booking or if you would like any more information…  I will be uploading these onto my website where you can also access the booking form.