I make pictures of the human figure, both male and female, in isolation and in groups. Painted and drawn from close observation, these subjects, often models in the studio, are placed in a variety of settings and combinations in order to explore and express various themes. I draw on a variety of source material, from art history, film and everyday life.
I work in oil paint, watercolour and drawing media. I am interested in their expressive handling properties and transformative effects.
These paintings show how people are, or how they perceive themselves to be. I am fascinated by appearance, the clues it gives and its endless variety of psychological expression.
The painting, 'Horizon', is exhibited in The National Open Art Competition at The Mercers' Hall in London.
27th October - 4th November 2016
The Mercers' Hall
London EC2V 8HE
The Pallant House Gallery
6th - 18th December 2016
Pallant House Gallery