I am largely self-taught but have attended numerous classes and workshops over the years. I am based in Finchley London where I am fortunate to have many green spaces around me including Hampstead Heath.
I started painting in watercolours about 18 years ago. After a number of years I discovered silk painting which has a great affinity with the loose watery effects of watercolour. However the dramatic colours of silk painting led me to more vibrant use of colour in my work and I then turned to pastel and acrylic mediums with which I now mostly work. Glowing vibrant colours available with soft pastels are a joy to work with.
I love painting trees and landscapes in general. Some of my work is semi abstract and although an idea may originally be triggered by a personal experience, memory, or photo, my work often then develops in an organic way. I also draw inspiration from beautiful landscapes seen in my travels. I am never satisfied with one subject or medium and am constantly experimenting.
Alexandra Gallery Muswell Hill
College Farm Finchley Gallery
Hampstead Artists Council
The Picture Factory 2002
Selected for the first Artsdepot Open, Finchley
Benington Charity Art Show 2010 and 2011
Selected for exhibition at the LJCC Art Shows 2011 and 2012
Finalist in the Jack Goldhill Painting Prize, 2012
Solo Exhibition/Open Studio May 2012
EDRS July/Aug 2013
Artsdepot Dec 2013
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