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I studied art, design and printmaking at St Martin's School of Art, London and The Royal West of England Academy. I live in a cottage in the Radnorshire hills of Wales which overlooks the Wye Valley across to the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons.

I work in oil, watercolour, pen, pencil, charcoal, and pastel as well as wood engraving and etching.

'If living is a process of coming to terms with our surroundings, then I would see my paintings as an interpretation of this process by means of inquiry or celebration; a public reflection of private rejoicings and unexpected incidents. I work from small sketches, colour notes and detailed observations which later become reworked and combined in my studio.'

I have exhibited widely in group and solo exhibitions including;

In Wales;

  • Museum of Modern Art,
  • National Museum of Wales,
  • National Library of Wales,
  • Mostyn Art Gallery,
  • Davies Memorial Gallery,
  • National Eisteddfod,
  • Kilvert Gallery,
  • Brecon Cathedral "The Small Picture Show",
  • Tabernacle Cultural Centre,
  • Welsh Arts Fair,
  • Welsh Arts Council Touring Exhibition.
  • St Michael's Church, Discoed.

In England;

  • Royal Academy,
  • Royal West of England Academy,
  • Radley College, Oxford,
  • Church Gallery and CCA Gallery, Bath,
  • Alma Gallery, Bristol,
  • Rexel Derwent Drawing Exhibition,
  • Grape Lane Gallery, York,
  • Home and Garden 'Art of Living',
  • Waterman Fine Arts, London,
  • H Art, Hereford Art Week,
  • Palace Art-fest, Hereford Cathedral.

Also the Arton Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.

I have had regular solo exhibitions at the Silk Top Hat Gallery, Ludlow since 1984.

I was artist in residence at the 1991 Festival of Literature in Hay on Wye and produced a set of etchings from sketches made during performance.

Publications include a set of cards for The Paperhouse Group and a set of cover designs for Hortus.

"I paint what I see, what I enjoy and what I remember"