I am moved to create art from seeing nature, cinematic scenes, reading science fiction novels and the experience of raw emotions in relation to contact with others; looking to capture an essence of these experiences in my minds eye with the hope of retaining the beauty that I was initially captured by . My graphic design training influences my design and painting process; this produces the clean lines and bold colours that I often create. Being born in the 70's keeps me grounded in nature and the value of craftsmanship. Being a teenager in the 80's I discovered the world of computers and technology through films such as Tron and felt the wonder of the possibilities in shape and colour these could produce, even though I didn't see or use a computer until the 90's! My work brings together a love of wildlife, technicolor, technology and creating pieces of work that have an underlying spiritual feeling in choosing what to paint.
When feeling stuck, frustrated and unsure of what to paint…