About me:

I work with the monoprint medium because it encourages expressive and painterly mark making. I draw and paint directly onto the plate surface with oil based inks, using brushes, sticks, rags and any implements to hand gradually building a textured surface. I drew inspiration from working with biologists at the Lancaster Environment Centre and was given access to laser imaging facilities which inspired me to make work based on microscopic plant structures. I continue to be experimental in my use of processes, drawing on experience of environment and place and sketching directly from nature.

I have exhibited widely: Printfest, Ulverston, Royal West of England Academy, Sefton Open, Liverpool, University of Central Lancashire, Atrium Gallery, Lancaster university, John Moores School of Art and Design, Liverpool.





Current Exhibitions:

Artefacts Exhibition, 4th October - December 2014, Kendal Museum, Station Road, Kendal LA9 6BT.


Previous Exhibitions:

I have exhibited at: Printfest, Ulverston: Royal West of England Academy, Bristol: Sefton Open, Liverpool: University of Central Lancashire: Atrium Gallery, Lancaster University: John Moores School of Art and Design, Liverpool.

Recent exhibitions

War and Peace, Kendal Museum, August - September 2014.

Summertime, Farfield Mill Arts and Heritage Centre, Sedbergh, July - September 2014.

Brigsteer Biennial, Brigsteer, Kendal, June 2014.

Printfest Ulverston, Ulverston, April - May 2014.

Green Door Studio Artist's Exhibition, Castle Diary, Kendal, December 2013 - January 2014.

Impress Artist Printmakers Exhibition, Sizergh Barn, Kendal 2013.

Print Explosion Exhibition, Upfront Gallery, Unthank, Penrith, 2013.

Transition Exhibition, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, 2013.

Cumbrain Colourists Exhibition, No 15 Gallery, Penrith 2012 - 2013.

The Impress Originals Exibition, Heron Theatre, Beetham, 2012.





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