New work…progress

Since September I have been working on a new project called Fell Mornings. This is a series of small canvases that are inspired by my morning walks on Cockfield Fell in County Durham. Each morning after my walk I make sketches and use these to build up my ideas for my paintings. I plan to […]

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Teesdale Christmas Art Fair

I am really pleased to be taking part in the Teesdale Christmas Art Fair a new art event to be held at The Witham  in Barnard Castle. This exhibition of high quality art from artists across the North East and Yorkshire runs from 8 – 20 December. I will be showing these three paintings.

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Artist Statement 2016

I think every artist gets to the point as their work develops where they have to assess whether their statement needs revising…..to think about whether what they said their work is about actually still matches what they are really doing. I think this is a valuable exercise as the more these two elements connect up the stronger […]

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Magazine Launch 15 Sept

Really pleased to have been included in the new annual art magazine Lungs which features the best of the North East’s emerging contemporary artists. The magazine launch party will be held on 15 September at The Independent in Sunderland, starts at 6.30pm. I will be showing two paintings at the exhibition for the event.  

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Autumn Exhibition: The Balance in Abstraction

“Our Autumn show invites four abstract painters who explore and celebrate the physical sensory experiences of land and sea. The works bring forth colours and textures which evokes the wild and beautiful, resulting in paintings that are vibrant and energetic.”….Kunsthuis Gallery I am really excited to be taking part in this exhibition at Kunsthuis Gallery, […]

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Sunny Bank Mills – 2017 exhibition

Had a lovely Trip over to Leeds last weekend to view Sunny Bank Mills Gallery where I will be exhibiting summer 2017 (exact dates to be confirmed). A former textile mill that has been beautifully adapted to provide for a huge gallery space with café. It will be perfect for exhibiting large canvases and I am really […]

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Seascapes…new work

Following my recent trip to Alnmouth, a place I visit regularly, I decided to have a go at some seascapes. I based my paintings on sketches and photos taken of the beach. I hope to try to convey in these dynamic  paintings some of the atmosphere and wildness of the North East coast. I have […]

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