I trained in Fine Art Painting at Chelsea College of Art, London Institute, during the 1990's, graduating with both installation and painting work. Shortly afterwards I created several large public displays of installation work at the Airspace Gallery, Sydney, Australia, and at Limehouse Studios in London.
There has been a big gap for me in the years between postgraduate art practice and returning to painting. During this time I trained to teach and taught Art, raised a family, wrote and published books. So becoming a professional artist has been a truly exciting U-turn in my career so far. For me it’s like a love affair with painting that’s been reignited.
More recently I have shown paintings in a range of spaces including the Artwave festival Sussex. I was shortlisted for the Holly Bush Emerging Woman Artist Award 2020 and I have featured in both a solo show and group show at the Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes in 2020 and 2021. This year I have been shortlisted for the Royal Cambrian Art Prize and have been included in the Visual Artist’s Association International Exhibition 2021.
I have two upcoming shows in Lewes later this year, the Artwave festival in September and Alistair Fleming in November – December. I will also be exhibiting my work at the Florence Biennale in October 2021.
For more please see my Artist's Statement.