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I graduated from Camberwell College of Art with a BA hons degree in illustration in 1991. I then completed a PGCE in secondary art teaching at Goldsmiths College.

 

The subject matter of my art often derives from my love of nature, but I am also inspired by fairytales, nursery rhymes, and poetry. I like incorporating bold compositions with an abstract quality and often use complimentary colours. Influences are many and varied, but amongst printmakers I admire Rigby Graham and Edward Bawden.

 

I have had three books, illustrated with linocuts, published by Incline Press, and my work has appeared in a further three books of prints published by Mascot Media. I have also had five educational software titles published by Inclusive Technology, the first of which was shortlisted for a BETT award in 2005. If you are interested in my software and where to find it then look at my links page.

 

When not working hard at my art, I work as a teacher of students with severe learning difficulties in North London.

 

I hope you enjoy exploring my website.

       

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News, exhibitions and events

 

This year two of my prints have featured in the revised edition of 'The Artful Hare' and one features in 'The Illustrated Garden', both published by Mascot Media. In October 2018 my third book with Incline Press, 'The Charm of Magpies', was published. Green Pebble publish a range of my prints as greetings cards and in calendars.

 

My work is regularly exhibited as part of a monthly changing display at the Hitchin Initiative office in the centre of Hitchin.

 

There will be a book launch for The Charm of Magpies at The Story of Books, Hay-on-Wye, on Nov 24th 2018 at 6pm, free entry