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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 five books 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 six of my prints featured in 'Wings Over Water' and nine in 'Paw Prints', both published by Mascot Media Ltd. 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.

 

11th October - 2nd November 2019: 100 Square Feet at The Art Nest, Hitchin

19th - 30th November 2019: Printmakers Exhibition at Open Door Gallery, Berkhamsted

23rd November: Christmas Market, Hitchin Market Place