Over the last year I have been taking inspiration from my local area, recording the changing seasons come snow, rain or sunshine. Daily walks in Queen’s Woods and on Hampstead Heath have provided much needed distraction and stimulation. I find drawing outside to be a wholly immersive experience, where I’m much less aware of the passing of time and more able to be in the moment. I think this allows me to work more freely and to embrace the ‘accidental’ in my work.
I exhibit my work regularly and have had work selected for the BP Portrait Award, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Lynn Painter Stainers Prize, ING Discerning Eye and the Scottish Portrait Awards.