Artist - Painter - Decorator
Born - Birmingham England 1964. I live in Woodford(London) earning a living as an artist and painter and decorator.
London, United Kingdom
FISH - Staring at the dead bodies of our evolutionary ancestors on the fishmonger's counter is for most of us an acceptable face of our voyeuristic compulsion to look at the dead in images or reality. The fish were all painted from 'life', forcing the paintings to be finished in 3/4 days - a good discipline for any painter who never knows when to stop. Some backgrounds however have been altered long after the fish has been disposed of. Each new species presents a new painterly challenge with different textures and colours.
WAR - The war paintings were a still-life painters response to the second gulf war. The media saturation at the outbreak of such events can make it hard to think of anything else. 'Dinky' toys, plastic models and sand were arranged on a table top in the studio then painted as still lives. …Read More
Bournville School of Arts and Crafts - Foundation
North East London Polytechnic (now known as University of East London) - Batchelor of Arts (Honours) Fine Art