Thank you for taking the time to learn about me.
For as long as I can remember I’ve been making art. My inspiration in the early years came from my mum who was very good at drawing but didn’t think she was.
I enjoyed many years as a member of the Lambley Art Socilety sharing artistic ideas, exhibiting and selling my work.
It was this very group who inspired me to study as a mature student in Art & Design and then later went on to study for a degree in Photography.
After my studies, I set up my photography business In Nottingham city centre and spent many years enjoying my career as a successful photographer.
In recent years I have been unable to continue my full time carrier as a photographer because of ill health.
People say things happen for a reason.
I took up my brushes, pencils and paints and threw myself into creating mixed media paintings and capturing beauty scenes with my camera.
Here I was doing something that I loved and what an amazing journey this continues to be.
Working from my small studio at home I feel very content. One door may have closed but another one has opened for me, painting is a wonderful thing and it gives me so much joy.
Today I spend my time creating mixed media paintings of animals, nature, seasons, locations and stories which interest me.
My paintings are vibrant in colour , my inspiration comes from photographs I have taken over the years, from memories, from sketches, from nature and places.
I hope you enjoy my work.