I have lived and worked in Devon all my life. Primarily I am self taught, having always been interested in painting and drawing but in 2012 began to devote my time fully to painting.  I paint mainly in oils and much of my work is portraits, tending to focus on the female face. These are painted from a mixture of life and imagination.

Whilst painting still life from my studio my landscapes are painted outside with subjects taken from the coast  or countryside near to my home in East Devon.

I have recently been elected a member of the South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts.

Selected Exhibitions/News

2019 

Nov          Exhibiting South West Academy Exhibition, Exeter Castle

Oct           Exihibiting Royal Society Marine Artists, Mall Galleries,

                 St James's, London

July           Featured Devon Life Magazine

May -Oct  Exhibiting Ruth Borchard Self Portrait Prize Exhibition,

                 Piano Nobile Kings Place, London

May          Exhibited South West Academy Summer Exhibition,            

                 Delamore Arts, Ivybridge 

Jan           Elected Academician  South West Academy of Fine and 

                 Applied Arts

2018   Exhibited South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts          2018   Featured Exeter Living Magazine

2018   Exhibited Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton                                   

2017   Exhibited Society Women Artist, Mall Galleries, London

2017   South West Art Charity Exhibition ( Sponsors Choice Award)

2016   Exhibited Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

2016   Exhibited South West Academy  of Fine and Applied Arts

2016   Exhibited Society Women Artist, Mall Galleries,London 

2015   Exhibited South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts   

2015   Winner Lionel Aggett Award, South West Academy

            of Fine and Applied Arts