B.A. (Hons) Fine Art Cert Ed LSA
My work is inspired by the coastal area of West and North Norfolk and beyond to Cornwall, areas of outstanding natural beauty, painting en plein air from dawn until dusk. Representing a visual record of a place, a sense of belonging, a place to be retained and remembered. The mystery of what the day will bring through the changing light, atmosphere, mood, and the weather conditions .
I paint in all weathers throughout the year battling against rain, bracing winds and on occassions snow. It is often freezing cold and isolated in the winter months but always inspiring, winter being my favourite time of year.
The physical activity of getting to a place to paint combined with the mental concept of capturing and recording the space of an area, an abstract analytical concept conceived and thoughtful, the place is the specific, evoking, it’s play of elements changing transforming familiarity of space…