Artist Statement

"Sea Pink" Mixed Media Collage, 42x42cms.
My work is often inspired by my experience and memory of landscape. The starting point for my work is always an intuitive one, an active engagement with materials and process.
creating a dialogue between the constructed and the freely painted.this way of working allows for, and values, the unpredictable beauty of accident, chance and spontaneity,
I rarely make sketches or use reference materials preferring my feelings,thinking and experimenting with the physicality of the media to be part of the history the painting and evident in the final piece