Portraying human emotion without the use of facial expression is the main theme of my
work. Having had no formal training in art practice gives me the freedom to explore
structures and techniques without having to concern myself with what is aesthetically or
After being away from the easel for quite a few years, circumstances in 2020 have
encouraged me to return to art and put my work out into the public for the first time.
There is no pre-planning or sketching that goes on before I start a painting, however, the
concept of starting with a real and definable image and then removing and distorting its
reality is a theme I am guided by.