In 2002 I produced a series of paintings from the parkland at Canford School, Dorset, this was my first figurative project since leaving Falmouth in 1994. The following series focused on a small area of garden in front of my shed where my children would play and help tend the flowers. The garden has continued to be my major focus. Recent projects have included my own garden in Wimborne and at my studio on Portland as well as at Clarendon House in Salisbury.
My paintings are a documentation of growth, change and development of the direct world around me. Their connection with photography is important; the exaggerated depth of field and pixilated elements of the work are reminiscent of photography and carry associations with the recording of time and history.
Born 8th February 1972, Gravesend, Kent
Maidstone School of Art 1990-91, Foundation Studies
Falmouth School of Art, 1991-1994, BA (hons) Fine Art
University of Wales, 1994-1995, PGCE, Art and Design
Monmouth School, 1995-2000, Teacher of Art
Canford School, 2000-2011 Director of Art
Canford School, 2011- current, Housemaster, Teacher of Art