CV

BA in Graphic Design, Maidstone College of Art, Kent.

Worked as a graphic designer at The National Magazine Company.

Later worked as a body painter and makeup artist for commercial photography and film.

Studied painting at Heatherleys School of Fine Art, London and painted with the Blockley Group.

2005 Elected to The Pastel Society.

Based in Devon, UK.

Awards

2019 The Derwent Award
2018 The Artists’ Publishing Company Award
2018 Unison Colour Award
2014 Caran d’Ache Award
2012 Unison Pastel Award
2011 Frank Herring Award
2008 Sarah Samuels Fine Painting Award
2006 Linda Blackstone Gallery Award

Publications

2014 October Article in Pastel Journal USA
2012 November Article in Artists and Illustrators
2011 June Article in Artists and Illustrators

Teaching

Short Courses

West Dean College, W Sussex
Coombe Farm Studios, Devon

Commissions

Has completed corporate commissions and has work in private collections in the UK and Europe.

Exhibitions

2018

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts, Exeter
Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries
Coast Exhibition at Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock
Arborealists and Other Painters at John Davies Gallery, Cotswolds

2017

Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries
Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
The South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts, Exeter

2016

Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries
Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth
Pastel Society Exhibition, Broadway Modern, Cotswolds
Pastel Society Exhibition, St Barbe Museum, Lymington
Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock

2015

Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries
Hicks Gallery, Wimbledon
Bath Contemporary, Bath

2014

Pastel Society Exhibition at Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh
Pastel Society Exhibition, Mall Galleries
Hicks Gallery, Wimbledon

2003-2013

Mall Galleries… Pastel Society, NEAC, RI
Orange Street Gallery, Uppingham
Hicks Gallery, Wimbledon
First View Gallery, Stourhead
Coombe Gallery, Dartmouth
Walker Galleries, Harrogate