Preferred artistic medium
Collage, Contemporary, Drawing, Illustration, Painting
Art level career
My art practise is focused on drawing and collage on paper, utilizing available resources in an instinctive and driven way.
I draw out and about capturing the moment and then collage in my studio afterwards using the marks I made from the energy beforehand. I use tearing, cutting, gluing and stapling to make the work. I deconstruct and construct quickly and restlessly but over a long period of time, putting away or seeing it in a new light somehow. I am searching for the unexpected, the narrative, the quirky...
I am concerned with the edge, all sides, the weight and the texture of the papers I use. I use paper from a wide range of places, from mundane packaging material to specially imported handmade papers.
I am endeavouring to communicate aliveness, spirit and opportunity in my art.
I love spending time in natural environments for being in the energy of place.