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I have been an artist for over 40 years.Until 10 years ago I painted in a mainly figurative style and from that developed my interest in abstract and semi-abstract
work.These new paintings are the culmination of those years.

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ON EXHIBITION

Have opened a new gallery at 17,Cross Street,Seaton,Devon,EX12 2LH.I am co-owner with photographer Gill Elliott.

Web-site being built so will post when ready.

The Lyme Bay Gallery

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ABOUT ME

Images can be so many things:Spiritual,political,decorative,challenging etc.The paintings that I create now are born from a desire to clarify,to move away from questions and answers and become absorbed in the isness of experience.

In an increasingly complex word the beauty of simplicity can be of real value.The depth that colour,light and space bring us can be an antidote to these complexities.A visual Haiku.

The techniques I have developed facilitate a changing experience.When seen from different points of view or time of day the work also transforms.

I live in a rural setting with wide views of the sea.This quiet and beautiful situation has led me to seek out ways of expressing the inner response to the outer experience.

BIOGRAPHY

I have been painting for over 40-years.The first 30-years I now think of as my apprenticeship!

It is so good to find the heart of what you love and be able to express it.

Looking forward to the next 30-years!

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TECHNIQUE

Many thin layers of transparent pigment that build a spacial depth that you cannot achieve with a single layer.

Often I use gold/silver/metal leaf to enhance the luminosity.

EXPERTISE
AWARDS
PAST EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions:

Blake Gallery,Crewkerne,82-85

JohnDesign,Yeovil,86

Butlin Gallery,Ilminster,86-87

Bayliwick Gallery,Wells,88-89

Framers Gallery,Somerset,89-94

South Petherton Arts Trust,94

Heritage Gallery,Wells,94

Actors Guild Gallery,London,92

Brewhouse Arts Centre,Taunton,97

White Space Gallery,Axminster,05

The Marle Gallery,Axminster,12

Open Studio,Rousdon,13-18

The Lyme Bay Gallery,Seaton,19

 

Group Exhibitions:

Somerset Society of Artists,79-89

Butlin Gallery,Ilminster,83-84

Neville Gallery,Bath,83-85

Blake Gallery,Crewkerne,85-89

Courcoux and Courcoux,Salisbury,87-89

Lord Mayor Treloar Trust,Sherborne,88-89

Old Schoolroom Gallery,Taunton,89

Square House Gallery,Minehead,90

Anne-Mei Chadwick Gallery,London,89-97

Saddlers Street Gallery,Wells,94-95

Rooksmoor Gallery,Bath,98-01

Neroche Artists,Taunton,97-01

Meeting House Gallery,Ilminster,97-01

The Pastel Society,London,89

Brewhouse Arts Centre,Taunton,96

Bookshop Gallery,Taunton,00-05

West Street Gallery,Ilminster,02-05

Not The Turner Prize,London,03-04

Thelma Hulbert Gallery,Honiton,05

Peirrepoint Gallery,Bridport,05-07

Peter Headley Gallery,Wareham,89-06

White Space Gallery,Axminster,05-07

Royal Opera Arcade Gallery,London,11

The Marle Gallery,Axminster,13

Battersea Art Fair,London,13

Bristol Art Fair,14

C.O.M.Nottingham,11-14

Studio 53,Salisbury,17

Open Studios,Rousdon,13-18

 

Selected Collections:

Lord Sainsbury

Lady Soames

Lord Peyton

Lady Edwards

Dillington Collection

Sharpham House

Lady Loveridge

Selected Commissions:

Nottingham City Council[Murals]

Dawn Awakening Music

Cooverd by DesignHarcourt Publishers

Laurence King Publishers

New Magick Company

Cricket St. Thomas House

Woodmansterne Publications Ltd

 

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