A childhood growing up in the middle of the countryside gave me a long time love of the British landscape, inspiring much of my work capturing nature’s ever changing seasons and colours. Collage is a big feature in both my paintings and original print-making which often feed off and balance each other. In my paintings I use fabric and paper collage to add texture and depth, whilst in my original prints collage adds colour and structure.
After graduating in Textile Design and Marketing in 2001 I initially started working in retail whilst exploring my love of painting through joining a local art society and taking part in evening art groups. After starting to exhibit in local exhibitions and winning several best in show awards I realised I didn’t want to regret not taking my passion for art further and I have been a full time artist ever since.
Following on from reaching the semi-finals of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year 2016, I won Artists and Illustrators Artist of the Year 2017.
I enjoy painting in my studio in Hertfordshire, where I live with my husband, two children and cat.