I have painted since I was a child.... always looked for any excuse to get as messy as possible, an attitude which sadly continues to this day.
I studied at Leith School of Art and Cyprus College of Art and am a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and University College Dublin. For more details please see my C.V.
I have worked in different media and enjoy experimenting, however for the last decade or so I have been concentrating on "straight forward" figurative painting, mostly in oils, mostly - subject-wise - of what is around me.
My lastest work is a series of landscapes around Pitlochry, the small Highland town where I grew up and where I have recently returned to live. Prior to that my family and I spent a few years living in Argentina, where I painted domestic scenes of our house and garden as well as still-lives of the abundant fruit of that area. Before that we were in Oban where I also concentrated on the landscape.
I have exhibited in Argentina and Scotland and have work in private collections around the world.
There are many absorbing elements in painting but my main focus is light and the way it changes everything.