Yes, I was in the Yorkshire Post Magazine on Saturday 16th August.  I had no idea the magazine was using a photograph of me and my artwork Guardian Angel – it was a lovely surprise.  The photograph was published in the ‘Profile York and District’ section under an article entitled, Love affair with fatal attraction, by Phil Penfold.  This […]

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On Wednesday 16th July I was Guest of Honour at King James School’s year 10 Prizegiving – the high school I attended as a student.  I used to listen intently to the speakers at my Prizegivings and hoped one day that I was notable enough to be asked – here I am and what a wonderful journey it has been! I […]

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After a kind mention of my work by New Lights Shortlisted artist Karolina Szymkiewicz, I decided to return the favour.  I much admire the outstanding and unique work of Karolina, the way in which she captures movement is magical, and I was very pleased to have my portrait paintings exhibited near her drawings for the duration of both New Lights’ […]

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Sad to see the New Lights Exhibition come down at The Biscuit Factory in Newcastle.  Such a fantastic show, great range of talent included, and brilliant opportunity for emerging artists like myself.  Through the New Lights Art Prize, I have exhibited work in Harrogate at the Mercer Art Gallery and the UK’s largest commercial gallery (The Biscuit […]

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Being an Artist can become a lonely old business unless you do something alongside your daily practice to change that fact.  After stopping my voluntary work, teaching art to teenagers and young adults suffering from cancer, at St James’s Hospital, Leeds, I quickly realised I still needed a way of meeting people and a change from portrait […]

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