Installation Artist Altered Book Artist Paper Sculptor Book maker Printmaker
I graduated from Wirral Metropolitan College with a first class BA honours degree in fine art in 2009 and I continued to develop my practice at the same institute on the fellowship program for a further year.
Since then I've been working independently from my studio at home and this year from my studio space in The Old Bakery, Birkenhead.
I exhibit regionally, nationally and internationally. Within my art practice I work on community based projects & run workshops.
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I usually work with paper, constructing sculptural pieces from it, printing on it or make books from it. Books and magazines feature heavily in my work but I also recycle other discarded materials to form installations, bringing a new life and meaning to them.
My artwork is based on repetition and is inspired by pattern and shape found in nature. I feel compelled to work in multiples, which I use to mimic life, growth and regeneration. The processes involved in making my work are as important if not more important sometimes than the finished product.
I focus a lot of my attention on environmental issues and use my art practice as a platform to reflect my concerns of our consumption and environmental responsibility. I often recycle discarded materials to produce a response.
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At the end of this month I will be running masterclasses at Mostyn Art Gallery. Booking is essential.
November 2014 Update
Later this month I will be prunnig a workshop as part of our Open Studios weekend. If anyone wants to come along and work on a Christmas themed altered book come along on the Friday evening with your own book or a book can be bought for a small charge.