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My paintings are a celebration of the natural world. Exploring the wilderness of Scotland’s land and sea and finding solitary moments surrounded by nature.

I find the ultimate joy in walking, cycling and just sitting and listening – allowing oneself to be immersed in the natural world – taking time to stop and breathe and be.


Growing up close to the North Yorkshire Moors, I moved to Dundee to study Constructed Textiles at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art + Design, where I also completed a Master of Fine Art. Best known for my abstract landscape paintings, I have exhibited throughout the UK and have artworks in private collections across the world.

My textile background is apparent in my work – my process of painting remains true to how I used to design and make woven tapestries. I like to capture energy through playful mark-making and enjoy the serendipity that occurs as a result.

I explore places with knowledge of the geography of the landscape, a geekish interest in cloud formation and a desire to breathe in the intoxicating wilderness air!

My making process involves observing my surrounding environment. I seek out unexpected pops of colour, shapes and patterns in landforms, ancient rock formations, plants and stones. The ever-changing light, the character of which is endemic to certain parts of Scotland, is a constant source of inspiration.


Horizon lines fascinate me. This comes from my early life spent on the Moors – the vast stretches of openness inform my work in many ways. My work is bold, striking and atmospheric – the paintings respond to the changing elements and the rhythm of the landscape as I explore the visual tensions that arise when sky meets sea meets land.

My paintings are memories of these moments and while each artwork is a reflection from a particular place, they encompass numerous experiences – each painting lends a fragment of itself to the next. My connection with, and respect for the natural world is central to every mark I make. This connection is something I hope to share with others through my paintings.

I welcome visitors to my studio – please get in touch to make an appointment, and I am very happy for you to view work from my website shop before you buy. Thank you!


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