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My practice looks at the contrast between the slow, considered process of painting against the sensory overload of daily life, and how contemporary painting deals with those polarities. The work relates to the body, the physical world, the transient nature of city living, the virtual, and the relationship we have with the spaces we inhabit.

The compositions are developed using collage, with a visual language of simple shape and line. Geometric elements are tested in variations before the composition is intuitively set.

My choice of supports reflects the solidity of materials and the objecthood of paintings. The surfaces are dense and weighty; heavy plywood, panel, and sandpaper. These materials are selected for their textual qualities and their ability to withstand multiple layers of paint. The handling of paint and the interaction between the medium and the raw surface upon which it is applied remains a primary consideration in my practice.
Wichtige Projekte / Ausstellungen: 
Solo presentations include Geode at South Square Gallery, Bradford 2014, Paintings as Objects at PS Mirabel, Manchester 2016, and MM Open Studio at Galerie Martin Mertens, Berlin 2017. Other exhibitions include About Painting at Castlefield Gallery, Manchester 2014, Contemporary British Abstraction at SE9 Container Gallery, London 2015, Sobre fragmentos y materia (two person show) at Kir Royal, Madrid 2017, and Contemporary Masters from Britain at Yantai Art Museum, China 2017.
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Awards include receiving second prize in the Gilchrist Fisher Award 2010, held at Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, and receiving first prize in the PS Mirabel Open 2015. Other awards include being shortlisted for Salon Art Prize 2010, Bankley Open 2014, Greater Manchester Arts Prize 2016, and Beep Wales Painting Prize 2016.