I am a New Zealand born artist who has lived in the UK for 20 years with my practice based in South Manchester .
I am a figurative and portrait artist who's themes circulate around the light and dark of life.
Through my work I strive to challenge myself and push my own boundaries while retaining honesty and rawness through the narrative.
Expression through paint is therapy and gives me the freedom to tell mine and others stories.
I have exhibited in London, Liverpool,Manchester and New Zealand.
Chosen as a finalist for the Griffin Art Award 2015/Awarded the GFest/Magnum Visual Artist Award 2017/Awarded the Lady Petchey Award as a finalist for the Emerald Winter Pride Art Award 2018. Pre selected for Royal Society of portrait Painters Annual Award 2018.Shortlisted and exhibited for The GM Arts Prize 2019. Exhibited Manchester Open Exhibition HOME. Published in Portraits for NHS Heroes 2020.