Born in Cheshire (where my only memory is of squelching through mud in red Wellington boots), I moved at six from London to Paris.
After studying French and art history at Edinburgh University and the Ecole du Louvre, I wrote a doctoral thesis about isolation and integration in French medieval literature; taught at universities in St Andrew’s, Nice and the Sorbonne; and lived in a community for artists and writers in north Norfolk.
Now living in a tiny Victorian artisan’s cottage in London, I am a printmaker, ceramicist, photographer, community gardener and writer of haikus.
Slinking shadows, water ripples and city streets
My starting point is noticing a twist of shadow or a ripple of water; pressing the veins of a leaf into clay; or chasing a drift of memory.
Many of my prints are photopolymer etchings, but I am increasingly experimenting with ink transfer, drypoint, painting and collage – including even some colour.
Limehouse Open Salon at Three Colt Gallery (5 August – 30 September 2019)
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2019 (10 June – 12 August 2019)
London Print Studio Members’ Summer Exhibition 2019 (25 July – 30 August 2019)
London Print Studio Members’ Summer Exhibition 2018
My ceramics are also available for sale at Three Colt Gallery, 82 Three Colt Street, London E14 8AP.