BORN: - -
UK, 1959 - -
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LIVES/WORKS: - -
LONDON, UK - -
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EDUCATION: - -
2007-2009 Mphil Painting Royal College of Art
2002-2004 MA Fine Art Goldsmiths College
1996-1999 BA Fine Art University of Brighton
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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2008 Travalogue  (curator Sotiris Kyriacou) One in the Other, Vyner Street, London
2008 ’00 Nature:  nature in the art of the 21st Century Contemporary Art Projects, London
2008 Bow Quarter Annual (curator Sotiris Kyriacou) Bow Quarter, London
2008 New London School (curators Simon Rumley and Zavier Ellis) Mark Moore Gallery, LA
2008 Life is Half the Story (curator Richard Livingstone) Christ Church, Spitalfields, London
2008 Shadowy (curator Fiona MacDonald) Standpoint Gallery, London
2007 Gire and Gimble (curator Mindy Lee) Blyth Galllery, Imperial College London
2007 The Future Can Wait (curators Simon Rumley and Zavier Ellis) Old Truman Brewery, London
2007 Avatar of Sacred Discontent (curators Wolfe Lenkiewicz & Flora Fairbairn 9 Hillgate Street, London
2007 Salon 2007:  New British Painting (curators Sotiris Kyriacou and Flora Fairbairn) 319 Portobello Road, London
2006 New London Kicks II (curator Simon Rumley) Wooster Projects, New York
2006 Zoo Art Fair The Great Unsigned, London
2006 Beauty & the Beast (curators Laura White and Richard Livingstone) Fieldgate Gallery, London
2006 New London Kicks (curator Simon Rumley) Soho House, New York
2006 Altered Beast (curator  John Stark) Three Colts Gallery, London
2006 Yabadabadoo (curator Juan Bolivar) Cell Projects, London
2005 We Have Left the City Gates (curator JJ Charlesworth) The Nunnery, London
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COLLECTIONS: - -
UBS Art Collection, London
Private Collections in US, UK, Italy, Switzerland
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ARTIST STATEMENT: -
My paintings act on the edges of vision, where the semi-formed emerges. Teasing and delicate, the oil paint reveals uncertain things.  I lay down the paint, manipulating it, moving it across the surface, trying to find a point where the paint forms an ‘image’ yet, simultaneously, collapses back into being paint.   The movement between paint as illusion and paint as matter through gesture is central to my practice.  The action of deformation within the creation of form.  Often the most interesting things come out of the wiped back, negative spaces.