Born in the UK (1971)
Currently residing in New Zealand
I completed a Bachelor of Applied Arts in 2012
When I rub my eyes with the heel of my palm
I see fizzy monochrome patterns like interference on a TV set
The sensation is both pleasure and pain
and its hard to stop rubbing
Even when I know its leaving black kohl smudges
on my hands and around my eyes.
I know it will make my wrinkles worse
but I still do it.
Everything I like doing is bad for me
So I get Older
When I die they'll kick down the door of my house and find me spreadeagled in a lazy boy chair
Wearing Panda eyes and a naughty scarlet lipstick smile
It will be all over
and parodied on The Simpsons (fingers crossed)
Often dark but playful, I explore voyeurism, identity and my inability to punctuate correctly, through the genre of printmaking across a number of media.
Found objects, packing tape, digital photography, video, paper my iPad and poetry are just some of the materials I use.
Keep Passing the Open Windows - Sanderson Contemporary Art - Auckland NZ - 2013
Compact Print - Australia, New Zealand , Singapore - 2013
Us Now - New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts - NZ- 2013
Snap to Grid - LACDA - Los Angeles U.S.A. - 2013
VI Departing - Kerikeri NZ - 2012
Lorg International Print Exhibition. Galway. Eire - 2012
Upcoming Solo Exhibition - Jiggery Pokery - Art at Wharepuke October 2013