I am a Londoner and I graduated from the Royal College of Art in 1989 with a Masters degree in Illustration. After leaving the RCA I engaged in both editorial and advertising work with jobs that ranged from book covers and magazine work to packaging and advertising; having work published nationally and internationally.
I also had the pleasure and privilege of teaching in colleges and universities for over 30 years, a rewarding time seeing students develop new and exciting work.
I have now fortunately relocated to Devon where I have a studio and spent my time totally immersed in the most beautiful landscape with plein air painting. I feel my illustrative background gives my pictures a narrative slant. Painting a necessity and I have a natural curiosity for creating pictures that evoke a sense of place, capturing moments in time.
My sketchbook is always with me.
1987 - 89 MA RCA Illustration, Royal College of Art
1984 - 87 BA Hons Graphic Design Chelsea School of Art
1983 - 84 Foundation Art and Design Middlesex University
2020 – Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, Out of the Blue - work for Susan Aldworth
2019 - Crouch End Open Studio, Group and Solo Show
2018 - The Mall Galleries London. Royal Society of Women Artists
2015 - 19 A letter in mind
2016 – The Affordable Arts Fair, Battersea
2014 - The Canbury Arms – solo show of recent work
2000 – 08 Royal Watercolour Society – Watercolour for the 21st Century
1999 - Artbank
1998 - Art for Sale – Joint exhibition and sale of work
1994 - Hybrid Gallery, Columbia Rd– solo exhibition
1993 - Andrew Usiskin Contemporary Art – Solo Exhibition
1993 - King of Heart Gallery, Norwich – Between Six and Eight Illustrators
1992 - Dragon International
1992 - Talberg/Taylor Gallery (sponsored by Aqua Libra)
1991 - Gabrielle Skelton
1990 - Camden Galleries
1989 - Lauderdale House (Action for Dysphasic Adults)
1987 - Royal Festival Hall
1986 - The Original Picture Shop
1986 - Tricycle Theatre