new works
        I am currently working on a new body of work of which this is the first painting.
        There will be a series of plastic portrait paintings as well as film and installation.


        'Hanging in the balance'

11 Pedestals, 11 walls by 11 artists
Art Spot Korin, Kyoto, Japan
June/July 2018 (group exhibition)



Waterfall of care. Interactive work where visitors draw on a mask and attach it to the ones already there.


Mixed media on canvas. Created outdoors with rock imprints, fumage, drawing and text.



In the space of elsewhere
Art Spot Korin, Kyoto, Japan
3rd - 22nd October 2017 (solo exhibition)

into the earth

Ceramic stones, handmade from clay, with bodily imprints and painted.

shadow portraits- Scotland

Instant snapshots were taken in Scotland and taken over to hang with work that was produced over in Kyoto.

                Shadow Portraits- Kyoto
                     Instant portraits taken in and                                      around Kyoto with shadows of plants                          and trees partially covering their faces.                      These had to be staged and most                               people did not notice the shadow                              world that was around them.      

always one step away   
Film, performance. Walking around through and over this 'indoor landscape'  (blanket made from muslin and Creeping Thistle pappus). The blanket was created over a 2 year period and is added to yearly with each growing season.

a conversation between us
A number of wind drawings had been made over the                                                                                                                    period of a year with pen, ink and smoke. A selection of                                                                                                            these were shown, one chosen from each season.

screenprinting / mixed media

                                                                                                                                                Unfolding Environment

Family Portrait

    Smoking Gun

working with natural ephemera


     investigating nature in paused moments of paint



     'Dark Water' , (Inspired by the dark coal water of Dysart Beach)


                                                                                                                                     'Maternal Water'                                                                                     


              'Charon's Wake'     

   'Listen to the Water Sleeping'


                       'Swallowing Silence', (Inspired by what happens beneath the surface of a vortex)                       

                                                                                                                                                 'Water's Voice'

'The imagination is a sound-effects man; it must amplify or soften.
Once the imagination is mistress of dynamic correspondences, images truly speak.' Gaston Bachelard


'Tangible Presence'





  Time Stains, Diptych from Shadow Series 1  

Imagined Horizons

mark making/ painting with fumage


Air and Dreams  


           Ephemeral Landscape

                                                                                                                                                  Glacial Reverie II


                    photos/ installations                       


                                               'When paper meets pavement' , photograph                                                                                                 'Poems in light' , photograph


       Feminine Water, Heavy Water and Vocal Water (sea water from Dysart Harbour)                                     'Automatic Shadow Drawings in Five Passages Before Bed',
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 video  projection

                                                                                                                                                         Luminosity, with coal stack