I usually work with paper, constructing sculptural pieces from it, printing on it or make books from it. Books and magazines feature heavily in my work but I also recycle other discarded materials to form installations, bringing a new life and meaning to them.
My artwork is based on repetition and is inspired by pattern and shape found in nature. I feel compelled to work in multiples, which I use to mimic life, growth and regeneration. The processes involved in making my work are as important if not more important sometimes than the finished product.
I focus most of my attention on environmental issues and use my art practice as a platform to reflect my concerns of our consumption and environmental responsibility. I often recycle discarded materials to produce a response.
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I graduated from Wirral Metropolitan College with a first class BA honours degree in fine art in 2009 and I continued to develop my practice at the same institute on the fellowship program for a further year. Since then I've been working independently between my home studio and my space at Alternator studios in The Old Bakery, Birkenhead. I exhibit regionally, nationally and internationally. Within my art practice I work on community based projects & run workshops.
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This month I will be showing and selling work at the Liverpool Artists Book Fair in Liverpool Central Library on the 8th & 9th.
I will also be running a free workshop on these new altered books based on types of fungi, displayed on tree trunks.
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I have been interviewed for the featured artist section of Art in liverpool this month too.
Although my work has been returned to me from Beeldentuin Achter de Westduinen this Summer Inner Beauty will be shown in the restuarant there still.