I'm a Professional fine artist and art tutor based in North Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. I've been on UK television and I'm currently exhibiting on the Saatchi website. I orginally specialized in photorealism but now concentrate on popart and abstract pieces. I work mainly on canvas with acrylics. A Founder member of The Society for all Artists, member of Axis, member of Design & Artists Copyright Society and member of Royal Horticultural Society. I have artwork in Corporate, public and private collections across the World.
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Occupation: Professional fine artist & art tutor Interests and Hobbies: Travel, photography, reading, swimming, music, gardening Artists: David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Andy Warhol, Sir Peter Blake, Miriam Wosk Music: Abba, Cocteau twins, Chemical Brothers, Kosheen, William Orbit, Cure, Lisa Gerrard, Vanessa Mae, Bach... to name a few! Movies: Gladiator, Western's, CHiPs '99 (a cult movie!), Jackie Chan, comedies Books and Writers: Crazy about art and gardening books. Favourite at moment Sequins & skeletons by Miriam Wosk, also Jack Vettriano. Love images more than words. Images speak for themselves! Personal Quote: Love, faith, hope, respect and honesty. Use that in every piece of artwork you create.