ELECTED IN 2010
I was around fourteen years old, I
spent a summer day on a hillside in North Wales painting what I
could see before me. It was one of the most magical and significant
days of my life. After attempting many and varied types of art
over the years, I have returned to that simple approach. So the
landscape of North Wales has become my main painting subject.
believe that my work fits well within the British tradition of
landscape painting, and many of the painters who have worked in
Wales, such as Wilson and Turner, have always inspired me.
concept is to honestly depict what I see, with as little artifice as
possible. As to execution: after a period of research and planning, I
tend to work by building up a painting in successive layers. The
'iterative' process. It sounds slow. And it is.