Welcome to my website.
In my parallel career as a Research Psychologist I work with objective evidence-based assessments of psychological risk and resilience formed from in-depth, semi-structured interviews. In my art practice I make 'Psychological Landscapes', works which are more at the interface of the objective and the subjective. I work across photography and also sometimes film, sculpture and mixed media. My work is usually shown large-scale, mounted on aluminium, in exhibitions, at residencies and for hotel and business commissions. I'm interested in representing ideas around the liminal, borders - subjects that can't easily be dichotomised and reference natural processes and locations. In the studio I often work with small-scale, everyday materials to create 3d sculptures that exist for a short time specifically for the camera. I still choose to work with the analogue process using medium format camera wherever I can as I really like the quality and depth of the final large scale work this gives.
In May this year I showed a mixed media painting in S I X T Y at LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES curated by Anna Bleeker and Alessandra Falbo. In early June I showed with artists Fiona Fouhy and Marcia Teusink in the exhibition INTERTIDAL, as part of the Whitstable Biennale Satellite programme. The website is here and my blog has installation shots.
These include showing at Flowers Gallery, London Art Fair, Photo Los Angeles, Herefordshire Photography Festival, Sarah Mysercough Fine Art and a solo show at the Midlands Art Centre (mac). Previous residencies include the Florence Trust Studio Residency and 'Rural Idyll' on a sheep farm in Suffolk. My work was shortlisted for the Espy Photographic Award (2014) and the inaugural Adrian Henri Poetry in Art Award (2013). This website details my involvements and also includes a blog on my practice about the influence of psychology and current research on my thinking. I am also like to engage with current writing such as 1000wordsmag.com and Photomonitor Magazine,