“Some of my earliest memories are of collecting objects on the seashore and arranging them. I have always delighted in the act of discovery and chance encounter – spending many hours outdoors finding and observing the shells, sea life, diverse fragments of pottery and stones washed up on the tide line.
My work has drawn strongly on these early influences and my observation of colour, texture and pattern in nature. I return constantly to significant objects in my life for inspiration and as a vehicle for self-expression.
I am preoccupied with collecting and ordering natural objects and exploring the shapes, layers and contrasts…”