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About Me

I am a Derbyshire based artist who works mainly in portraiture and also primarily in paint media (oils and acrylics) and also digital art.

I began painting seriously in 2017 and have been working steadily since on private commissions and work for exhibitions and competition.

I also currently work full time within the NHS but paint and draw in any spare time I can!

If you have any questions for me, or would like to know more about my art or practice, please feel free to contact me.

You can visit my online store here (goes to external site). If you would like a print of a specific artwork or specific size, please contact me. 

I am also currently exhibition secretary for Ilkeston Arts and Camera Club. Based in Ilkeston since 1902 it is a meeting place for local artists and photographers. We hold competitions, exhibitions, workshops and creative sessions. If you are interested in finding out more about the club, click the link below:

https://artsandcameraclub.wixsite.com/ilkeston

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Exhibitions and Awards

2017/2018 - BrighTen Exhibition "Laughter is the Best Medicine"- Royal Derby Hospital - Air Arts. 

 

2018 - Derbyshire Open Art Competition (prizewinner) "Ice Cream in Matlock Bath" - Buxton Museum, Buxton, Derbyshire

 

2019 - Ilkeston Arts and Camera Club - Alec Shaw Trophy for Best Portrait "Neon"- Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire

2019 - The Artist and Leisure Painter Open - Accepted for Exhibition "Red Glasses"- Patchings Festival, Nottinghamshire

2020 - The Artist and Leisure Painter Open - Highly Commended work "Hand Powered Flight". 

2020- Harley Open Exhibition - Accepted for Exhibition "Flamingo". The Harley Gallery, Worksop.

2021 - Solace exhibition "Coco and Crowley in the Art Room"-

Royal Derby Hospital - Air Arts.

2022 - Ilkeston Arts and Camera Club - Alec Shaw Trophy for Best Portrait with "Carl", and Jack Barker Trophy for Best Oils/Acrylic  "Red Glasses"- Erewash Museum.

2022 - Curiosity exhibition "Beth and Emma with Objects from the UHDB Medical Museum Collection" May 2022 -Royal Derby Hospital - Air Arts