about

“I have always been interested in making something beautiful from poor materials”
Alberto Burri

My work is characterised by a spirit of experimentation and exploration of both the materials and processes of making art. There are elements of provisionality and rawness in his use of the simple, ordinary and discarded materials that are the stuff of what he makes. Cardboard, paper, old photographs and other ephemera, bring with them their own histories with which he is able to rework and create new imagery. Fragility and transience are implicit in his work and he has a predilection for materials that evoke notions of brokenness, decay and disintegration, most noticeably in his recent concrete sculptures and installations.

Education/Training
BA Fine Art with Drawing, Oxford Brookes University
HND (Distinction) Community Arts, City of Bath College
Foundation in Art Therapy, City of Bath College

Awards, residencies
Brisons Veor – Artist residency and retreat, Cornwall
National Sculpture Prize – Special Commendation, Broomhill Sculpture Foundation, Devon
Althea Wynne Bursary Award. – 2nd Prize
Cill Rialaig – Artist residency and retreat, Ireland
Aesthetica Art Prize – top 100 selected artists
AA2A – Artists Access to Art Colleges – Artist in residence at City of Bath College
Arts Council Award – Investment in Artists
Arts Council – Year of the Artist Award

Selected Group Exhibitions
The Fletcher Exhibit of socially and politically engaged art, Reece Museum, Tennessee
Royal Academy – Summer Exhibition
Election Art – 50 artworks over 50 days on Twitter and Facebook (collaboration with Julia Warin)
Fringe Arts Bath – Winner of Open Prize (collaboration with Julia Warin)
Sculpture in the Garden – West Lavington Manor, Wiltshire
Sketch – Rabley Drawing Centre, Marlborough, Black Swan Arts, Frome & Plymouth College of Art
National Sculpture Prize, Broomhill Sculpture Foundation, Devon
Off the Wall, Pound Arts Centre, Corsham & Young Gallery, Salisbury
Void Open 2013 – sculpture. Hoxton, London
Aesthetica Art Prize – York St Mary’s, York
Place of Departure – Curated group exhibition exploring landscape. 44AD, Bath
MoCA – Museum of Contemporary Art, Pop-up Gallery, Bradford on Avon (collaboration with Julia Warin)
Open Empty Spaces – Newport Market, Wales (collaboration with Julia Warin)
Pound Arts Open – 2nd prize. Pound Arts Centre, Corsham
Location – Open Exhibition. Quay Arts Centre, Isle of Wight
Messages – Study Gallery of Modern Art, Poole (collaboration with Julia Warin)
A-mart – The Art Supermarket. Ale & Porter Arts, Bradford on Avon. Artist multiples
Plan 9/LOT – Multiples Exhibition, Bristol. Artist multiples
Into the Light – Hotbath Gallery, Bath. BANA group show. Paintings
Objects of Desire – The Old Grocers Shop, Bath
Journeys to the Edge РBradford on Avon Station & Library, Mulberry Gallery, Weymouth, Banbury Museum, Oxfordshire