I am a printmaker and illustrator, specialising in relief printing. I take inspiration from the natural world, the creatures and people who inhabit it, and the stories they have to tell. I print because I love the process of taking something that inspires, excites, or moves me, and expressing it in my own way through line, tone, shape and colour. I love the process of crafting something by hand and the energy and sense of connection it brings.
I come from a family of crafts-people; potters, engineers, print-makers, painters, carpenters, garden designers, and seamstresses. I grew up immersed in a world of making, and the excitement and joy that it brought me as a child never left. I studied fine art throughout school, and was awarded an art scholarship. In 2016 I completed a foundation diploma in Art and Design at Oxford Brooke's University, qualifying with a distinction. In 2019 I graduated with a First-Class Honours in BA Graphic Communications from Bath Spa University.
I am a tutor at the New Brewery Arts centre in Cirencester - teaching workshops for children (aged 4-16) in print-making, illustration and paper crafts. I also run workshops in schools in a range of crafts; From mono-printing with stencils and plants, to Matisse-inspired cut-outs, to marbled paper book-covers.
If you have any questions, ideas for collaboration, proposals for commission, or just want to say hello, then don't hesitate to get in touch via the contact page.
2019: Oxford Art Society - Young Artist Competition - 1st Prize
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