about me

WELCOME TO MY WEBSITE.

I am a woodcut printmaker based in Sussex. Here on my website you will find a selection of my work, most are from the South Downs, as this is my home and a great love, I do have pieces from further afield, and am also open to commissions.
 
I draw directly from the landscape onto wooden blocks, I then carve into the blocks and print from them. All of my work is handmade and each one of my pieces is given individual life though chine colle (paper overlay) and hand tinting, just as the mood of a scene shifts with light, time and experience.
 
I spend time in the places my work depicts, returning to them. My prints are imbued with the emotion of place. Working outdoors enables me to connect with the spirit of the place, capturing the line and fluidity of scenes and localities.
 
Alongside my regular galleries I am always happy to show customers a section of prints at bip-Art workshop in Kemptown, www.bip-Art.co.uk just be in touch to arrange a visit.
 
The images show on the website are only a small selection of my work, I have many more images, please contact me for details.
 
UPCOMING SHOWS
 

Lewes – Saturday 30th March & Saturday 6th April – 9.30am-5.30pm – Pop-Up show upstairs at Riverside Building, Cliff High St, Lewes, BN7 2RE. Come and see my latest work and have a chat with me about how I make my work.

Firle – Friday 19th April – Sunday 21st April – Firle Place Garden and Art show. Find me in the Old Riding stables. New works on show and wood cut demonstrations.

Hove – Every weekend in May, 11am-6pm – Artists Open House – Aymer House , 1 Aymer Road, Hove, BN3 4GB. A wonderful Open House filled with a wide range of arts and crafts.

Brighton – Every weekend in May, 11am-5pm – Artists Open House – bip-Art Printmaking, 1a Arundel Mews, Arundel Place, Kemptown, Brighton, BN2 1GG. Come and see the press I use to make my work!

Hove – Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th May, 12pm-4pm – Hove Park Festival. A new Arts Festival in Hove Park. Find me in one of the Artists marquees, where I will be showing my work and cutting a block. Stay later on Saturday evening for a procession of lanterns by the famous ‘Same Sky’!

Glyndebourne – May – December – Glyndebourne Opera House, Glynde, BN8 5UU. Find my work and other local Artists on show.

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