A look around the studio February 2024


Sometimes a thread of enquiry re-emerges and leads to new additions to an earlier series – in this case the Cantos that I last worked on in 2020. The interest is in flowing forms, motion, suggestions of landscape and weather – all interacting with more static geometric forms. The ever-changing processes of nature set against human attempts to impose rational order….

Leaf studies

I continue to work on the leaf studies. As they wither and decay leaf structures are revealed in ways that are visually interesting and often surprising. The skeleton of the leaf suggests both its strength and fragility. For me, these tattered leaves are emblematic of mortality and impermanence – reminders that all things come and go … the poignancy of each moment of life…