News, Events & Projects

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Recent Projects…

 ♦ I was honoured to be selected as a contributing artist to Mottisfont’s biennial Open Exhibition with “Rainbow Trout”. (see image below or in portfolio)

 ♦ I was delighted to co-curate and contribute to the “Leaves of the Tree” exhibition, Winchester Cathedral, April-June, 2018.  A diverse exhibition of botanical art and calligraphy by Winchester Cathedral Scribes and invited artists highlighting many of the beloved plants growing around the Cathedral, as well as botanical imagery inspired by the Bible. Related events and workshops were also offered.

 ♦ My works, below: “Magnolia Leaf on Gold Leaf”, “Unity of the Spirit”, “Aquilegia with Shakespeare”

“The Leaves of the Tree shall be for the healing of nations”- Revelation 2:22
watercolour, gold leaf, gold gouache (sold)

“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of Peace” – Ephesians 11:3
watercolour, gold leaf, walnut ink (sold)

“I am that flower, that mint, that columbine” – William Shakespeare
watercolour, gold gouache

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Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

The distinctive Kingfisher is notable for its iridescent markings and preference for riparian habitats, making it a treasured sight along river banks and streams. Kingfisher project page

Seaweeds and Limpets of Britain: Produced for a marine ecologist at the University of Southampton for his work studying the biology of these species and the ecology of the marine intertidal zone.

Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

The rainbow trout is a species from the salmon family and is well known as a sport fish- popular for it’s beautiful colors and mild flavor. It has been introduced in every continent except Antarctica but is native to Pacific tributaries in Asia and North America. Rainbow Trout project page

Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra)

This rugged, threatened species from Southern Africa is the largest of the zebra family.

Announcements

♦ You can now find my holiday cards at Kingsgate Books and Prints in Winchester! In addition to their ongoing wide selection of my signed reproductions. Have a browse in a gallery full of fascinating historical images, within the delightful Kingsgate Arch area of Winchester (behind the Cathedral). 

Recent Events

♦ Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, British Isles, Conference, 2018
♦ Participating artist, Mottisfont Open Exhibition (National Trust). A juried show featuring a selection of artists from around the country.
The Leaves of the Tree, Winchester Cathedral, 12 April- 24 June, 2018. Participating artist and co-curator
♦ Guild of Natural Science Illustrations Conference, July, 2018
♦ Kings Somborne Summer Art Show, 17 June, 2018