I make bold and vibrant mosaic art sculptures inspired by nature that often tell a story. The narrative might have developed from a myth or legend or be informed by ecological concerns such as climate change.
I challenge myself to find new ways to construct my work and explore form through
various sculptural techniques using wire, cement board, plaster, jesmonite, plastic and polystyrene . Once I have a bare sculpture I decorate it with a mosaic skin of glass or
ceramic. I also like to incorporate wires and discarded objects such as children’s plastic or rubber figures.
Sometimes I use metal leaf to decorate surfaces of the sculpture and I gild sheets of glass to incorporate in the mosaic skin.
I make bespoke work for clients that include wall mosaic murals for indoor and outdoor spaces and I exhibit my work nationally and internationally.
My latest public commission was a Tree of Life mural mosaic at Royal United Hospital in Bath.
I graduated in 1989 with a BA in Creative Arts. The course enabled me to experiment and integrate visual art, dance, music, video, and photography.
I made my first mosaic on a school wall in 1994.