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About


My Work
My paintings and photographs reflect the many factors which have influenced my work, including travel, archaeology, changes in society and a love of nature and landscape. My work often explores classical and religious references and frequently makes use of the idea of palimpsest in its broadest sense. Colourful expressionism is an important part of my art.

Biography and CV

I was brought up in Zambia, studied Classics and Education at St. Mary’s University in London, and later graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a B.A. Honours in Fine Art. As teacher and artist, my interests have often overlapped. I have had several solo exhibitions, and have also exhibited at the Mall Galleries in London in 2013 and 2014, and the Galerie Metanoia in Paris, 2015 and 2016, when I was awarded the Prix Monte Dei Fiori for my paintings. In 2017,I was involved in two exhibitions in Athens. The Stimulus exhibition was then transferred to the Menier Gallery in London in August, 2017.
In 2018, my paintings have been shown in Paris, London, Athens, Birmingham and Sheffield, as can be seen below on my CV. I have also been part of the Battersea Park and Hampstead Heath Affordable Art Fairs in London this year, 2019, as well as curating the 8Paint Exhibition. I have had selected work in the exhibitions listed below .My work has been displayed in Sheffield Galleries and other galleries in Yorkshire.

My studio is at Exchange Place in Sheffield. It is part of Yorkshire Artspace.

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EXHIBITIONS - 2020

Upcoming Terminus, Bloc Studios, Sheffield
March 2020

EXHIBITIONS -2019

Fronteer Open Art Exhibition, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery, Sheffield
Symbol Christmas Exhibition, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
Open Studios, Exchange Place.Yorkshire Artspace
Painterly Exchange Regeneration Exhibition, Exchange Place
Prosaic Mosaics Exhibition, BLOC Studios, Sheffield
Chameleon Exhibition, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
Voyage Exhibition organised by Fronteer, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol
Green City. Kommune, Sheffield
Friends' Exhibition, RBSA Birmingham
Open Exhibition, The Old Lock Up Gallery, Cromford
Platforms Project, House, Athens School of Art, Athens
Prosaic Exhibition, Coterie Gallery, Rotherham
Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, London with the Linda Blackstone Gallery
8Paint, Gage Gallery, KIAC, Sheffield - Co-Curator
Place Exhibition, Boston Castle, Rotherham
Shortlisted for the Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolour[. Mall Galleries, London
Open All Media Exhibition 2019, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham
Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London with the Linda Blackstone Gallery
International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
Small Things, Circle Gallery, Sheffield

EXHIBITIONS - 2018

Sense of Place, White Room Gallery at Yellow Arch, Sheffield
Confluence at Bloc Studios, Sheffield
Fronteer Open Exhibition, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery
OPEN UP Studios, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Confluence Exhibition at the Herrick Gallery, Mayfair, London
RED Exhibition, Norman Rae Gallery, York
Online Representation, Gallery104NYC, New York
Art in the Gardens Exhibition, Sheffield
Nostalgia Exhibition, Pireaus Municipal Art Gallery, Athens
Friends' Exhibition, RBSA Gallery, Highly Commended Award, Birmingham
Abstract Expressionism, Gallery 35 Chapel Walk
Platforms Project 18, Athens School of Art
Shared Spaces, Gallery 35, Chapel Walk, Sheffield
Botanical Gardens Art Exhibition, Hallam Art Group, Sheffield
Fear of the Known, Circle Gallery, Sheffield
Monochrome, Art Number 23, The Old Biscuit Factory, London
RBSA Open All Media Exhibition 2018, Birmingham


EXHIBITIONS - 2017

Deconstructed Nativity, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery, Sheffield
Unique Beauty, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
Un Seul Grain Du Riz, Galerie Metanoia Paris
Open Up Studios, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Original 200, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
Stimulus Exhibition: Sea Change Menier Gallery, London
Stimulus Exhibition, The municipal Art Gallery of Piraeus,, Athens
Platforms - Documenta 14 Athens
Open Up Studios: Hallam Art Group,Sheffield Botanical Gardens
Open Up Studios: Transitions Exhibition, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Dream of the Sea, Witham Gallery, Barnard Castle, County Durham
Barnard Castle, County Durham. March 2017
Curator and Artist:Towards Abstraction, 35 Chapel Walk Gallery,Sheffield


EXHIBITIONS -2016

20 by 20 Access Space,Sheffield
Open Up Studios, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield
The Sheffield Art Show[, Sheffield/b]
[b]Leave/Remain, Bank Street Arts Studio, Sheffield[/b
[b]The Great North Art Show, Ripon

The Beast Within, Exchange Place, Sheffield
Monte dei Fiori Exhibition, Galerie Metanoia. Paris
A Single Grain of Rice Exhibition, Galerie Metanoia, Paris2016.
Award: Prix Monte Dei Fiori, 2016

EXHIBITIONS - 2015 and earlier

20 by 20 Open Art Access,
Open Up Studios – Exchange Place, Yorkshire Artspace
Botanical Gardens Art Exhibition,
Prints and Plates Exhibition, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
A Single Grain of Rice Exhibition. Galerie Metanoia,
Paris. 2014
Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries,
London November 2014
Paintings and Prints. Bessemer II Gallery,
Discerning Eye Exhibition, Mall Galleries,
London. November 2013
Open Up Studios, BLOC Space
Newlyn School of Art, Cornwall.
Workshops on Abstract Expressionism August 2012
Group Exhibition based on The Secret Garden
Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield, October 2012
Say It With Colour Art Group. Hangingwater Studio.
Solo Show Bruised Works. Photographs and paintings.
London Road Gallery, Sheffield. February 2006
Beyond the Finishing Li:ne Exhibition with four other new graduates.
Rotherham Art Gallery. Autumn 1999
Sheffield Hallam University. B.A.Hons. Fine Art.
Tenebrae Paintings and Photographs
Fine Art Final Degree Show 1999