Since 2005 I have lived in four countries and am passionate about travelling. I am
particularly fascinated in transient phenomena and my aim is to create artwork that captures a sense of the ephemeral beauty found in those moments of time that make us feel glad to be alive. Organic textures, light and natural beauty are fundamental to my art.
I will normally work on at least two or three canvases at the same time. As I work on the first composition, I'll often find a detail or a technique that I'll want to expand on and will begin a second canvas, and so on, often with the degree of abstraction increasing in each iteration.
Every painting is built up from multiple layers of acrylics, watercolours and pastels. In many of my landscapes I also include gold leaf as a way to express the heat and luminous intensity of the sun; I adore the potential interplays of texture, reflectivity and colour that this mixed media approach allows me. I often use watercolours to tint the metallic
reflections, which leads to the colours changing continually with the viewer's perspective and the lighting conditions.