I first became enchanted by the medium of glass six years ago and started making stained glass as a hobby alongside my landscape painting and my ‘proper job’. My enthusiasm for it only grew and this took off as my main medium, with me expanding my repertoire of techniques and eventually starting a full time creative business in 2014.
I love the way the texture, shape and colour of glass manipulates light and how light itself brings glass to life. When I first started working with glass I knew I wanted to learn about surface pattern techniques; the addition of line and texture to create depth, detail and complexity.
My aims are simple: I aim to be the best I can be at what I do and to keep learning and improving the whole time. I do not want to be static and formulaic over my career; I would like to be able to explore many different techniques and subjects and not be pigeon holed into a single genre. Oh and I also want to enjoy myself at the same time!
I am a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass and a recent winner of the prestigious Ashton Hill Award.