A selection of recent work.
Cliff walks and offshore islands, the textures of the sea in Spring.
The distinct geology of Orkney, eroding cliffs and headlands make the islands edges wild and exhilarating.
‘Infinity Pool’ is about being immersed in the deep, still rockpool anticipating the moment when the tide breaks through over the reef that shelters it from the open sea.
Brief summer stillness and heavy skies, shiny still seas and returning tides. Seabirds paddle and fuss, wheel and soar. Floating in places which at first appear peaceful and calm, the perpetual motion of elements and inhabitants is revealed.
‘Return to Ramna Geo’
60 x 60 cm
60 x 60 cm
Summer on the shore in Deerness looking out to familiar holms and headlands.
60 x 60cm mixed media on paper mounted on wood panel.
The space between land and sea constantly changes with the ebb and flood tide.
30 x 30 cm cradled panels – acrylic and mixed media.
Orkney’s big sky demands attention.
In winter the sky can become an ever changing cloud encyclopaedia.
30x30cm cradled panels – acrylic and mixed media.
Orkney in summer is all about long days of intense greens and vivid blues, Atlantic swell and smooth seas as the heat goes out of the day.
50 x 50 cm acrylic on canvas.