work with bras

Ongoing sculpture and prints using unwanted bras . Working on ideas about ageing and change in women and their bodies, using the bra to represent transformation, real or desired, whether through age, pregnancy , breast feeding, surgery etc. Different bras are placed together inn both prints and casting with plaster to suggest this transformation between … Read morework with bras

de-constructing mens’ business suits

This body of work across sculpture , installation, video and performance, looks at gender, power and identity, through my interference with and manipulation of mens’ business suits. The iconic status of the suits and its default attachment to power, is subverted through different forms of deconstruction: cutting with a scalpel , fraying, pulling apart, picking, … Read morede-constructing mens’ business suits

mark, print, place

This body of ceramic work looks at the mark we make, our print , more than just a trace, and our relationship to the natural world, our environmental and psychological impact, using the intimate to reflect a global perspective. The red and black  ceramic “fingerprint” work involves thousands of pieces of squeezed clay,  each capturing a fingerprint, a 3D … Read moremark, print, place

breathe, inflate, deflate

An ongoing series of work looking at breathing, exchange of gases, our relationship with trees, destruction of the rainforest. Materials : latex, stone, trees and branches as site and material.  Fossilised tree, created by the volume of material weighing down, creating stone through time.The delicacy and intimacy of latex, made in silky sheets, cut, stitched , stretched … Read morebreathe, inflate, deflate

drawing with trees

this is current work, digital sketches.I have been working with this tree,with its huge bump- it seems both a benign pregnant- like bulge, and a more sinister, tumorous growth. Some of these ideas may become “real”, real painted and manipulated barbed wire swarming out of the belly button type hole in the bulge, real latex … Read moredrawing with trees

body and the landscape

stone, latex, wire initially made for installation at Contemporary Sedimentary, my solo show at South Square Gallery, Thornton in 2014. Recently the piece has been part of the Seaswim , Head Above Water , an ACE touring exhibition at Peninsula Arts , Plymouth ; Strange Cargo , Folkestone and Crescent Art Gallery, Scarborough.