I was born in Sale, Central Gippsland and raised on farms in the surrounding districts. At secondary school two subjects really stood out for me:art and tech drawing, so it was a natural step when I took up painting. Over the years I have won many awards and had one solo exhibition. In 2013, 12 of my paintings were selected and published in Artists Palette [international] magazine with an insight and painting demonstration, and one of my paintings on the front cover.
I am a member of the Sale Gallery art group and the Bairnsdale Art society. My main medium is acrylic, but I use water colour as well, and complete commissions across a broad spectrum of subjects. Artists I have a great admiration for are Sir Arthur Streeton, Robert Ingpen and W A D Brodie. My goal is to bring life and emotion into my art.Â Â