Artist Curriculum Vitae
I am a practising visual artist who has been painting and exhibiting works for over 30 years in Africa and the UK. Showings have included group and solo exhibitions including in the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Commissions have been undertaken for clients in Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and UK and artwork has been used for posters, Corperate calendars and book covers. I call both Europe and Africa home and the subjects of my work come from these two continents. Africa inspires vibrant colours while Europe gives exciting light patterns to my paintings. I am particularly interested in pattern and form in nature and express these through figurative, naive and abstract painting.
2021 New Art School Contemporary Fine Art Practice and Contemporary Painting Bursary
2018: ‘From the East to the West Coast of Scotland’, Newington Library, Edinburgh, May 1st-30th
2016: ‘Seasons’, an exhibition of paintings and sketches. Newington Library, Edinburgh October 11th -30th
2014-2015: ‘Scottish Heritage’, an exhibition of paintings and sketches, Newington Library, Edinburgh, December 8th 2014 - January 4th 2015.
2013: ‘Seeing the Trees for the Wood’, an exhibition of paintings, Newington Library, December 1st to 28th.
Selected Group Exhibitions
2021: 4x4x4 Society of Scottish Artists, May-June 2021
2020-2021: ’30 x30’, Society of Scottish Artists, Online exhibition 2020
2016, 2015: The Airport Gallery, Edinburgh Airport
2009, 2008, 2007: Summer school and continuing education exhibitions, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh.
Current Membership to art societies
Society of Scottish Artists since October 2018