A good night in

These two women are linked by shared confidences, laughter and comfortable exchanges. Acrylic on wood panel  39 x 30cm SOLD

Coffee break

This group of women is enjoying a coffee at an outdoor café and their body language gives a few clues as to the kind of conversations that are going on. The light, chatty exchange of news – the show off with her quieter companion – the two lovers unnoticed in the background. Acrylic on wood panel […]

Paddling and Dreaming

This is a modern take on the legend of Leda and the Swan. As they quietly paddle down the stream, they are oblivious to the danger the swan presents. The small figure in the background tries in vain to alert them. Oil on board 49 x 36cm SOLD

Family Tree

We hold tight to our families but sometimes a wind blows through and threatens to blow us apart. This painting is about the completeness of the family unit for those lucky enough to have one. Oil on canvas 50 x 70cm

If you were born without wings

In this painting she is being helped by an angel. It was inspired by a quotation by Coco Chanel “If you were born without wings, do nothing to stop them growing”. I loved these words of wisdom and often think about them swhen something seems too difficult. Watercolour  51 x 42cm

In the piazza

This painting called “In the Piazza” is currently being displayed at the Society of Women Artists Annual Exhibition at the Mall Gallery in London. Cards and prints of this painting are available by contacting  me. SOLD

Coffee Pickers

Following a trip to Colombia, I was struck by the different influences on the faces of the people. The indigenous settlers, those of Spanish descent and the more western influences from America. This painting is about the harmony that exists between the groups doing a shared, happy task. Acrylic on canvas   34 x 44cm […]

The three of us

The inspiration for this painting was the good times that women can have on a girl’s night out. The method of paint used with vertical and geometric lines is to emphasise the non verbal understanding between them. Acrylic on wood panel   38 x 49cm

In the piazza

An Italian scene. The relaxed, local Italian taking her dog for a walk and stopping to meet a friend after buying essentials at the market. Her friend from the north is buying presents and savours a moment to show off her smart clothes. Acrylic on wood  34 x 34cm

Best moments 1

I asked lots of people about their best moments when they were a child or when they grew up and spent time with their children. The result was some lovely thoughts that people generously share with me. Enough for a whole series of paintings – hence this is number one. Acrylic on canvas 34.5 x […]