My work is in the tradition of narrative art. It is a response to both social and political events; a response that contains sometimes anger, sometimes pity and sometimes joy.
A painting is a representation of a single moment in time and thus relies on the viewer to complete the whole tale being told. In some of my work exhibited below the viewer can do this as a detached observer, in others they are complicit.
For many years I was a scientist, inventor and lecturer in problem solving and creativity. Latterly, and aided by a number of full time courses at Leith School of Art, I have become an artist.