Brought up in Newlyn and
Penzance my Cornish roots
shape my life, driving the inspiration
for my work
which stems from my love of both life form and the
and colours of the Cornish landscape I see around
day, giving me the impetus to continue
to experiment and to push
my work in new directions.
My father's family were
local fishermen, working
out of Newlyn for two generations.
of my mother's family lived at the Lizard.
grandfather was a lighthouse keeper; his father