20th Century British & Contemporary Art
Castlegate House Gallery

Towards the Exhibition

27th September, 2016

Over the past year I have been making paintings that predominantly investigate childhood, both mine and other people’s. Every day when sitting down in front of a canvas, I started to subconsciously examine my work and thoughts, ask questions, and my changes in perception.

What fascinated me the most about the childhood paintings was in the subject’s perspective; the child’s own vision and thoughts, looking at the way they made art and made it in a free and uncompromising way, a primal visual language that has existed for thousands of years. That’s what’s so fascinating, in my view it’s the DNA of painting. It’s some of the most imaginative and authentic work there is and it’s something that I hope my work is seen to investigate