paintings

Ring tailed lemur

Ring tailed Lemur 2018Oil on yy6cm x 12cm Part of an extended series of diptychs, which reference the portable miniature shrines Christian pilgrims used to carry. Although not always capable of being closed and carried in a pocket, they are part of my attempt to bring the idea of animals back into the centre ground …

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Going up

Going up 2017Oil on wood14 cm x 6 cm I make these miniatures as a response to the lack of consideration animals are given by some individuals and many corporations. They speak of the sadness and pain meeted out by pharmacetucal and agribusiness space agencies, and universities the world over. Primates have been sent into …

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Bear on Mulfra hill

Bear on Mulfra Hill 2018Oil on xx16.5cm x 30.5cm This painting was made to set ‘free’ the bear, who had been in a squalid zoo in an Eastern European zoo. I painted her into our local landscape, namely Mulfra Hill, a beautiful high moor in West Penwith. Maybe, just maybe less animals will end up …

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Yes, it’s time to say sorry

Yes, it’s time to say sorry 2016Oil on wooden ply ovals, mounted in auction house metal frames. One frame is damaged (see picture). A single framed painting is 30cm x 21 cm x 3 cm.Each oval painting is 13 cm x 9.5 cm These two paintings were made in response to the antique guilt frames …

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hyena & birds

hyena & birds 2017Oil on found wooden support31cm x 50cm The source image for this painting was from a book about the animals of the Serengeti. It depicts the fighting the predation and lives of animals without flinching from the violence and gore. here a Hyena fights off vultures from an antelope carcass. Made for …

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Above us

Above us 2017Oil on found wood50.5cm x 29cm Made at some speed during a very productive painting session at Brisons Veor on Cape Cornwall in 2017. Source material was a 60s wildlife annual and the found wooden panel was left with the original house paint on it. I enjoyed the placing of the image at …

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The chosen one?

The chosen one? 2016DiptychOil on woodSize: 2.6 H x 4.1 W x 0.5 in  I have long loved iconographic multi panelled work from the 8th and 9th century orthodox christian tradition. Their use of bold colour, halos, gold and the miniature portable nature of they way they are made adds to their presence. Here I …

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