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Lion in lead coat

Tiger in lead coat 2018Assemblage, mixed media6cm x 10cm SOLD Tiger in lead coat was the product of a long process, the 30s tiger came from a charity shop and the lead from a field near Penzance. It , as it were,  fell together when I dropped the lead onto the floor and it seemed …

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Polar bear

Polar bear 2017Assemblage, mixed media15cm x 15cm A quick creative process lead to this piece, the circuit board the bear walks on was found at the beach, the wood from outside someone’s house in Penzance, and the bear from Ebay. It is obvious to say that we could not have a more poignant symbol of …

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Drawing 1 May

Drawing 1 2015Oil on board(?)45cm x 65cm Made from a self portrait and a found image of a primate. Copying the monkey’s pose I wanted to put myself literally alongside her, and it felt uneasy. Making larger scale charcoal drawings on found wood has become an important part of my process. I enjoy working at …

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Don’t look at me

Don’t look at me 2 2017Metal plate etching20cm x 20cm This drawing was scratched into a metal plate that was previously used by another artist to make an etching. I could not see properly what I was producing so the result has a strange slightly cumbersome look, which I liked. The title came from the …

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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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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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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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