After my BA Hons degree in fashion design, I worked in London as a freelance textile designer and silk screen printer. I changed course slightly and worked for a number of years at Habitat which I loved. A pause for motherhood left me desperate to start creating again. My painting journey began after a friend asked me to create a special piece for their home. Something sparked and I have been painting ever since. My art practice is intuitive and immersive, with my passion for music and nature being a huge source of inspiration.
I create original multi layered abstract paintings at my home studio in East Sussex, working on large canvasses and wood panels. I am hugely inspired by water and the sky and love blending creative mark making with a variety of mediums including watercolour ink, spray paint, acrylic and copper leaf, to create colours and forms that are completely unique. Music and colour play a major part in my process and dictate the energy flow of each piece. I work on several paintings at the same time, moving between them, building up the layers, adding or taking away until I feel they are finished.
My artwork is expressive but calm with each painting developing organically to create a one off piece of art.
“We couldn't be more thrilled with our beautiful new painting. It takes pride of place in our new kitchen. Chuffed to bits that we now own one of your paintings!!"
Mrs K Hawkins