I graduated in 2009 from Moray School of Art and have since continued my passion in photography through several exhibitions throughout Scotland including my first Solo Exhibition at Moray Arts Centre, Findhorn. New Grads show, Bridge view, Aberdeen. New Graduates touring exhibition covering The Swanson Gallery, Thurso, St Fergus Gallery, Wick, Inverness Museum & Gallery, as well as being a selected artist 2 years running to celebrate the Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition held at The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh in 2010/2011.

The course enabled me to develop my creative skills in a vibrant and challenging environment. Trained by a highly experienced team of visual practitioners who guided me through how to use and make the most of a range of fine art media, such as drawing, painting, digital media, photography, mixed media drawing, spatial studies and printmaking. I also gained knowledge on how to navigate the theoretical landscape. Gaining access to my own studio space and the latest equipment, I developed an eye for photography, working on my own initiative, constantly to deadlines with necessary resources at hand. This resulted in finding my own professional knowledge and expertise so that I could develop my full potential as a photographer.

I then began working in the retail industry progressing my career from Sales to Team Leader, to Store Manager for one of the Uks leading Photographic retailers. Winning Store Manager of the Year 2012 being the highlight of my career & has since encouraged me to set new challenges within my photography portfolio.

I continue to teach photography from all levels from beginners to advanced & cover photoshop tuition both on a one to one basis & block classes. This also enables me to develop my own technique which is a vital part of progressing my portfolio.

My work past & present has consisted working mainly with the photographic medium as a tool to document fabricated situations that are real or imagined. I express a theatrical narrative inviting the viewer to create imaginative possibilities, challenging our emotional response & appreciation of the world around us.

I am fortunate to have the Highlands of Scotland on my doorstep which enables a whole possibility of photographic opportunities, particularly the wilderness of our landscape and coastal trails.

Inspired by many artists and photographers such as Ansel Adams, Berthold Steinhilber and a modern photographer Michael Bosanko.
BIG STONE, little stone