As a visually impaired artist, I work with essential lines and marks to describe my subjects, weather this is drawn on paper or outlined through drapes of fabrics.
I use a limited selection of lines and marks that convey contours, shadows and the little extracted detail and definition I am able to see.
My intention is to be able to engage and relate to others through artistic mediums and encourage them to interact with their emotions and senses.
The primacy of drawing in my artistic practice comes from its speed and organic force, coupled with the ability to back light through a support, which aids my Nystagmus one of the three eye conditions I suffer from.
My work is spontaneous and light with a fluidity that suits the mediums, I have a limited amount of time when drawing before my eyes tire. I use this to my strength, to impart only critical marks and strokes.
My work comprises of portraits, female nudes and natural forms, which I draw with water-soluble pencils, ink and paints, these are my preferred mediums.
Education Kingston University, London, 2013 – 2016
Fashion BA(Hons) First Class
2016 - Sophie Hallette University Design Challenge Finalist - Nominated to Showcase at
Graduate Fashion Week Gala and closed the show for Kingston university
2016 - FAD Competition Finalist Showcased at London Fashion Week
2019 - NATWST enabling entrepreneurship prize
2016 - Featured in VOGUE ITALIA September issue, for young fashion design graduates.
2020 - Featured in Sophie’s Postcard charity Magazine, a magazine dedicated to the Memory of Sophie Maria Taylor. To raise money for the children’s cancer centre at The Royal Marsden.
My contribution included 5 Fashion Portrait Illustrations on Page 121
2020 - Featured in Atelier’s "SURMOUNT" issue, fashion Magazine for Autumn / Winter
2020 - 2021 -Website designer for Fine artists Kay Spare and Clare Brice Betts