I followed working in London for several textile print studios with 4 years designing textiles and embroidery for a fashion house in Paris, regularly travelling to India for inspiration and to develop the print collection.
Colour, texture and light all inspire, delight and inform me. I look for the journey of my materials particularly paper- it’s source, it’s evolution to a finished piece and it’s eventual destination. It’s a silent language usually revealing itself beyond completion. I like to feel a fragility and a quiet change between colour and texture. I want light to filter and cast shadows over each work gently forming new life, movement and dimension.
I watch for the space in each piece, how the eye travels around the image, how light on the pins pushes the layers forward. I listen to what each piece asks for.
I am learning daily how I work. It’s a fluid relationship threaded together by children, emotion and expression.
Fashion and Textiles at St. Martin’s, London graduating in1992.