For me, self-expression through art is an all-consuming objective.
I feel driven by this creative urge within me, a compulsion that
all artists can relate to. The quality of my life is contingent
upon being able to paint and to perfect my art.
childhood experience of East Africa was so profound that even three
decades later my memories of it remain intensely vivid. My recollections
of the vibrant light and brilliant colours of that landscape invariably
surface time and again in my paintings. I was to discover a very
similar ambiance in the landscape of the Arabian Gulf. From my many
years of living there I developed a great appreciation for the Islamic
aesthetic which manifests itself in Islamic architecture and design.
This influence is immediately obvious in my work of that period.
2002 I settled in Malta and once again found myself immersed in
a landscape full of brilliant colour. The Maltese landscape has
stimulated me to produce mixed-media paintings of its magnificent
vistas and a new series of paintings depicting the magical antiquity
of the Three Cities.
2009 I have expanded my portfolio to include paintings of Brighton