I am a Devon artist, having studied art, drama and film at Exeter University and the University of California (Santa Barbara). Atelier Avenda, French for my gallery, rambled around France with me for a decade. Now with the Teign Estuary outside my balcony and the salt air blowing across my face I have a woodburning stove at my feet and I am becoming fascinated by faces, figures and abstractions. In essence my work is getting a bit weird, but I like it that way.

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