I was trained in fine art textiles but am now more likely to be found with a hammer as well as needles, having moved into the realms of sculpture. My work is very process driven with the act of making taking centre stage.
I use stitch and thread alongside less conventional materials like roofing slates and cheese graters to create pieces which essentially explore aspects of human nature.
I recently completed an alternative education MA which allowed me to explore the representation of Epigenetics through deconstructed stitch and plaster blocks, hinting at how the history of our ancestors invisibly shapes our future.
Looking at the precious elements of minerals and metals which are essential for maintaing our life force.