An Abstract Painter inspired by colour and narrative, creating intensely vibrant and striking paintings
When and how did you become an artist?
I was born into this life as a creative spirit and have dedicated my life to connecting with humanity through creativity. Officially, however, I have been given the title of an 'artist' through an unexpected redundancy and deciding that *now* was the time to take control and take a different path, in life. For me, this new passage was like an awakening. A calling to use art as my medium to continue on the quest for meaning. The voyage continues. And it will continue to do so at ‘Art on the Street’ next month, which I am very excited about!
Who or what are your inspirations and why?
I'm a visionary artist with an international background which has helped inspire my passion for painting different stories on canvas. With roots from lands afar, my artistic inspiration stems from the varied landscapes and flavours of my global travels and my general wanderlust and love of the world fuels my mission to strive for understanding and continued kinship with all earthly beings.
I developed my signature style of Abstract Colourism through my search to merge expressive colour with a narrative element. Painting intuitively from a palette of acute emotions, I created storytelling through abstraction that transcends language and can speak to all. This is the beauty of the arts.
I traditionally paint with acrylic paint, though also dabble with oil sticks, Indian ink, and all manner of mixed media on paper and canvas, exploding through traditional boundaries of style.
Tell us your favourite joke... :-D
Ha! Love this question! Err, well as it's the festive season and I love a good ol' 'knock-knock' joke, here we go:
You know, your Santa impression could use a little work.
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