WORK: ART HISTORY
Free-lance art historian, researching the
history of picture frames; writing books & articles on
frames, and essays for exhibition catalogues;
2003 onwards - part-time research in the history of picture frames for the National Portrait Gallery, London, and for various clients
1983-1988 Commercial artist, working in colour & black-&-white for various different clients: in 1983, for Bubblebus Software, but principally, from 1984-88, for John Ricketts of Projects Thirty-Seven, Paddock Wood, Kent; producing fine art copies of existing paintings for private clients; designing greetings cards. Business clients included The Body Shop, the Whitbread Hop Farm and Sally Line ferries. An example of a pen-&-ink drawing of a building can be seen on the 'About us' page of solicitors Knocker & Foskett .
2003 onwards Commercial artist, producing designs for
greetings and correspondence
cards; creating websites; making textile designs; drawing
caricatures, restoring paintings; and in short doing anything which might
be required in the way of art.
Exhibited 2003 and 2006 at theSociety of Botanical Artists, The Westminster Gallery, Central Hall, Westminster.
Exhibited 2005 at the Pastel Society Annual Exhibition , the Mall Galleries, London.
Exhibited 2009 at the The Arts Club, Dover Street, London.