Patron: HRH Princess Michael of Kent
President: Sue Jelley
Exec. Secretary: Rebecca Cotton
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1965 - I was born in London, then moved to East Sussex where I attended Michael Hall School - a Rudolph Steiner School 1982 - Trained as a Fashion designer in Brighton where I developed a design business which won the Princes Youth Business Trust Award. 1987 - I free-lanced as a graphic designer and book illustrator for UK & overseas clients. 1990 - For ten years I owned, developed and created the artwork for a greetings card company ‘Cards That Won’t Cost The Earth.’ UK Customers included Boots the chemist, Athena, Paperchase, Fortnum & Mason and Books Etc. 2000 - I worked as a freelance gallery manager and curator. 2001 - Present day: I own and run The Art Shop selling specialist art materials) in Wadhurst, East Sussex, where I have my studio. I exhibit my work in Art fairs and Galleries and group exhibitions, although my principal gallery is The Saffron Gallery in Battle, East Sussex. I have recently written two books for Search Press Ltd on basic Abstract painting and have published a third book of my own work called ‘Going Dutch’ I have been the Chairman of The September Art Exhibition since 2010. Awards: The londonart.co.uk Award SWA Mall Galleries London Prices Youth Business Trust Glaxo Smith Klein Art & Science for schools Grant Medal winner in Open Exhibition, Essonne (nr Paris) Best Oil Painting Pilgrim’s way Group (guest artist)