Works

Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen

Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen

2018, Panter and Hall, London

The inspiration and starting point for this cycle of paintings is Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen (The Waves of Sea and Love) by the Austrian dramatist Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872). This is a re-telling of the classical myth of Hero and Leander. This exhibition featured an allegorical painting in six parts alongside a further series of figure paintings – Le Figure á Nu eight paintings of the figure naked and a series of ten experimental small format oils – Woman.

Ceci est mon corps

Ceci est mon corps

2017, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Ceci est mon Corp (This is my body) is a cycle of paintings arising from the artist’s collaboration with Scottish Ballet in rehearsal at their studios in Tramway, Glasgow between 2012 – 2016. The paintings focused on the powerful and moving ballet premiered in Scotland at the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival - MC 14/22 (Ceci est mon corps), choreography by Angelin Preljocaj and Christopher Hampson’s lyrical Cinderella.