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Group exhibitions:

2021: Media & Materials, Dodomu gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2021: Riverarts Open Studio Preview exhibition, Hastings on Hudson, NY

2020: Portrait: Identity and Expression, Site: Brooklyn, NY

2019: Riverarts Open Studios, Hastings on Hudson, NY

2018: Riverarts Open Studios, Hastings on Hudson, NY

2017: Riverarts Open Studios, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Solo exhibitions:

2019: Across the Pond, The Donald Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY

Upcoming: August - September 2020 (postponed) Greenburgh Town Hall, White Plains, NY

Publications:

Codi Pais magazine, Winter 2020 issue

 

Press:

The Rivertowns Enterprise, April 14, 2017

The Rivertowns Enterprise, November 8, 2019

My art practice began as a way to acknowledge the memories and experiences of my childhood and young adulthood in Wales. As an immigrant to the United States my paintings have become a form of catharsis, a method of working through the emotions I have always had about leaving home. In that respect my work is often very personal. I am also inspired by the past: old family photos, antiques, historical buildings or settings, and anything that evokes a sense of nostalgia. I primarily work with water based media and like to add a lot of water to whatever medium I'm using. I enjoy the atmospheric effects that can be achieved, how the paint can be wiped away and how this might suggest the mistiness of memories and the past. I have recently begun working digitally which often begins with a physical painting or photograph. The image then goes through a process of transformation as I add and subtract elements until the image reaches a satisfactory aesthetic conclusion.