My paintings interpret familiar stories from folktales and literature. I aim to evoke childhood through pattern, colour and saturation. The images are loose and flat with almost no spatial perspective, creating the unreal space of dreams, thoughts or memories. They are an escape from the burdens of adulthood to remember a space for possibility. For me the process is as an important as the outcome. Painting is part of a personal journey to make peace with fears and return to the energy of joy and inner happiness and that is what my paintings are really about.
Having left a career as a lawyer, I graduated with Distinction from the Norfolk Painting School in 2017. I live on the outskirts of Ely, Cambridgeshire, with my (artist) husband, Kevin Fitzgerald.