I graduated from Bradford School of Art & Design in 1997 and have recently gained an MA in Illustration from the University of Gloucestershire.

 

My work has been used in numerous children's books and broadcast nationally on the BBC after I was commissioned to write and illustrate stories for their Cbeebies channel.

 

Much of the illustration I do is humorous as I believe we really shouldn’t take life too seriously. Inspiration comes from observing the unexpected and everyday moments that make me smile.

My other love is music - especially the classical guitar - so I am thrilled that my work has been used on album covers for several musicians.

In 2022 I finished a collaborative project with the Canadian based musician and composer David Carroll of images to accompany his alternative folk composition The Daghda's Harp. It is based on a tale from Irish mythology. This has been followed by another project with David -  Pangur Bán based on a ninth century Irish poem about a monk and his cat.

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