ARTWORKS

Using the surfaces of transferware my work has always reflected the contemporary world we live in.

My work uses the language of transferware and collage. From the Foot and Mouth crisis in 2001 to the impact of energy extraction and production on our environment, my work draws on the cultural wallpaper in our minds, updating a classic decorative genre. I have inserted nuclear and coal fired power stations as well as wind turbines into pastoral landscapes, exploratory oil rigs in pristine arctic locations and placed fracking rigs onto cracked platters. My collages are both digital and material, the latter juxtaposing physically edited tablewares with traditional repair processes.

I work on differing scales for a range of settings…