The sea is the start of life, so the
ancient nautilus shell represents the
beginning of the beginning.
The spirits of my Celtic and Viking
ancestors are part of my painting as is
the moon; because the moon is of the
feminine and influences us, the tides
and those who live beneath.
Women also are prominent because
they are beautiful, powerful beings
with the wisdom of the Grandmothers,
the gentleness of the sea and its power
to rage and storm.
So my work explores the mythical and
mystical in our lives with colour and