Welcome to my website, which features my paintings and information about my work.


LAST TWO WEEKS TO SEE the exhibition IN THE CITY at Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich. The exhibition, which I curated at Lion & Lamb in 2014, is now back in London in an expanded edition after its showing at East Gallery, Norwich University of Art, and runs until 24 October 2018.

To celebrate the end of the tour we are holding a Closing Party at the gallery with drinks and refreshments from 4 to 6pm on Saturday 20 October.

Trevor Burgess, Mark Crofton Bell, Stephen Carter, Marguerite Horner, Barbara Howie, Matthew Krishanu, Lee Maelzer, Jock McFadyen and Tanmoy Samanta.


In Deptford is a solo show of paintings of the area where I live in South East London, and will run from 18 to 28 October 2018 at a new venue on Deptford High Street, Deptford Does Art. The gallery has a vegan cafe and bar and is open till late in the evening. Opening hours: Mon-Tue Closed. Wed-Sat 12-11pm. Sun 12-10pm

Private view: Thursday 18 October 7 to 11pm.

Paint Club event: I will be in conversation with artist Matthew Krishanu at 6.30pm on Saturday 20 October. This will follow the Closing Party for IN THE CITY at Greenwich. You can take in both shows in one visit. It is only 15 minutes walk or two stops on the DLR from Greenwich to Deptford.


I have been invited to donate a painting to this year's art auction to support postgraduate students at CSM. I selected this painting of Granary Square in front of the College, one of the preparatory studies I made for a triptych commission from Townshend Landscape Architects, who designed the Square.

The 20 lots in the auction include works by: Antony Gormley, Mona Hatoum, John Stezaker, Raqib Shaw, Cathy de Monchaux, Kathy Prendergast and Matthew Krishanu.

12 to 15 November.Central Saint Martins Postgraduate Art Auction preview exhibition, Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London N1C 4AA.

Auction: Thursday 15 November 7pm

10x10 LONDON

I have also been invited to donate a painting to 10x10 London, the flagship fundraising event for Article 25, a charity that works with local communities around the world to design and construct sustainable buildings like schools, health clinics and training centres.

Participating artists include: Antony Gormley, Spencer Finch, Kengo Kuma, David Adjaye, Conrad Shawcross and Zaha Hadid Design

Auction: Thursday 22 November


A 3 page photo feature and article about my home and paintings appeared in the Observer magazine (Sunday 5 August). See the full feature here.

The photo shoot was arranged through Cavaliero Finn gallery. To coincide with the feature, Cavaliero Finn have also published an interview with me about my work. See the interview here


Also in South East London, I will be showing work in a group exhibition, curated by Alexandra Baraitser at Lewisham Art House from 28 November to 2 December 2018, which explores how artists influence each other's work.

Private view: Wednesday 28 November 2018, 6 to 9pm.

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