About the Artist

About the Artist

Born in Bristol 1948.

Commenced Radiography studies in 1968 whilst employed by local Radiographic Testing company. Provided service to industry in Nuclear, Defence, Aerospace and Energy sectors for better part of forty years.

Fostered my early interest in the study and form of plants, and wildlife of the British countryside, and set about recording my view of some irresistable subjects aiming to produce contemporary X-ray studies of familiar plants, flowers and wildlife creatures.

This website seeks to display a range of hand sketches and paintings, together with a range of X-ray pictures.

I think they offer appeal to nature enthusiasts in both formats, those wanting a reminder of the character of some creatures we share our countryside with, as well as those seeking a deeper insight into amazing structures normally hidden from our view.

 

Of Historical Interest

My work has featured on several TV programmes, including BBC Springwatch and Autumnwatch.

The new 'flagship' library (The Franklyn Wilkins Building) of Kings College in London, purchased twelve of my X-ray studies for permanent exhibition in their computer studies facility. The curator for the building had at the centre of his design brief, "unusual and striking images, delivering thought provoking focal points".

My X-ray of a long-eared bat won a Wellcome Images Competition Award. The award was presented by Fergus Walsh at a ceremony at The Wellcome Institute in Euston Road, London. After the exhibition my work was displayed at The Ruskin Gallery in Cambridge, and at five other simultaneous exhibitions around the UK.

I have also had work published in most on-line UK newspapers, and local press and magazines including Cornwall Today (Former Gallery of the Month). My Bat X-ray also featured in an American Wildlife Conservation magazine. (BCI International)

My X-ray work and history is also recorded in a definitive text-book of Radiographer Artists called 'X-ray Art Photography' written by Dr Werner Schuster and published by Hirmer. (ISBN: 978-3-7774-8081-7)

 

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