I am an embroiderer and textile artist working in North Perthshire. From childhood I have loved fabric and threads but after completing the City and Guilds course at Dundee my interest was taken to a different level. A total immersion in design, colour and texture using traditional and contemporary techniques drew me in so far that now there is no escape!
I have exhibited with both the Society of Badenoch and Strathspey Artists and Creative Cairngorms. I am also a member of Broderie Alba, a recently revived textile art group with whom I've had several exhibitions throughout Scotland. In 2016 we resurrected our group by putting on a very successful exhibition in the Iona Gallery, Kingussie.
I am fascinated by the layering of our landscape and the juxtaposition of colour and texture in rock, heather and water. Using hand dyed, semi translucent fabrics enables me to give an impression of what I see and the simple stitching gives definition and adds texture.