I've long admired the work of the great abstractionists and have been intrigued by their philosophies and approaches.

Most of my work is rooted in the traditional art concepts (landscape, portrait etc.), but explorations into pure abstraction

"using only the visual language of shape, form, colour and line to create a composition that exists independent from visual references to the world"

...... opens my mind of to other ways of presenting the world and informs my other work.