My CV is a soup of various experiences; advertising, storytelling, song collecting, business, money making, stand-up comedy, theatre, film making and jazz music; all of it driven by the creative process. Some for an audience some for wages, and as time progresses I see 'jobs' as a fabric of my practice as a working class artist.
Amongst this array of work over the past 25 years I’ve always made paintings and stories.
For me, the positive will of a community is the essence of any idea that is good. I entered adulthood in Northern Ireland just at the cusp of the Good Friday Agreement, this has instilled in me a great love for making meaning with our words and intentions.