Self portrait of me as a youngster.As a child there was so many questions, fears and uncertainties, what if ? just say ? why is ? They all seemed so pressing, urgent that it seemed I needed the answers there and then or something dramatic would occur.I rarely got the answers but as the years rolled by I figured out a few, "life's mysteries", Grandad used to say.He said " put the bird back where you found it " and sure enough the parents heard its cry and coaxed it into the bramble for safety."How did you know to do that Grandad" ? "Life's experiences" he said.
About the artist
I studied art at Belfast School of Art and at Manchester and Nottingham where I was the first art and design technician in the United Kingdom for the City Technology Colleges at The Djanogly C.T.C college. While...