Art is not just for galleries and museums. Art can bring meaning and a sense of place to any public area – transforming that space and becoming a symbolic point of reference in the minds of all.

As an artist, I believe in the simple definition that art is an expression of creative skill and imagination. However, it’s the meaning that it has to the viewer, which is most important. That, along with the accessibility of art in the public domain is the reason I choose to make art for public spaces.

With over 25 years of experience in producing art in the public domain, I have established a proven track record of managing budgets and deadlines to deliver high quality, site-specific sculpture and functional artwork.

My material of choice is the durable and versatile medium of steel. My motifs are inspired by the inherent beauty of natural forms, which, I create through combining precision laser cut elements with hand forged blacksmithing techniques. Traditional and modern, nature and technology are fused into a space-defining structure designed to become the cherished focal point of a community.

All work is fabricated in my South London studio by myself and a small team of skilled professional makers. When necessary, I can draw on the additional resources of other trusted workshops and suppliers with whom I have developed a close working relationship over many years.

Community engagement has often been the starting point for commissions. I feel it offers the element of chance – inspiring the work through creative collaboration and allowing for questions of reason and role during the process.

Community participation through workshops is an ideal environment in which to attract the influence of wider historical, cultural and social factors.

I find it imperative to research the needs of every project on a case-by-case basis to achieve the best outcome.