Born 8th January 1969 in Hartlepool, she attended Cleveland College of Art before attending the Royal Academy schools 1992-1995, where her talent was spotted by her main tutor Mick Rooney and two of her paintings in the Summer Show sold on the opening morning. The second year one of her pictures was illustrated in the Royal Academy Illustrated. Three of her works were in the year's (1995) Royal Academy summer show.
A young artist with great potential - most of her shows are sold out. Following in the footsteps of masters, her main tutors was Mick Rooney but her painting have none of his angst. She paints light.
Collections already include The Midland Bank, National Westminster Bank, Guinness Family and eight paintings for the 1996 Calendar for Chevron Oil as well as collections throughout Britain and Europe and in November 1996 a picture dealer came from New York to buy some for his gallery on Broadway.