DANCERS AND CIRCUS SERIES, ARTIST STATEMENT

In my Dancers and Circus Series I don’t paint specific people. The figures symbolise the dancers, clowns and acrobats and the transformation they undergo on stage, the characters they embody. In these paintings I often use theatrical lighting even though I rarely define the stage. Painting with a knife, I use colour rather than line…

Acrobats

Oil on Canvas, 80x80cm, Private Collection, London UK 2009 Acrobats is the first commissioned painting I completed after moving to the UK in 2008.