I paint landscapes and portraits in oils and acrylics usually on canvas.
Favourite subjects are horses, people, mountains, seascapes, rocks and olive trees and Greece.
DAW (DORSET ART WEEKS)
I have seven new paintings (90x90cm) at the Engine Room , Poundbury.
23rd May-20th June
Born and raised in a pit village on the Durham coast, a ten minute walk from what is now a National Trust owned bit of coastline , there’s no sign of the pit anymore.
Czech father, hence the weird name.
Went to Bristol University and managed to get an Hons. BSc in Experimental and Cognitive Psychology. Studied Book and Periodical Production at the London College of Printing.
Many different jobs;
printer , art shop manager, teacher and explainer at the Science Museum !
On February 29th 2012 ran away from home and went to Kardamyli in the southern Peloponnese, initially for 3 months but it ended up being quite a bit longer. I discovered that paint dries very fast there.
Now living in Portland.