"I have always been interested in pictorial representation. My main area of interest is figurative painting. This field of study has taught me to appreciate the immediacy of photography and the way it captures not just a moment in time, but also a narrative. My passion extends from the symbolic work of the Pre-Raphaelites (such as John Everett Millais) to Gerhard Richter and to cinema of modern day. It is my aim to create works that rely on the inspiration of these both."

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