“When I look back at the work I produced it is clear that I have always worked in themes. They may go on for some time even years. I feel there is an evolutionary process at work.
I have always had a strong attraction to coastal seaside images, having lived on the North Wales coast for most of my life it is of no surprise that seaside images have dominated the content of my work. I have often painted scenes from café interiors with the outside visible usually the sea in the distance, I am fascinated with the relationship between the outside and inside and the intangible experience it provides.
The paintings are not an objective report on the natural world they have heightened intensity of colour and tone therefore it is a mix of observation and the experience of being in the moment, time spent and experienced. The locations act as a back drop to distant memories and more recent experiences.”
MOMA Wales, Glynn Vivian Swansea, Children’s Hospital for Wales Cardiff, Associated British Ports, Chatsworth Collection, Private collections worldwide