In considering my work over the past 10 years, I now stand back and ponder what has shaped its very creation. Being a biographical painter, my works have always been a mirror of the events that take place in my life; both in the figurative and abstract modes. This is both personal and professional in my exploration of previous artists work. There are some clear inspirations that many correlate to my images such as Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Willem De Kooning. Although with a closer examination one may find the work rooted in a rather modernist sensibility. Artists such Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin and Constantin Brancusi ... (Read more by clicking image).