Born in Scotland, a citizen of both the USA & the UK, & past resident of Mexico, J.
currently resides in England and partly Spain, having spent time living in the USA, Mexico,
Caribbean, & Europe.
Best described as a 'Citizen of Confusion'.
J. graduated from Glasgow University with a B.Sc. in pure mathematics, and a yearning to
create unique 'artistic equations'. Initially via photography from the USA, travelling
worldwide as an award winning photographer & art director/producer, J. is currently
enjoying a favorite arena: expressing mathematical creativity in the exciting fields of contemporary painting.
Starting with a B.Sc. in pure mathematics, J. was ready to call on the artistic side....
Mainly self taught & inspired, but with very valuable input from some great artists:
In Mexico J. studied oils with Bonnie Griffith(usa), & watercolors with Kelley Vandiver(usa).
Also studying at the Belles Artes (Fine Arts)of San Miguel, &
the famous Instituto of San Miguel de Allende, tutored by great artists from Chile & Mexico.
All skills & colors were initially learned in Spanish!
Now spending some of the winter in Southern Spain, with such vibrant surroundings and
J. is inevitably drawn to the bold colors & lively temperature of Latin America and Southern
With representational works in watercolor; geometric & expressionistic abstracts in oils,
enjoy the ride!
- my focus is the inner core of a subject's abstractality
- 'J. spills dynamic emotions, tumbling onto the canvas, leaving cryptic
- 'A loosening of conscious thought & control, leads to divine pathways of
Life is always interesting. Watch this space .....