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I was born in October 1973 in Northampton.

I grew up in Milton Keynes, but I have lived in historic Northampton since 1995. I am a self-taught artist and left school half way through my A-levels.

I have an overwhelming love of art and its associated history, which has lead me to paint numerous symbolic, abstract and surreal pictures in both oils and acrylics. I am equally interested in creating sculptures and furniture.

At present, I am passionate about resurrecting and preserving things from my past. I predominantly use vinyl LP’s but I also recycle any paraphernalia from the same era that I find.

I believe that generations are defined by the medium upon which the music of their youth was recorded. My collection symbolizes the…

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  • Joined February 13, 2012

Favorite materials

Vinyl LPs, Fossilized Teeth, Acrylic, Oil, Comics, Pencil, Pen

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About

I was born in October 1973 in Northampton.

I grew up in Milton Keynes, but I have lived in historic Northampton since 1995. I am a self-taught artist and left school half way through my A-levels.

I have an overwhelming love of art and its associated history, which has lead me to paint numerous symbolic, abstract and surreal pictures in both oils and acrylics. I am equally interested in creating sculptures and furniture.

At present, I am passionate about resurrecting and preserving things from my past. I predominantly use vinyl LP’s but I also recycle any paraphernalia from the same era that I find.

I believe that generations are defined by the medium upon which the music of their youth was recorded. My collection symbolizes the transmogrification of vinyl LPs, forgotten because of the viral spread of technology that our insatiable society generates, into a quintessential piece of history that will take the owner on a pilgrimage of remembrance.

Art is a very personal thing and it amazes me how people can be affected differently by the same piece of art. This difference helps to define us as individuals and drives me to continue on my journey of creativity.

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