I am a mixed media contemporary artist who emigrated from Hampshire to Oxford around 20 years ago,there are no immediate or long term plans to go back there.
I am for the most part self taught though, I did do a years access course (quite) a few years ago which if anything taught me that I do not enjoy college art courses, Quite why then I later attempted to gain entry to Oxford Brookes to do their fine art degree course I have absolutely no idea,I must have been stark raving mad anyway I am glad to say I failed at the first hurdle.
Not working in any particular medium cause as the saying goes. "variety is the spice of life." Having completed projects in montage,acrylics and pastels. When I am feeling adventurous I dabble with oil paints,which I have been for quite a while now.
When not painting cooking,going for walks in the countryside or at least in nature,karate reading,music,conversing with the cat and drinking tea occupy my time.
Not having a studio it is easier to simply have an easel or two in the corner of the living room next to the desk and within easy reach of a kettle and cooking facilities.