A west of Scotland artist born in Dumbarton, and living in the village of Cardross, Argyll and Bute, it followed that the influence of the colourists of the Glasgow School of Art would be a major inspiration in developing her style.
Tutored at this institute by Pete Howson, David Linley and Norrie Kirkham, she has specialised in the tonality of landscapes mainly in the west and east coast Scotland.
She is an elected member of the Glasgow Society of Women Artists and the Paisley Art Institute. Her works have been exhibited by the Royal Glasgow Institute and the Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen.
She enjoys working outdoors, and prefers to work in acrylics or water-based mediums using strong colours and bold palette knife and brushwork.
She successfully exhibits at galleries throughout the UK, and her prizes include the Macrobert Open Prize at Art Exposure Gallery, Glasgow, the Euan Mundie prize at GSWA, Inverbeg trophy at Helensburgh Art Club and the Gregor Ian Smith award at the Bearsden Art Club. London finalist at the Laing Art Competition 1996 and 1997.
Exhibits regularly at Leith Gallery Edinburgh, Torrance Gallery Edinburgh, Atholl Gallery Dunkeld, Velvet Easel Gallery Portobello, Lemond Gallery Bearsden, and many others.