I was born in 1981 in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. I have been painting drawing and sculpting from a very young age, encouraged by my artist mother. This talent was first noticed and nurtured by my tutor Sheridan Horn at Trinity School at secondary level. This inspired me to en-roll on a exploratory BTEC at UCE Birmingham. I was torn between sculpture and fashion so pursued my interest in the human form by specializing in fashion construction. This lead to an influential BA(Hons) Degree in Fashion Design at University of Westminster. During this time I trained for two months with Alexander McQueen and attended an illustration master class with Camilla Dixon. Finally winning second place in a Young Designer of the Year award at the Clothes Show, which lead to work more experience this time with the Daily Telegraph's fashion department. I graduated in 2004.

I returned to Trinity School as "Artist in Residence" in 2005 for four years. I have been drawn back to investigating