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View over the rooftops of St. Ives
from the Tate Café
I came to St. Ives in 1987, after working for one year in London, and straight away was inspired by the abundance of creativity here.
I quickly started to draw and paint myself, which eventually led me to study for a BTEC in Art & Design, followed by a degree in Visual Culture from Falmouth University. This degree course meant no more painting - now it was all about critically analysing anything visual, which doubled up nicely as a degree in English. Killing two birds with one stone, as they say. Since graduating I have worked in Education, the Arts sector, in Graphic Design and in Communications, until taking the plunge and becoming self-employed in 2005.
I am originally from Wuppertal, Germany.
Living by the sea in St Ives, Cornwall
'Life in the UK' - since 1986. Tried-and-tested.
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