Why do I portray action in my animal sculptures? People ask me all the time. Perhaps because my father was a Formula race car driver, or my grandmother, a pioneer motorist, driving the A1 Cadillac in the 1914 Alpine Trials. Or my mother sailing around the world in her ketch ‘GiftHorse’ against all odds… whatever it was, I was infused with admiration for speed and danger most of my life, this undoubtedly plays into the action that I portray in my sculptures and seems to translate into the beauty I find in the exertion and movement of the creatures that I portray.
Here playing polo…
However, the need to put in some endeavor towards service of one kind or another has been an equally driving force. In any case, in todays world, what drives me is to contribute through my talents, in any way that may help to stem the tide of extinction that threatens many creatures. The preservation of nature. To play my part in treating all animals with compassion, give them the freedom and dignity that is as much their birthright as our own.