This page includes books and other material I published as an artist, and single-author books I wrote when I worked in higher education as a historian and theorist of visual culture.

Artist’s books and postcards

Growing up in Scotland in the 1950s I realised I wanted to become an artist as I encountered aesthetic emotions, personal feelings, and whatever art and culture came my way in a variety of sometimes expected situations.

Edition of 40, 36pages with drawings and photographs. £12 plus Uk postage £2, EU £3.50

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What readers said

“It is magical. I read it with delight and entrancement”  Professor Elizabeth McGrath

I’d love a copy!…….It’s lovely. Sophisticated innocence.” Professor Martin Kemp

“…very poignant and with little gems of delight!”  Lynn Dennison, artist

“not what I expected…quite poetic. ” John.A. Walker, artist and writer

Illustrated book recounting the creation of six sound works in response to sites in Suffolk, of personal, natural and historical significance. Links to the soundworks on soundcloud are included in the text.

Edition of 30, 44 pages, signed.With photographs, drawings, and text.

£18 plus £2 postage in UK, £3.50 to EU. Contact

The World turned upside down

Set of seven different postcards (see two designs below) made for the Birmingham Camera Obscura mini-residency at Winterbourne House and Gardens. Limited edition.

Cost £14 plus £2 p and p.

While gazing up to heaven…..
When Adam delved and Eve span….

Books on Visual Culture