Where were you born?
Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire in England

Where do you live now?
Phoenix, Arizona — cowboy country! But I spend a lot of time
on planes bouncing to LA and New York.

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What did you want to be when you grew up?
I loved color and was always painting as a kid, but I had a very strict education so having a career as an artist was totally discouraged. I wanted to be an architect when I was at school.  I grew up in England and was fascinated by the shapes of buildings; from Medieval dwellings to modern city towers. I spent school holidays in France and Italy and again got drawn into the variety of other European shapes and structures that existed as homes, retail environments. I wasn’t good enough at math to follow that architecture career. Continue reading