She was born in Bradford and studied at the Wakefield College of Art. She is a member of Leeds Fine Art Club. She paints in a studio at Wakefield Art Mill and on the beach at Runswick bay. In 1999 she was South Yorshire's artist of the year and won the Manchester Academy small picture award in 2000.
She has shown in many exhibitions including The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The New English Art Club and The Royal Society of Painters in Watercolour to name but three.
Her pictures are charming and really well observed, they are also in great demand.