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Q. Tell us about your path into art?

By all accounts I was a peculiar middle child – I was also an undiagnosed dyslexic, but driven to make and create. Always fond of drawing and building things. I loved the outdoors and was intensely interested in the natural world and animals – a dress suit never fit my psyche.

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