Art Is                        Acrylic on Paper & Video Sequence                           25 x 21 cm

The words were written by my inspirational brother Jonny Cole and I found them whilst reading through one of his sketchbooks. Jonny was killed in a motorbike accident in Cambodia in January 2007. He was an extraordinary artist and a beloved brother. I think about him most of all and this phrase of his seems to sum up my feelings and accounts for any reasons I might have to paint.  Jon stood for pretty much everything I aspire to be.

Art is the thinking you think about most - that's jonny alright