Bernard graduated with a BA Hons in Fine Art. Initially based in Bristol he relocated his painting and ceramic studios to Cornwall in 1996.
As an abstract painter Bernard is inspired by things seen and heard, electronic and piano music, poetry, Japanese woodblock prints and the glorious garden surrounding his studio.
Bernard has exhibited paintings and ceramics around the UK, his work is in private and public collections including Warwick University and the City of Aberdeen.
Stoneware with brushed engobe, black tenmoku glaze inside
40 cm x 7 cm