Artist Profile

Alastair was born in 1962 near Johannesburg, South Africa. He completed his schooling at King Edward VII boy's school followed by two years compulsory national service in the South African Army.

An interest at an early stage in marine life experienced during family vacations inspired Alastair to attend art classes to capture the form of interesting fish in the medium of sculpture.

With an education in balance-engineering, Alastair set off to Europe with the ambition to work in the motor sport industry.



Resulting in a career of twenty two years, fourteen of which where in formula one, four as lead mechanic for the Benetton F1 team and ten as race team chief mechanic for BAR Honda Grand Prix Team.

Drawing similarities between modern Grand Prix cars and game fish, Alastair undertook a series of sculptures using F1 parts and technology to show these unique fish in a different form.

His works have been exhibited in the 2003 Lucky Strike Tribe Art Exhibitions, which started at the Boiler House, Brick Lane, London and then moved to Tokyo, Milan, Frankfurt, Jakarta and a solo exhibition in Rome.



Alastair has exhibited in galleries in Cape Town and Johannesburg South Africa, London, Monaco and recently at the 2009 Chelsea Art Fair. Now having completed his third year as a full time artist, Alastair is being recognised as a forerunner in carbon fibre sculpture and is busy with a number of private commissions and new projects. 
Alastair’s work can be seen in selected galleries and private viewings by appointment, see 'Purchase Art' page.

Alastair works from his bespoke new studio ‘studio 45’ near Oxford England.