Michael Porter paints highly innovative landscape paintings using unorthodox combinations of techniques and mediums to the more literal images that focus on highly detailed observations of natural ephemera. These include found natural objects like seaweed, rocks and feathers collected from the shoreline around his Newlyn studio. His imagery is often a subject matter that is, more than often overlooked, literally under our feet or dismissed by their insignificance. The sods and clumps of dug earth, tangled roots and decaying leaves are the inspiration for the exquisite and meticulous ‘Dirt series' paintings. They are both ordinary and extraordinary. Also showing for the first time are a series of limited edition photographs.