Born in 1958, Glynis grew up in Great Yarmouth, always drew and received her first camera at the age of 11. She gained a BA in Photography in 1985 (PCL) and specialized in Positive images of Black Women and social/community documentary. A Member of Brixton Black Arts Group in the 1980’s she produced wooden sculpture, a giant jigsaw for the Black Art Gallery and Cartoons for a Women’s Press Handbook. Moving to Leeds in the 90’s, through script Yorkshire she won a BBC script competition. Now in Hull, her work has changed to include ceramics and painting and has been shown at The KAG Gallery in Humber St, The Feren’s open, she has also Co-Created several Humbermouth performances with African musicians and Artists and Writers during the 2000’s.
After signing up for an allotment in 2018, she has changed direction to include investigating climate change and food production and the involvement of black farmers within a local and international context. She is also investigating the spiritual in her work through communing with nature and studying the divine nature of change for the future.