CV

Education
2000 2001 MA Fine Art University of Sunderland
1995 1998 BA (Hons) Fine Art University of Sunderland
1994 1995 City & Guilds Teaching for Adults, D32 & D33 Assessors Awards
1992 1994 Fine Art Certificate University of Northumbria
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2011 Travel Documents (Bucks Open Studios Fortnight), Flux Gallery, Burnham Park Hall, Burnham
2008 Heads N' Tales, The Old Photography Studio, High Street, Burnham
2007 Sensitive Skin, The Long Corridor, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
2007 Sensitive Skin, Upper Waiting Hall Houses of Parliament, London
2006 SKIN Shattered Shelters II, The Gallery @ University of Northampton
2005 2010 Collection of works in St Bede's Institute, Ushaw College, Durham
2003 Circles (a rain/reign meditation), Greenfield Arts &Community Centre, Newton Aycliffe
2002 2004 Collection of Paintings in Café MOODS, Durham
2001 JUST-ICE, Riverside Pavilion, Durham
2001 Local Stories, Kimblesworth & Nettlesworth Ex-Servicemen's Club, Durham
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Arts for Peace in Syria: Reflections and Visions, St Peter's Church, Burnham
2014 Blessed are the Peacemakers, St Peter's Church, Burnham & St Mary's Church, Slough
2013 Transformation out of Conflict, IKEDA Hall, Taplow Court, Maidenhead
2013 Art in Mind, The Brick Lane Gallery, London
2012 Diamonds are Forever, St Peter's Church, Burnham
2012 The Olympic Angels and Lord Desborough's Sporting Celebrations, SGI-UK, Taplow Court
2012 Food For Thought, Flux Gallery, Burnham Park Hall, Burnham
2011 Art in a Cold Climate, Flux Gallery, Burnham Park Hall, Burnham
2011 Undercurrents (Henley Royal Regatta Week), St Mary's Church, Henley
2010 Elemental, Flux Gallery, Burnham Park Hall, Burnham
2009 Heads N' Tales, Eastwood Slough Trading Estate, Slough
London 2012 Open Week-end Events, South Bucks
2008 Institute of Digital Innovation, University of Teesside
2005 SKIN:Shattered Shelters, Hancock Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne
Inside Out, Imaginations Gallery, London
Submit to Love, OXO Gallery, London
The People Show, University of Northumbria
TRACES, Ushaw College, Durham
2004 TRACES, Lamplight Arts Centre, Stanley
Three Times 3, Alnwick Playhouse
Beyond Words, Friends of the Hatton, University of Newcastle
Weardale Contemporary Arts Festival, St Thomas's Church, Stanhope
2003 Arts into Art, Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle
2002 Resonances, The Discovery Centre, Bishop Auckland
2002 The Garden of Bright Images, Alnwick Playhouse
2002 Junctions, Vardy Gallery, University of Sunderland
2001 Touch the Earth, Riverside Pavilion, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham
Awards
2010 Finding the Funds - Chairman's Community & Volunteering Award, South Bucks District Council
2008 Arts Council England, South East - towards the costs of the Heads 'N' Tales Visual Arts Project
2007 Finalist, Arts in Business, CDC Enterprise Agency, Durham
2006 Exemplary Community Champion (National Award) for the work of Skin Project and Film, Scarman Trust & DFES
2005 Winner, The Peter Straughan photography prize, People Show, University of Northumbria
Short-listed for the Art Prize, Inside Out Competition, Imaginations Gallery, London
Arts Council England, North East, towards costs for the Skin Project
Teaching
2000 ongoing Participatory Artist
2000 2013 Tutor Open College of Arts
Residencies
2008 Short film Eats Pearls and Swims, Institute of Digital Innovation, University of Teesside
2000 2001 Local Stories Project, Chester-le-Street
2000 Ferryhill Appraisal, Durham
1998 1999 Raising Awareness of Psoriasis, Dermatology Dept., Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne