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EDUCATION:
1987 Master of Fine Arts, Royal College of Art
1981 Bachelor of Arts – Textiles, First Class Honours Degree Manchester Metropolitan University

AWARDS:
2015 -2016 Arts Council England, Everyone Matters, twelve month arts project and Artist in Residence at The Forbury, Leominster

2012 Arts Connection – Arts Council of Wales, facilitated a three month project ‘Art and Health’ with patients undergoing dialysis

2004-2005 Arts Council England funding for ‘Art Cases’ project that travelled through museums and schools in Herefordshire

1998-1999 Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship - twelve month Artist in Residence at San Francisco State University

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EXHIBITIONS:

2018 As the Sun Slips, (Hellens Manor, venue tbc)
2017 Knotworks II, The Weavers Gallery, Ledbury (collaboration with poet Graham Hartill)
2017 BookArt for h.Art, The Masters House, Ledbury
2017 BookArt17, Ledbury Poetry Festival
2017 G is for Garden, at Art Van Go, (with Angie Hughes) Knebworth
2016 h.Art Small Works (with Angie Hughes), High Street, Ledbury
2016 BookArt16, The Masters House, Ledbury
2016 A Group Gathering, Unit 12, Stafford
2015 Daphne’s Glove, Weavers Gallery, Ledbury
2015 BookArt15, Weavers Gallery, Ledbury Poetry Festival
2015 Travelling by Moonlight, The Courtyard, Hereford
2014 BookArt14 – Tilleys Printers, Ledbury
2014 h.Art (with Angie Hughes) Ledbury
2013 BookART 13 Shell House Gallery, Ledbury
2012 Illustrated Poems of Childhood, for Ledbury Poetry Festival
Shell House Gallery, Ledbury
2011 Echo of Things, Weavers Gallery
2010 Knotwork, Ledbury Artplace, collaboration with poet Graham Hartill
2009 Unsung Heroes Courtyard, Hereford
2008 The Blake Birthday Book, The House of William Blake, London
2007 Sacred Places Weavers Gallery, Ledbury
2007 Excavation of Eternity’ Ice Bytes Café, Ledbury
2007 Palace Art-Fest Bishops Palace, Hereford Cathedral
2006 Art in the Making St Michael and All Angels Church, Ledbury
2005 Strange Miscellanies The Dennis Potter Gallery, Ross-on-Wye
2004/05 Art Cases funded by the Arts Council. Ledbury Heritage Museum, Hereford Art Gallery, H.Art Week, Ross-on-Wye Heritage Centre, and Bromyard Museum. An interactive touring exhibition of art in six suitcases, with accompanying CD/monologue written by Guy Malkerson.
2004/05 St Andrews Church, Presteigne, Powys
2003/04 H.Art Week, Artistree, Ledbury
2000 The Word Washington Square Gallery, San Francisco CA
1999 Global Me Washington Square Gallery, San Francisco CA
1998 Stillwell Show San Francisco State University, CA
1997 Group Show, St Martin in the Fields, Crypt Gallery, London
1996 5x5 London Ecology Center, London
1995 The Slaughterhouse Gallery, London
1994 Group Show, Conway Hall, Red Lion Square London
1993 Meadow House Macmillan Competition, London
1992-93 Art in Boxes England & Co. London
1992 The British Art Show Royal College of Art, London
1990-91 New Designers Chelsea Town Hall, London
1990 Candid Design Islington Business Design Centre
1990 New Textiles Contemporary Textile Gallery
1990 Originals Royal College of Art, London
1989 MA Degree Exhibition, Royal College of Art
1986 Artists Cards Huddesrfield Art Gallery
1985 Textiles Now Gawthorpe Hall, Preston
1982 BA Degree Exhibition, Manchester Metropolitan University


ILLUSTRATION:
2011 -2015 Four books of poetry, published by The Courtyard
2013 Cover and full illustrations for ‘At the Edge’ with poet Hilary Elfick
2012 Illustration for ‘In The Garden’ published by Bloodaxe Books
2012 Illustration for Illustrated Poems of Childhood, Ledbury Poetry Festival, published by the Shell House Gallery
2010 20 full colour illustrations, ‘Excavations of Eternity’, poems by Nick Alexander, published by Turn Up Books
2010 Cover illustration for Miming Happiness poems by Allison McVety, published by Smith/Doorstop
2008 The Blake Birthday Book, published by The William Blake Society
2004 Art Cases, written by Guy Malkerson, illustrated book published/CD by Muntjac Press, funded by Arts Council England
2004- 2015 The SHOp a magazine of Poetry
2002 Cover and 12 illustrations for Barnet Poetry Anthology, published by Barnet Council
2000 Cover illustration, ‘The Woman who Talked to Herself’, by AL Barker, published by Faber
Other Clients include Elle, Marie Claire, House and Gardens, Current Magazine, The Edge, Historical Churches Preservation Trust, Royal Institute of British Architects, Verkerke Reproductions, Doctor Barnardos, Athena, Barnet Poetry Anthology and London Portfolio - New York