Profile

EDUCATION

2011 – 2013 PGCE University of Wales, Newport.
1989 – 1992 BA (Hons) Fine Art Printmaking & Photo-media. Central Saint Martins.
1988 – 1989 Foundation, Central School of Art, London.

AWARDS

2018 – Voluntary Arts Epic Award winner, Wales for 'Maindee Stories' a participatory textile arts project with Coffee 'n' Laughs women's group funded by Maindee Unlimited's New Paths grant.


CURRENT WORK

Freelance creative practitioner, digital inclusion practitioner and project co-ordinator.

EXHIBITIONS

Nov 2018 – Solo show, paintings - Lost Connections. Llanover Hall Arts Centre, Cardiff.

Sep 2018 – A Thousand Voices, 'The history and stories of Community House, Eton Road'. A celebratory end of project exhibition with selected work from 3 partnership schools, artists, writers and contributors to the 2-year Heritage lottery funded project.

Jul 2018 – A Thousand Voices, heritage project at Maindee School with 3 primary schools: Maindee Primary, Eveswell and St. Joseph's.

Mar 2018 – An Expanded View of Drawing, Arts and Education Network SE Wales, at River front Arts Centre, Newport.

Mar 2017 – May 2018 Group exhibition, participatory art project 'Maindee Stories' in Monmouthshire Women Making Change exhibition, Abergavenny Museum.

Mar 2017 – Solo show, Lost Connections. Art in the Attic, The Factory, Porth. 

Apr 2016 – Oct 2016 Lead artist and project manager, 'Maindee Stories', Llyfrgell Maindee/Maindee Library+ Funded by Maindee Unlimited and Arts Council Wales.

Sep 2016 –  Arts & Education network launch. Guest speaker. Riverfront Arts, Newport.

Dec 2015 – Group exhibition, Winter Show, Stow Hill Cwtsh, Newport.

Oct 2015 –  'Lost Connections' Solo show. Barnabas Arts House, Newport.

Jul 2015 –   'Human Nature' Group show. Centrespace Gallery, Bristol.

Mar 2015 –  'Beneath The Surface' Group show. The Project Space, Newport.

Mar 2015 –  'International Women's Day' Group show. Upmarket Galleries, Newport.

Jan 2015 –  'Lost Connections' Solo show. Riverfront Arts Centre.

Mar 2014 –  'Dathlu' International Women's Day, Upmarket Galleries, Group exhibition.

Jan 2014 –  Curator, 'Land and Scapes' Upmarket Galleries, Newport.

Nov 2012 – 'The Meeting' Group Exhibition. U.R.B.A.N, John Frost Square, Newport.

Oct 2012 –  'Delayed' U.R.B.A.N, John Frost Square, Newport.

Jul 2010 –  'SuperDragons' Public art commission, Newport.    
                                                             
Oct 2010 –  Group Exhibition, The School of Optometry, Cardiff.

Oct 2009 –  Group Exhibition, The School of Optometry, Cardiff.

RESIDENCIES

2014 The Project Space, Newport – Lost Connections (Six weeks).
1996/7 Artist in Residence, Kensington and Chelsea College, London.

OTHER WORK

Sep 2010 – 13 University of Wales, Newport. School of Fashion, Design & Technology. Instructor, Adobe CS5.
2002 - 2013 – Freelance graphic designer and artist for fashion retail companies.
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