Profile

Recent Commissions

2016
"She’s Like a FoResT FiRe….. UnStoPPable" at The Big Dance.
2015
Screening of "She’s Like a FoResT FiRe….. UnStoPPable", Cutty Sark.
Dec 2014 - Sept 2015
IN-SITE, temporary site specific commission, Rochester Riverside.

Recent Exhibitions

2016
West End Studios, 'Creek Creative', Faversham.
2016
'The Cache Dressmaker', Stairwell Gallery, IDEAS TEST.
2015
'IN-SITE', Rochester Art Gallery, Craft cabinets.
2014
‘Digital Encounters’, The Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury.
2014
'White Dress', Textiles Open Innovation Centre, Ronse.
2013
'Gifts from the Forest', Stour Valley Arts.
2013
'Lace Effects 1', International centre for Lace and Fashion, Calais.
2013
‘Purses’ & ‘Ceramics’, MADE, Hastings.
2012
23 Union St, Installation piece from Tove Jansson short story.
2012
‘Making It Project.’ The Discovery Centre, Winchester.
2012
‘The Folding Room’, Room, Faversham.
2011
'Fludde', The Assembly Rooms, Faversham.
2011
'Save Our Woodland', Stour Valley Arts, Ashford.
2010
'Deaths & Entrances', St Mary of Charity Church, Faversham.
2010
'Handkerchiefs', The Pie Factory, Margate.

Past Exhibitions

1997
‘Illuminated Curtains’, Installation at Rochester Castle.
1997
'Petticoats', Chapel Row, Bath.
1995
‘Empty stockings’, Gillingham, Kent.
1994
‘Costume’, Canary Wharf.
1993
Letharby Gallery, London.

Artist in Residence

2016
'The Cache Dressmaker', at No. 34, IDEAS TEST.
2014
'Blankets', The Sittingbourne Blind Fellowship, an IDEAS TEST.
2013
'The Lost Room', The Beaney & Porchlight, Canterbury.
2007
'The Canteen', Tunstall School, Sittingbourne.
1994
Warsaw Academy of Fine Art, Poland - Frontiers Exchange.
1993
'The Bacchae', Opera Factory, South Bank, London.
1989
School residencies: Hoo St Werburgh, Dartford West, Thamesview.
1988
Linton Geriatric Hospital, Maidstone.
1988
Arts in Medway, Gillingham.
1985
School residencies: The Herbert Read Gallery, Hereward FE College & Coventry Hearing Impaired Unit.

Employment

1992 to date
Senior Lecturer, Foundation Diploma, UCA Canterbury.
2007-2009
Lecturer, MA Communication/Design, Central St Martins.
2002-2010
Lecturer, Foundation Degree, Graphic Media, UCA Maidstone.
1996-2001
Arts Officer & Curator, KCC. Maidstone, Ashford Library Galleries.
1997
Interpreter for “Blue Skies” by Tim Head at Chatham Dockyard.
1991-1993
“ARTSWORK’, Kent Co-ordinator, KCC/TVS.
1990-1992
Youth Arts Development Officer, West Kent, KCC Youth Service.
1988-1989
Art Tutor, HM Prison, Maidstone.
1988-1992
Further Education Tutor, Gillingham Adult Education Centre.

Education & Qualifications

2016
The Art of Puppetry in Education & Therapy, LSP.
2016
Mental Health First Aid Youth lite.
19993-1994
MA Communication/Design, Central St Martins.
1991-1993
Post Graduate Diploma Illustration, Central St Martins.
1981-1984
BA (Hons) Embroidery, Manchester Polytechnic.
1980-1981
Foundation Diploma, York Art College.

Publications

2015
'Stitch Diaries' by Cas Holmes.
2014
'Digital Encounters', The Herbert Read Gallery.
2013
'The Lost Room', The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.

References

2016
Please contact Artist.