CV

Current & Upcoming

2021 - 2022 cy_fi, Hyper-Possible, Coventry Biennial, Coventry

2021 Vital Capacities Residency, videoclub, online.

2021 un-being, All Alone, Meadow Arts, Croft Castle, Hereford

2019 - 2021 Fellowship, BOM, Birmingham

Awards

2021 DYCP (Develop Your Creative Practice) Grant, Literature, Arts Council England

2019 Arts Council Project Grants for Drawn project

2005 Principal's Prize for Cultural Entrepreneurship, York St John’s University, York

 

Shows
2019 Ambit, NUNO, Ovada, Oxford
2019 30 Days of Summer, Conversations with Weather, art.earth, Dartington
2018 Solstice, (solo show), Width of Circle, Stourbridge
2017 United We Stand, Shape Arts Open, London
2015 Weather Paintings, Shape Arts, Westfield Gallery, London
2013 Love & Mother Love, Shape Arts pop-up gallery, London
2012 Nest, made by a bookworm that has just digested a copy of Gormenghast, Bessant Gallery, Wolverhampton University, Wolverhampton
2011 Nestbooks, Strange Attractors, Leicester
2010 Mother Love, Knit Happens, Scarborough
2007 Frigga, Deviant Art Festival (DAFT), mixed media installation, Trollhattan, Sweden

2007 Neolithic, Stitch, artworks mk, Milton Keynes
2007 Love, Lux Festival, York
2006 Meditation on Loss, Hida Takayama Museum of Art, Takayama, Japan

2006 Homage to The Goddess, York Minster, York

 

Residencies
2018 Artist Residency, BOM, Birmingham
2018 Artist Residency, Hogchester Arts, Dorset

 

Collaboration

2021 All We Ever Wanted, Black Hole Club, Birminghm

2020 May Day Reader, Black Hole Club, Birmingham

2007 Please Do Not Bend, York

2006 Nebulous, collaborative installation and residency with Nathan Chenery

2005 Strangers on a Train, collaborative performance with artist's collectives Disco and Discotheque

 

Curation
2012-2014 The Library of Lost Books, Birmingham and Nationwide

2007    -     What Is A Drawing? Group Show, McGee Gallery, York

 

Talks and teaching
2017 Speaker, Art, Brain and Behavior, Fermynwoods Contemporary
2014 Speaker, Beyond the Book Symposium, Exeter, England
2013 Curator's talk, The Library of Lost Books, Wolverhampton University.
2013 Speaker, Resurrecting the Book conference, Birmingham
2012 Speaker, Collaboration and the Democracy of BookArts, MMU
2005 Speaker, Inaugural meeting, Anglo-Japanese Tanka Society, York
2005 Visiting artist, Japanese Universities Co-operative, Hiroshima, Japan 

 

Education

2005 BA (Hons) Fine Art – first class, York St Johns University, York

1998 Waldorf Class Teacher Certification -  Elmfield Rudolf Steiner School, Stourbridge