MA Contemporary Visual Arts 2007 University College Falmouth
BA (Hons) Fine Art 2004 Nottingham Trent University
BTEC Diploma Foundation Studies in Art and Design 2001 Colchester Institute
Selected Projects, Commissions and Residencies
2013 Lead Artist Educator on Tallys an Tir (Traditions and Stories of the land) Project, working with farmers, schools and communities across Cornwall
2009-12 Lead Artist at ‘Boot up!’ Community garden Project, with Aim Higher and UCF ‘Creativity, gardening, space to grow’
2009-10 Commission for Museums in Essex ‘Beyond the Frame’ Project
Residency at Epping Forest District Museum, artwork displayed in touring exhibition and accessioned into museum collection.
2010 'Day-Light: St Day and the Art of Celebration'
Community Celebration project: workshops and events during 2010. Collaboration with artist Clare Summerson and Cascade Theatre. Funding awarded from FEAST and Cornwall Community Foundation Grassroots.
2009 Commission to create Rarey Box for City of Lights
Collaboration with Clare Summerson. Our Rarey Box told the story of the stained glass fragments from St Day’s Old Church.
2009 ‘Movement with-in-tent’ Bos-Arts/National Trust Residency at St Agnes Beacon, as Wanderer (artist duo with Jane Atkinson)
2008 St Day artist in residence, with Action St Day Group
2008 Interpretative Boards illustration/design commission for Cornwall Mining Villages Historic Churchyards Group
2008 Commission to create work for ‘Embark: Ferry Art’ on the King Harry Ferry
2006 Flushing Art Week, Cornwall
Instigation and curation of Flushing first ever ‘art week’- organising exhibitions and events in large variety of sites around village, including ferry, woods, shop fronts, village hall, pub.
2013/14 ‘Winter’ Coaster Show at CaféArt, St Ives
2013 ‘Birds from the Train’, Solo Show at Archie Brown’s, Truro
2010-11 Touring exhibition with ‘Beyond the Frame Project’
Beecroft Art Gallery, Epping Forest District Museum, Braintree Warner Textile Archive
2009 Selected artist, ‘Territory’ Photography Open, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester
2009 Selected artist, ‘Micro-Pages’, touring micro-film exhibition
2009 ‘Echo’, St Day Old Church, Mining Villages Festival
‘Fragmented View’, site specific installation
2009 ‘In Response to Light’, St Day
Group show of six site specific installations in windows around village
2008 ‘Embark: Ferry Art’ solo show on the King Harry Ferry
Exhibition of photos on-board a moving gallery space
2008 ‘In Response’, St Day Old Church, Mining Villages Festival
‘Belief in the Missing light’ Site-specific installation with six other artists
2007 ‘Conjunctions in the landscape’ MA Degree Show, University College Falmouth
Site specific installations in gallery space referencing walked locations in the landscape
2006 Cornwall Open Studios, Vogue Beloth Chapel, Illogan
Installations as part of group show
2005 ‘HyperMArt post-graduate show’, University College Falmouth
Experimental collaborative installation around theme of hypermarket (in response to 2005 MA show)
2004 ‘Peregrination’, BA Degree Show, Nottingham Trent University
Installation using super 8 film and found objects in relation to personal journeys
2004 ‘Claustrophobia’, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
Audio-visual interactive installation exploring notions of walking in a city
2003 Bar Culture Competition, Slug and Lettuce Bar, Nottingham
Nov 2007 POST - the Journal for Arts Culture & Research (edition 2)
Dec 2010 Beyond the Frame, published by Museums in Essex Committee
Selected Workshops, Teaching and Community arts
2009-present Specialist gallery educator at Tate St Ives
& Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden.
2013 Family workshop at Cornwall Design Fair, Trereife House
2012 Embark Ferry Art workshop at Higher Trevaster Farm, nr. Truro
2012 CPD workshop for Outreach staff at Double Elephant Print Workshop, Devon, on cyanotype printing
2009-12 Lead artist and workshop leader at ‘Boot up!’ Community garden Project, with Aim Higher and UCF ‘Creativity, gardening, space to grow’
2012 Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s 50th Anniversary Living Seas Ball, creating marine inspired wall hangings with staff and volunteers
2012 Embark Ferry Art Workshops at Higher Trevaster Farm, Cornwall
Nature ‘landscape’ picture workshops with yrs 5 and 6
2011 ‘Office Art’ Project with Cornwall Wildlife Trust, at GE Money, Truro
Creating marine inspired windbreaks and bunting with call centre staff for Cornwall Wildlife Trust
2011 Reflections day-care centre: arts activities for people with memory problems
2010 ‘Day-Light: St Day and the Art of Celebration’
Community Celebration Project:w orkshops and events during 2010
Lead Artist and Project Organiser; collaboration with Clare Summerson
Funding awarded from FEAST and Cornwall Community Foundation Grassroots.
2010 Newlyn Art Gallery, Saturday Art Club Educator
2010 Epping Forest District Museum cyanotype, family workshops
2010 Art in the Park, Penlee House Museum
Newlyn School inspired workshop; portraits sketching and cyanotypes
2009 Hackwood Art Festival, Hampshire
Range of mixed-media mapping/landscape based workshops with adults, families and schools.
2009 ‘Object Project’ with Sally Crabtree, Penlee House and Newlyn Primary School
Slide making workshops inspired by 'special’ objects.
2009 National Maritime Museum, Cornwall, family workshops
2009 Traditional photography workshops at Exeter Phoenix
Mentoring lead student artist anc co-running Workshops for Exeter College Students and Young Carers.
2008 Imagineers Project, Carn Brea area, Cornwall
Working with schools to explore mining heritage in local area to create site specific installations in mining heritage site.
2008 Experiential Mapping workshops, Higher Trevaster Farm, Truro
Walking, sensing, drawing and discussing to produce individual maps of experiences.
2007 The Poly Community Arts Project, Falmouth Cornwall
Drawing Falmouth past, present and future with local schools and artist Kathy Wray
2007 Collaborative roving community workshop: Heart of St Day, Cornwall
Touring art workshop project encouraging making of artifacts to take home and contributions to the making of ‘the heart of the village’
2006 Flushing Art Week, Flushing, Cornwall, family workshops
Variety of workshops
2006 Scarecrow making, King Charles Primary School, Falmouth.
2006 ‘Fun in the Sun!’ Salary Brook nature reserve, Colchester, Essex
Workshop for all ages inspired by wildlife at the location
2005 Photography workshops, Launceston College, Cornwall
Photograms and pinhole cameras with sixth form students
2005 Private art tuition, boys age 10 and 11
2004-05 ‘Raise the Roof’ , Upton Pyne and Brampford Speke, Devon
Large scale community workshop project resulting in midsummer evening celebration on the theme of light (basket making, shadow puppets, lanterns…)
2004 ‘Big Art’ workshop project, Nottingham High School for Girls Junior School
Weaving with natural materials