Born London, 1967.
Lives and works in London.
MA Ceramics & Glass, Royal College of Art, London
Workshop Apprenticeship, Colin Reid Glass Studio, Stroud
BA (hons) 3D Design, Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Farnham
Foundation Course, St. Helens College of Art & Design, St. Helens
Transfer (work in progress), Arnolfini, Bristol
Translucent Words, Foyer Gallery, Surrey Institute of Art & Design, Farnham
Finders, Keepers ... Horniman Museum & Gardens, London
Selected Group Exhibitions
exchanges, 198 Gallery, London
New Member, Contemporary Applied Arts
Verre, Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris
Contemporary Decorative Arts, Sotheby's, London
New Light, Solomon Gallery, Dublin
New Faces, Crafts Council Shop at the V&A, London
Craftworks, Barbican, London
Glass Show, Crafts Council, London
Diverse Cultures, Crafts Council, London
Research and Education Projects
Artist-in-Residence: four-month residency devising, developing and producing a series of workshops with early Years, Year 3 and Middlesex University Research Fellow Rebecca Sinker as basis the Digital Arts Resource for Education (DARE) CD ROM for primary visual arts education. Columbia Primary School, London.
Producer: one-year residency and commission entitled Transfer, devising and developing workshops with patients, and making a new site-specific work based on the history of the old hospital. Arnolfini and Bristol Royal Children's Hospital, Bristol.
Producer: one-year project devising and developing an interactive website entitled Joining the Dots (www.joiningthedots.co.uk) in collaboration with Year 7,8,9,10,11 students and web designer Michael Uwemedimo, to archive a five-year visual art programme. Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA) and Acland Burghley School, London.
Producer: five-month project devising and developing an education programme for schools and adult groups, and making a new work entitled Finders, Keepers... based on the museum collections. Horniman Museum & Gardens, London.
Visiting Lecturer: artists' practice presentation. South East Exhibition Projects, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, Farnham.
Artist-in-Residence: development and production of new work entitled "...a moment caught in three dimension(s)." as part of an international visual arts exchange programme. Goldsmiths Centre for Cultural Studies, London.
Researcher: initial research for international on-line conference entitled Networks and Markets. Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), London.
Researcher: one-year, writing project entitled air. Space Studios, London.
Researcher-in-Residence: development of transatlantic website project entitled entransit (www.iniva.org/entransit) in collaboration with visual artist Steve Ouditt. Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), London and Caribbean Contemporary Arts (CCA), Trinidad.
Visiting Lecturer: artists' practice presentation. South East Exhibition Projects, Rye Art Gallery, Rye.
Visiting Lecturer: Tutorials with 2nd Year BA Students, Glass Department, Sunderland University, and Sunderland.
Summer Workshop Leader: two-month project devising and producing a mosaic workshop with children aged 5-11. EMACA Visual Arts, Nottingham.
Visiting Lecturer: motivational seminar discussing visual arts practice for Year 8 students. Malory High School, Kent.
Workshop Leader: demonstrational glass workshops for gallery visitors. Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham.
Consultation and Project Management
Outreach Associate: Celebration Commonwealth Jubilee Parade, Helen Denniston Associates, London.
Advisor: Visual Arts Standing Advisory Group, London Arts.
Conference Coordinator: From Material Things, art & artefact in the 21st Century, The British Museum, London.
Mentor: Visual Arts Traineeships, London Arts.
Evaluator: Schools and Whitechapel Arts Programme (SWAP) www.whitechapel.org/, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
Project Manager: UNESCO-ASCHBERG Bursaries for Artists Programme, Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), London.
Recruitment Consultant: Visual Arts Traineeships, London Arts.
Administrator: One to One Bursary Scheme, Live Art Development Agency, London.
Stage Manager: Notting Hill Carnival Gala, Catherine Ugwu Ltd., London.
Project Coordinator: Winter Carnival, Millennium Dome Opening Ceremony, New Millennium Experience Company, London.
Projects Administrator: exhibitions, publications and research projects, Institute of International Visual Arts (inIVA), London.
Curatorial Director: 198 Gallery, London.
Advisor: Medium and Small Scale Visual Arts Fund, London Arts Board.
Training & Arts Services Administrator: courses, conferences and career development programmes, Artrage Intercultural Development Agency, London.
Project Manager: feasibility study (funded by London Arts Board) for Food - a pilot arts and culture publication, Provisions Collective.
Visual Artists Fund, London Arts
Year of the Artist Award, London Arts
S.G Warburg Grant, Business Link
Crafts Council Setting Up Grant
Prince's Youth Business Trust Award
Award for Individual Artists, London Arts Board
Scheme for Young Artists, Clerkenwell Green Association
Dudley Crystal Festival Prize
Eduardo Paolozzi Travel Bursary
Wingate Foundation Scholarship
Arnolfini Collection Trust, Bristol
Pilkington Collection, Victoria & Albert Museum
National Drawing Collection, Limerick
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
Boddington, private collection
Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham
Cheryl Tannen, private collection