Employment:

2007 – Present Day      Self Employed Ceramicist

2015 – 2016                  Art Technician, Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College, Altrincham

2014 – 2016                  Sales Assistant, Royal Exchange Theatre Craft Shop, Manchester

2014 – 2015                 Co-founder and co-organiser of Sale Arts Trail

2012                              Workshop Leader, Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire

2011- 2012                   Firing Up Trainer, Crafts Council

2009 – 2011                 Associate Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

2007 – 2011                 Sessional Artist, Start in Salford

2007                             Volunteer Teaching Assistant at Start in Salford

 

Education:

2004 – 2007    BA Hons (first class honours) Three Dimensional Design , Manchester Metropolitan University

2003 – 2004    Foundation Studies (Art and Design, pass with distinction) South Trafford College

1992 – 1994    BTEC Higher National Diploma in Graphic Design  (pass with distinctions) University College, Salford

 

Exhibitions/Shows:

 2017

‘One Year On’ – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

 

2016

‘Spoon’ Exhibition – Unit Twelve Gallery, Stafford

‘Open’ Exhibition – Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Sale Arts Trail Open Studios, Sale

 

2015

Sale Arts Trail Christmas Bazaar, Sale

Ceramic Art York – Museum Gardens, York

Sale Arts Trail Open Studios, Sale

Simply Cheshire – Arley Hall, Cheshire

 

2014

Sale Arts Trail Christmas Bazaar, Sale

Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Altrincham

Sale Art Trail Open Studios, Sale

Earth and Fire – Rufford Abbey, Nottingham

 

2013

Heaton Moor Arts Trail – Heaton Moor, Stockport

Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair - Hereford

Nine – May Wild Ceramics Gallery, Chorlton

Lustre – Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair – Spinningfields, Manchester

Make it Up North – The Guildhall, York

The Independent Interiors Show - Manchester

Ten on the Edge - Homestead Farm, Disley

Worn Away – Unit 12 Gallery, Stafford

Art in Clay – Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

The Art Market - Holmfirth Indoor Market, West Yorkshire

The Contemporary Craft Fair – Bovey Tracey, Devon

Makers Contemporary Makers Fair – Cube Gallery, Manchester

One Year On – Lauriston Gallery, Sale Waterside Arts Centre

The Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair – Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

 

2012

Made by Hand – Tredegar House, Newport

Lustre – Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

The Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey, Devon

 

Awards:

2016          ‘Prizewinner’ – ‘Open’ Exhibition, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

2012          ‘Best Stand’  – The Contemporary Craft Festival, Bovey Tracey

2012          ‘Visitors Choice Award’ – Sale Waterside ‘Open’ Exhibition, Sale

2008          ‘Best Northern Maker’  – The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

 

Publications:

Nov/Dec 2012    Ceramic Review – Issue 258

Sept/Oct 2008    Crafts – Issue 214

Nov/Dec 2007    Ceramic Review – Issue 228