Profile

Commissions

2020 to date
Shrimpers and Mudlarks, Make It grant, GBC.
2019
"Summer Island", Splat! bOing! festivals. Medway Council, Kent Uni.
2018
'The Great Thames Disaster', tour North Kent. ACE, GBC, KCC.
2017
Princess Alice. ACE, Nat. Maritime Mus. Royal Boro Greenwich.
2014 - 2016
IN-SITE, Rochester riverside, Cutty Sark. Winner of Medway's Culture, Design and Tourism Awards 2015.

Exhibitions

2016
'West End Studios', Creek Creative, Faversham.
2016
'The Cache Dressmaker', Stairwell Gallery, IDEAS TEST.
2015
'IN-SITE', Rochester Art Gallery.
2014
‘Digital Encounters’, The Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury.
2014
'White Dress', Textiles Open Innovation Centre, Ronse.
2014
'Lace Effects 1', International centre for Lace and Fashion, Calais.
2013
'Gifts from the Forest', Stour Valley Arts.
2013
‘Purses’ & ‘Ceramics’, MADE, Hastings.
2013
'Never have in your boat', Making Art, Maidstone.
2012
‘Making It Project.’ The Discovery Centre, Winchester.
2012
‘The Folding Room’, Room, Faversham.
2012
'Save Our Woodland', Stour Valley Arts, Ashford.
2012
'Handkerchiefs', The Pie Factory, Margate.
2012
'Deaths & Entrances', St Mary of Charity Church, Faversham.
2012
'Fludde', The Assembly Rooms, Faversham.

Artist in Residence

2018
'Belongings', Aspirations/Porchlight, Involve, Maidstone.
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

2018 to date
Associate Lecturer, BA Graphics, Illustration, UCA Canterbury.
1992 to date
Associate Lecturer, Foundation Diploma, UCA Canterbury.
2019
PLAYGROUND artist, Kent University, Kent Libraries.
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 “Blue Skies”, Tim Head, Chatham Dockyard.
1991-1993
“ARTSWORK’, Kent Co-ordinator, KCC/TVS.
1990-1992
Youth Arts Development Officer, West Kent, KCC Youth Service.
1988-1989
Tutor, HM Prison, Maidstone.
1988-1992
Tutor, Gillingham Adult Education Centre.

Education & Qualifications

2017
Cert. Counselling Skills for Children using Arts, IATE.
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.
1981
2 'A' levels, Richmond Comprehensive, N. Yorkshire.
1979
9 'O' Levels, Polam Hall, Co. Durham.

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

2020
Please contact Artist.