EDUCATION:

1988-1990 Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Postgraduate Higher Diploma in Fine Art

1985-1988 Kent Institute of Art and Design Maidstone College

BA honours 1st class in Fine Art

1984-1986 Nottingham Trent University

Post Graduate Certificate of Education

2015 The Higher Education Academy

Fellow

 

EMPLOYMENT:

Present-Senior Lecturer Printmaking, University of Northampton

Tutor in Printmaking, BA Fine Art and BA Visual Arts, Open College of Arts

Guest Tutor West Yorkshire Print Workshop

Guest Tutor Leicester Print Workshop

1991-2018 Course Leader Foundation Degree Fine Art Practice, Central College Nottingham and Nottingham College

1991 Lecturer in Drawing, Foundation Art and Design, Hastings College of Art 

1990-1991 Lecturer in Printmaking and Painting, Communication Media Degree, Kent Institute of Art & Design

1984-1990 Freelance Illustrator for Mike Hibbert Animation, contracts for BBC and Channel 4

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:  

2020 Gallery 57 Paper, I Can Still Hear You

2019 Djanogly Gallery Nottingham, Contemporary Art Auction

Gallery 57 Organic form, Listening for the Past

Staithes Studio Gallery Represented work at the Hepworth Print Fair

Banks Mill Studios Derby Derby Print open

2018 Gallery 57 Drawn in the Margins

Nottingham Society of Artists Gallery Make Colour Sing, review of contemporary abstraction

Gallery 57 Arundel Winter

University of Nottingham, Ningbo China selected prints

Tarpey Gallery Still Navigating

Banks Mill Studios Derby Derby Print open

2017 Gallery 57 Arundel Contemplation 

Tarpey Gallery Christmas exhibition 

Gallery 57 Arundel Interior Space

Staithes Studio Gallery Represented work at the Leeds Print Fair

The Old Lock up Gallery The Secret Postcard

Invited Artist Lady Bay Arts Festival Nottingham

Staithes Studio Gallery Represented work at the Hepworth Print Fair

Staithes Studio Gallery Works on Paper Printmaking Exhibition

2016 Midlands Printmakers Open exhibition prize winner

The Old Station Gallery Rowsley Winter Exhibition, Still Navigating series

Leicester Print Workshop Drawn in the Margins

Staithes Studio Gallery A History in Layers

The Old Station Gallery Rowsley Palimpsest

Nottingham Society of Artists Gallery How soon is now, review of contemporary abstraction

Art-Athina International Contemporary Art Fair of AthensPrecious Little

2015 Huddersfield Museum and Art Gallery Flourish AwardFor Prints’ Sake 

West Yorkshire Print Workshop gallery Still Navigating29 Intaglio Prints

Art-Athina International Contemporary Art Fair of AthensIn Box

2014 Romney Marsh Visitor Centre Gallery The Place Between-A retrospective in Printmaking

Selected Artist for the Yorkshire Festival Navigating Yorkshire, The Artist as Cartographer

Harrington Mill Nottingham Greycurated by David Manley

Flourish Award for excellence in Printmaking selected artist’s exhibition

2013 Fermynwoods Contemporary Art One Hour- A Place In Time

Cooper Gallery Barnsley The Art of Printmaking

Tarpey Gallery Palimpsest

Hochschule Karlsruhe In Transit

52 Artist’s for Bulwell community arts project

2011/12 Tarpey Gallery Castle Donnington Selected Prints

Hart Gallery London Contemplation

Harrington Mill Nottingham In Transit

2010 The Exchange Gallery Penzance A4 International Printmakers Competition Strand

Hart Gallery London Contemplation 

2008/9 Hart Gallery London Selected Prints

Grafikens Hus Sweden Which Way to the West Coast

2007 Wahle Contemporary Art Exeter Print Show Thrice

2006 Fermynwoods Contemporary Art An exhibition of contemporary printmaking Multiple Choice

2003 Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery Walk on WaterTwenty Intaglio Prints

The Djanogly Arts Centre Nottingham East Midlands Group Show

1999 Yorkshire Sculpture Park Bothy Gallery WestTwenty Intaglio Prints

The Djanogly Arts Centre, Nottingham

1997/98 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London Selected Prints

1996 Austin/Desmond Fine Art Royal Academy of Arts London The London Original Print Fair

1994/95 Ikon Gallery Birmingham Shades of Grey(four person show, touring programme)

1994 Lethaby Gallery London and Scarborough Art Gallery The National Open Print Competition & Michael Rothenstein Trophy

1993 Commission for Routledge Publishers Four prints for the book Mapping Desire

1992 Nottingham Artist of the Year prizewinner

1991 The Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone Routes work by four women artists from the Slade

The Gardener Arts Centre Brighton Off the wall

The Flower Gallery London Selected Prints

1990 Sandra Higgins Fine Art London Gradmarket

Smith Gallery London Work by Slade Artists

Open Space Reading Slade Printmakers

Maidstone Gallery Two-person show sponsored by Kent County Council

1989 The Southbank Centre London British Open Printmaking Competition prizewinner 

Royal Festival Hall London Present Prints

1998 Goldsmiths Gallery London Works by Invitation

National Printmaking Touring Exhibition Open to Print

Kent Arts Festival, Romney Marsh Selected Prints

1987 Metropole Arts Centre Folkestone Inscape

 

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS:

University of Nottingham Ningbo China

Portex Ltd (International Medical EquipmentManufacturers)

Hallett & Co. (Solicitors)

Aldi international

AWARDS:

The John Southland Trust award for study 1990

University College London Scholarship Award for Study at the Slade School of Fine Art 1988-1990

IMOS Foundation Award 2013

Flourish Award for Excellence in Printmaking 2014

Midlands Printmakers Open award winner 2015