C.V

 

Education:

  • ‘The Drawing Year’ PGDip at The Royal Drawing School 2013-14
  • Fine Art BA Hons (2/1) at Newcastle University 2009-13
  • Erasmus Exchange Program Tromsø Academy of Contemporary Art Jan-Jun 2012
  • Art and Design Foundation Course at Camberwell College of Art 2007-8
  • 3 A-Levels 2×A, 1×C (Fine Art A-Level: A) at The Charter School.

 

Prizes:

  • The Felix and Katie Robbins Prize awarded by the board of examiners at the Royal Drawing School 2014

 

Residencies

  • ‘Ground Cut and Paste Micro Residency’ at Humber street Gallery 22/23rd and 29/30th November 2018
  • Dumfries House 4th -18th March 2016

 

Selected Projects and Exhibitions

  • ‘Footnotes on Equality’ (commissioned work for Group Show) at Casco Arts Institute, Utrecht 13/03/2019-12/05/2019
  • Project manager/curator /artist: ‘Maybe it’s the World That’s Mad’ with Mad Pride Hull at Artlink, Hull 06/10/2019- 23/10/2019
  • ‘Artists Takeover 2’ Group show at Queens House Showcase, Hull 19/09/18-26/10/18
  • ‘Serious Curve’ At 66- 68 Humber Street, Hull, Group Show with Ground Collective 22/08/18-02/09/18
  • ‘Sometimes there is a giant in my house’ and ‘sunlight soap’ at Ground Gallery two person show with Pia Bramley
  • Project manager/curator: ‘Who are you? How are you?’ at Princes Quay, Hull with Mad Pride Hull-
  • ‘Where Do We Go From Here’ with Humber Street Gallery at Trinity Market, Hull 19/12/2017-7/01/2018
  • ‘After School Special’ At Landmark, Bergan Kunsthall, Bergan, Norway 13/12/2017
  • ‘When the Drawings Took over’ Solo Show at Ground 02/12/2017
  • Mad Pride Hull- Co-Project manager /Lead Artist –Project included coordinating 53 artists workshops, a parade a carnival in a local park, and curating 3 exhibition of work produced during the project. 10/01/2017-16/09/2017
  • ‘Under Pressure’ with Artlink Hull at Hull City Library- commissioned work exhibiting alongside young artists, who I had delivered a series of workshops with. 18/03/2017-30/03/2017
  • ‘Wild Ones’ Wellcome Collection, London. 3/02/2017
  • Curator: ‘Zine Exhibition’ Hull Central Library: Culmination of a project delivering workshops in community centres and libraries in Hull, collecting stories into Zines.
  • Mammal Jam exhibition and festival (exhibited and co-curated) at Ground, Hull 14/01/17-16/01/17
  • Mammal Jam exhibition and festival (exhibited and co-curated) at Ground, Hull 2016 15/01/17-17/01/17
  • Drawing Year 2014 Exhibition, At The Royal Drawing School, London
  • Group exhibition (Drawing Year Studio Show) “Verso” At The Tea Building, London
  • Newcastle University London Show at Embassy Tea Gallery
  • Newcastle University Fine Art Degree Show 2013
  • Group Exhibition “Question the Dawn”, Pride Suite, Newcastle upon tyne 2012
  • Group Exhibition “Shrine” Wilton’s Music Hall, London 2012
  • Two person Exhibition “Beheaded”, Small Projects, Tromsø, Norway, 2012

 

Art Jobs

  • I am a founding member of Ground Gallery, an art centre and social space for exhibitions and workshops and artists studios. I help run the space with a group of artists, In 2018 we received Arts Council funding to open the space 3 days a week for 9 months running a series of regular workshops free and open to all.
  • I am a Founding member of Mad Pride Hull a grassroots arts and mental health organization.
  • I also work as a freelance artist undertaking a variety of commissions and selling my work as well as facilitating art workshops. I have done this for projects with Mad Pride Hull and Ground but also for Artlink Hull, Hull University, Shooting Fish Theatre Company, An Untold Story, The Charter School and more.
  • I worked sporadically for a number of years as artist’s assistant to artist and poet Sophie Herxheimer. 2008-2014

 

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