I graduated in 1997 from Norwich University College of the Arts. I have work in the Welcome Trust Collection and with private collectors. I have exhibited in including the RBS Gallery, Leeds City Gallery, the Cornerhouse in Manchester and the Saatchi Gallery. I have held residencies in High Royds and Rampton Hospital. I work with drawing, painting and sculpture. I sit on the steering group for the Yorkshire and Humber Contemporary Visual Arts Network . An organisation set up to help stimulate the regions art economy. I was the Director of the National Arts and Science Network (2010-2013) which had a succession of ACE commissions for stimulating dialogue between the arts and sciences with a series of exhibitions, conferences and seminars in the Yorkshire region. NASN consists of a twelve person board and four staff. I have been a Visiting Lecturer at Leeds Met. University and Norwich Univeraity of the Arts.
CV & Education
Qualifications and training 2002 - Fine Art Practice, University of Leeds, Leeds Solo exhibitions 2015 - Portraits of Emotions The Tetley 2013 - Portraits, Union 105 Gallery, Leeds 2011 - City, Cornerhouse, Manchester 2010 - Man, Charles Thackrah Building, School of Medicine, University of Leeds 2010 - Man, Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds 2007 - Same Place, Same Time, Art Co. Gallery, Leeds, West Yorks 2005 - Drawing from the present, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds 2003 - Drawn from Life, Collect Gallery, Liverpool 2003 - Interior Space, High Royds Hospital, Leeds 2002 - Windows, Rampton Hospital, Retford 2001 - Inside Out, Leeds City Livrary, Leeds Group exhibitions 2010 - Art of Giving, Saatchi Gallery, London 2010 - Hybrid, SIAD, Sheffield 2010 - Satellite Show, Leeds Art Fair, Leeds 2009 - Salon 08, ESA, Dortmund 2008 - A1 Art Competition, Richmond Station Gallery, North Yorkshire 2008 - Salon 08, ESA , Leeds 2004 - Testbed, Leeds Metropolitan Gallery, Leeds 2002 - Hold the Line, RBS Gallery, London 2002 - The openest of routes, Keighley Arts Factory, Keighley 2000 - Sacred, Holy Trinity Church, Leeds 1999 - 103 Objects, St. Marks House, Leeds Workshops 2011 - Kala Sangam, Kala Sangam, Bradford 2010 - Kala Sangam (Young Offenders), Kala Sangam, Bradford 2007 - Drawing/painting/writing (collaboration with a psychiatrist), Mind Odyssey, Leeds 2007 - Gallery in perspective, Wakefield Art Gallery, Wakefield 2007 - Grounds for Change (collaboration with an architect), arc, Hull 2006 - Art workshop, Diabetes UK conference, Barbican London 2005 - Art Workshop, Big Arts week, Hovingham Primary School 2005 - Art Workshop, Diabetes UK Head Office, Darlington 2005 - Art Workshop, Leeds Mental Health Social Services Conference, Leeds Residencies 2002 - Culminating with patient exhibition, book and conference, Rampton Hospital, Retford Private commissions 2010 - Drawing and Painting Bursary, Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust , Leeds Public commissions 2010 - CPD, Arts Council England, Leeds 2009 - Sculpture CPD, Arts Council England, Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds 2007 - CPD, Arts Council England, Leeds 2003 - Drawing and Sculpture Research Grant, Arts Council England, Leeds 2003 - Interior Space, Leeds Mental Health Trust, High Royds Hospital 2002 - Rampton Hospital Residency, Nottinghamshire Mental Health Trust, Rampton Hospital 2000 - Drawing and Sculpture Research Bursary, Arts council England, Leeds Projects 2012 - Portraits, Barkston House Studio, Leeds Competitions, prizes and awards 2011 - Cork Street Open Shortlisted, The Gallery on Cork Street, London 2010 - Art of Giving Finalyst, Saatchi Gallery, London 2008 - A1 Art Competition, The Station, Richmond, North Yorkshire Publications 2009 - Platform58 e-zine online, issue 008 “people” 2008 - British Journal of Psychiatry 2003 - A tribute to High Royds by Peter Lazenby, Yorkshire Post