I work full time as a freelance visual artist based in Manchester, UK at Rogue Studios, in the fields of contemporary visual art.
CV & Education
Rogue Artists Studios since 2008
Exhibitions and commissions
2018/19 Manifesto Rogue Artists Studio, Manchester
Inaugural exhibition of the new Project Space.
2017 A Woman’s Work Is Never Done National Trust Quarry Bank
Mill, HMP Styal.
Working with an artist who is an inmate at HMP Styal to create artwork for a public exhibition at Quarry Bank Mill, Manchester.
2017/18 Art in the Minster Our Big Picture, Grimsby Minster, Grimsby
Call For Cloth blankets. Exhibition and talk series
2016 Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester
Call For Cloth exhibition and talk series.
2016 No. 15 Great Pulteney Hotel, Bath
Chandelier commission in collaboration with Agapanthus Interiors, Stockport
2016 Tall Tales Tour, London, Rochdale, Glasgow
Call For Cloth - commissioned public engagement project
2016 Castlefield Gallery New Art Space, Manchester
A Queer Fish Oracle.
The Chandelier of Lost Earrings tour:
2017 Grimsby Minster, Grimsby
2016 Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow
2016 Touchstones, Rochdale
2016 Swiss Cottage Library, London
2015 Macc Art Lounge, Macclesfield
2015 Enlighten Festival, Manchester Central Library
2015 Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival, Rochdale
2015 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
2015 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
2014 Towneley Hall Gallery, Burnley
2014 Lime Arts, Manchester
2013 St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Public art commissions in glass
2015 Amani Peace Windows, Moss Side, Manchester
2015 Heathlands Village Glass Commission, Manchester
2010 The Summer House, St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester
University Hospitals. Manchester
2010 Arlington House Wall Piece, Arlington House, Camden Town,
2008 The Ice Box, Piccadilly Place, Manchester
2006 Poetry Discs, Piccadilly Place, Manchester
2016 Castlefield Gallery New Art Space. Manchester
2014 Chapel Street School, Manchester.
Facilitating change and transition through creative experience.
2012 Lime Arts, Manchester
2011 St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals. Manchester The Summerhouse Interventions.
2010 Johnson Fold Estate, Bolton. Making This Home. Public consultation and engagement,
Grants and awards
2018 Arts Council Grant For The Arts March of the Artists (please see description below)
2018 Artist Bursary from Castlefield Gallery, Manchester to attend Jamboree 2018
2015 Arts Council Grant For The Arts Research and Development Call for Cloth
2015 Live At LICA micro-bursaries In Celebration of the Un-Family – Family Portraits
2011 and 2013 Arts Council Grant For The Arts The Chandelier of Lost Earrings mass engagement sculpture
2015 British Women Artists Award – Winner Chandelier of Lost Earrings
2014 National Lottery Good Causes – Winner of the Arts Category Chandelier of Lost Earrings
Education and training
Current. MA Fine Art at UCLan, Preston
1988 – 1991 Apprenticeship at Kansa Craft Stained Glass Studio, Elsecar, Barnsley.
NVQ Woodwork and Carpentry, Sheffield H.Ed.
1996 - 2016 Manchester Stained Glass