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November 2017 - February 2018, South Hill Park, Berkshire: Solo Exhibition:  Natural Response - Interactive exhibition of installations incorporating research into SAD, light, colour and mental wellbeing, Sponsored by Lumie.

Past Exhibitions: 2017
November: What is the Point? Camden Image Gallery
*Awarded ArtCan/GreatArt Artist 2017.

November: Accidental Marks: Cultivate Online Gallery, London September : Livia Rita Rewild , Bermondsey, London: Collaborative performance of music, theatre and sculptural costume.
August:  Still, Life  Solo Exhibition at  SPACE, St Leonards,
East Sussex.
June: Liminal: Artspace, Cambridge Artworks
April: Desire Lines:  Solo Exhibition at Martyrs' Gallery,
East Sussex.
April: Something Black: Cultivate Gallery, London
March: Celebration Redesigned: Community exhibition Haslemere Educational Museum
January: Threshold: Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green E2

September: Hop Gallery Open Exhibition , East Sussex September: From the Ordinary to the ExtraOrdinary Community exhibition Haslemere Museum
August September: Unforeseen: Forest Arts Centre, Hampshire
July 2016: Commissioned installation for Engage! South
Hill Park, Berkshire
April - June: Youth Uncovered Exhibition, Gerald Moore Gallery London SE9
April - June: Naturally Speaking Mirror Gallery, Berkshire February: Mind Over Matter (solo residency and exhibition)
Hop Gallery, East Sussex
January: Con-Fusion, Espacio Gallery, Bethnal Green E2

December: Contours & Connections, D. Burch/L. Scillitoe-Brown The Stone Space, Leytonstone E11
July: Space and Place, Left Bank, Leeds
May/ June: Graduate Show - UCA Farnham
April: Futurity - James Hockey Gallery, UCA Farnham

2014-16 Time Garden , Frimley Park Hospital

UCA Farnham
Gustav Metzger; Facing Extinction
, The Conference - The Quad, UCA Farnham
Gustav Metzger; Facing Extinction
, The Exhibition -
Linear Gallery, UCA Farnham
Group Show, Harvey Gallery, Guildford


Desire Line
: Sequential photographs
printed on calico, hand stitched.


Take a Line for a walk (community participation project) May

May - September 2016: Artist in residence, Haslemere Educational Museum: European Peasant Arts Collection From the Ordinary to the ExtraOrdinary Exhibition, Grant funded community creative participation project.
February: The Hop Gallery Fresh AiR , Lewes East Sussex
January to April: (experimental collaborative residency & exhibition): Gerald Moore Gallery, SE9
January: Espacio Gallery E2

Workshops (adults, youth, children and Intergenerational Groups)

Inspired by Traditional Christmas,
Creative wellbeing craft workshop series, Haslemere Museum. Sponsored by HDFAS
'Arts in the Community'
The Big Draw, Haslemere Museum.
Mimicry: Plastics and the Environment, Open access community project, The Space, St Leonards. Supported by Network Rail, Heritage Open Days, Tempo Arts and Sussex Community Foundation.
I am, I am , Language-based collaborative sculpture.
Volunteers of the Fountain Centre, Guildford.
Celebration Redesigned, Haslemere Educational Museum
Forest Arts Centre/New Forest Young Carers Charity Fashion Show
Arts Award Bronze: The Bishop's Belongings
Fulham Palace SW6
The Big Draw, STEAM Haslemere Museum, Surrey
Spirit of the Woods , South Hill Park, Berkshire - open-access family workshops
Celebration Clothing from Recycled Materials, Woolmer Hill School, Haslemere, Surrey
From Ordinary to Extraordinary, Grant funded community creative education project Haslemere Museum, Surrey
Looks and Moves, Pump House Gallery, London SW18 Moving Collages 2 workshop with CoDa Dance/Pencil and Help
Looks and Moves, Pump House Gallery, London SW18 - Moving Collages workshop with CoDa Dance/Pencil and Help
A celebration in a Box, Pump House Gallery, London SW11
Keepsakes, Pump House Gallery, London SW11
The Spirit of Wandsworth, Pump House Gallery, London SW18 - workshop with Orly Orbach
The Big Draw, Haslemere Museum, Surrey
Bee Observation Sculpture, Haslemere Museum, Surrey
Points of View, postgraduate interdisciplinary engagement, University of Surrey.
(Women's Groups) Experimental Drawing Workshop; Clay Modelling; Acrylic painting;
Collaborations with Nature: Seeds and Soil; Collaborations with Nature: Group Sculpture
Making Patterns with Natural Objects
Puppet Making
Make a Mysterious Artefact Farnham Museum
Collage and Photography; Texture and Light

2010-15 BA (Hons) Fine Art: University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
2009-10 Access course: University for the Creative Arts, Farnham

Previous experience and qualifications:
1996-2012 Freelance Graphic designer
1993-6 Teaching Assistant Pre-school, infant and junior age groups
1993-4 NVQ (Level 3) Care and Education of Children under 8 (+ Special Needs study)
1983-91 Graphics Studio Manager