Qualifications and Career History

Education

2004 MA Fine Art Theory & Practice at Middlesex University (Distinction)

1997 Cert Ed at Sheffield Hallam University 

1993 BA (Hon s) Fine Art (Sculpture) at Manchester Metropolitan University

1990 Foundation Diploma at Dewsbury College

 

Residencies 

Bath Artist Studios July - August 2017

Kilburn Library Artist in Residence October 2012 - December 2012

'Mapping Muswell' Residencies at Muswell Hill Library, the Local Gallery, Koukan Gallery 2012

Artist In Residence (Sculpture) Coppetts Wood Primary School, London  2011- 2012

Artist in Residence (Fine Art) at Middlesex University 2008 - 2011

 

Workshops  

2019 June Springfield Leisure Centre,  Corsham Recycled Plastic Workshop with the community

2019 March Hedington Primary School, Calne, Wilts, Recycled plastic Workshop. 

2018 November, Corsham Town Hall, Recycled Plastics Workshops with the community

2018 November Box Primary School, Recycled Plastics Workshop 

2018 October clifton College Prep School. Bristol, Recycled Plastic Workshop  

2018 February-March, Martins Croft Play Area Colerne, Recycled Plastics Workshops with the community

2017 November, Creative Learning at The Pound, Corsham - Paper Cutting Workshop

2017 November, Corsham Regis Primary School, Creative Recycled Plastics Workshop 

2017 June, Corsham Primary School, Creative Recycled Plastics Workshop 

2017 May, Heywood School. Corsham,  Creative Recycled Plastics Workshop (Red Parrots)

2017 April, Corsham Town Council Youth Council Creative Recycled Plastics Workshop, (Peacock) 

2016 May Corsham Primary School Creative Recycled Plastics ('Ivern the Wyvern' -the school mascot) 

2015 September The Dolphin School, Bristol, Creative Recycled Plastics Workshop

2015 June Creative Recyled Plastics Workshop with staff and their families from Stoke Mandeville Hospital

2015 May - July Coppetts Wood School, London, Rainbow Trees out of Recycled Plastics Workshop

2015 February figurative sculpture workshops with patients at the NSIC, Stoke Mandeville Hospital 

2014 September 20 - 21 - Site Responsive activity for visitors to Trinity Buoy Wharf over Open House Weekend

2012 December - Creative Mapping Project with young people at Granville Arts Plus Centre, Kilburn

2012 December - Memory Board Workshops with residents at St Mungo's Association, Chichester Road, Kilburn 

2012 October  The Big Draw - 'Map-Me' goes to Kilburn Library

2012 May, June, July,August - 'Map-Me' for 'Mapping Muswell - An N10 Paper Project' workshops throughout Muswell Hill 

2012 Creative Mapping Project, Coppetts Wood Primary

2010 The Big Draw - artsdepot, North London

Awards 

2018 Grants for the Arts Award for GrowFlowShow a joint project with Jo Taylor based on Corsham's architectural history. 

2012 Grants for the Arts Award for 'Mapping Muswell - An N10 Paper Project' Grants under £10,000.

Symposiums

2019  Friday 21st June Joint organiser with Jo Taylor for Symposium 'How can Contemporary Arts Professionals elevate built environments to create fresh public engagement?' at The Pound, Corsham, guest speakers - Helene Bremer (Curator and art historian), Tom Littlewood, Director, Gingko Projects and Grace Davies, Contemporary Arts programme Manager, The National Trust.

2013- British Cartographic Society, London - guest speaker on creative mapping and artistic maps celbrating 100 years of the BCS

 

Career History 

2016- Present, Lecturer at Bristol School of Art

Also currently working local schools and community groups making relief sculptures using recycled plastics. 

2013 Visiting Lecturer at North Herts College 

1997-July 2011 at Amersham and Wycombe College

Whilst at Amersham and Wycombe College I led a number of courses and was Head of Foundation for four years and Head of School for two years; a post which I relinquished so I could study my MA full time. I have taught across a variety of programmes from National Diploma courses through to HND and BA Fine Art.

1995-1997 Lecturer in Art & Design Barnsley College

 

Publications 

Find Another Bath edited by Anna Kot December 2016 

The Ham and High Broadway October 2012 

The Hornsey Journal (online) September 2012

The Hornsey Journal May 2012 

The East Finchley Archer June 2011

The East Finchley Archer October 2010

The English Garden March 2008

Stroud News and Journal April 2006

'Mapping Muswell- An N10 Paper Project' with a foreword by Alice Lobb October 2012

Web 

Article on recycled plastic project with Corsham Primary in the Bath Chronicle 9 May 2015 http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/Corsham-Primary-School-pupils-use-recycled/story-29376540-detail/story.html

Article for the Londonist Website about Solo show at artsdepot 20 May 2015 

http://londonist.com/2015/05/add-to-a-giant-map-of-north-finchley-at-paper-collage-exhibition 

Arts Council October 2012 Newsletter London Area

http://dmtrk.com/t/SLW-Y035-3B7A8V6H0E/cr.aspx  

Interview for Londonist Website on Mapping Muswell December 2012

http://londonist.com/2012/12/muswell.php 

Podcast Interview with N Quentin Wolf for The Londonist Out Loud  June 2013

 http://londonist.com/podcasts/londonist-out-loud-a-podcast-about-london-21-june-2013

Work featured in The Wealden Times May 2014 issue

http://wealdentimes.co.uk/house/wt147a/index.asp

 

Video

Video on 'Mapping Muswell' and 'Paper Trail' 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07PJSBiJ4-E