Curriculum Vitae



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BA Hons Design Craft; De Montfort University, Leicester. Graduated 2012

RSA youth and community work

City and Guilds 7306 Certificate in Education and Training.

RSA Councelling skills


The Society for Designer Craftsmen

Prism Art textiles

Embroiders Guild

Oxfordshire Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers  



Work experience;

Dec 2016     Exhibited with Traces-London at Fenton House in Hampstead

Nov 2016     Selected by Polly Leonard (selvedge) and Michael Brennan-Wood for the Contemporary Textiles open "Threads" at Salisbury Arts Centre

June 2016    Exhibited Family Value in the Houses of Parliament as part of the Tomorrows Child exhibition.

May 2016  Exhibited Fishermans Blues at Hoxton Arches with Prism

May  2015    Work selected for the Heather Hunter prize, Prism

May 2015     Exhibited with Prism textiles group, Hoxton, London

April 2015   Selected for Sea view exhibition at the Jam Factory in Oxford

March 2015  Delivered talk to Embroiders Guild, Oxford Branch

Jan 2015     Exhibited at the 2015 Society for Designer Craftsmen exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Feb 2014     Commision for Sobell House Hospice "ribbons"

Jan 2014      Set up; Social Fabric Arts; Art and Craft educational enterprise for children and young people

Jan 2014     Exhibited at the Mall Galleries with the Society for Designer Craftsmen.

Nov 2013    Curator and exhibiting artist; "Homage" exhibition for 3 Oxfordshire artists at Heath farm, Oxon

Sep  2013    Exhibiting artist at the "Afloat" exhibition at Torre Abbey, Torquay, South Devon

Jan  2013     Exhibiting artist at the SDC mall exhibition presented by the Society of Designer Craftsmen 

Aug  2012    Awarded Liscence membership with Society of Designer Craftsmen

July  2012    Bursary award for "subtraction-erasure-conjecture"  course with Michael Brennand-Wood               

June 2012    Exhibiter at New Designers 2012

May  2012    Member of Seen Art collective: exhibiting in North Oxfordshire Arts Weeks 

Nov   2011    Selected for "wrapped" exhibition, Forge 2 gallery, Culworth, Northamptonshire.

May  2011    Group selection for participation in "Rejuvenation" exhibition, Forge 2 gallery, Culworth,   

Oct   2010    Tutor for textile weekend workshop at Cuckoo studios, Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire.

July  2010    Community textile workshop at Cowley Carnival, Oxford.

June-July2010 I organised and facilitated a Series of workshops for the Oxfordshire Youth Arts Partnership and the Children in Care Council; Up-cycling Fashion show and T-shirt design for their annual conference.

Nov2004-May2010   Arts development worker at the Courtyard Youth Arts Centre.  During my post I wrote and won funding for a Heritage Lottery programme for young Graffiti Artists. its success secured its funding for a further four years. I curated several exhibitions for young artists at the centre, ran regular workshops and groups and developed a programme of wider educational opportunities; visiting artists, trips to exhibitions, theatre and events.