Biography

Education/Training and Working Life

1980-1983     Leicester Polytechnic BA(Hons) Textiles: Surface Design

1984-1987     Laura Ashley – Textile Designer

1987-1993     Cloverleaf Group – Design Co-ordinator

2002               Huntingdon College – NVQ Art Development and Teaching

2005-2016     Principal Teacher primary

2016 –            Full time artist and art teacher

Exhibitions

2019                Little Originals Exhibition picture selected, Dundee

2019                Cambo Gardens solo exhibition

2019                Dundee Art Fair

2017-2019      Pittenweem Art Festival & East Neuk Open Studios

2018                Colour, Collage and Clay group exhibition, St Andrews

2017                Painting representing Scotland at Fabriano Acquarello, Italy

2016                Highland Wildlife Park, solo exhibition

2007-2015     SBSA & Creative Cairngorms group exhibitions

2015                Great Glen House solo exhibition, SNH headquarters, Inverness

2014                WWT Caerlaverock solo exhibition, Dumfries-shire

2014                Findhorn Bay Arts Festival joint exhibition with Mary Bourne, Moray

2014                ‘Migration’,  joint exhibition with Liz Hall, The Iona Gallery, Kingussie

2014                Isle of Islay  ‘Barnacle, Fish Fowl?’ solo exhibition

2004               Joint Exhibition with Gillian Neish, The Iona gallery, Kingussie

2002               Eastern Open, Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Awards

2013                Imagining Natural Scotland – SNH/Creative Scotland

Residences/Commissions

2019               Artist in Residence at Cambo Gardens, Kingsbarns

2016                Artist in Residence, Highland Wildlife Park, Kincraig

2014               WWT Caerlaverock Big Draw workshop, Dumfries-shire

2014               ‘Homecoming Textiles 2014’ event organisation/workshops

2004-2016    Cairngorm Mountain, Ptarmigan Bar two paintings on extended loan

2002               Bird hide murals, WWT Welney Wetland Centre

2002               Trompe l’oeil mural, Lamb and Flag Inn, Welney, Norfolk