Education and Working Life

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

1984-1987     Laura Ashley – Textile Designer

1987-1993     Cloverleaf Group – Surface Design Co-ordinator

1993-2002    Freelance artist and designer

2004-2005    University of Edinburgh, Moray House – PGCE Primary

2008-2014     Director of the SBSA/The Iona Gallery, a not-for-profit company

2005-2016     Primary Teacher/part-time painter

Exhibitions

2016                Strathpeffer Pavilion, open exhibition

2016                August – Highland Wildlife Park, solo exhibition

2016                Dunkeld Art Exhibition, open exhibition

2016                Eden Court Creative Cairngorms group exhibitions

2016                The Druie Cafe, Rothiemurchus, joint exhibition with Anne Bridgen

2007-2015     SBSA & Creative Cairngorms group exhibitions

2015                ‘A Bird in the Land’ joint exhibition, The Iona Gallery. Kingussie

2015                Great Glen House solo exhibition, SNH headquarters, Inverness

2014                WWT Caerlaverock solo exhibition, Dumfries-shire

2014                Findhorn Bay Arts 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

2001               Observatory mural (9m) WWT Welney Wetland Centre and exhibition

Awards

2013                Imagining Natural Scotland – SNH/Creative Scotland

Residences/Commissions

2016                July – 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

2001                Artist in Residence for William Marshall School, Norfolk

2000               Co-ordinator for Welney Village Millenium Project

Lives and works in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland