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    CV

    In 2005 I was selected for the Jerwood Drawing prize and in 2007 was elected an Academician of the Royal West of England Academy in Bristol where I became an Artist Trustee on the Board in 2011. In 2013 I was selected for the Visual Arts South-west Leadership Programme.

     

    Solo Exhibitions.

    2014                         ‘Once Burnt’ - Prema Arts Centre, Uley, Gloucs.

    2009                         Carbon Based Forms II - Prema Arts Centre, Uley, Gloucs.

    2007                         Carbon Based Forms – Cube Gallery, Bristol

    2004, 03                  Scribble and Smoke - The Tobacco Factory, Bristol

    1994, 93, 92            Perth Potters Gallery, Perth Australia

     

    Selected Group Shows

    2013                           CONTEXT, Art Miami, Florida, USA

    2013                            One Hundred Years One Hundred Works, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    2013                            Abstract Contemporary, Cube Gallery, Bristol

    2013                            Art Southampton, NY, USA

    2013                            ‘Drawn’ Open, Royal West of England Academy

    2013                            Art Palm Beach, Florida, USA

    2013-04 inc.            Affordable Art Fairs; New York, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Los Angeles, Stockholm.

    2012                            Toronto International Art Fair, Canada.

    2013-02 inc.             Royal West of England Academy Autumn show, Bristol

    2011                            Art Chicago, Illinois, USA

    20010/09                London Art Fair, Islington, London

    2010                           Near and Far - Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

    2010                           Smoke - Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset

    2009                           Drawing Room II’ – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

    2008/07                   Edinburgh Art Fair, Scotland

    2006                           Six Bristol Artists - Gallery 27, Cork Street, London

    2005                           The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005, London and tour.

    2005                          Drawn - Plan 9, Bristol

                                         Art Ireland – Dublin, Ireland

    2003                          Cube Gallery, Bristol,

    1994                           ‘Zonta’  -  Fremantle Museum, West Australia

    Selected Workshops/presentation/curatorial experience

     

    2013                        Curator – ‘Pieces of Me’ Collaboration and Exhibition with Kids Company and  RWA

    2010                        Curator - Near and Far - Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy.

    2009                        Presenter – ‘Cutting Edge: Laser Cutting and Creativity’   symposium, Loughborough University, Leics.

    2009                        ‘Drawing with a difference’ workshop series - Prema Arts centre Gloucs (adults) and Vale of Berkeley College, Gloucs, (teenagers).

     

    Education

    2007                          Elected Academician Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

    2001-2002               HNC Fine Art, School of art and design, Queens   Road, Bristol

    1984-1987               BA(Hons) Ceramics, Bristol Polytechnic

    Awards

    2013                            Selected for Visual Arts South-West Leadership Programme.

    2008                            FDC Law Award, Black Swan Arts, Frome, Somerset

    2003                            First Prize ‘Viewers’ Choice’ Royal West of England Academy   Autumn  Exhibition.

    1994                            Selected ‘New Designer’ Crafts Council of Western Australia.

     

    Selected Commission

    2009         Connaught Hotel, Mayfair, London. Fifteen works for contemporary wing.

     

    Public and private collections including

    The Royal Collection and Royal West of England Academy.

     

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    Voluntary work at Royal West of England Academy, Bristol

     

    2011– ongoing            Trustee

     

    Present roles include:

    • RWA Strategic Planning Group
    • Volunteers Representative on the Board.
    • Exhibition Advisory Group – Selection and planning of exhibition programme.
    • Academicians’ Council

     

    2012

    • Founded and leading RWA’s Bristol VAN (Volunteer Artists Network)
      • Building engagement between RWA and the wider community.
      • Art workshops that bring together RWA artists with children and young adults from socially disadvantaged areas of Bristol.
      • Instigated partnership between ‘Kids Company’ charity and RWA.

     

    • Academician and Artist member selection panels.
    • RWA Autumn Open exhibition – Selection, placing and hanging committee
    • Gallery tours, workshops, talks.