RECENT SELECTED EXPERIENCE:
2020-19 ‘FUMIFUGIUM ORCHESTRA’, LONDON.
- Instigated and led project with the community to make a musical art installation informed by air pollution data collected by local families.
- Funded by Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London.
2019 ‘FLASHES TO ASHES: FIRE IN BRITISH ART 1692-2019’ – CO-CURATOR, ROYAL WEST OF ENGLAND ACADEMY, BRISTOL,
- Proposed and co-curated the major exhibition featuring, historical, modern and contemporary works on theme of Fire.
2019 ‘SMUTTY ATOMS’ – 2019, ROYAL WEST OF ENGLAND ACADEMY, BRISTOL.
- Arts Council England funded, Arts Grant Award – Audio-visual installation.
- Ran family art workshops on theme of air pollution (collected Bristol data).
2018 ’ASSEMBLY: WOMEN AT WORK’ ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE, BUILDING BLOQS, LONDON.
- 12-week Heritage Lottery Funded residency researching Women’s work in electronics manufacturing industry in Enfield, London.
- Residency placement in industrial manufacturing workshops.
- Organised and hosted Panel discussion with academic, business and arts organisation participants.
- Produced booklet of research findings distributed to public.
- Created exhibition of artworks related to research.
- Ran workshops for community, participants from non-art backgrounds.
2017-15 ‘ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE: POTATO POWERED COSMOS’ CERN, SWITZERLAND
INVITED ARTIST FOR CERN’S, HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS PROGRAMME
- Collaborated with science teachers from around the world to re-create installation at CERN; engaging with visitors, students, scientists and engineers
- Co-authored ‘Potato Powered Cosmos – A Construction Manual.’, ‘Sci-Art’ booklet for education and outreach department of art@CMS, CERN, Switzerland
- 2016 – Invited exhibitor at ‘Summer Exhibition’ art@CMS (2016)
- 2015 – UAL – Research award trip and subsequent exhibition in London.
2020 -17 ‘FLOURISH’ FAMILY ART WORKSHOPS, MAXILLA STUDIOS, LONDON
- Designed and delivered a series of art and science workshops for families affected by Grenfell Tower fire.
2015 MA Fine Art, UAL: Chelsea College of Arts (Distinction)
1987 BA (Hons) Ceramics, Bristol Polytechnic
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018 ASSEMBLY, The Dugdale Centre, London.
2017 Potato Powered Cosmos, Installation, CERN, Switzerland
2014 Carbon Based Forms – Prema Arts Centre, Uley, Gloucs
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020-02 inc. Royal West of England Academy Autumn show, Bristol
2020 CUT, BURN, FOLD, Cube Gallery, London.
2019 Flashes to Ashes: Fire in British Art, 1692-2019, RWA, Bristol
2017 CONTEXT – New York USA
2016 Ultimate Recipe for Cosmic Soup, Nehru Planetarium, Mumbai.
2016 Summer Exhibition, art@CMS, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
2016 Shifting Territories, Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Arts,
2016-04 inc. Affordable Art Fairs; New York, Singapore, Amsterdam, Los Angeles.
2015 ART BUSAN, Busan, Korea.
2013 CONTEXT – Art Miami, Florida, USA
2011 Art Chicago, Illinois, USA
2010/09 London Art Fair, Islington, London
2009 Drawing Room II – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2005 The Jerwood Drawing Prize 2005 – London and tour.
2020 UK Robotics Week 2020, one of the winners in ‘Environment Making Challenge’ with SERAS (Skills and Robotics for Autonomous systems)
2015 UAL: Chelsea School or Art, awarded CERN research trip with art@CMS.
2007 Elected Academician Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
2019 Flashes to Ashes: Fire in British Art, 1692 – 2019, Co-authored with Gemma Brace and Professor Christiana Payne, Samson & Company.
SELECTED OTHER EXPERIENCE
2019 Specialist Facilitator, beginner electronics workshop, Maxilla Men’s Shed, London (funded by NHS)
2019 Post-/Human, Guest panel speaker, organised by Flux group, The Library, London
2014-11 Trustee – Royal West of England Academy
2014-13 Initiated and ran Royal West of England Academy and Kids Company collaboration.
2009 Presenter – ‘CUTTING EDGE: LASER CUTTING AND CREATIVITY’ Symposium, Loughborough University, Leicestershire.
PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS INCLUDING:
The Royal Collection Trust, Royal West of England Academy and fifteen works in Connaught Hotel, Mayfair, London.