Past Education/Training:


Studied from (date): September 2004      to (date):       June 2007

Institution: UWIC (University of Wales, Institute Cardiff)

Subject: BA (HONS) Ceramics

Grade(s) achieved: 2:1 HONS


Studied from (date): September 2003    to (date):      June 2004

Institution: Batley College of Art and Design

Awarding body: City and Guilds

Subject: Level 3 Life Drawing


Studied from (date): September 2003      to (date):     June 2004

Institution: Batley College of Art and Design

Subject: Pre-BA Art and Design

Grade(s) achieved: Distinction



Studied from (date): September 2001          to (date):     June 2003

Institution: Greenhead College, Huddersfield

Subject: Art, Psychology, French

Grade(s) achieved: A, A, B



Other Experience:



Role Title: Artist in Schools

Date: 2009 – 2011

Employer: Adopt an Artist – Kirklees

Brief Description of role and duties: Organising and running creative workshops within local primary schools, high schools and colleges. Enhancing creative involvement and improving access to arts for ages 5 to 18. Working alongside teachers and the national curriculum to meet new creative targets within education.


Role title:  Creative Workshop Co-ordinator

Date:  June 2010

Employer: Holmfirth Arts Festival

Brief description of role and duties: Organising, facilitating and running of parent and child art workshops as part of the Holmfirth Arts Festival Program. Supervising of staff to help run the workshops, delivery of creative and visually exciting workshops suitable for all ages and to promote the Arts Festival as a whole. Display of finished works created in the workshops.


Role title:  Exhibition Installer

Date:  April 2009

Employer:  Holmfirth Arts Festival

Brief description of role and duties: Curating and installing an exhibition at the North Light Gallery, Armitage Bridge and again at The Huntsman Inn, Holmfirth as part of a fringe venue for Holmfirth Arts Festival. Handling delivery and collection of chosen artworks and sculptures, installation of the exhibition, hanging of wall mounted artwork, sourcing and building suitable plinths for 3d artwork, handling and displaying of all artwork, pricing, selling of artwork in an auction evening at the end of the exhibition, design of promotional materials.


Past Exhibitons/shows:

York Open Studios - 2016

The Art Market HOLMFIRTH - 2016

Day Of Clay, Centre of Ceramic Art (CoCA) - 2016

Simcha Gallery, Leeds - 2016

Ceramic Art York - 2015

Holmfirth Art Week - 2015

York Open Studios - 2015

The Art Market YORK - 2015

The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle - 2015, 2016

The Art Market HOLMFIRTH - 2008 - 2016

Shades Of Clay, Kunsthuis Gallery, Crayke - 2015

Make It Up North - 2013

Some Like it Hot, Leeds - Solo Exhibition - 2012

Elementals, According to McGee - 2012

On Your Wall - 2012
Huddersfield Festival of Light, Art Market - 2010, 2011
Cymru Contemporary Craft Festival - 2009, 2010, 2011