CV

2017
Honorary Fellowship, Royal College of Art

2016
62 Group of Textile Artists Member

Education

2011
Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching, CLTAD, University of the Arts London

2004
MA Mixed Media Textiles, Royal College of Art

1999
First Class BA (Hons) Fashion and Textiles, B.I.A.D, U.C.E.

1996
Foundation in Art and Design Winchester School of Art

Exhibitions

2017
Transcriptors: Illustration, Documentary and the Material Exhibition, James Hockey Gallery, University for the Creative Arts, Farnham
Stitching stories: Making common ground, City Space, Winchester
Open 2017, Quay Arts, Newport, Isle of Wight
Making Space, 62 Group, Knitting & Stitching Show, Olympia & Edinburgh

2014
Unlocking the diary, Burlington Hotel, Folkstone Fringe
Open Studios, The Chocolate Factory, Stoke Newington, London

2013
Open Studios, The Chocolate Factory, Stoke Newington, London

2012
The museum for objects of virtu, Abbey Arts Centre, 89 Park Road, New Barnet, London
Get Carta, Karin Jansenn Project Space, 213 Well Street, London
Poems to the sea, Prick your finger, Globe Road, Bethnal Green, London

2011
Open Studios, The Chocolate Factory, Stoke Newington, London

2009
Postcards from Canvey Island, Cornelius Vermuyden, Essex
GPS and Sandtracks, Crafts Council Handling Collection, Crafts Council

2008
After Linnaeus, Art in the Garden, Hillier Gardens, Hampshire

2007
Siberian Landscapes, firstsite, Colchester
Maps & Legends, Makers' Showcase, firstsite, Colchester
Hidden, Royal College of Art, London

2004
Paradise Lost, Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch
GPS, The Bank Of America Canary Warf, London
The Show: II, Royal College of Art, London

Residencies

2010
Jaywick Commemorates, Community Textile Project, Jaywick Martello Tower, Essex
Commission Exhibited: Essex County Council Head Office, Essex Records Office, Chelmsford, Landguard Fort, Felixstowe and Colchester Library, Colchester

2009
Postcards from Canvey Island, Cornelius Vermuyden School, Essex

2008
After Linnaeus, Art in the Garden, Hiller Gardens, Hampshire

2007
The In Between Time, firstsite, Colchester

Commissions

2014
WW1 Commemoration, Chatham Historic Dockyard, Kent

2013
Fitzroy Square, Interior textiles, Commissioned by Johnson Naylor Architects

2010
To Skovorodino, Wall piece and interior textiles, Johnson Naylor Architects. Tapestry 1771, London.

2008
Siberia Series, Wall pieces and interior textiles, Commissioned by Johnson Naylor Architects. Ontario Tower & Tudorvale Developments, London

2007
In the beginning Wall Hanging, Stubbington Methodist Church, Hampshire

2006
Mapping the Construct Atrium Wall Hangings, Short-listed candidate
Springfield Health Centre, Lambeth, London

2004
The Tundra Commissioned by Johnson Naylor Architects
New Providence Wharf, London

Employment

2017
National Saturday Club Co-ordinator, Winchester School of Art

2013 - 15
Lecturer, BA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Art & Design

2005- 2015
ReachOutRCA Project Director – Royal College of Art

2006/7
Stitch Technician – Textiles Dept. Royal College of Art

Teaching

2017
Lecturer, MA Textile Design, Winchester School of Art
Session leader, Continued professional development for teachers and makers, Learning through craft, Making Space, Hampshire
Workshop leader, Making common ground: Stitching Stories, City Space, Winchester
Workshop leader, Map making: Stitching Stories, City Space, Winchester

2016
Workshop Leader, Making Space, Hampshire

2015
Lecturer, BA Illustration, University of the Creative Arts

2012
Lecturer, Preparing to teach, Royal College of Art

2011
Project Tutor, Ignite!, ResearchRCA, Royal College of Art
Speaker, Firing Up Seminar, Crafts Council
Project Leader, Handling Collection, Crafts Council

2010
Workshop Leader, Jaywick Martello Tower, Essex
Workshop Leader, Frobisher School, Essex

2009
Workshop Leader, Cornelius Vermuyden School, Essex
Workshop Leader, Fairhaven Hospice, Essex

2007
Workshop Leader, firstsite, Colchester
Workshop Leader, Greenwich University
Workshop Leader, ReachOutRCA, Royal College of Art

2006
Workshop Leader, Charles Edward Brooke School, London
Workshop Leader, The Jewish Free School, London

2005
Workshop Leader, ReachOutRCA, Royal College of Art
Curator, En Route lectures and walks, Royal College of Art
Lecturer, BA Textiles, Manchester Metropolitan University
Lecturer, BA Textiles, Surrey Institute of Art & Design

Awards

2004
Textiles Award - Zoffany Interiors

2003
Interiors Textiles Award - John Lewis
Textiles Competition - Australian Wool Board

1999
Textiles Travel Award - R.S.A. Student Design Awards