Biography

Education

2003-6 BA (Hons) (First) Interior Textiles/Surface Design Somerset College of Arts and Technology

2001-3 Textiles 1 (Distance Learning) Open College of the Arts

1988 City and Guilds Certificate 730 (Teaching Adults)

1979 SRN (Charing Cross Hospital)

Awards (Selected)

2005 Winner Student Medal for Textiles
(National competition for 2nd year students) 
Chartered Society of Designers

2009 People’s Choice Award, Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton Devon

2009 People’s Choice Award, Focus on Great Britain, Art Works Galleries, Newcastle

2010 People’s Choice Award, Renewal and Regeneration, Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton, Devon

2012 First Prize, Equality and Endeavour, Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton

2016 People’s Choice Award, Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton, Devon

Publications (Selected)

2009 The Guardian Feature on Devon Open Studios, 22.08.09

2009 The Guardian 10.11.09

2010 The Times; 04.06.10

2011 Exeter Living, Plastic Fantastic, 29.04.11

2011 Grout (Modern Mosaic) Winter 2011

2011 Exeter Living, Summer 2011

2011 House and Gardens, October

2014 Zeit Leo May/June 2014

2014 Blast Off, The School Magazine, New South Wales, Australia, Sept 2014

2014 Comic King, Malaysia, Sept 2014

2014 Daily Mail on line, Buttons, Beads and Barbie Doll Bits,18/9/14

2014 (Book) The Art of Deception, Brad Honeycutt, Imagine Publishing

2015 (Book) Sustainable Living: Green Design, Yang Liu and Jianing Yuan, Designer Books

2015 (Book) Mona Lisa Re-Imagined, Eric Maell

2015 Where Women Create, Nov 2015

2016 (book) Artful Business, Greg Stone

2016 RECLAIM magazine, Issue 5, August

2017 Devon Life, May

2017 (Book) Creative Extremes TOPP

2018 Ripley’s Believe it or Not – 2019 Annual

Television

2009 BBC Spotlight South West, Sept. 

2009 The Alan Titchmarsh Show, ITV1, Oct.

2010 Regional News ITV Jan

2013 Totally Rubbish, cbbc, Feb

2014 Deutsche Welle

Exhibitions (Selected)

2009 Focus on Great Britain, Artworks Galleries, Newcastle

2009 Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton, Devon

2010 The Affordable Art Fair, Brussels

2010 Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London

2010 Affordable Art Fair, New York

2010 Renewal and Regeneration, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton

2010 The Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

2010 Making It/Faking It, Orleans House Gallery, London

2011 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London

2011 The Affordable Art Fair, New York

2011 The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath

2011 The Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

2012 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park

2012 The Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

2012 Equality and Endeavour, Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton, Devon

2012 The Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath

2012 The Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

2012 The Art of Collecting, Tallinn Triennial, Estonia

2012 Noah’s Art, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham

2012 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

2012 The Affordable Art Fair, Hong Kong

2013 Affordable Art Fair, Singapore

2014 Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton, Devon

2015 Affordable Art Fair, Brussels

2015 Metamorphosis, Riverside Gallery, Richmond

2015 Affordable Art Fair, New York

2015 The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

2016 The Affordable Art Fair NYC

2016 AGAIN, Kuwait

2016 Thelma Hulbert Open, Honiton, Devon

2016 Ffound, Woolff Gallery, London

2017 Finders Keepers, Will’s Art Warehouse, London

2017 Contemporary Classics, Words and Pictures Gallery, Teignmouth

2018 TRAIL @14, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey