Born in South London
Roots in Caerdydd / Cardiff

Currently based in-between 



Education


·     City and Guilds of London Art School 2022-23 - Sculpture & Woodwork Fellowship

·     Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) 2022 / Teaching Qualification

·     Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) 2021 / Teaching Qualification

·     The Glasgow School of Art 2015-18 - First Class BA (Hons), Fine Art Sculpture & Environmental Art

·     Emily Carr University of Art & Design Vancouver 2016 - Exchange Semester

·     Kingston School of Art 2014-15 - Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

·     CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) 2011

·    Attended state primary, secondary and tertiary education in South Wales



Residencies | Awards | Placements


Forthcoming    Art in the Heart Residency, Hackney Council Library Service / London, UK

(postponed)      Artist Teacher Placement Sultanhisar Halk Eğitimi Merkezi / Turkey

2024     Photofusion Brixton, London, UK (10 weeks)

2023     Shortlisted for Imperial War Museum 14-18 NOW Legacy Fund Commission

2023      OPEN CELLS Residency The Koppel Project / London, UK (1 month)

2023      Art School Plus Programme / London, UK (1 week)

2023      Creative Cardiff Scholarship

2023      Sculpture as Memoir Residency, The Grange Projects / Norfolk, UK (3 days)

2023       Sculpture & Woodwork Fellowship, City and Guilds of London Art School / London, UK (1 year)

2022       make Residency, Freelands Foundation / London, UK (2 weeks)

2022       Ceramics and Craft Residency, Devetaki Plateau Association / Bulgaria (1 week)

2019       Shortlisted for the Sir Leslie Joseph Award, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery / Swansea, CYM

2017       Traditional Crafts & Creativity in a Village Museum Residency, Lišov Muzeum / Slovakia (1 month)




Selected Exhibitions | Publications


Forthcoming         Solo Exhibition, C.B.M Galleries / Manchester, UK

Forthcoming         The Bonnington Centre / London, UK


2024         The Nature Of Change, Photofusion Brixton / London, UK


2023        OPEN CELLS Exhibition, The Koppel Collective / London, UK

2023        MA & Fellows Show, City and Guilds of London Art School / London, UK

2023        Southwark Park Galleries 39th Annual Open Exhibition / London, UK

2023        Who’s Been Sleeping in my Bed / Bath, UK

2023         WMC Open / London, UK


2022        Serious Games, Gallery 115 / Ottawa, CA

2022        make, Freelands Foundation / London, UK

2022        Positive Dissociations, Deptford X / London, UK

2022        Winter Sculpture Park, Gallery No.32 / London, UK

2022        The Coming of Age, Fringe Arts Bath / Bath, UK

2022        Cultivate: Deflect & Organ Magazine / Online

2022        Cultivate: Book & Organ Magazine / Online


2021         Dark Age Before Us, Deptford X / London, UK

2021         This is Not a Shop, curated by Non-Place Collective / Bath, UK

2021         Фестиваля плохого видеоарта, Gallery Bomba / Moscow, RU

2021         Southwark Park Galleries 37th Annual Open Exhibition / London, UK

2021         Lump It, Wysing Broadcasts, Wysing Arts Centre / Online


2020         SWAP Editions No.5 Island, Creekside Artists / London, UK

2020         SKELF / Online

2020         Non-Place Collective, Bath Fringe Arts Festival / Online

2020         A Selection of Street Corners, Utopia Magazine / Printed


2019         A City Named Dog - Mission Gallery / Swansea, CYM


2018          CYANOPSIA, New Glasgow Society / Glasgow, SCO

2018         Glasgow School of Art Undergraduate Degree Show / Glasgow, SCO

2018         Love Letters to an Institution / Printed


2017         Up A Hill, Down A Hill, The Woodlands Trust / Dumbarton, SCO

2017         WOOF Ceramics, The Dogs Trust / Glasgow, SCO

2017         12 Hours of Welsh Film, The Barnes / Glasgow, SCO

2017         Pub(l)ic, The Old Hairdressers / Glasgow, SCO


2016         Ubiquitous: Infrastructures in Bad Condition, Broadcast on Radiophrenia, CCA Glasgow / SCO

2016         Ceramics Exhibition, H. Scott Gallery
/ Vancouver, CA

2016         Public Art Project,
The Queens Cross Housing Association / Glasgow,SCO

2016         Girl Gang Zine issues 1 & 2 / Sheffield, UK

2016         25% EXTRA,The Arches / Glasgow, SCO

2016         Anti-Brexit Posters, Elysium Studios / Swansea, CYM


2015         Vote Art, Peckham Platform / London, UK

2015         IAN Presents an Exhibition, Studio T / London, UK

2015         Drawings at Idea, The Spit & Sawdust Art Space / Cardiff, CYM


2014         When Cattitides Become Form, Galerie de l’Angle / Paris, FR


1998         1st Prize in Art Eisteddfod, Year 2 / Wales, CYM



Selected Workshops | Facilitation | Employment


2023 - present   Freelance Technician / Exhibition Install Assistant

2022- 23            Sculpture & Woodwork Fellowship, City and Guilds of London Art School / London 

2021 - present   Ceramics Technician, Kingston School of Art / London

2020 - 2024      Lecturer in Fine Art, Foundation Studies, Kingston School of Art / London
   
2019 - 20           Technical Fellowship, Kingston School of Art / London

2018                    Material Research Fellowship, Swansea College of Art / Wales

2017                    Workshop leader at HMP Parc Prison in collaboration with Mission Gallery / Wales

2016                   Art Teacher, Education Department at HMP Greenock Prison / Scotland

2016                   Invigilator at Glasgow International Festival / Scotland

2016                   Artist Assistant to Beth Shapeero, Samantha Madonik & Philip Gurrey / Glasgow

2015                   Technician for Always Print the Myth Exhibition, the V&A Museum / London

2015                   Invigilator at the ICA / London, UK

2015 - 18           Gallery Assistant at Mission Gallery Swansea / Wales

2012 - 14           English language Instructor / Paris

2008                   Architect’s Assistant, B3 Burgess / Cardiff, Wales



Featured | More Info


Fellowship at City and Guilds of London

Art Schhol Plus

Creative Cardiff Scholarship

Koppel Project

The Mission Gallery

Roderick & Jones

Full CV available upon reques





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