Born Edinburgh, Scotland, 1962.
Studied Edinburgh Steiner School
University of East Anglia, BAHons History of Art and Architecture
Leicester University, AMA Museum Studies, Fine Art
Work Designer feltmaker and tutor, 2014-
York Steiner School, Handwork Teacher 2002-2006, Class Teacher 2006-2014
Freelance Textile Artist 1994-2004
Cleveland County , Arts and Museums Officer,1992-94
Scunthorpe Museum And Gallery, Exhibition Officer, 1998-92
Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Fine Arts Officer, 1985-89
Professional Membership International Feltmakers Association 1990s-2019
Museums Association, 1997-2015
Awards Arts Council Artist in School, residency.
British Council Travel Award, Australia . Arts Council Visual Artist of the Year , residency.
Millennium commission.
Humberside New Development Funding.
Museum and Galleries Commission Travel Award, exhibition curation.
Yorkshire and Humberside textile artist Travel Award.
Northern Arts Travel Award, curating international drawing biennale
Museums Association , Belfast conference.
Exhibitions Usher Gallery , Lincoln
FineArt Gallery, Arkhangelsk, Russia
Abbott Hall, Kendle, IFA
Orleans House Gallery, IFA
Art at St. Peter's
Caister Gallery
20:21 Gallery
National Gallery, Budapest
Kecskemet Toy Museum, Hungary
Barbican, York
Fantastic Wearables, IFA tour, UK and Germany
Seljord, Norway
Balancing Act, York ,2014 & 2016
Insight, Open Studios, 2002-2016
Ferens Art Gallery, 2015
Ropewalk Gallery, 2015
Contemporary Craft Network , Lincoln 2018