Multi-disciplined Artist, Maker, and Facilitatorworking across the Cultural Industries based in Yorkshire.
Mixed Media Artist and Printmaker who explores various subject matters through emotive mark-making, and exhibits regionally and nationally.
Construction of theatrical costume, costume properties, and stage settings, majoring in cloth, printing, and obscure materials for commercial and community theatres. Either by translating two-dimensional designs or instigating designing and making through community collaboration.
Devise and delivers educational workshops, interventions within schools, galleries, and the community settings, responding to a creative brief and/or in support of the national curriculum. Working with people of all ages and abilities, encouraging participation, cohesion, wellbeing, and learning through creativity.
Project management; planning, monitoring, and evaluation per commission. Liaising with stakeholders, artists, funding bodies, working to a budget, and deadline.
Guest speaker at Leeds Art University, MA Creative Practise, 2016 & 2018.
Arts Award Advisor, in gold, silver and bronze levels.
Education and qualifications
University of Leeds (2017-2018) MA Performance Design
University of Leeds (2000-2003) BA Scenography (Theatre Design and Technology)
Dewsbury College (1998-2000) HNC Art and Design (Visual History)
Cleveland College of Arts and Design (1987-1989) HND Design (Fashion and Textiles)
Dewsbury and Batley Technical and Art College (1985-1987) Design (Surface Pattern)