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EXHIBITION – 108 Fine Art, Harrogate

I’ve been invited to exhibit with the amazing 108 Fine Art. Such a lovely Gallery in the heart of Harrogate on Cold Bath Road. I’ll be part of a joint exhibition with artist Siobhan McLaughlin that runs from the 24th June to 5th August. 108 Fine Art 16 Cold Bath RoadHarrogate HG2 0NA

Pannett Art Gallery – Bird Brains

I’ll be running a drop-in workshop on Saturday 11th February, between 1-4pm at Pannett Art Gallery in Whitby as part of their Bird Brains project. If you’re nearby come and make a collaged bird brooch inspired by the recently aquired Soper Collections. The gallery re-opens with a fantastic display of artwork from the collection, which […]

Artist Residency at the University of Sunderland

I feel very privileged to have been selected for an aa2a artist residency with the University of Sunderland. This will be at their National Glass Center campus and runs from now until May 2023. This is an amazing opportunity and the facilities and equipment that they have available are fantastic. I’m really looking forward to […]

Nunnington Hall Exhibition

I’ve been working with Rosie at MakeMore Arts on the Creatures of Curiosity exhibition, to be held at the National Trusts’ Nunnington Hall property from July to September 2022. I’ll be drawing a massive dragon on the wall which will be a visitor participation artwork, visitors will be invited to decorate a scale which will […]

EXHIBITION – Fringe Arts Bath

Rewind: Let’s press play together I’m showing some work at the Fringe Arts Bath Festival 2022 in the REWIND: Lets Press Play Together exhibition in Milsom Place. The exhibition runs from 27th May until 12th June. Link to the FaB website for more information…

Crafts Council – The Power of Experiences Film

I was invited to take part as one of the makers exploring the experience market by the Craft Council. Sarah Mace-Dennis put together a very beautiful film looking at 4 different makers/groups and the Craft Council recently put the film up on their website and youtube page. I’m 9 mins 12 seconds in if you […]

Small Grant Funding from Ryedale Council

I’ve been awarded Small Grant Funding from Ryedale Council to run a series of workshops celebrating National Tree Week, these will be run in Public Libraries and Schools around Ryedale, thanks to Ryedale Council for selecting me for this award.

Crafts Council Professional Development Recording

The Crafts Council have just released to the public a recording that was made at the beginning of the year for the CC’s professional development cohorts. You can link to the video above or find out a little bit more about the recording on the Crafts Council website.

Selby Council – HSHAZ Project

I’m currently working with Selby Council on a High Street Heritage Action Zone Project. Last month I was out and about running some art workshops focusing on Selby Faces past and present and I was in Selby High School and Selby College, we’re having an exhibition of the artworks created by the students at Selby […]

Coastival, Freelance Art Workshops

I’ve recently starting running freelance workshops for Coastival/Create Arts Ltd. This years annual Coastival was held in February at Scarborough Spa and I had two very successful days running drop in arts workshops for families. In December we also worked in conjunction with Scarborough Council running two days of drop in arts workshops for the […]

York NHS Teaching Hospitals – Stroke Workshops

I’ve been contracted by York NHS Teaching Hospitals as a freelance artist to run a series of workshops in the Stroke Unit at Scarborough Hospital. It’s the first time I’ve delivered workshops in this kind of environment and I’m really excited to be working with patients at the hospital to aid in their recovery. I’ll […]

Poppies in Peace Exhibition at Beck Isle Museum

I’ve spent the past two months working with MakeMore Arts on their Arts Council England funded poppies in peace project. We’ve run workshops in schools throughout Rydale and the culmination is an exhibition of the work produced to be displayed in the Beck Isle Museum in Pickering. The exhibition will run from the 2nd until […]

Pineapple Gallery, Bishop Auckland

I’ve just forged links with the Pineapple Gallery in Bishop Auckland who have approached me to stock my work. They are currently selling my large portraits (on paper) and some of my small ceramics. I look forward to a prosperous partnership with this great little gallery.

MakeMore Arts

I’ve been approaced by MakeMore Arts, a newly set up Arts Provider in Ryedale to work with them on forthcoming projects. This is an exciting collaboration and I’m very much looking forward to being part of the team.

Battersea Arts Centre, Scratch Fund, Clay Bust Workshops

At the weekend I will be delivering two days of Clay Bust making workshops inspired by my Gove Busts. This is part of the Battersea Arts Centre Scratch Fund and will be run in conjunction with Scarborough Museums Trust and Arts Award. We will also be working with the protection services and vulnerable children.

Arts Award Discover & Explore

I’ve completed my training in York for the Arts Award – Discover and Explore level. Pleased I have started with this prgramme, the Home School Educators that I teach are very keen to start on these awards.