1998 BA [Hons] Fine Art, Middlesex University, London.
1989 Post Graduate in Textile Art, Goldsmiths School of Art, London.
1994-present:Visiting lecturer for Universities and groups in UK and abroad.
1993-94 Part-time lecturer at Chelsea School of Art & Design, London.
1980-94 Part-time lecturer at North Hertfordshire College.
1993 The 62 Group of Textile Artists.
2007 ACE National Touring program award for solo show ‘Sow:Sew’.
2006 University of Huddersfield funding to produce work for solo show.
2003 ACE funding for the ‘Through The Surface’ project on the International Artist
Fellowship Programme and by the University of Huddersfield.
2004 ACE funding for participating in the 11th International Triennial of
Tapestry, Lodz in Poland.
2002 Funding for research/exhibition in Japan from Commissions East.
1997 & 98 Personal Development award from The Eastern Arts Board.
1997 Research trip to Russia and Mongolia, partly funded by Eastern Arts.
1993 & 89 Prize winner in the Hertfordshire Open Art Exhibition.
2008 Two week residency in Farfield Mill, Sedborough, Cumbria.
2006 One year residency at the University of Huddersfield exploring the relationship
between craft and industrial processes.
2003 ‘Through the Surface’ collaboration between UK & Japan. Mentoring
artist, exploring cultural difference through the creative process.
2000-03 ‘Felt Crossing Borders’. Exploring common aims and cultural
differences by four international felt makers.
1999-2000 Artist in Art School scheme at the University of Hertfordshire.
1999 Ethnographic felt collections in Tbilisi and Caucus mountains, Georgia.
1996-97 ‘Year out’ traveling to Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and
USA. Researching cultural associations of land, home and cloth.
1997 Ethnographic felt research trip to Denmark, Russia and Mongolia.
Public: Museum of Felt, France. Embroiderers’ Guild of Victoria, Australia
& UK. Herts County Art Collection. Nottingham Museum and Gallery.
Private:UK, USA, Germany, Scandinavia, New Zealand, Australia and Japan.
2000 Private commission organised by the Craft Council.
2000 Microsoft Headquarters commissioned by Designers Unlimited.
1999 Nokia in Peterborough commissioned by Designers Unlimited.
1999 Minerva House, Reading commissioned by Guardian Properties Ltd.
1995 Nant Mill Visitors Centre, Clywd. Funded by Arts Council of Wales.
Work featured in Publications:
2012 ‘Radical Thread’ 62 Group of Textile Artists
2013 ‘Cloth & Memory II’ exhibition catalogue. University for the Creative Arts.
2009 ‘Pattern, Colour and Form’ by Carolyn Genders.
2007 ‘Sow:Sew’ solo show catalogue. Including essay by Professor Lesley Millar.
2005 ‘Inspired to Stitch’ by Diana Springall . Published by A & C Black.
2005 ‘Revealed: Nottingham’s Contemporary Textiles’. Nottingham Museum.
2001 ‘Nomad:Nomos’. University of Hertfordshire publication. [Essay by artist].
1996 ‘Art Textiles of the World: GB’ Telos publication.
1991 ‘Appliqué’ by Juliet Bawden published by Mitchel Beazley.
2017 ‘Open Stal’, Hawar studio, Oldeberkoop. Netherlands
2016 ‘Making Space’ Silk Museum, Macclesfield. The 62 Group of Textile Artists.
2014 ‘Ebb and Flow’ Gimsby Minster, Lincolnshire. The 62 Group of Textile Artists
2013 ‘Cloth & Memory II’ Salts Mill, Saltaire. International artists responding to site.
‘Rendezvous Goldsmiths’ Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire. Invited group
‘Small Talk’ Goldsmiths University of London, The 62 Group of Textile Artists
2012 ‘Package Tour’ Knit and Stitch Shows with The 62 Group of Textile Artists
’62 @ 50’ Holden Gallery, Manchester -The 62 Group of Textile Artists
‘Interventions’, Platt Hall, Manchester - The 62 Group of Textile Artists
2011 ‘Bite-Size’ miniature textiles from Japan & UK. Daiwa Foundation, London
and ‘Gallery Gallery’ Kyoto, Japan.
2010 'At A Tangent' Gallery Oldham. 62 Group Textile Artists.
‘Travelling Lines’ solo show. Loft Gallery, Farfield Mill, Sedborough, Cumbria
‘Bending More Lines’ touring to Rijswijk Gallery, Holland and
Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland. 62 Group Textile Artists.
2009 ‘Bending Lines’ The Hubb, Sleaford, Lincolnshire 62 Group Textile Artists
2007-9 ‘Sow:Sew’ solo show touring: Gallery Oldham; Farfield Mill, Sedborough;
Gallery Darlington; John Innes Centre, Norwich; Bankfield Museum, Halifax;
Quay Arts, Newport. The Knitting and Stitch show.
2005 ‘ Reveal’, Nottingham Museum textile collection.
‘Encounter’, Zoology Museum, Cambridge. 62 group textile artists
‘Through The Surface’ National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan.
2004 Selected for the 11th International Triennial of Tapestry, Lodz, Poland.
‘Through the Surface’ collaborating textile artists from UK and Japan.
2003 ‘Felt Crossing Borders IV’, Bankfield Museum, Halifax.
2002 ‘Felt Crossing Borders III’, Art Life Mitsuhashi Gallery, Kyoto, Japan.
‘In Context’, Victorian & Albert Museum. 62 Group Textile artists.
2001 ‘Nomad:Nomos’, University of Hertfordshire. Solo show.
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