Manchester Metropolitan University
BA Hons, (First Class) Contemporary Crafts 2006 - 2010

Manchester Metropolitan University
Post-graduate Certificate of Education 1988 - 1989

Central School of Art
Post-graduate Diploma, Advanced Textiles 1986 - 1987

Leicester Polytechnic
BA Hons (First Class) Printed and Woven Textiles 1982 - 1985



August 'Beneath the Surface' Castle Park Arts, Frodsham, Cheshire

September 'Time and Tide' Weaver Hall, Northwich, Cheshire


Feb 'Spring Contemporary Craft' New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham

March 'Original Tweets' Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

April New Work, Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock, Shropshire


January 'Flock' RBSA, Birmingham

June 'Craft Focus' New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey

July 'Summer Show' Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Nov 'Cages and Assemblages' Twenty Twenty Gallery, Much Wenlock, Shropshire

Nov 'All Wrapped Up' Cambridge Contemporary Art


February 'Voice Collective', Axis Art Gallery, Crewe, Cheshire

July 'New Designers', Islington Design Centre, London

September 'Original Tweets', Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

October 'Winter Exhibition', New Ashgate Gallery, Surrey

Professional Experience

2009 - 2011 Associate Lecturer, Foundation Level, Manchester Metropolitan University

Artist in Residence, Cheshire County Council and woodland Trust, Merseyside

2002 - 2005 Classroom teacher, Leighton Primary School, Crewe, Cheshire

1989 - 2007 Teacher of Art and Design, Lowton High School, Met. Borough of Wigan