CV

Exhibition History:

2018
MA Show Manchester School of Art, Manchester
21st September 2018 – 1st October 2018
Twice as Nice PS Mirabel, Manchester
29th June 2018 – 4th August 2018
2017
Liverpool Mental Health Festival The Brink, Liverpool
1st October 2017 – 8th January 2018
Hidden Studios Gran T’s Coffee House, Altrincham, Cheshire
14th September 2017 – 24th September 2017
The Perspectives Project Online Gallery
Ongoing
Loss & Inheritance Exhibition and two day workshop, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester
23rd February 2017 – 24th February 2017
2016
Hidden Studios Didi’s Boutique, Altrincham, Cheshire
23rd June 2016 – 9th July 2016
Free For Arts Festival Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester
22nd April 2016 – 29th April 2016
Stitch Speaks Louder Than Words The Wonder Inn, Manchester
14th March 2016 – 20th March 2016
Letting in the Light Digital artwork image loop shown alongside the exhibition, Stratford Library, Stratford
25 January 2016 – 24th March 2016
2015
SANE Mental Health Charity Online Facebook and Twitter posts and tweets and shared on their Pinterest Gallery
2015 – Ongoing
Free For Arts Festival Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester
24th October 2015
Fareham Arts Festival Fareham
8th -16th August 2015
A Series of Unexpected Events The Well Made Project, Worldwide, Online Tumblr blog 
4th-12th June 2015
What’s In My Head? Fringe Arts Bath Festival, 8 New Bond Street Place, Bath
May – June 2015
Keep Me Posted Charity Postcard Auction, Art Hub Gallery, London
May 2015
Blood Bag Project Online Tumblr blog
February 2015 – Ongoing
Can I Use Glue Instead? Ps Mirabel Gallery, Manchester
January 2015 – February 2015
2014
Posting to the Past Liverpool Central Library, Liverpool
November 2014 – December 2014
Open Exhibition Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester
October 2014
Free For Arts Festival Federation House, Manchester
October 2014
Pre 2014
Positive Postcards The Lowry, Salford Quays
October 2013 – November 2013
Unspoken Group Exhibition Start, Manchester
June 2012 – December 2012
Group Show The Whitworth Art Gallery Café, Manchester
2008
Buy Art Fair with International Three Urbis, Manchester
September 2008
Some Talented Young People Onions CD Launch Party, Dry Bar, Manchester
February 2008
In the Absence of Truth There Is Nothing Chapman Gallery, Salford
June 2005
MMU Collaborative Show MMU Alsager Campus, Manchester
June 2004

Education:

 

Ma Embroidery Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
due for completion 2018
BA (Hons) Visual Arts University of Salford, Salford, UK,
2008

Published Work:

 

HEADCASE: LGBTQ Writers and Artists on Mental Health and Wellness Published with Oxford University Press
February 2019
Be Creative – Workbox Magazine Featured in the gallery section of the magazine
July/August Issue 2017
The Simpsons on Pause Zine Artwork featured zine about mental health published by Broken Grey Wires
June 2015

Training:

 

Emergency First Aid At Work First Aid Training
Completed July 2018 – valid till July 2021
Mental Health Awareness Training The Horsfall at 42nd Street
13th December 2017
Bid Writing Workshop For Freelance Artists Arc Centre and Gallery
21st September 2017

Experience:

 

Non Stop Workshop Coordinator The Lowry, Salford Quays
August 2019- September 2019
Textile Tutor Venture Arts, Manchester
February 2018 – Present
Workshop Leader Welcome Banner workshop at Fun Palaces and Journeys Festival International, Manchester
Saturday 7th October 2017
Art Workshop Volunteer Start in Salford, Salford
May 2017 – August 2017
Workshop Co-Leader Associated workshop to the event Loss & Inheritance, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Manchester
February 2017
Workshop Leader Associated workshop to the event Stitch Speaks Louder Than Words, The Wonder Inn, Manchester
Wednesday 16th March 2016
Teacher Assistant A-Level and Art Foundation Students at Xaverian College, Manchester
November 2015 – June 2016
Associate Artist Full Circle Arts, Manchester
August 2015 – November 2015
Volunteer Teacher Assistant Start GMMHSCT, Manchester
August 2012 – August 2014
Workshop Assistant  6 week course with Gorton Visual Arts Group, held at Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
November 2013
Art and Craft Workshop Assistant Beech Road Children’s Festival – Chorlton, Manchester

June 2013 – September 2013

Volunteer Workshop Assistant Art Family Workshops at Manchester Art Gallery and Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Various dates 2012 – 2013
Volunteer Art Intern Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester
June 2012 – December 2012
Artist Workshop Assistant Culture Shots Festival, MRI, Manchester
February 2012