b. 1965, Bristol UK
2021 Paris Contemporary Drawing Fair curated by Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge of The Berlin Drawing Hub.
2020 Solo Exhibition TAG-Tubes Artists Gallery VR curated by Painters TUBES Magazine editor Denis Taylor.
2020 associate artist Bricks Reaching Resilience Programme
2020 Featured artist TAG 5 Tubes artists gallery Magazine
2016-present Mentored by painter and programme leader Drawing & Print Degree University of West of England Richard Kenton Webb
2014- 2015 MA Fine Art Degree Merit – Bath Spa University. Taught by Dexter Dalwood.
2011-2014 BA (Hons) Degree Drawing and Applied Arts First Class – University of West of England, Taught by Richard Kenton Webb
2009-2011 Access to Higher Education in Art and Design – Stroud College
2018-19 Visiting lecturer, BA (hons) Drawing and Print Degree, University the West of England Bristol.
ARTISTS TALKS & GUEST LECTURING
2017-20 Invited guest speaker, alumni day at University the West of England Bristol, BA (hons) Drawing and Print Degree.
2017&18 Visiting speaker, artist network members & academicians day, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
2015 Visiting lecturer, alumni lecture series at University the West of England Bristol, BA (hons) Drawing and Print Degree.
2019 Turps Banana/PADA Residency Barreiro, Portugal.
2013 The Drawing Lab Workshop a collaborative residency at Aalto University, Helsinki between artists from the UK and Finland.
Private collections UK & Switzerland
TAG-Tubes Artists Gallery VR curated by Painters TUBES Magazine editor Denis Taylor.
Transition Of Place a solo show making A Case for Place, The Case Gallery, Gallery Steel Rooms, Brigg, North Lincolnshire.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
Paris Contemporary Drawing Fair curated by Jan-Philipp Fruehsorge, of The Berlin Drawing Hub.
Beep Painting Prize Biennial, Elysium Gallery, Swansea
Bricks Reaching Resilience Programme as an associate artist
EXH 02, Floorr Magazine, online show.
Metamorphosis, Cylinder Gallery Virtual Exhibition.
Jackson’s Open Painting Prize 2019 shortlist gallery.
Academician Candidate Exhibition, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
Way-Making Part of the A Case for Place Project, Gallery Steel Rooms, Brigg, North Lincolnshire.
PAINT, PS Mirabel 2019 Open Exhibition, Manchester. Part of Manifest Festival.
John Moores Painting Prize 2018 Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
Twice as Nice, PS Mirabel 2018 Open Exhibition, Manchester.
Winter Show 2018 -19 Gallery Steel Rooms, Brigg, North Lincolnshire.
NN Contemporary Art Biennial Open Exhibition, Northampton.
The Narrative in Motion curated by Cylinder Gallery at the Menier Gallery London.
disquiet Walcot Chapel Gallery, Bath. Clare Thatcher & sculptor Lou Baker
Royal West of England Academy 165th Annual Open exhibition, Clifton Bristol
Go Wild in the Country, Bruton Open Exhibition, Bruton Art Factory, Somerset
The Other Art Fair, Arnolfini, Bristol
Who’s afraid of Red, Yellow, & Blue? Kooi Space, PMX, Hasselt Belgium, group exhibition
Pay & Display Prize- Exhibition, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol
Adelina Yard Fine Dining restaurant, Bristol. Featured Artist.
Open Studios, CLaSH Artspace, Severn Vale Arts, Thornbury Arts Festival.
(dis)place, at The Vestibules, City Hall, College Green, Bristol. Artist in residency as part of Bristol-based art community Synecdoche.
Royal West of England Academy 164th Annual Open exhibition, Clifton Bristol
‘Liminal Space’ thresholds of mind & place. Clare Thatcher & Shirley Sharp. Christmas Steps Gallery, Bristol.
Secret Art Prize 2016, The Curious Duke Gallery, London. (Long listed)
Drawing-Talking (drawing is greater than talking), The Sanctuary Gallery, Brunel building Southmead hospital. Partnership between Synecdoche and Fresh Arts.
Pattern; Found, Exchanged, Unraveled, Fringe Arts Bath 2016, curated by Laura Waite & Nicola Pearce. 21/22 Milsom Street, Bath BA1 1BZ.
Melancholy – The English Disease by students & alumni of Drawing & Applied Arts & Drawing & Print at UWE Bristol. Curated by course tutors & Professor Johannes Kesenne. Colston Hall, Bristol & Christmas Steps Gallery, Bristol.
International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham.
Cre-eight. Curated by Sightlines projects Walcot Chapel Gallery, Bath.
Severn Vale Arts Trail, Clash Artspace, Thornbury Arts Festival.
Artmasters, MA Fine Art Graduates. Curated by Anna Fairchild, The Old Truman Brewery, East London
MA Fine Art Exhibition, Bath Spa University, Sion Hill, Bath.
MA Fine Art Interim Exhibition, Bath Spa University, Dartmouth Avenue, Bath.
Clifton Arts club 106th annual open exhibition. Clifton Bristol
Synecdoche DAA Summer Exhibition. Embassy Tea Rooms London.
Degree Show. University West of England Bristol.
‘161st Annual Open Exhibition’ Royal West of England Academy Bristol.
A Pause in the Noise. The Grant Bradley Gallery, Bristol.
Serendipity. Thornbury Art Club. South Glous.
Helsingfors. University West of England Bristol.
Unearthed. The Corinium Museum Cirencester.
PRESS & REVIEWS
2020 Featured artist TAG 5 Tubes artists gallery
2019 Jackson’s Painting Prize 2019, shortlisted artist interview
2019 Art Profile Floorr Magazine Artist Directory
2019 Featured Artist Painters TUBES Gallery Showcase 2
2019 Featured International Contemporary Artist on CS Art Gallery online platform
2017-present Royal West of England Academy, Artist Network Member
2014-present Synecdoche Bristol-based art community Artist Member
2018 Featured Artist in Issue 3 Artist Talk Magazine
2017 Art Review in Sky Light Train by Writer & Editor Judy Darley
Saatchi Art Profile
2016 to present Ronnies of Thornbury fine dining restaurant featured artist
Artsthread artmasters (2015) artist.
Red Line art works featured artist (2016)
2015 Selected to attend study seminar series Context, context, context. Led by Dexter Dalwood.
2014 Led drawing workshop at Thornbury Art Club.
2014 Led drawing workshop at Severnside Art Club.