Group exhibitions and collaborations

2022 Curiosity, Lead artist, University Hospital Derby & Burton Medical Museum

2022 Cabinet of Curiosities, University Hospital Derby & Burton

2022 PoArtry: HOPE , The General Office, Stourbridge

2020 Eleven Oranges  Ingestre Orangery, Staffordshire

2020 PoArtry  Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton

2019 SEOS South East Open Studios, Rye, Kent

2017/18  ‘Older Women Rock the Potteries’,  Keele University Gallery

2017 ‘Mr Turner comes to Lichfield’, Lichfield Cathedral


exhibitions with DUST Rising CIC

2022 DR22 Brick & Mortar, Hanley Market, Stoke-on-Trent

2021 DUST Rising: Every Other Seat  at Better World Festival & British Ceramics Biennial

2020 DUST Rising: Every Other Seat  Piccadilly, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

2019 DR19  Spode, Stoke-on-Trent

2018 DUST Rising at Stoking Curiosity  Spode, Stoke-on-Trent

2018 DUST Rising  Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

2018 Stoke on Trent Remembers  Bethesda Chapel

2017 ‘DUST‘ Stoke-on-Trent touring Exhibition for City of Culture 2021 bid


earlier exhibitions 

2015   Scapes  Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

2013   Tooleys Boatyard, Banbury

2012  ‘The Fifties Show’  Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

2009  Perfect imperfect’   Yarlet Gallery, Stafford,

‘artists against racism & fascism’  Burslem School of Art

‘notions of beauty’  David Garrick theatre, Lichfield

‘ideal homes’  Bentilee, Stoke-on-Trent

‘domestory’  City Museum & Art gallery, Hanley

‘earth’  Botanical Gardens, Birmingham

Self Employment/ Employment

2004-2018   mediadivas ltd  – Director / freelance practitioner   arts & education consultation; bespoke community arts project design & delivery; adult & community education; creating & delivering arts and issue based curriculum and community resources; staff training and mentoring; equalities consultation (LGBT)

2011- 2012  Stafford District Voluntary Service   – Community Development Worker (0.5FTE)

1984 – 2003   Stafford College  – course leader & lecturer; fine art & photography course management & curriculum planning; teaching role on btec HND & ND courses; tutorial responsibilities

1980 – 1984  Wedgwood  – photographer  studio photographer: sales, advertising & marketing;

1977 – 1979  Staffordshire Newsletter  assistant photographer  press photography


2003   PG Dip. in Fine Art  – Staffordshire University

1992    BA (hons) Combined Studies  -University of Wolverhampton

1979    Dip. H.E. Education/Visual Arts & Media –  Crewe & Alsager College (MMU)

2013 –  Level 5 Dip: Teaching English in the Lifelong Sector  – Staffordshire University

2007    Level 3 Cert: Developing Arts for Health   – Staffordshire University

2000    Certificate in Mentoring  – Keele University

1997     Emfec: Desktop publishing & design –  Stafford College

2012     Arts Award adviser, Explore & Discover  Trinity College , London

2007    Arts Award adviser, Bronze/Silver  Trinity College , London