EXHIBITIONS

exhEvery Song Is Different, Bassetlaw Museum, Retford, Jan- Feb 2015 Textile Installation

Ebb and Flow, Whisby Nature Centre, Lincoln, Oct – Nov 2014 Light Installation

Ebb and Flow, Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, Sept- Oct 2014 Textiles

Talking Textiles, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford, Jan- Mar 2013   SEN Textile Commission

52 Artists 4 Bulwell, Nottingham, Dec 2012- Dec 2014 Found Object Street Art

Art in The Bar, Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, Dec/ Jan 2013 Mixed Media

Textile Road Exhib. Hull, June 2011 Textile Wall Hanging

Art in The Bar. Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough, Dec/Jan 2011   Mixed Media            

Sir Joseph Banks Meleager's garland Exhib. The Lawns, Lincoln, May 2010 Light Installation

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COMMUNITY ARTS WORK

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artsNk: Visual arts development worker 2011-2012

Trent Vale: Commission for Willow Works textile panels working with the Women's Aid Centre

Gainsborough Old Hall: Commission for wall length textile hanging inspired by tudor wall paintings working with Gainsborough Women's Centre. YouTube film

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre: Lil’pac: ongoing art workshops for the under 5's

Larkin25  Toad Trail: Community Toad exhibited in East Park, Summer 2010, Hull

Usher Gallery and The Collection: Commission to develop and make sensory SEN art resources for visiting SEN schools to enhance their visit

SEN Mixed Media Resources: Commission to design and develop curriculum linked resource boxes for SEN schools, Lincolnshire   

Ferens Art Gallery: Underwater Sculpture, working with NEET 

Artist in Residency:  Skegness Academy: Permanent artwork throughout the school working with the juniors - mixed media work, murals, lightboxes and mosaics; North County Primary School. Mosiac artworks representing the school values; Whitewoods Lane Junior school. Permanent exhibition of mixed media artworks  made by pupils

Creative Partnerships: Gosberton House Special Needs School, Spalding - Set and props for film making; Nettleham Junior School, Lincoln - Making links with the community whilst exploring cultures, including exhibition art trail of the children's work; North County Primary School, Gainsborough - Workshops linking art, history and science; Guthlaxton College - Recycled Art workshops

Adult Workshops: Evening Textile workshops at Nettleham Junior school; Hull Museums Aim For Change Programme. Mix of textile and printmaking

Gainsborough Young People's Heritage & Arts Project: Developing  and creating a series of mosaics along the Riverside Walk in Gainsborough with young people from the area

Sleaford Light Night: Creating light boxes and drop in workshop for community installation

Bathing Beauties Festival: Fire Dragon Parade and beach Workshops 2010; Designed and created 'Fish 'n' sticks'  parade. Beach workshops 2009

St Francis Special School: Holiday workshops for young people - creating workshops to appeal to the various senses

Drill Hall: Visual art workshop working with children with special needs. Light box display in Box office

Slumgothic: Fringe Festival - All ages drop in. Recycled art workshop & Wome Project - textile blankets with young people

Artsduck: After School Art workshops in secondary & primary schools - including recycled arts, mosaics, murals, collage, textiles, simple arts & crafts

Firebird Trust: Artworks – workshops for adults not in employment to help them gain confidence and self esteem

The Collection:  SensED art workshops: mixed media assemblage workshops in 6 county SEN schools; Art loan Workshops: Creation and delivery of workshops in 10 Lincolnshire Secondary Schools influenced by archive paintings. Recycled Art Workshops.

Artlink Exchange: Various workshops including Assemblage, Murals, Sculptures, Costumes, Textiles,Theatre Workshops -sets and props, Mosaic installations and floor paintings, Community Projects, Adult skill building workshops

Whisbys Nature Reserve: Lincoln Jurassic Past collaborative installation

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THEATRE WORK FROM 1999  

theatre4The Tin Soldier  Design and making set for SEN school touring, Spin Off Productions

Roar set, Cosgrove Hall Childrens Television,

Play In A Week Set and props with Shooting Fish, Plowright Theatre

Our Favourite Day Out  Set, props and devising play for adults with disabilities at Hull Truck Theatre

The Wind In The Willows Costume design and construction, Leicester Haymarket  Theatre

The Secret Garden, set and props, Nottingham Playhouse                                                                                                                                                     

West Side Story Set painting, Shrewsbury  Theatre

Way Of The World  costume construction and decoration and break down, Manchester Royal Exchange

Alice In Wonderland Costume construction, Carlton TV Youth Theatre

Oliver Costume construction and break down, Leicester Haymarket Theatre

BEYOND theatre Workshops, for young people and adults with special needs, Nottingham

Jason and The Argonauts Set painting, Sandfield Theatre

Jim and the Beanstalk, theatre workshops in schools, Nottingham

 

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YOUTHWORK

2007 to 2009: Youth Support Worker, Lincoln Youth Matters: including weekly session for young people with disabilities

2005 to 2007: Youth Worker, North Hykeham Youth Club, Lincoln