Curriculum Vitae


2002 MA Fine Art Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall
1988 PGCE Art Teachers Certificate, Goldsmiths College, University of London
1985 B.A. Honors Degree in Fine Art (First Class), Falmouth School of Art, Cornwall

Secondary School Education
1978-80 The New School, Rome, Italy
1975-78 The School of St Clare, Penzance, Cornwall
1973-75 Deutsche Schule, Rome Italy

Present Employment

Freelance artist working on commissions, designing and delivering education projects in schools, galleries and community settings.
Agencies and organisations worked with regularly: Tate St Ives, St Ives School of Painting, Cornwall Council, KEAP (Kernow Education Arts Partnership), RIO (Real Ideas Organisation).
Cornwall College lecturer on Art and Design Practice FdA & BA course.
Co-director of Tough Dough CIC.

Site-specific Commissions

2019 Operation Overlord, installations for dance performance, Trebah Gardens
2019 Imaginarium, design commission for pop up space for under 5’s for CScape
2018 Blood and Stone, installation for ‘Il Labirinto’ festival in Calvi dell’Umbria, Italy
2017 The Money Flows in & Flying Visit, Christmas show, National Trust Trelissick
2013 Golden Glendurgan, installations for dance performance, National Trust
2013/2010 The Venus Flower, installations for dance performance, Trebah Gardens & Cotehele
2012 Site-Non-Site, installation at Kestle Barton, Cornwall,
2008 MINED, installation at East Pool Mine, National Trust
2007 Hampton Court Flower Show, sculpture commission working with St Ives Infant School
2007 Across for Embark 2007, King Harry Ferry show, Cornwall
2007 Art Video Screening, cafeteria in Vasteras, Sweden
2005 Tough Dough, Acorn, Penzance, Learning by Doing Project, Creative Skills Consortium
2005 60 Seconds of Hope, PALP, video project in shop windows in Penzance
2003 Wish you were here, PALP, touring exhibition, Cornwall
2002 Field of Vision, PALP, site–specific project, Tremenheere, Penzance

Selected Exhibitions

2017 The Exchange, Penzance Café Morte
2012 Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, New Light on Newlyn
2010 The Exchange Penzance, The Operators, Double Vision
2009 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, A Cornish Perspective
2007 Newlyn Art Gallery and Penlee Museum, Cornwall, Lineage, Newlyn Society of Artists
2006 Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall, Draws On, Sculptors v Painters
1998 Dartington Hall & Hotbath Gallery, Bath, The Pleasure of Influence
Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall, Acknowledging Influences
1994 Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery, Strandline

Community Commissions/Festivals

2018-19 Golden Tree, Cornish Language displays in shops, Penzance
2017 Hickory Dickory, CScape Research and Development
2016/18 The Writers Block, KEAP Research and Development
2013/17 Story Republic, Literacy/visual arts touring and commissions
2014-18 Dance Republic 2 Visual artist working with schools on site specific dance performances
2016/18 Redruth Christmas Grotto commission
2016 Man Engine workshops-Penzance
2013-19 WOMAD UK and Fuerteventura festival workshops
2009 Wild Works, ‘the Beautiful Journey’, Devonport & FEAST, ‘Hollows Shop of Time’, Hayle
2009 Memory Bay, St Ives working with schools and partner organisations on archive project
2008 Imagineers Project, Site specific work with Camborne School, Cornwall
2007/09 Eden Project, My Tree, My Community, Christmas tree decorations with schools
1997-2015 Golowan Festival, Mazey Day, Penzance & Murdoch Day, Redruth
1997/98 Fish Quay Festival, Northern Freeform, North Shields


2017 Heritage Lottery Fund, Stepping St Michael’s Way, community project
2015 Brewing up the Past, Kresen Kernow, Redruth
2013/14 Second Bite, Grants for the Arts and FEAST funded project
2012 Kernowliscious and Peace and Plenty, FEAST funded community projects
2011 Cooking up Stories, FEAST funded community project
2010 Heritage Lottery Fund, Stepping the Tinners Way, community project
2008 South West Screen, Dancing in the Streets, community film project
2006 Venice Biennale visit, Creative Skills, Cornwall
2005 The Big Lottery, Home Front Recall, Marazion School and Community, Cornwall
2003/05 Skills Fund, Creative Skills Consortium, Cornwall
2005 Arts for Health Cornwall, Animation project with Morrab Surgery clients
2000 Year of the Artist award, South West Arts

Previous Employment

Professional Teaching Development
2007-11 Teachers in Partnership programme, Tate St Ives, working with teachers in Cornwall
2006 engage training for practitioners, Tate St Ives, Cornwall
1998-2002 St Ives International, Education Officer for ‘as Dark as Light’ and ‘ceramica’
1998-99 Tate St Ives, Education Coordinator
Falmouth College of Arts, lecturer Foundation Course in Art and Design
St Austell College, lecturer GNVQ Art and Design
Truro School, Cornwall, Ceramics/Art teacher
Sir William Collins Secondary School, London, Art teacher
1988 Camberwell School of Art, London, teaching on Foundation Course in Art & Design
Falmouth School of Art, Community Liaison Officer

Lectures & Seminars delivered

2005-2019 Cultivator & Creative Skills workshops and training for artists and teachers
1996-2010 University College Falmouth Professional Development, ’Community Arts Projects’ and 3-D Studies’
2003-12 Cornwall College visiting lecturer, Fine Art Textiles
2005 Eden Project Cornwall Visual Arts and Crafts Forum, PALP presentation
1988/91 RISA, Rome International Schools Association, Italy & ECIS European Council International Schools, Birmingham guest speaker, ‘Sculpture in the classroom’

Conferences & Training attended

2019 Isles of Scilly Symposium, Cornwall
2015 Artists Residency ‘La Joya’ in Andalucia, Spain
2014 engage summer school University College Falmouth
2012-13 Arts Award Bronze, Silver & Gold, advisor training
2011 Making it Easy, EU funded seminar Youth in Action programme, Italy
1999/01/08/14 engage conferences, London, Brighton, Glasgow, Falmouth
1998 Millennium Ceramics conference, Amsterdam
Crafts Council, ‘Learning through Making’ & ‘Making a Living’, London
1996 The Falmouth Dialogues, ‘A Quality of Light’, Cornwall
1995 Feminism and the Aesthetics of Difference, Falmouth College of Arts