About

PHD RESEARCHER. LANCASTER UNIVERSITY. 2021-

BRITISH TEXTILE BIENNIAL. Commissioned artist. 2021

Portraits from my residency at Lancaster homeless service will be shown in full at the KNITTING AND STICH SHOW. 2022

ALEXANDRA PALACE. London. October. 2022
RDS. Dublin. November 2022

CONTEXTILE 2020. Contemporary Textile Art Biennial. Portugal. 2020

RESISTANCE STITCH. solo exhibition. Needle museum. Redditch. 2020

HOWARTH ART GALLERY. Group exhibition. 2020

RESTORE. Storey Institute. Main Gallery. Lancaster. 2018

MUIR TRUST residency solo exhibition. Bucks County Museum

100 HEARTS. Embroiderers Guild. Guest artist. 2018.

SEW WHAT. Dukes gallery. Lancaster. Solo exhibition. 2017

AA2A Group exhibition. UCLan Preston. 2016

CONTEXTILE. International group exhibition. Porto. Portugal. 2016

EUROPEAN PATCHWORK. International group exhibition. France. 2016

RIGA INTERNATIONAL. Group exhibition. Riga. Latvia. 2015

FABRIC OF SOCIETY. People’s History Museum. Manchester.

solo exhibition.2015

STITCH THIS. Storey Institute. Lancaster. Solo exhibition. 2014

DIGITAL ENCOUNTERS. Univ. for the Creative Arts. Canterbury. 2014

HANGING BY A THREAD. Sunbury walled garden gallery. London. 2013

EUROPEAN QUILT TRIENNIAL. Hiedelberg, Germany. 2012

Commission

BLACKWELL ARTS AND CRAFTS HOUSE. 2022

BRITISH TEXTILE BIENNIAL. 2021

BUCKS COUNTY MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY. 2017

THE HARRIS MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY. Preston. Artist in Residence. 2016

KETTLE CHIPS. Xmas promotion. 2014

Publication

CRAFT magazine. Sept/Oct. 2021

COVER magazine. Autumn. 2021

LANCASHIRE Life magazine. September. 2021

EMBROIDERY Magazine. Cover image and feature article. May/June. 2019

SIGHT. Sotheby international. 2017

TEXTILES. The Art of Mankind. Mary Schoeser. Thames & Hudson.2012

Awards

MUIR TRUST ARTIST RESIDENCY AWARD. 2017

TEXTILE SOCIETY Professional development award winner. 2014

My work is incongruous in that from a distance it looks like it could simply be a pattern, but up close it starts to unfold into social commentary. if you engage with it, it will reveal things to you.   CRAFTS magazine 2021

Union Made
Union Made

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