An active community organiser with strategic vision, strong communication skills and 15 years experience in formal and informal education . Currently delivering youth engagement projects and developing academic research linking access to urban wild spaces with well being of young people.
2017 Research Fellow: CUSP Leeds University
2010 UCL Institute of Education, PG Dip in Art & Design Education
2004 Oxford Brookes University, PGCE in Art & Design Education
2000 Nottingham Trent University, BA (Hons) Fine Art
1997 Hereford College of Art & Design, Foundation Diploma in Art & Design
2017 Urban Water Explorers: Canals & Rivers Trust youth engagement.
2017 Feral Spaces 2017: Big Lottery funded community engagement with disused urban green spaces.
2016 Feral Spaces of Middleport: Arts Council funded community art project, curated art exhibition & community event.
2017 Appetite Big Feast ‘Festival site dressing’ : Follow the Birds installation & participatory art activities. Stoke on Trent
2017 Festival Stoke ‘Art Street’ : Follow the Birds installation & participatory art activities. Stoke on Trent
2016 Lost Gardens of Stoke developing artist commission: ‘Feral children’ site specific installation & participatory art activities. Festival Garden site, Stoke on Trent
2018 Feral Creatures: Narrative Paintings. The Place to Be, Newcastle
2016 Shadow of a feral state: Narrative paintings & video. The Globe, Hay
2017 Creatures of a feral state: Paintings. The Hub, Stafford
2014 Creatures of a feral state: Paintings. Spout coffee shop, Leek
2010 Weobley High School: art teacher and technician. Herefordshire
2004 – 2010 The Forest School: art teacher, community art officer, KS3 leader, life skills co-ordinator. Wokingham
2004 The Forest School: artist in residence. Wokingham