I am an active member of the arts community in the South West.

2023       Set up The Launderette:  project space, Stokes Croft, Bristol          

2023      member of Space Place Practice: artist research hub, Bath Spa University

2022                member of Throes of Grief, (TOG): artist-led research initiative 

2022                Recipient of DYCP, Arts Council England

2021                Funded research project, Brigstow Institute, University of Bristol (with Ass. Professor Lesel Dawson and Dr. Julian Brigstocke).

2019                Founded The Garage:  permanent residency space

2016                Ran The Unit:  temporary residency space in St James Arcade Bristol

2014                MA Fine Art (Distinction ), University of Brighton

recent exhibitions:

 2023 – 2024

Nov-Feb ’24    Group exhibition ’inside:outside’ at Oriel y Bont Gallery, University of South Wales.

Oct-Jan ’24    Group exhibition of international artists ‘At a Loss’ at Barry and Penarth, Sth Wales

Sept ’23    Return exchange with Durden & Ray, Los Angeles – American and UK artists at The Launderette, Bristol. 

May ’23    Residency exhibition  at The Factory Porth. 

Selection of residencies and talks:

Feb ’24        Invited participant: Transformative & Emancipatory Processes in Artistic Research Symposium, University of the Arts, Helsinki.

April ’23        Residency and women’s workshops:  The Factory, Porth.

Nov ’22         Invited speaker (1 of 2) + exhibition of work:  launch of a Unesco-Bridges Hub at University of Wales: E(e)arth :  Focus – use of earth as indigenous people.

July ’22         Residency: Garw Valley, Sth Wales to collaborate with invited artists.

June ’22        Residency: The Garage with Tommy Cha (sound) and Matteo Amadio (audio visual)

2013                Year-long residency: Royal Sussex Hospital, Brighton

Funding awards :

 2022                Recipient of DYCP, Arts Council England: Project ‘What it is to be There’ (till April ‘23)

2022                Research Development Award, ‘The Generativity of Materials: Creativity, Memory and Place’ University of Wales, TSD – part of  RIAP – with Professor Louise Steel & Assoc. Professor Lesel Dawson.  Two further workshops to practically consider the above.

2021                Awarded Ideas Exchange, Brigstow Institute: enabled me to lead workshops with interdisciplinary group of artist and academic researchers exploring Grief, Place and the Earth.

Selection of exhibitions:  

Royal West of England Academy, Bristol (2016, 2018, 2020 & 2021)

Wales Contemporary, London (2021 & 2022),  Deptford X (2015)

Wells Art Contemporary, Somerset (2019 & 20)

Art Habens Biennial (2019), Turps Banana painters ‘Cosmic Fishing’ (2019)

Whitenoise Projects, The Crypt London (2019)

Solo with BabyForest (2018)

Tate Exchange with Spike Island Associates (2017)

Spike Associates at Spike Open Studios (2017)

Wing Art Gallery, Sussex (2016)

Spike Island Test Space (2016)

Flux @ Royal College of Art (2015)

Strata @ Clerkenwell (2015)