I am a skilled artist with excellent technical ability and theoretical knowledge. I have educational experience, devising and delivering engaging art workshops for ages 5 to adult, specialising in postgraduate level workshops. I am also a freelance researcher. I have a background in cinema projection and fine art film, as well as having held administrative and managerial positions in cinema businesses and universities.
MA Communication Art and Design, Royal College of Art. Film making and cross-disciplinary practice.
BA (hons) Drawing at Camberwell College of Arts. With two philosophy electives.
2002- 2003 -
Btec Foundation Diploma, Norwich school of art and design.
Participating artist in Cassiopeia: a project looking into the role of research within fine art and the exhibition context, as well as the processes of communication in art and design.
Tutorial support and lecturer for MA Authorial Illustration, Falmouth University
Co-curating Radio Festival, Sat 9th July at DIY Space for London
Freelance InDesign consultancy and copywriting
Cassiopeia: Hip. Participating artist in exhibition at APT gallery, Creekside, Deptford.
Cassiopeia: Lecture at the South Bank Centre for Michael Salut's Local Transport event, Speaking Signs.
Cassiopeia: Hand. Participating artist in workshop-based exhibition at Primary, Nottingham.
Crochet and knitting costume work, Tall Stories theatre company for The Gruffalo's Child touring production.
Studio co-ordinator for 'the Peckham Table Tennis Club', artists' studios, Peckham, South East London. Running shared space.
Knitting costume work, Theatr Clwyd
2014- Delivered seminar and workshop about pictorial systems of representing space to MA Authorial Illustration students at Falmouth university.
2014- Life drawing tutor for evening adult drop in sessions, Art With Benedict.
2013- Devised children's workshop about rangoli patterns. Diwali community event for Mitcham Council.
2013- Devised public workshop for the V&A Museum's 'From Club to Catwalk' 1980's exhibition.
2013-Exhibition of drawn portraits at The Gardens, Dulwich
2013- 'Portraits' Solo exhibition at the Clapham Picturehouse Gallery.
Sublime Transactions - Group exhibition celebrating the centenary of the Armitt Museum, Ambleside. Other participating artists include Sir Peter Blake, David Toop, Russell Mills, Jon Wozencroft, Derek Horton and Chris Paul Daniels.
SIGNALS - Participation in group exhibition, a part of Camberwell Arts Festival.
Transmission - Group show at Grey Area Gallery, Brighton.
Serpentine Cinema - Working alongside the Serpentine Gallery in role as assistant manager/projectionist of the Gate Cinema (Notting Hill) to bring a series of artist film programmes curated by Serpentine Gallery and Sketch.
Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais. Cover projectionist.
Frieze/ DeutscheBank - Workshop for 6-12yr-olds exploring building 3d structures and creating stop frame animation.
Gambia - Collaborative three-week project with master musicians in Berefet and Njawara, Gambia, involving radio broadcast and 16mm film.
2008-2010-Associate Manager, the Gate Cinema. This senior management role encompassed all aspects of running a business including: projection, licensing, customer service, staff management, stock control, health and safety, web maintenance and marketing.
What’s Inside?/Angles of Incidence - Film maker as a document of improvisatory practice, working with Dr. Helena Gaunt to provide material for a postgraduate programme of study revolving around the role of improvisation in creative practice.
New Vic/ Mapmaking - Visual tutor with a group of New Vic 6th form college students, working with musicians to collaborate on a film/live performance piece for exhibition in November at the RCA.
‘Cultured Vandals’, Live project in Celje, Slovenia, with other RCA students. Residency in medieval castle, exhibition in Hockney Gallery, RCA, upon return. Collaboration for soundtrack to film with Michael Goodey.
‘On the Edge of Life’, Collaborative project with Guildhall School of Music students and St. Thomas’ Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Ward. Installation/performance as part of the Bath International Music Festival.
‘Machine’ Joint exhibition with Gary Whitworth, Sassoon Gallery, Peckham. April.
‘21g’ Themed group show, Dazed and Confused Gallery.
‘D’ Group exhibition at Trinity Buoy Wharf.
‘Like there’s no tomorrow’, Sassoon Gallery, Peckham. Solo exhibition.
Musician with 'Merchant'. Radio appearance for Dexter Bentley on Resonance 104.4fm, live at ‘Late at the Tate’, Tate Britain.
The GuestHouse Project, Cork, Ireland. First artist in residence with Cork artist’s collective in the new Shandon guesthouse building.