Biography

Education and Awards

1997-2000 BA (hons) first class Contemporary Crafts, Manchester Metropolitan University

2000-2002 North West Arts Board Setting up Grant

 

Exhibitions (selected)

2001 Setting Out, Drumcroon Art Centre, Wigan

2001 Art Market, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

2002 Lazy Summers, Cedar Farm, Lancashire

2002 Select 2, Bradford Gallery, Yorkshire Craft Centre

2003 Chelsea Crafts Fair, London

2003 Art in Clay, The Maltings, Surrey

2004 Art in Clay, Hatfield House, London

2004 More Than Tinsel, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre

2004 A Trace of Memory, Drumcroon Art Centre, Wigan

2008 With Love, The Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds

2009 Open Exhibition, Glebe Gallery, Churchill, Co. Donegal

2009 Wrapped Up, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon

 

Commissions

2004 NHS Trust, A Positive Environment. I created a series of wall based ceramics and original prints for the childrens in-patient area at Ormskirk hospital in Lancashire. I also facilitated childrens workshops as part of the commission. Images of their artwork were printed onto perspex and  installed in the same in-patient area.

2007 Milford Community College, Co. Donegal. I created a series of wall tiles for the entrance of the school.

 

Public Collections

The Potteries Museum, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent

 

Publications

Metro Newspaper, 2001

Ceramic Review,  vol. 203, 2003

Donegal News, September 2003

Crafts Magazine, vol. 192, 2005

Donegal News, May 2007

The Big Donegal Weekend, vol. 42, 2008

Ceramic Review, vol. 235, 2009