BORN. Cape Town. South Africa

LIVES + WORKS.  London. United Kingdom

 

EDUCATION

2018 MA Product & Furniture Design: Kingston School of Art: London: UK: Distinction

2011   PGCE Post Compulsory Education:  Northumbria University: Newcastle, UK: Pass

2007   BA (Hons) Contemporary Crafts: Falmouth University of the Arts:  Cornwall, UK: Distinction

EXHIBITIONS

2019 “Bouquet”, Botany Shop, London, UK

2019 ‘Bouquet: Mould development’, Bucks New University, Buckinghamshire, UK

2018 ‘Florilegium’, Herman Miller Showroom as part of Kingston University, London, UK

2017   'Bouquet'. Viaduct Furniture Ltd: London, UK

2011   ‘Gallery of Wonder’: Great North Museum: Newcastle, UK     

2008   'Out of Site.' Arts Council North East: Newcastle: UK

2008   ‘One Year On’: Business Design Centre, London, UK

2008   ‘Cream of the Crop’ Hidden Art Design Fair:  Godolphin House Cornwall: UK

2007   'New Designers.’  Business Design Centre, London, UK

2007 'Products of my environment.’ University College Falmouth: Cornwall, UK

2006   ‘Material Evidence.’ Falmouth Arts Centre, Cornwall, UK

MAKER IN RESIDENCe

Dec  2018- Apr 2019   AA2A Programme Award: Bucks New University: Buckinghamshire: UK                                                    

Oct  2010- Oct 2011   Gallery of Wonder: Newcastle upon Tyne: UK                                                    

Dec  2007- Dec 2009  Crafts Council Programme Award: Sunderland University: UK

TEACHING         

2012-2014   South Essex College: UK

3D Co-ordinator managing wood, plaster, ceramic and glass studios and teaching on 3D   Design/fashion/ Interior Design / Sculpture courses.

2010- 2011   Newcastle University: UK

Associate lecturer to Fine Art Students teaching casting in clay, mould making,  site-specific installations, site responsive sculptures.

2009-2011    Newcastle Council: UK

Art workshop delivery to various Primary Schools for Years 4 to 6.

2009–2010   Newcastle College: UK

Part-time lecturer to Ceramic Foundation students teaching Professional Practice Development Module and mould making / slip cast

AWARDS

2015   Cockpit Arts: New Creative Markets Programme

2009   Creative Partnerships: Northumberland Rising Grant

2009   Creativitiworks: Businesses Development Grant

2008   Arts Council North East: Cultural Business Venture Grant

2007   Crafts Council Award: Next Move Scheme

2007   Creative Skills: Mentoring Scheme

2007   Ferdynand Zweig Memorial Scholarship for travel to Nepal