I work full time as a freelance visual artist based in Manchester, UK at Rogue Studios, in the fields of contemporary visual art.
CV & Education
Rogue Artists Studios since 2008
Contact details. 2 Sibson Court, Sibson Road, Manchester M21 9RG. 07737591422
Exhibitions, commissions and projects
2019 Urban Gardeners Are Heroes
Hanover Project, UCLAN Preston
Mapping Preston’s soil health
2018 March of the Artists exhibition
2018 March of the Artists project.
Manchester to London walk, funded by the Arts Council
2017 A Woman’s Work Is Never Done
National Trust Quarry Bank Mill, HMP Styal.
Working with an artist who is an inmate at HMP Styal to create artwork for a public exhibition at Quarry Bank Mill, Manchester.
2017/18 Call For Cloth exhibition and talk series
Art in the Minster Our Big Picture,
Grimsby Minster, Grimsby
2016 Call For Cloth exhibition and talk series
Rogue Artist Studios, Manchester
2016 Chandelier commission
No. 15 Great Pulteney Hotel, Bath
2016 Tall Tales Tour
London, Rochdale, Glasgow
Call For Cloth - commissioned public engagement project
2016 A Queer Fish Oracle.
Castlefield Gallery New Art Space, Manchester
2013/14 The Chandelier of Lost Earrings.
Mass engagement project funded by the Arts Council
The Chandelier of Lost Earrings tour:
2019 Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
2018 Manifesto, Rogue Artists Studio, Manchester
2017 Grimsby Minster, Grimsby
2016 Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow
2016 Touchstones, Rochdale
2016 Swiss Cottage Library, London
2015 Macc Art Lounge, Macclesfield
2015 Enlighten Festival, Manchester Central Library
2015 Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival, Rochdale
2015 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
2015 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe
2014 Towneley Hall Gallery, Burnley
2014 Lime Arts, Manchester
2013 St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester
Public art commissions in glass
2015 Heathlands Village Glass Commission, Manchester
2010 The Summer House, St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester
University Hospitals. Manchester
2010 Arlington House Wall Piece, Arlington House, Camden Town,
2008 The Ice Box, Piccadilly Place, Manchester
2006 Poetry Discs, Piccadilly Place, Manchester
2019 Back in the Closet. Commissioned by Greater Manchester Combined Authority, in partnership with House Proud and the LGBT Foundation.
Exploring the lack of LGBTQ+ visibility in retirement schemes and care settings.
2015 Amani Peace Windows, Moss Side, Manchester
Inter generational stained glass project
2014 Chapel Street School, Manchester.
Facilitating change and transition through creative experience.
Grants and awards
2020 Arts Council Emergency Response Fund: for individuals grant.
2018 Arts Council Grant For The Arts March of the Artists
2018 Artist Bursary from Castlefield Gallery, Manchester to attend Jamboree 2018
2015 Arts Council Grant For The Arts Research and Development Call for Cloth
2015 Live At LICA micro-bursaries In Celebration of the Un-Family – Family Portraits
2011 and 2013 Arts Council Grant For The Arts The Chandelier of Lost Earrings mass engagement sculpture
2015 British Women Artists Award – Winner Chandelier of Lost Earrings
2014 National Lottery Good Causes – Winner of the Arts Category Chandelier of Lost Earrings
Education and training
2017 - 2019 MA Fine Art at UCLan, Preston. Awarded a distinction and the Steele Art Prize
1988 – 1991 Apprenticeship at Kansa Craft Stained Glass Studio, Elsecar, Barnsley.
NVQ Woodwork and Carpentry, Sheffield H.Ed.
Arts Emergency. Mentoring charity and support network with young people in UK 2017
Koestler Arts. A prison arts charity, encouraging people in the criminal justice system to change their lives by participating in the arts. 2017/2023
Community projects completed over 10 years ago
2004 Stretford/Kenya linked art project. Girls at Stretford schools sharing creative work with girls at an orphanage in Kenya
2006 Manchester Cow Parade. Young artists from five Wythenshawe schools
2011 St Mary’s Hospital, Central Manchester University Hospitals. Manchester
The Summerhouse Interventions. Staff at St Mary’s maternity Hospital in Manchester
2010 Johnson Fold Estate, Bolton. Making This Home.
Public consultation and engagement project, working with children and adults
1996 - 2016 Manchester Stained Glass: commissions/designing and teaching/employing teachers and practitioners