Artist's Profile


2007 University of Wolverhampton - MA Art and Design - Ceramics
2005 University of Central Lancashire - Ceramic Craft Modules (BA Ceramics course)
1996 City College, Manchester - BTEC National Diploma Design Crafts – Ceramics
1980 Matlock College of Education - Bachelor of Education (Nottingham University)

Professional Development and Courses

AA2A Scheme - Bradford School of Arts and Media 2008/9
Ceramics and Drawing Conference – Manchester Metropolitan University
Artists, Educators and Museums Conference – Manchester Metropolitan University/Manchester Museum
Creativity is Play - Sandy Brown – one week residential course
Glaze and Surface Decoration - Jim Robison – one week residential course
Making large-scale ceramics - Jim Robison (tailored to specific project)
Raku and Smoke Firing - Jaqui Atkin and Jill Hampson

Experience of Ceramics Teaching and Lecturing

2008 Visiting Lecturer – MA Art & Design University of Wolverhampton
2007 Visiting Lecturer – BA Ceramics University of Wolverhampton
1996 – 2006 Ceramics Tutor/Team Leader Manchester Adult Education Service

Published Articles
Ceramic Review Magazine – Issue 216 Nov/Dec 2005 pp56-57

Previous Exhibitions

2005 ‘Multiples’ – Student Exhibition Voodoo Lounge, Preston
2007 MA Degree Show University of Wolverhampton
2008 Open Art Exhibition Waterside Arts Centre, Sale
2008 Earth and Fire Rufford Craft Centre, Notts
2008 New Designers Business Design Centre, London
2008 Art in Clay Hatfield House, Herts
2008 Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester
2009 'Splinter Group' - Group Show Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

2009 Built Environment Group Show, Royal Exchange, Manchester

2009 AA2A Exhibition - Bradford College of Arts and Media

2009 AA2A Exhibition with Bradford MA show at Dean Cough, Halifax

2010 Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, Manchester

2011 Clay Connections, Royal Exchange, Manchester

Forthcoming Exhibitions

20011 Urban Traces - Ceramics and the City, Gallery Oldham


2008 Best Artwork from Trafford artist Waterside Art Centre Open Exhibition
2006/2007 Postgraduate Professional Arts and Humanities Research Council
Development Award

Public Art Project Commissions

2000-2002 Hulme Mural Project Manchester Adult Education Service
2005-2006 Parkhill Mural Project Parkhill Residents Association, M8