Qualifications, Memberships etc:
MA Glass (with distinction) 2005 Sunderland University
BA Fine Art (Upper second class honours) 1998 University of the West of England
Member of Contemporary Glass Society
Member of Scottis Glass Society
Teacher Training (Textiles and Puppetry): Den Danske Husflidshøjskole, Denmark, 1972 – 74
Nursing Training (SRN): The London Hospital, London, 1974 – 78
Publication: Two chapters on photographic sandblasting and etching on glass for “Print and Glass” published by A&C Black by Dr. Kevin Petrie of Sunderland University Glass Department,
Durham Heritage Coast Calendar 2008, CGS Newsletter article 2003.
Featured in: (among others) Printmaking Today 2006, Living North 2007, The Journal 2007,
Glass North East, 2007, Art Editions North. The Journal April 2009 and Cohesion Glass Network News letter, Worcestershire Life, Stourbridge Chronicle
June 2014 Ovengeformed Glas Jaure, The Nederlands
August 2011 onwards, touring exhibition South Korea
October 2010 European Parliament Building, Brussels
August 2010 International women’s glass art exhibition, ”Hi Honey I’m Home”. The International Festival of Glass, Broadfield House Glass Museum.
June 2010 Artists Exchange Gracia Art Project, Barcelona
October 2009 Positron Gallery Baltimore, USA,
June 2009 Artomatic, Washington DC, USA,
October2008 Town Hall, Gerlingen, Germany
August 2000 Thyregod, Denmark
November 1991 Rådhus, Ikast, Denmark
Artists Residencies and Workshops run:
2014 Microwave glass workshops Palace Hub Gallery Redcar, Festival of Thrift, Darlington Masterclass
Bild Werk Frauenau, Germany glass and bronze casting
Regularly, Microwave glass workshop National Glass Centre
Microwave glass workshop for youth group
Introduction to Kiln forming
Half-term Workshop, Greenfields Community Art College, Newton Aycliffe.
Phoenix Art, Microwave Kiln Workshop.
Day of Workshops, Kiltonthorpe School, Brotto
Adult Glass Fusing Workshop SaltburnArtists’Project and Children’s Workshop, Saltburn.
Secondary School Workshop for Coast and Country Developers.
Resident at Speedwell Technology College, Bristol
Half-term workshops for children and families, Easington District
Half Term and Summer holiday workshops for children and families Easington District
Workshop for teachers and workshops for primary school children, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens.
Cyanotype workshop sixth-form King Alfred School in Cheddar, Somerset in connection with “A Souvenir of the Seaside”
Cyanotype workshop sixth-form Bridgwater College in connection with “A Souvenir of the Seaside”
2016 ‘Steel’ Palace Art, Redcar,
2015 Wish you Were Here, postcard exhibition Wood End Gallery, Scarborough. Summer exhibition Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield.”Wish You Were Here” CGS exhibition. British Glass Biennale, International Festival of Glass Stourbridge. Solo exhibition Python Gallery, Middlesbrough, Spring Exhibition Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar.
2014 Festival of Thrift, Darlington, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield. Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar. Big Boulder Festival, Sheffield
2013 Alternative Photographies Exhibition and Winter Exhibition Redcar
Designer Makers’ Fair Richmond Station, Christmas market mima
Show Us Your Art Middlesbrough, Python Art Festival, glass exhibition, Kilter Kelter exhibition and Christmas Exhibition Cupola Gallery Sheffield, Palace Hub Gallery, Redcar
Designer Makers’ Fair Richmond Station
Heritage Gallery Middlesbrough
Laing Gallery shop Newcastle, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens
Heritage Gallery Middlesbrough
Sky Blue Red, Guisborough
One Private Commission
Public commission collaboration with Dave Gross, Shadforth Park Co. Durham
2011 Photo Gallery, Guisborough
Laing Gallery shop Newcastle, Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens,
“Full Circle”, Saltburn Artist Project.
Greenfield School Gallery, Newton Aycliffe
CGS Web Exhibition “Mixing It”
Temporary public artwork for Durham University’s Gateway building project
“Nest” Barnard Castle,
Courtyard Gallery, Seaham, Co. Durham
St. Ives Art Club
Exhibitions: Off the Shelf Saltburn Gallery,
Queen’s Campus Durham University,
Contemporary Glass Society/Cambridge Galleries.
Art in the Garden, Crook Hall, Durham.
Dorman Museum, Middlesborough, Cleveland,
Washington Arts Centre, Tyne and Wear.
Courtyard Gallery, Seaham, Co Durham,
Various art fairs including MIMA and NGC
Exhibitions: Courtyard Gallery, Seaham, Co Durham.
TS1 Gallery, Middlesborough, Cleveland,
“Off the Shelf” SaltburnArtists’Project, Saltburn, Cleveland.
Durham Arts Festival,
Local Talent Exhibition, SaltburnArtists’Project, Saltburn, Cleveland.
“My Angel” Gateshead,
“Art in the Garden”, Crook Hall, Durham, Co Durham.
The Artworks Galleries Newcastle
GLEAM Showcase Newcastle,
Exhibitions: Saltburn Art Gallery
Stainton Grange, Middlesborough
Greenfields Gallery, Newton Aycliffe
kitch-en Gallery, Middlesborough
Cluster Exhibition, Trinity Sq. Newcastle upon Tyne
“Location versus Elements” Python Gallery, Middlesborough
“Elements”, Middlesborough Town Hall Crypt
The Ogden Centre for Elementary Physics University of Durham
Various Private Commissions
Various Art Fairs including:
Billingham International Art and Craft Fair
mima, The Really Super Market
Saltburn Art Centre “Off the Shelf”
“Cohesion” at the International Glass Festival, Stourbridge
Gates Centre Durham
Dalton Park Shopping Centre
Stockton Arts Festival
Various Art Fairs including:
“Make Your Own Damn Art World”, mima, Middlesborough
Hot Glass casting workshop taught by David Ruth
Exhibition: The Biscuit Factory Newcastle on Tyne,
Art and Craft fairs: Durham: March, April. Bristol: December
“Action Packed Futures”, Durham County Council Sustainability Fair
Sailing trophy for North Eastern USA Sunfish Association.
Exhibitions: Organised and participated in “Art for Mercy” at St Matthews Church, Bristol (for AIDS relief).
Commission: Engraving on regenerated glass plate.
Exhibitions: North Somerset Museum, Weston-super-Mare. “A Souvenir of the Seaside”.
CGS Kiln working workshop run by Jan-Hein van Stiphout,
Commission: Groom’s gift to the bride.
Solo exhibition: Bristol University, SCR
Exhibitions: Wells Museum, Wells, Somerset. “ A Souvenir of the Seaside”
Thelma Hulbert Gallery,
Honiton Open Art Exhibition
Plumbline Gallery St Ives, Cornwall
Exhibitions: Bridgwater Art Centre “A Souvenir of the Seaside”
Exhibitions: Plumbline Gallery St Ives, Cornwall.
Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, Print Triennial
Create Centre, Bristol, “Photomechanical Print Survey”
Exhibitions: Organised and participated in “Impact at Spike Island”, Spike Island, Bristol, in conjunction with the “Impact” international print conference.
Contemporary Print Show, Barbican, London.
Commission: short-listed for “Art In the Car Park” @t Bristol.
Exhibitions: “Formation Four Nations” Group exhibition Lauderdale House, Highgate, London.
Spike Island Printmakers Inaugural Exhibition, Bristol
Exhibition: Organised and exhibited in “Art for Mercy” St Matthews Church Cotham, Bristol
Exhibition: The Senior Common Room, University of Bristol
Exhibition: Wells Library, Wells, Somerset
Exhibition: Clifton Arts Club, Bristol