Background Qualifications

 

BA First class ( Hons ) Art with Theology and religious studies, University of Chester

 

PGCE( Primary) ,University of Chester

 

Post graduate certificate in Special Needs Education.

 

MA in fine Art (2009) University of Chester

Awards

 

Visual Artists Association Finalist Emerging Artist Awards 2020 October 2020

 

National Open Art competition 2017-2018.  North of England Artist of the Year and regional prizewinner

 

Waterside 1-0  solo micro-commission  Manchester March 2015 ( Solo exhibition and award)

 

Fotospace open submission 3, (finalist) Fife January  2015

 

Exhibitions:

 

2020 -2021

Wirral Open studio tour, West Kirby Art centre 11th- 12th September.  

'In Isolation' Gallery One The World of Glass gallery and museum in St. Helens 10th July until 3rd-September 2021

'Ground' Group exhibition part of the independents Biennial Cass art space, Liverpool 1st-31st May 2021

VAA International Online Art exhibition 2021 12th April-30th June 2021

 

Online Deepbridge Chester Arts Fair Curated collection (13 November-December 2020)

 

Ty Pawb Open exhibition Wrexham( An exhibition celebrating lockdown creativity ) Virtual tour 16th October 2020- April 2021

 

 

2019-2020

 

Staacks December exhibition

 

Liverpool Collection Dot-art gallery 21st November- January

 

'Hilbre Interpretations'  Staacks Gallery,  Group exhibition running throughout October 2019

 

'Transient Light' Solo exhibition of paintings and drawings: Staacks Gallery, August 2019

 

Wirral Society of Arts Exhibition,  Williamson Art Gallery, August 2019

 

Liverpool art fair June -september 2019

 

Grosvenor Museum Chester open exhibition May 2019- September 2019

 

 

2018 -2019

 

Staacks gallery Christmas exhibition ( December 2018)

 

Solo exhibition Cass art Liverpool ( October 2018)

 

'Light on Water' exhibition Dot -art gallery Liverpool August 11th 2018

 

Solo exhibition  Staacks gallery West Kirby ( July 2018)

 

Our eARTh Climate Change  exhibition KUNSTHUIS  Gallery North Yorkshire March2018 -March 2019

 

 

2017-2018

 

John Moores University Collection  ( a body of paintings now part of the JMU university permanent collection)

 

National Open Art Competition London November 2017( Regional prizewinner)

 

 Open Art Exhibtion Grosvenor Museum Chester: 9th March-21st June 2017

 

The Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2017 Mall galleries, London.  21st February 2017

 

2015-2016

 

Liverpool Open at Editions Gallery May 12th-June 18th 2016

 

'Breath of Nature': Anniversary exhibition of Boundary Art, Cardiff. 27th March 2016- 1st May 2016

 

'Identity'  Art with a Heart Altringham ( Jan  2016)

 

PARTIA: Winter 2015 solo exhibition,Aintree university hospital

 

 

Exhibitions 2014

 

Seeing Beckett' Contemporary art space, Chester ( alongside 'Staging Beckett at the Margins' conference Sept 12th) and then Liverpool John Moores University as part of the Liverpool Irish festival 23rd October- 3rd November 2014

 

Searching: Unexpected Treasures Bridewell studios and gallery Liverpool 12-21 September 2014

 

Open studios tour. June 2014

 

Liverpool Open at Editions Gallery May  2014 

 

Solo Exhibition: February 2014 -May 31st 2014 'U hang exhibition,' ArtGene', Barrow in Furness, Cumbria

 

 Exhibitions 2013 - 2009

 

Monochramatic exhibition in verge, Glasgow artists studios, Glasgow -

 

'Herstory' , The Link Gallery, Winchester -

 

'Archive 'Group, Theater Clywdd,

 

- Recollection, Chapel gallery, St. Helens Road, Ormskirk, Liverpool

 

- Lancashire Open exhibition Chapel gallery 

 

- MA Graduate show, Kingsway, University of Chester, Chester 2009