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



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




2020 -2021

Cass Art Liverpool solo exhibition 12th-31st December

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





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





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




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