CV

Awards

Cove Park Artist Residency July –August 2013.

British Design Award for Surface Design 2009.

Jerwood Contemporary Maker 2009.

Crafts Council Development Award 2008.

Creative 8 Award Clerkenwell Green Association 2007.

New Designer of the Year Contract Furnishings Association Award 2003.

Site Specific Work

Blue Tree, Redwood Centre, Artwork Commission, Shelton Hospital, South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. September 2012.  (Further images and reading)

Secret Garden of Mitcham Mural, Commissioned by Studio Weave for the ‘Artportunity’ One Mitcham Project, funded by Outer London Fund.  September 2013.

Wayfinding System Tile Designs, Partnership with Hat-Trick Design, BPTW Architects and Mesh Partnership, Stockwell Park, London, March 2010. (Further images and reading)

The House of Bling Installation, The National Trust, Tattershall Castle, August, 2009. (Further images and reading)

Meta Table Setting Installation, Millennium Gallery Museums, Sheffield, April 2009. (Further images and reading)

The Articulate Landscape Installation, York Saint Johns University October 2008.

The Gaffs : The Deptford Project Installation, The London Design Festival September 2008.

Focus on Dance Sugar Dance Installation, Bury St Edmunds Festival, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery May 2008.

Out of the Ordinary : Spectacular Craft, Sugar Dance, V & A, London,  Jan 2008. (Further images and reading)

Sugar Floor Installation, Textile 07 Lithuanian Textile Biennale, M. Zilinskas Art Gallery, Lithuania Nov 2007. (Further images and reading)

Interactive Wall, Monsters in Paradise; Robots in Disguise, Clerkenwell Green Association, London, May 2007.

Wallpaper and lighting commissions

Wallpaper commissioned for the Best of British Exhibition at the British Business Embassy, Lancaster House.  London 2012 Cultural Olympiad August 2012.

Three hand printed wallpaper designs, Ted Baker New York 5th Avenue, Bromley Road London and Selfridges London, 2012.

Ted Baker wallpaper and metal work design, Harrods and Selfridges, London, Glasgow, Sheffield, Dubai UAE, Arizona, Orange County, California, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2006-2010.

Light Night Lighting Installation, Broadway Cinema and Media Centre, Nottingham, February 2009.

The Opal Lounge, Wallpaper Commission, Edinburgh, September 2008.

Swarovski, Commission of decoupage screen, Unbridled Exhibition, Paris, January 2008.

Clerkenwell House Wallpaper Commission, Hatton Wall, London Aug 2007.

Metal work design, Ted Baker, Glasgow March 2007.

Laser-cut large scale floral design which winds through the store interior and emerges outside to enwrap the building. Ted Baker, Orange County, California, USA Jan 2006. (Further images and reading)

Illustrations

Granta book for African Short Stories Front Cover, April 2011.

Wives and Daughters, Random House Book Front Cover, August 2010.

Random House Book cover ‘Strange Music’, October 2007.

Random House Three Book Front Covers, The Cranford Chronicles, Mary Barton, North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell October 2007.

Illustrations, CDT Design, London, 2007.

Illustration, The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters, Penguin Books, UK, November 2006.

Selected Group Exhibitions

Chalk Artwork, Swept Away: Dust, Ashes, and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) New York February 7 – August 12, 2012.

60|40 Starting Point Series Exhibition, Siobhan Davies Studios. July 2010.

Jerwood Contemporary Makers Exhibition,The Jerwood Space London, June 2009, The Dove Cot Gallery, Edinburgh Festival August 2009.

Warp Factor, Tokyo Design Center and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts November 2009.

Digitaler Formenschatz Exhibtion, Galerie Handwerk Munich, Germany September 2008.

Departure II – New Explorations in Print Exhibition, The Hub, National Centre for Craft and Design March 2008.

Exempla Living Studio, International Trade Fair, Munich Feb 2008.

Textile Transporter, Arttransponder, Berlin June 2007.

Departure – New Explorations in Print Exhibition London Printworks Trust Sept 2006.

Touch Me Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, London July 2005.

Collaborations

‘Paleys upon Pilers’ Installation. Design and printing of wooden panels for Studio Weave. London Architecture Festival, June 2012.

Research Projects

Founder and researcher of www.thetextileprintroom.org

TheTextilePrintRoom.org is an artist-led online platform promoting and supporting the practice of print in textiles. This is the professional textile printer’s little black book listing the best suppliers, print rooms for hire and large-scale screen print manufacturers and digital printers. 2014.

Wandering Methods Project. Research project developing artwork in response to the history, stories and architecture of Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin. Developed by Bealtaine Festival and Craftspace (UK) in partnership with the Office of Public Works. March-May 2012. (Further images and reading)

Taking Time Craft and the Slow Revolution, Workshops and wallpaper design, National Trust, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, October, 2009. (Further images and reading)

Selected Workshops

Workshop in Donghua University, Shanghai, June 2013.

Visiting artist workshop in Kaunas Faculty of Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts Lithuania and Nida Art Colony. The project was funded by the Ministry of Education and Science in Lithuania. April 2013.

Hot House Buddy Program, Crafts Council. April 2013-ongoing.

Vital Arts, Workshop Royal London Hospital. March 2012.

Tate Britain ‘Embrace the Place’ Outdoor screen printing workshop August 2011.

Repeat Screen Printing Workshops, London Printworks Trust, Intensive one week workshops 2009 – 2011.

Victoria and Albert Museum Workshops in textiles with young people 2006 -2008.

Architecture Network, The London Festival of Architecture.  Wallpaper printing workshop with families 2008.

Selected Talks

‘Starting out in Textiles’ Artsmart Chelsea College of Art and Design, June 2013.

‘New Contexts: Contemporary Craft in Historic Settings’ Talk for Designer Maker West Midlands January 2012.

‘Sell Work’ Talk for Art Quest, July 2011.

Narrative in Practice Symposium, May 2011.

In conversation, Stroud International Textiles, November 2010.

Hot House Professional Practice Talk Crafts Council 2010.

Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts China 2009.

New Designers Crafts Council Professional Practice Talk 2009.

Marking Spaces Symposium, Swansea Metropolitan University 2008.

Pecha Kucha, Institute of Contemporary Art, London 2007.

Sharjah Women’s College Higher Colleges of Technology with the British Council United Arab Emirates 2005.

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