bio

  • 1990-91 BA Hons Architecture, Kent Institute or Art and Design
    1992-93 Certificate Foundation Art, Winchester School of Art
    1993-96 BA Hons Fine Art, Painting, University of Brighton
    1995-96 Certificate in person centred counseling, Lewes College
    1997-98 City and Guilds Furniture and Craft, Brighton College of Technology
    2000-01 Certificate in Person Centred Art Therapy, Crawley College
  • 2016 “Path of the Wyse”  with Selkie Shell of WytchWyse
  • 2017 certificate in outdoor first aid
  • 2017 mental health first aid lite
  • 2018 disability awareness training
  • 2018 Deaf awareness training.
  • 2018  Nature and forest therapy guide training with ANFT
  • 2018 Mental health awareness with change works training.
Projects and employment

1995   Designed, co-ordinated and led a week of art activities at St Anne’s School, Lewes, E Sussex
1996 : Designer of “Blackdog” greeting cards.
1999 : Set designer for Thespionage Theatre production of “Grief Encounter”, written by Paul Light at Komedia Brighton, Pavillion Theatre Brighton and the White Bear London.
1999 : Colourist for the 6 minute animation “Tally Bloody Ho!” by Millie Young. Commissioned by the South East Arts/Meridian. Broadcast on the 13th December 1999.1999 : Assistant Co-ordinator and visual artist for Greenpeace at Glastonbury festival, Pilton, U.K
2000 : Co-ordinator and production manager of multimedia campaign tent “Millie n Em dome” for Greenpeace at Glastonbury festival.
1998 – 2003 : Freelance artist with “Same sky”, (Community art company) for various projects. Working with schools and local communities in the South East of England including the Thames Festival London.
2003 – Present day, Self-employed – Expressive art workshops for personal development.
2005 : Technician for the production of “L’homme de la Manche” by Compagnie “Graine de la Vie”, Festival of Marionette, Grenoble and Blois, France.
2011- 2012: Muddy Mums launched in Devon, co-ordinator and workshop leader.
2011 : House-About, this is an eco play house for children which i have designed and built.
2011- to present day Transition Town Totnes, freelance artist, workshop leader and event curator. Eco homes event, transition streets, Totnes on the Move.
2012 Saturday creative club, Bridgetown, Totnes. For kids aged 5 and up.
2012 Kids corner in Leechwell gardens Totnes, co-ordinator and workshop leader.
2012 STR course, one day workshop Expressive Art and mindfulness with Jess Howarth for MIND Exeter
2012-2013 co-facilitator for Transition Town Totnes Arts Network
2013 -2015 volunteer and creative at The Restore Dartington, South Hams, Devon
2015 -2016 assistant project co-ordinator at The ReStore, Dartington, South Hams, Devon.

Sept 2017- april 2018 Artist in residence at Schumacher college, Dartington, Devon