BA(Hons) Degree in Fine Art specializing in Ceramic Sculpture, Newcastle University.
PGCE in Craft Design and Technology, Northumbria University
Copernican Connection, Yorkshire.
Ideal Homes Exhibition, London
Chelsea Flower Show, London
Hyde Park Showcase , London
The Shire Hall Gallery 'Monochrome', Stafford
Washington Arts Center, 'Taking Tea' Exhibition.
North East Art Collective, Newcastle
Kunsthuis Contemporary Art Gallery, 'Zwart-Wit' Exhibition,York'
John Christie Prize, Newcastle University
Charles Spence Memorial Drawing Prize , Newcastle University
Sculpture and Drawing Prize, Newcastle University
Northern Arts Award
Scottish and Newcastle Breweries
IBM Small Business Award
Ernst Young Business Writer of The Year Award
RCA records (Annie Lennox)
TT Ltd, London
Sunderland University Ceramics Department
Teacher of Art and Design and Head of Art in North East schools and colleges
Tutor in Sculpture for The Open College of The Arts (Open University) North East region
Ceramics Tutor and Artist Co-ordinator, The Art Studio Sunderland
Northern Arts/Fortemis Arts in Education Project
'Time' Project, North Tyneside Children's University
People's Wall Project, Etech Sunderland
Ceramic Digital Project, Coalfields Regeneration Trust
'Get Slabbing' Project, Sunderland Council
Co-ordinator for the'No Stigma Attached' exhibition and collaborative project between The Oriental Museum, Durham and The Art Studio Sunderland