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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


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