Glass designer & maker
Born 8th April 1978.
2006 - 2008 Master of Design. Glass and Architectural Glass, Edinburgh College of Art. Scotland.
1998 - 2001 BA(hons) Ceramics with Glass, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College.
1996 - 1997 Foundation Course, Art and Design, Norwich School of Art and Design.
January 2016 - present. T.A. to Ingrid Phillips at ECA for weekend glass blowing workshops - see Links.
September 2011 - 2012 Artist in Residence, Edinburgh College of Art Glass Department.
May 2010 – Pilchuck Glass School, Washington state USA. Member of the Poleturners team.
February 2009 – February 2011. Artist in Residence in the Ceramics & Glass department at Bucks New University College, High Wycombe.
January 2008 - ongoing - Freelance hot glass assistant to U.K. based studios, these include Simon Moore, Bideford, Devon, Kath Roberts,The Gatehouse Glassworks, Brecon. Wales. David Kaplin, Lindean Mill Glass, Scottish borders. Nikki Williams, Kinki Glass, Ironbridge, Shropshire and Elin Isaksson Glass, Alloa, Scotland.
October 2002 - April 2006. Glassmakers assistant to LoCo Glass Ltd, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
November 2011 - Selected for Made 11, Design & Craft Fair, Brighton.
October/November 2011 - Selected exhibitor at the Contemporary Glass Society Exhibition, 'On the Brink' at the Belfry Arts Centre, Overstrand, Norfolk.
September/October 2011 - Sculpture in Context, National Botanic Gardens, Dublin. Ireland.
December 2010 - Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
October 2010 - The Great Northern Craft Fair, Spinningfields, Manchester.
July – August 2009 - Reflexivity Exhibition, Cambridge Galleries organized by the Contemporary Glass Society.
May – October 2009 - Art in the Garden exhibition, Hiller House Gardens, Hampshire.
August 2008 - British Glass Biennale, International Festival of Glass, Ruskin Glass Centre. Stourbridge.
July 2008 – Scottish Widows building, Edinburgh. ‘Glass Act’ Exhibtion.
July 2008 - New Designers Exhibition, Islington, London.
December 2007 - Master of Design Exhibition, Edinburgh College of Art.
November 2005 - Christmas Exhibition, ‘Out of the Blue’ Gallery Bath.
August 2005 - Summer Exhibition ‘Where I Fell in Love’ Gallery, Shipston on Stour, Warwickshire.
December 2003 - Solo Exhibition, Bluthner Piano Centre Ltd, Berkley Square, London.
January 2003 - Spring, mixed Exhibition, The Tannery, Willow Street, Llanwrst, Conwy, North Wales.
November 2002 – Christmas mixed Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Wagon Yard, Farnham, Surrey.
July 2002 - 'One Year On' Exhibition, New Designers, Islington, London.
July 2001 - New Designers Exhibition, Islington, London.
June 2001 - Degree Show Exhibition at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College.
Other relevant information:
Summer 2009 - Attended classes at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine USA taking workshops with Susanne Joker Johnsen in Scandanavian techniques and with Marc Petrovic in hot glass sculpting.
June 2009 - February 2011. Member of Commercial Square studios in High Wycombe, a co-operative artist group of 17 studios.
Summers of 2004 – 08 Spent at Dartington Crystal Factory, Devon as part of their designer maker workshop programme by invitation of Hilary Green and Sarah Peterson.
2007 – Assisted Keiko Mukiade with the making of her installation ‘Memory of a Place’ for St Mary’s Church, York.
Member of the Scottish Glass Society