Born Norwich, England 1989. Currently living and working in Glasgow, Scotland


Artist's Training 

2015 - 2016, Masters of Letters in Fine Art Practice, Distinction, Glasgow School of Art

2007 – 2010, BA (HONS) Fine Art, First Class, Norwich University of the Arts


Solo Exhibitions

2018, Cataclysms, The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford


Group Exhibitions

2019-2020, Utopia, Gracefield Arts Centre, moving to Kirkcudbright Galleries, Dumfries (upcoming)

2019, Time Spent Amongst Trees, Meffan Gallery, Forfar (upcoming)

2019, Palimpest, An Lanntair, Stornoway

2019, Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh    

2018, Reuse, Reinvent, Reimagine, Gallery 23, Endinburgh

2018, our eARTh, Kunsthuis Gallery, York

2018, FRESH, Rural Arts, York 

2018, OPEN, Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Art Scotland Annual exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh

2017, RGI Open Annual Exhibition, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Mitchell Library, Glasgow 

2017, Fields of Wheat, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2017, Open Contemporary Young Artist Award, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

2017, Creative Reactions, Trade Hall, Glasgow

2017, Spring Show, House For An Art Lover, Glasgow

2016, FLY, Visual Art Scotland, RSA, Edinburgh

2016, Originality, Sichuan Academics Creative Art Museum, Chengdu, China  

2016, Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition, RSA, Edinburgh    

2016, Exquisite Corpse, St Andrews Museum, St Andrews

2016, The Shape Of Things To Come (GSA Graduate Degree Show), Tontine, Glasgow 

2016, Constant Cravings, Taidelaboratorio Gallery, Helsinki

2016, A Camel is a Horse, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow

2016, No More, Glasgow School of Art Project Space, Glasgow

2016, Diamonds and Pearls, Glasgow School of Art Project Space, Glasgow

2016, PRIME, Wall Projects, Montrose

2016, OPEN Studios, Glasgow School of Art, Tontine, Glasgow

2016, Contemporary Visitor, Hospitalfields House, Arbroath 

2014, Art of Norwich 38, St Margaret’s Church, Norwich

2014, New English Art Club Annual Open Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London     

2014, Art and Craft Collective, St Margaret’s Church, Norwich        

2014, Anteros Summer Open, Anteros Art Foundation, Norwich  

2014, Wensum Paste-up, St. Stephens Gate Underpass, Norwich 

2012, The Royal Institute of Oil Painters Open Competition, Mall Galleries, London

2010, The National Open Art Competition ChichesterThe Minerva Gallery, Chichester


Residencies, Commissions, Awards and Collections

2018, Cove Park, self-funded residency

2017, Contemporary Young Artist Award (shortlisted), The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle

2017, The Solo Award (longlisted), Cello Factory, London

2017, The Imago Mundi Collection, Scottish Collection, Worldwide

2017, Jerwood Visual Arts Artist Bursary (shortlisted), London

2016, Raiding the Past, Collaborative residency with students from GSA and the Den Hague Academy, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath    

2016, Dumfries House Residency, Royal Drawing School Dimplex Studios, Ayrshire, Scotland

2016, HRH The Prince of Wales Collection, Dumfries House, Ayrshire, Scotland

2015, Two Dragons commissioned for GoGoDragons2015! Art trail, Norwich

2010, Special Commendation, The Bishop's Art Prize, Norwich


Teaching experience

2017, Painting:Methods and Materials Workshop, House For An Art Lover, Glasgow

2017, Drawing Room Workshop, Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

2016, Egg Tempera Talk and Demonstration, St Andrews Museum, St Andrews

2011 - 2015, Drop in and Draw Sessions, Millennium Library, Norwich

2014, BTEC Art and Design Level 2 Diploma Tutor, Wensum Lodge, Norwich


Bibliography and Links

2017-present, Online representation, Singulart,

2018, Feature, Imago Mundi Catalogue

2017, Feature, ArtisTank Catalogue

2017, Feature, EcoTheo Review 

2017, Interview, Young Space:

2017-present, Online representation, New Blood Art,

2015, Norwich Dragon Hunter - Raptors Fire feature:

2015, GoGoDragons raises £370k for charity – and RaptorsFire is one of the best sellers!, Cooks Blinds and Shutters blog:

2015, Iceni Magazine, Issue 27, Raptors Fire feature

2014, Cities of Stories, online feature, Norwich Writers Centre

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