I am interested in exploring ways in which poetic structures can function visually, by balancing and manipulating material qualities and employing a Thinking through Making approach. Objects relate to ritual, ceremony and adornment and these references create a heightened physical awareness of the body. Initially this is communicated through an immediate, intuitive, tactile language. When closely examined they evoke further associations linked to experiences bound by time, sequencing and memory.
Maker’s Eye: Stories of Craft - Crafts Council Gallery
7 July – 9 October 2021
'Maker’s Eye: Stories of Craft is the first exhibition in the new Crafts Council Gallery. It celebrates the breadth, diversity and qualities of craft, and includes numerous craft objects made in the UK over the course of the last 50 years.'
Trading Station - Manchester Art Gallery
14 December 2019 – 31 December 2021
‘Exploring the changing social use of tea, coffee and hot chocolate.’
Included in this exhibition is a commissioned piece I made in response to ‘The Mary Greg Collection’, Manchester Art Gallery.
'Trackways' Arts Council of Wales - Research Project
August 2020 - March 2021
I’m delighted to have received funding from @Arts_Wales_ as part of their stabilisation fund. This will allow me to begin a new period of research into the theme of Trackways, in relation to our perception of time and place.
National Eisteddfod of Wales – Open Exhibition
I’m happy to have been selected for this year’s virtual Eisteddfod - Y Lle celf. I’ll be exhibiting drawings created in response to my ‘Trackways’ project, funded by the Arts Council of Wales. ‘This year saw organisers invite artists to submit their work for the exhibition, with three renowned Welsh experts sifting through the entries and choosing their favourites to be awarded a coveted place within the gallery.'