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I make pictures and objects from fabric. My subject matter is varied, but usually figurative and conversational. My work incorporates language and explores the relationship between fabrics, design and words and thoughts.

After an Art Foundation course in Leamington Spa, I read English and Drama at Exeter University. I then studied under Percy (Margaret) Harris on the Motley Postgraduate Theatre Design Course at the Almeida Islington, London and subsequently, after 5 years of theatre design work, taught English and drama at the Grey Coat Hospital School in Westminster, London.

In 2006 I came to Bristol and, in addition to some free-lance interior design consultancy ,  have been working as a professional textile artist. I work from my studio built in 2009 by John Tinney.


July 2008- Sept 2008 show at SlimbridgeWWT

June 2009 Contemporary Craft Fair at Bovey Tracey

Winner of Liberty fabric prize April 2009

June 2009- April 2010 Feature artist for CellMark (Sweden) 2008

July 2009 Quilt exhibited at the Design Museum Gothenburg Sweden in CellMark 25 years of artist collaboration exhibition (photograph above)

Oct/ Nov 2009 RWA Autumn Exhibition - Fan selected Button Phobia III selected

Oct 2009 Sustain - group show at The Space in Stroud

Jan/ Feb 2010 Button Phobia show at Harvey Nichols Bristol

June/ Aug 2010 Mona Bismarck Foundation Avenue de New York,  Paris work contributing to the show: Boutons, artistic, historical and cultural phenomena  

June 2010 The Contemporary Craft  Fair Bovey Tracey

October 2010 Sustain at The Space in Stroud

December 2010 group show at Centrespace Bristol

April 2011 Spine at Bristol Old Vic  April 2011 in tandem with Frankenspine by Theatre Damfino

Oct/Nov 2011 RWA Autumn Exhibiton- Tsunami 11/03/11 selected

November 2011 Spine at The Hip Gallery Southmead Hospital

January 2012 Spine at Bristol Old Vic in tandem with Mayday Mayday by Theatre Damfino

March - June 2013 Unintended Consequences  solo show at Touchstones Rochdale 

Oct 2013 Source film and promotional video for Table of Delights byTheatre Damfino at Bristol Old Vic

2014/15  a series of private quilt commissions 

Oct 2015 Promotional film for Little Table of Delights by Theatre Damfino for BOV and tour

July- Dec 2015 A Few Words - commission exploring organ donation for Southmead Hospital

June 2017 Holburne Museum Bath with Royal High School commission to create an artwork reflecting 6th formers' thoughts about leaving school inspired by the museum's recent acquisition of the portrait of Arthur Atherley by Thomas Lawrence

Sept/ Oct  2017 - Colour- Mapping Japan WBAT series of pictures charting a journey through Japan through colour combinations

March 2018 - Consigned to Women's Hands - group show of contemporary textile artists Council House, Bristol

June 2018 - Soundscape  planets series

Sept 2018 - March 2019 The Space Between an exploration of landscape and memory

March 2019 Bath Art Fair

May 2019 NSAT The Space Between

June 2019 selected for Identity by Handmade in Britain and exhibiting at Ashmoleon 13-16th June and Handmade Oxord (Waterperry Gardens) 26-29th June from the series Places I have been from Clothes I have worn

August 2019 working with The Gardener’s Lodge group at the Holburne Museum in Bath

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the space between

Places I have been from clothes I have worn