Artist CV

EDUCATION

Glasgow School of Art - BA (Hons) Degree in Fine Art Photography and Film (June 2018)

Manchester School of Art - Masters by Research (practice based) - Tracing the social contract - the role of photography in socially engaged practice (completing September 2018)

EXHIBITIONS & RESIDENCIES

August 2018
Border Bound residency

Selected as the 2918 English artist for the Studio Boat project, supported by Arts Council Wales

April 2018
Bathroom Darkroom

Group exhibition at Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Curated by Rachel Burns

January – March 2018
Ferry Folk

Cross site exhibition at Museum of Liverpool & Open Eye Gallery commissioned by Merseytravel and supported by Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England

January 2018
Present and Continuous

Collaborative project exhibition with local Over60s group, Many Hands Craft Collective, at Manchester Craft and Design Centre (Manchester), This exhibition is part of a current research project with Manchester School of Art – exploring the role of photography in socially engaged practice.

August – November 2017
Mersey Ferries Residency

Artist in residence with the Mersey ferries and surrounding Pier Head community, Liverpool. Commissioned and in partnership with Mersey travel and Museum of Liverpool. 

September 2017
Politics of Paradise

Group exhibition for the inaugural show at Paradise Works Artist studio and gallery space, Salford

July 2017
Nothing Abandoned
Group exhibition at Irwell House (now Paradise Works), as part of Manifest programme 2017

August 2016 – Current
Digital Ambassadors

Photographer in residence for social history and digital Over60s programme, in collaboration with FACT (Foundation For Art and Creative Technology) and supported by HOP (Happy Older People’s Network), Open Culture Liverpool.

October 2016
Record, Archive, Rewind & With Love from Co-op, Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Artist Studios and project space, Manchester

October 2015
Familiar series, Rogue Open Studios, Rogue Artist Studios and project space, Manchester

June - July 2014, Artist in residence as part of Common Ground Collective garden residency programme with Victoria Square Housing Association (with Claire Tindale and showcased at Northern Art Carbooty 2014)

October 2012, Common Ground Collective, Collaborative residency, Rogue Project Space,
Manchester. This project is supported by Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts.

August - October 2012, Artefacts of Failure, Group exhibition, QUAD gallery, Derby

June 2012, Cultivation Field Group exhibition Curated by Kate Corder, University of Reading, Reading

March - May 2012, Knitterfeed with artist Jenny Steele, programmer Tom Kinniburgh and Cross Acres Community Centre - collaborative residency and live art event, Handmade, Future Everything Festival 

Summer 2011 – September 2013 residency and long term UK social documentary project ‘Environmental Hubs/ Allotment Politics’, Exhibition, publication and artist residency on allotment site. This project is supported by Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts.

June – July 2011
User Generated Content, Collaborative project and exhibition with Jenny Steele, MadLab, Manchester, curated by Rose Barraclough and Taneesha Ahmed (Blank media collective).

March 2011, Artist in residence for sound artist and composer Daniele Ledda, responding to “Six memos for the Next Millenium” by Italo Calvanio, various locations in Manchester.

June - July 2009, This Land Is Your Land, Group exhibition, CCA (Centre for Contemporary Art), Glasgow.
Part of artist residency with Drummore Primary School, Drumpchapel

January  – June 2009, Artist in residence at Drummore Primary School, working on sensory garden project with SEN group and Hazelwood SEN School developing photography projects for young people with visual impairments.

Degree Show June 2008,
'The Things after the Physics’, Mackintosh Building, Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow.

July - August 2007,
'Triptych; Place, Person, Memory', East Gate Theatre, Peebles, Scotland.