2009 - 2011 City College Norwich, Diploma in the Life Long Learning Sector
2006 - 2009 Norwich University College of the Arts BA Hons. Visual Studies: Ist
1978 -1985 Enfield County School for Girls
Professional Involvement in Arts Arena:
1987 On-site Excise Officer for Picasso Exhibition, Tate Britain
1988 On-site Excise Officer for Hockney Exhibition: A Retrospective, Tate Britain
Exhibitions & Projects
2009 Graduation Show: BA Hons Visual Studies : Museum of Infinities: Cloud Capture . Winner of Principles award for Outstanding Achievement
2009 July: Accepted on to “Head Space Consulting” Memory project
2009 September: Selected for Norwich Arts Centre “123 Go” Graduate Show
2009 October: Asked to speak and selected as a delegate for the “Artists for Climate
Change” Conference and study days. Initiative and Collaboration of Norfolk County Council, The John Innes Centre & the University of East Anglia
2009 November Selected for The Bristol Gallery “New Contemporaries I” Exhibition
2010 “The Museum of Infinities”, The Forum Feb 15th - 27th 2010 on the Fusion Digital Screen part of the Transformation Fund project “What Next?”
^2010 “The Museum of Infinities” Selected for ongoing display at The Institute of Food Research Feb 2010
2010 Whipperley Infants School, Luton: “Eco Audit” Collaboration with Artist Alison Atkins: Creative Partnership Project
2010 Reepham High School & College “Eco Project”: Artists for Climate Change
2010 Selected for Artist Educator role Sainsbury Centre, UEA Norwich
^2010 Selected for Sainsbury Centre “Culture of the Countryside” project
2010 “Open Studios” Norfolk, exhibition in collaboration with Artist Alison Atkins
2010 Workshop for primary school children: Egyptian Pets: Sainsbury Centre
2010 2 Day Workshop for Secondary School Students: Construction & Teamwork: Sainsbury Centre
^2010 Edith Cavell Sculpture Project: Commissioned by “Arts & Minds” in collaboration with Artist Alison Atkins
2010 1 Day creative workshop with the Norwich School and visiting German Exchange students exploring the benefits of exchange Trips: Sainsbury Centre
2010 “Coast” Arts and Culture Festival for the communities of Cromer and Sherringham “Own the Sky” commissioned workshop in collaboration with artist Alison Atkins
^2010 “In Crops” accepted as Artist Collaborator for design & delivery of new Bio products
2010 “Exploring Ideas & Collaboration” workshop for Professional Artists to network and experience the benefits of collaborative practice. Sainsbury Centre, in conjunction with “Surreal Friends” Exhibition. Collaboration with artist Alison Atkins.
^2010 “Hands: Love & Protection” Exhibited at the Royal College of Midwives Annual Conference in association with SANDS & Bliss
2010 “Hands: Love & Protection” : October 2010 Exhibited at Norwich Cathedral
Supported Norfolk Arts Project Fund, Norwich Cathedral & SANDS
^2011 (Feb) Invited to speak at City College Norwich to FDA Well Being Cohort
2011 (March) Selected and Trained as official Houghton Hall Group Leader
2011 (March) Selected to speak and lead workshop at “Start with the Arts” Seminar to students from throughout the East of England on the work of Community Artists
2011 ( March) Awarded Funding for “Meander” (mobile Arts facility) by Norfolk County Council Arts Project Fund, in collaboration with creative partner Alison Atkins.
^2011 (March) Selected & Awarded The Yorkshire Sculpture Park Bursary in collaboration with creative partner Alison Atkins
2011 (March) Appointed as Artist Educators for Fairhaven Water Gardens Trust.
Current & Future Projects
“Natural Structures” and Investigation into the repetition of form, structure and strata in nature and the geological landscape.
“^Hands: Love & Protection” To be exhibited at the Royal College of Obstetricians
and Gynaecologists’ 2011
Food Treatment: A study of our relationship with food and the organic structure of Fruits and Vegetables
“Where did I go?” (Working Title) in collaboration with Artist, Alison Atkins: A series of activities and artworks exploring the effects of Alzheimer’s and Dementia
“ ^All my lives” (Working Title): A study of the various roles played by women throughout their lives
^October 2010 Volunteer Tutor: Access to the Arts: City College
Working alongside Head of Course supporting students in their investigations and in the development of their individual Art practice.
June 2010 Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts (part of the University of East Anglia): Artist Educator
This is an educational role, designing, creating and delivering workshops for all ages and abilities to encourage exploration of the visual arts and self expression. Class sizes can vary from 10 to 120 and can often involve “whole school/community” activities.
^Nov 2009 HMP Norwich: Art, ICT and Life Skills Tutor (SESSIONAL)
Working as an ICT, Life Skills and Arts teacher requires completely student centred teaching and flexible/diplomatic communication skills. Lessons are modular in format and can range from Level 1 to 3, with several different topics being covered in one class. Dealing with numerous barriers to learning an in-depth understanding of inclusion and differentiation is required.
2004 - 2009 Fox Murphy, Hungate Museum, History of Advertising Trust
During my studies, I worked in a number of contract and volunteer roles using a variety of skills and experience.
1999-2004 MD Tribe Management UK & Tribe Management Qatar
(Partner & Sponsor Sheikh Mohammed bin Khaled bin Ali Al-Thani)
Supply of Film Crew for Film, Television, Pop Promo and Advertising Industry
Peter Martin Prof. Gill Stark
Senior Lecturer BA (Hons.) Visual Studies Dean of Fashion Department