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CV

Education

2013                        Experimenting with Dyes, Big Cat Textiles, Newburgh
2009-2011              Evening classes/mentoring with silversmith Bryony Knox
2010-2013              Artist-led workshops with Lucy Casson (recycled tin), Julie Arkell (papier mache), Donya Coward (textile taxidermy)
2009                        Embroiderers’ Guild, Scottish Region Summer School
2001                        Tapestry and Felt Summer School, Leith School of Art
2000                        Evening class in wire sculpture, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop
1998                        Weekend course in mosaics, Stenton
1995-2007              Evening/weekend classes in drawing, screenprinting, fibre sculpture, jewellery, Edinburgh College of Art
1992-3                     Textiles levels 1 & 2, Open College of the Arts

Group exhibitions/Open Studios

2014                        Took part in Open Studios North Fife
2014                        Identity – piecing it together / Frayed Edges, Patriothall Gallery @ WASPS, Edinburgh
2013                        A splash/dash of red, Thomson’s Tower in Dr. Neil’s Garden, Edinburgh
2012                        wabi sabi / Frayed Edges, Patriothall Gallery @ WASPS, Edinburgh
2011                        Poste Restante, An Tobar, Mull
2010                        TEXTiles / Frayed Edges, Patriothall Gallery @ WASPS, Edinburgh
2008                        The Great Exhibition / Frayed Edges, Patriothall Gallery @ WASPS, Edinburgh
2006                        Felt and Nostalgia / Frayed Edges, Patriothall Gallery @ WASPS, Edinburgh

Commissions

2014                        Hockey girl: wall sculpture fashioned out of recycled tins and wire (individual)
2011                        Two name signs for baby twins made out of their formula milk tins (individual)

Talks

2015                        Perth branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild (October)
2014                        Aberdeen South branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild

Groups/Associations

2015                        Co-founded informal arts group in Newburgh
2014                         Joined a-n, The Artists Information Company
2005-present         Member of the exhibiting group Frayed Edges (members include Jeanette Sendler)