BIOGRAPHY

Born 1977, Preston, UK
2001-02 MA Fine Art, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
1995-98 BA Hons Fine Art, Falmouth College of Arts, Cornwall
Lives in Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
‘Ornaments’, Gateshead Central Library, Gateshead
2014
Things to think with’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2012
‘Vignette’ (wall-based graphics commission), Project Dandelion, South Wolverhampton & Bilston Academy, Wolverhampton
2010

‘Promenade’, Upper Fusion gallery, The Customs House, South Shields and Sandhaven Beach (site specific work), South Shields
2004
‘Output’, Queen of Hungary, Norwich
2000
‘Antennae’, Newcastle Playhouse Café Bar, Newcastle upon Tyne

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2015
NORTH’, Newcastle Pavilion, Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival, Warrington
‘neo:artprize2015’, neo:gallery27, Bolton
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2014
In and out of windows’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘There are many like it, but this one is yours’, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, USA
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2012

‘Day In, Day Out’, Aid & Abet, Cambridge
‘So Shields’, The Customs House, South Shields
2011
‘Steeling Skies’ (series of 10 painted lampposts), Rednile Projects, Sheffield
‘Fuse Works: Multiples and Editions’, CCSU Art Gallery, New Britain, Connecticut, USA
2009
‘Fuse Works: Multiples and Editions’, The Front Room, Brooklyn, USA
A room inside them’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
Uncommon ground’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2008
‘Coast’, festival of visual arts, Banff and Macduff
2007
Vane Shorts 3’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘CUBE Open’, CUBE, Manchester
2006
‘When We Were Here’, Art Gene, Barrow-in-Furness
Ordinary monuments’ (with Jorn Ebner), Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Lamppost Line’, series of print-based works for public environments, commissioned by SENPAI, Northumberland
2005
‘Traffic Paint’, series of temporary installations in Barking town centre, commissioned by London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
2004
‘Public Park’, A5 leaflet and website commissioned by Creative Partnerships Barnsley, Doncaster & Rotherham
2003
‘Street Selection: Heritage, Residential, Seafront, Urban Centre’, one-day poster truck event, North Shields Fish Quay, commissioned by Northern Print Studio, North Shields
‘Fish Quay Selector Card’, A3 leaflet, commissioned by Northern Print Studio, North Shields
‘Urban Paint Series’, 54 Degrees North Festival of Contemporary Art, Hull
2002
‘Research Room’, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Capital’, installation in Newcastle Central Station, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2001
‘A Perfect World (Once Removed)’, University of Derby
‘A History of The Future’, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2000
‘Window Dressing’, part of Vane2000, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Charity’, part of Vane2000, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Losing The Plot’, part of Vane2000, Holy Jesus Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2015
John Purcell Paper Award, neo:artprize2015, neo:gallery27, Bolton
Longlist, Lumen Prize, Lumen Projects, Cardiff
2013
Lead Artist, New South Glasgow Hospitals Graphics Project, Ginkgo Projects, Glasgow
2009
Residency, South Shields seafront, South Tyneside Council / Grit & Pearl
2005

Studio Residency, Art Gene, Barrow-in-Furness
Arts Council England, North East, Grants for the arts (for Art Gene residency)
2003
RyderHKS architects, postgraduate placement scheme, supported by Arts Council England, North East
2001
Postgraduate Award, Arts & Humanities Research Board
Northern Arts, Individual Artist’s Award

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Things to think (again) with’, essay, Daniel Koczy, Vane
2012
‘So Shields’, catalogue essay, Richard Hollinshead, South Shields Seafront Residencies 2010-12, Pub. Grit & Pearl
2010

Promenade’, preview, Dan Warburton, Journal Live, www.journallive.co.uk (Newcastle upon Tyne), 29 July
2009
‘A room inside them’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 16 July
‘Uncommon ground’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 11 February
2006
Ordinary monuments’, essay, Emma Cocker, Vane
2004
‘Glasgow Weekender’, (author), a-n Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), September
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