BIOGRAPHY

Born 1970, St Helens, UK
1999-2001 MA Fine Art, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
1993-96 BA (Hons) Fine Art, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool
Lives in Berlin, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
A stitch in time’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2012

‘Neverland’, Secondhome Projects, Berlin, Germany
2006
‘Wonderland06’, Glow, NewcastleGateshead Initiative Winter Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne
Flatland’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Wonderland05’, National Glass Centre, Sunderland
2005
‘Billboard’, HIT Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2004
‘Interlace’, Globe City Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Arts Council England Plasma Screen Programme, Newcastle upon Tyne
2003
‘Claire Davies’, Sketch Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2013

‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
2009

A room inside them’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘The New Omega Workshops’, September, Berlin, Germany
‘Rotate’, Contemporary Art Society, London
2008
‘Permission to stay’, Globe City Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2007
Vane Shorts 3’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2006
‘LED Curtain’, Winter Gardens, Sunderland and National Glass Centre, Sunderland
‘Disorient’, Globe City Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2005
‘Disorient’, HIT Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
‘Borealis’, Flowers East Gallery, London
‘IBCA International Biennale of Contemporary Art’, National Gallery in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic
2004
‘PILOT1’, Old Limehouse Townhall, London
2002-03
‘The Big M’, touring mobile video screening, Isis Arts, Newcastle upon Tyne
2001-03
‘UNCUT’, ICA, London
2002
‘Living Proof’, Princess Square, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Memento’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2001-02
‘VideoROM’, Museo Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy, Gallery of Modern Art, Bergamo, Italy, Gian Carla Zanutti Gallery, Milan, Italy, Toit du Monde Gallery, Vevey, Switzerland, ‘Valencia Biennale’, Valencia, Spain
2001
‘Beck’s Futures’, ICA, London, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, Sotheby’s, New York, USA, Blue Coat Gallery, Liverpool, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
‘Fresh Art Fair’, Business Design Centre, London
‘Pure’, Globe Gallery, North Shields

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2008
Proposal Commission, Commissions North, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
2007
Lead Artist, North Shore Development, Stockton-on-Tees
2006-07
Exchange Residency, Berlin, Germany, Arts Council England, North East
2006
Commission, Glow, NewcastleGateshead Initiative Winter Festival, Newcastle upon Tyne
Commission, AV06 Festival, National Glass Centre, Sunderland
Grants to individuals, Arts Council England, North East
2005-06
Residency, Advanced Materials Research Institute (AMRI), Northumbria University, Arts & Business, Newcastle City Council, Newcastle upon Tyne
2005
Artist in Residence, Marden High School, North Shields
2003-05
Freelance Artist, Education Team, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
2004
Artist in Residence, Dukes Middle School, Alnwick, Isis Arts, Newcastle upon Tyne
Artist in Residence, Globe City Gallery, Arts & Business, Arts Council England, North East
Grants to individuals, Arts Council England, North East
2003
Artist in Residence, The Forge Agency, Durham, Creative Partnerships and One NorthEast, Newcastle upon Tyne Commission, Sketch, London
2002
North East Graduate Placement Bursary, Mere Mortals Post Production Animation House, Arts Council England, North East
2001
Travel and Training Grant, Northern Arts Board
Student Film and Video Award, Beck’s Futures

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
Subversive Stitches’, essay, Paul Usherwood, Vane
‘A stitch in time’, preview, Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide (Manchester), 13-19 April
‘A stitch in time’, preview, The Crack (Newcastle upon Tyne), April
‘A stitch in time’, preview, NE1 Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), 3-17 April
2009
‘Rotate’, review, Martin Herbert, Time Out (London), 3 September
2007
Flatland’, essay, Alex Hodby, Vane
2006
‘Glow’ brochure, NewcastleGateshead Initiative Winter Festival (Newcastle upon Tyne), December
‘Shiny Happy People’, review, Lyn Gardner, The Guardian (Manchester), 21 November
AVFestival06, ‘Lifelike’ brochure, www.avfest.co.uk (Newcastle upon Tyne), March
Culture Magazine, The Journal (Newcastle upon Tyne), February
2005
Review, Paul O’Kane, a-n Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), September
2004
‘PILOT1’, Ele Carpenter, www.pilotlondon.org
Review, Amy Judd, Metro Newspaper (London), May
Review, David Whetstone, The Journal (Newcastle upon Tyne),
27 May
2001
‘Class of 2001’, Lucy Spriggs, ArtReview (London), June
‘Beck’s Futures’, Louise Jury, The Independent (London), April
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