Art CV

Education

2018, Arts Award Advisor – Discovery & Explore, Curious Minds

2015, Education and Training NVQ Level 3, WLCT

2014, Art History BA (Hons), The Open University

2007, Art and Design (Fine Arts) Certificate of Higher Education, The University of Bolton

Exhibitions, Curation, Interactive Projects & Workshops

    • 2021

      May

      • Light, Online Exhibition, @CrossStreetArts Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
      • Wildlife Diary Online Video, part of Wigan STEAM’s Seedlings Project

      March

      • I am a Thinking Machine project, online workshops with Wigan STEAM

      February

      • Hybrids Online Exhibition, @CrossStreetArts Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
    • 2020

      April – December

      • A Series of Online Exhibitions: Inside, Space, Fragments, Beginning and End @CrossStreetArts Instagram, Facebook and Twitter

      March

      February

      • Recycled Material and Paper Birds Workshops, The Fire Within

    • 2019

      November

      • Colour in Absence Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish
      • Love is a Rebellious Bird Exhibition, The Fire Within, The Galleries, Wigan

      July

      • Twenty Years Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish

      March

      • Became a Digital Her Real Role Model with Manchester Digital since 2019. The Digital Her programme encourages girls to engage with STEM-related subjects and to explore the careers available in digital and tech.

    • 2018

      December

      • The Deconstructed Cross Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish

      October

      • Lead Coordinator and Curator, Light Night Wigan & Leigh – two festivals of digital art and light across town centre spaces, Wigan and Leigh

      September

      • Founded Artist Discussion – A peer support online group for Artists of all creative backgrounds.
      • Paper Flowers, Large Paper Flowers Installation for Food Fest on the Square, The Galleries Shopping Centre, Wigan
      • Curator, Make It Yourself Exhibition, Wigan Library, Leigh Library and Cross Street Arts, Wigan

      April

      • Paper Flowers and Zoetrope Workshop, Wigan STEAM, Wigan
      • Florum Machina: Solo Exhibition, Wigan STEAM, Wigan
      • Objectivity Works, Online Artist Project (Instagram)
      • Intoline Exhibition, The Old Courts, Wigan

      March

      • BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) Art Installations and Music Evening, The Old Courts, Wigan
    • 2017

      2017 – 2018

      • Coordinator and Facilitator, Fun Palaces! Series of Workshops with Community Partners, Wigan Library, Wigan
      • Coordinator and Facilitator, Series of Digital Creativity workshops: Digi & Create Days, Family Digital Session, Robots!, Introduction to Digital Creativity, Locations across Wigan Libraries, Wigan Youth Zone, Wigan
      • Coordinator and Facilitator, Mobile and Tablet Photography for Beginners workshops, Locations across Wigan Libraries, Wigan

      December

      • Coordinator and Facilitator, Coding Unplugged for Early Year, Wigan Libraries, Wigan
      • Open Studios and Associates Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish

      October

      • Satanic Panic Exhibition, The Old Courts, Wigan
      • Introduction to 3D Printing Workshops, Locations across Wigan Libraries, Wigan

      July

      • Cross Street Arts at The Atkinson Exhibition, Southport
      • Artist and Curator, Art & Science Exhibition, Shevington Village Art Gallery, Shevington

      May

      • BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer) Art Installations and Music Evening, The Old Courts, Wigan

      April

      • Glitch: The Aesthetics of Failure Exhibition, The Old Courts, Wigan
      • Facilitator and Organiser, Animated Clay Stories workshops, Wigan Libraries, Wigan
      • Facilitator and Organiser, Pixel Art workshops, Wigan Libraries, Wigan
      • Placement V Process Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish and The Old Courts, Wigan

      January

      • Live video-mixing to music, McMahonland, Cross Street Arts, Standish
    • 2016

      2016 – 2019

      • D:Circus Digital Art Project Coordinator, D:Circus Digital Art Project; a two-year programme funded by Arts Council England and Wigan Libraries & The Museum of Wigan Life. The project explored the world of digital creativity and artistic expression, through a myriad of enriching, high-quality and innovative digital art experiences. The project was predominantly delivered within inclusive library settings and utilising the rich tapestry of artistic talent and cultural partnerships found in Wigan Borough and surrounding areas.
      • Artist, Curator and Coordinator, Museums at Night, The Museum of Wigan Life, Wigan

      December

      • Open Studios and Associates Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish

      September

      • Wigan Arts Festival Exhibition, The Old Courts, Wigan

      August

      • VS Exhibition, New Art Spaces, Bolton

      April

      • MIGRATE Exhibition, Cross Street Arts, Standish

      March

    • 2015

      2015 – 2016

      • Workshop Facilitator, ‘Pi in Space’, project to launch high altitude balloon into near space, Marsh Green Primary School and Meadowbank Primary School, Wigan

      October

      • Coordinator and Facilitator, Synaesthesia, Audio/Visual Chaos workshops, Wigan Youth Zone, Wigan and Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
    • 2006 – 2014

      2013 – 2017

      • Coordinator and Facilitator, GOFest, Digital Festival, Wigan Library, Wigan
      • Coordinator, Artist and Facilitator, Alternative Story Telling Project and Exhibition, working with Teenagers and Young Adults, Wigan Teen Library, Wigan

      2013 – 2014

      • Club Coordinator and Facilitator, ScribbleBugs Art Club for Primary School aged Children, Wigan Library, Wigan
      • Coordinator and Facilitator, LOLmageddon, Creative Sessions for Teenagers and Young Adults, Wigan Teen Library, Wigan

      December 2013

      • Peter Rabbit Winter Grotto Installation, Wigan Library, Wigan

      December 2012

      • Gruffalo Winter Grotto Installation, Wigan Library, Wigan

      October 2011

      • The Open Exhibition, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh

      2008 – 2020

      • Artist, Coordinator, Activities Facilitator and Supporter, Wigan Libraries Annual Summer Reading Challenge for Children, Wigan

      2008 – 2017

      • Coordinator and Facilitator, National Play Day Craft and Activities for Wigan Libraries, Locations across Wigan

      May 2006

      • 39 Degrees North Exhibition, 45 Mosley Street, Manchester