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

  • 2020

    April – Present

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

    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
  • 2018

    2018 – 2020

    • Founder and Facilitator, ‘Artist Discussion’, Peer support group for artists of all backgrounds, Various locations and online, Wigan

    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

    • 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, Arts Council England and Wigan Council, Wigan Libraries, Wigan
    • 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
  • 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
  • 2014

    2014 – 2017

    • Coordinator and Facilitator, GOFest, Digital Festival, Wigan Library, Wigan
  • 2013

    2013 – 2017

    • 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

    • Peter Rabbit Winter Grotto Installation, Wigan Library, Wigan
  • 2012

    December

    • Gruffalo Winter Grotto Installation, Wigan Library, Wigan
  • 2011

    October

    • The Open Exhibition, Turnpike Gallery, Leigh
  • 2008

    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
  • 2006

    May

    • 39 Degrees North Exhibition, 45 Mosley Street, Manchester