Education and Professional Development

September 2010 – 2015, Bath Spa University, Ba Creative Arts, 1st Class Honours

Sept 2008 – July 2010, Filton College, ABC level 3 Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art, Design and Media – Merit

Sept 2006 – May 2008, Gloucester and Cheltenham College, City and Guilds, Level 3 in Design and Constructed Textiles

Exhibitions and Shows

November 28th to December 22nd, 2018 ‘Extremely Textiles’, Black Swan Arts Centre, Frome.

June 12th to August 19th, 2018 – ‘The 250th Summer Exhibition’, The Royal Academy, Burlington House.

October 4th to 13th Nov 2017 – ‘Shiftworks’ Columbia College, Chicago.

November Nov 12th, 2016 to Jan 8th, 2017 – ‘Shiftworks’ National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford.

June 8th to July 11th, 2016 – ‘Newarke’, Newark Park, National Trust, Gloucestershire.

November 24th to 27th 2015 – Graduate Showcase, Knit and Stitch, Harrogate.

September 2015 – Portal, Llantarnam Grange Art Centre, Cwmbran, Wales.

July 2015 – Best of the Best, Art in Action, Oxford.

June 2015 – New Designers, Business design Centre, London.

March – June 2015 – Drawn, The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

July 2014 – Best of the Best, Art in Action, Oxford.

July 2013 – Best of the Best, Art in Action, Oxford.

March 23rd to June 2nd, 2013 – Drawn, The Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.

Competitions and Awards

2018 – Selected for ‘The 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition’.

2015 – Selected for ‘Graduate Showcase’, by the Embroiderers Guild.

2014 – Awarded ‘Outstanding Student Award for Degree Show’, Bath Spa University, Bath

2013 – Awarded ‘The Bristol Scholarship Award for Students’, Drawn, RWA, Bristol


June 2018 – ‘The Bristol 2 Litre Engine’ purchased by a private buyer at ‘The Royal Academy’s 250th Summer Exhibition’.

August 2016 – ‘A Bar of Drinking Chocolate’ purchased for the ‘Diana Springall Embroidery Collection’.


Embroidery ‘The Textile Magazine’ (January/February issue, 2019) ‘Drawn to Thread’.

Sevedge  ‘The Fabric of Your Life’, guest blog post (August 18 2018) ‘A Couple on the Tube’.

Embroidery  ‘The Textile Art Magazine’ (September/October issue, 2014) ‘Machine Art’.

Art-related Employment

July 2016 – National Centre for Craft and Design, Sleaford. Workshop ‘Make a Shift Dress in a Day’.

2009 to 2016 – Art in Action, Waterperry Gardens, Oxford. During this annual celebration, artists and craftsmen practice openly demonstrating their skills and discussing their work. Since 2009, I have participated in this event by teaching Silk Painting and Marbling in the Practical Classes.

Other Employment

1986 to present day, North Bristol NHS Trust. Registered Midwife.