Born in Christchurch, Dorset 1967

Based in Bournemouth, Dorset – AiR Hereford Cathedral & along St Thomas Way, Welsh-English Borderlands 2018-19


2001 – 02
MA in European Fine Art,  Winchester School of Art: UK & Barcelona

1992 – 96
BA (Hons) in Fine Art (1st Class Honours),  University of Plymouth: UK & University of Eastern New Mexico, USA

1990 – 92
Foundation in Visual Arts,  Chelsea School of Art: London, UK

Solo Exhibitions

“The Map of Mundi”, Lighthouse: Poole’s Centre for the Arts, UK
“Re-Making Maps of the Mind: Medieval & Modern Journeys”, St Thomas Way: Touring Exhibition continues:
– Ewenny Priory, Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Wales
– Newport Cathedral, Wales
– Margam Abbey, Wales
– Hereford Cathedral, England

“Re-Making Maps of the Mind: Medieval & Modern Journeys”, St Thomas Way: Swansea – Hereford: Launch Exhibition – Hereford Cathedral, England
“Re-Making Maps of the Mind: Medieval & Modern Journeys”, St Thomas Way: Touring Exhibition:
– St Mary’s Priory, Abergavenny, Wales
– The Holy Trinity Chapel, St Mary’s Collegiate and Parish Church, Swansea, Wales
– St. Illtud’s, Llantwit Major, Glamorgan Heritage Coast, Wales

“Take Me to the River”, Taunton Deane Borough Council, TDBC (artist-in-residence), Arts Taunton: Somerset, UK

“Are We There Yet? Mapping the Labyrinth”, Lighthouse: Poole’s Centre for the Arts, UK

“Autoadhesiva”, Panorama Gallery: Barcelona, Spain

“Oraciones”, Exeter Picture House: Devon, UK

Group Exhibitions & Events

Swansea International Festival, Swansea, Wales, UK
“The Library of Re-Claimed Books”, Wayzgoose Book Fair, Southampton, Hampshire, UK
“St Thomas Way: Swansea – Hereford” launch events, Hereford Cathedral, UK

“Plastic Pathways – Plastic Beach”, collaborative labyrinth, fringe event – part of Arts by the Sea Festival, Bournemouth: Dorset, UK
“Lyngford Park Labyrinth”
co-created with artist Christopher Jelley, as part of ‘Pride in Priorswood’ community festival, Taunton: Somerset, UK
“Longrun Meadow Labyrinth”
co-created with artist Christopher Jelley, part of ‘The Great Get Together’ inspired by Jo Cox MP, Taunton: Somerset, UK
“The Art of Wellbeing”, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth: Dorset, UK

“Beyond the Page”, Bridport Prize ExhibitionBridport Arts Centre: Dorset, UK
“Interrogating Landscapes, the Figure & Materials”, part of Dorset Art Weeks, Durlston Castle: Dorset, UK
“South Central” Launch, Sticks Gallery: Fareham, Hampshire, UK

“Alles Lügen”, Kunstfabrik Schalchen: Salzburg, Austria

Nerja Art Festival, Nerja: Malaga, Spain

Tallers Oberts, Ciutat Vella: Barcelona
“TOP 02”, Tallers Oberts, Poble Nou: Barcelona
“Shortlist”, Can Felipa Centre: Barcelona
“4 x 4”, Panorama Gallery: Barcelona
“Espai Mutant”, Can Felipa Centre: Barcelona

MA Group Show, Panorama Gallery: Barcelona, Spain
Open Studios, Spike Island Artspace: Bristol, UK

Group Show, Spike Island Artspace: Bristol, UK

Open Studios, Spike Island Artspace: Bristol, UK
Art Haven Group Show, The Look Gallery: Exeter, Devon, UK
UK Selected Group Show, Art for Offices: London, UK

“The Spanish Connection”, Thelma Hulbert Gallery: Devon, UK
Honiton Arts Festival, Honiton, Devon, UK
Gidleigh Open House, Open Studios: Dartmoor, Devon, UK

“9-X”, The Tannery Gallery: London, UK
Group Show, John Moore’s Competition, London, UK

“Aspires”, Sherwell Gallery: Plymouth, Devon, UK

Open Studios, Centro Historico: Mexico D.F., Mexico

“Sacred Realities”, ENMU: New Mexico, USA


“Re-Making Maps of the Mind: Medieval & Modern Journeys”, exploring Hereford’s Mappa Mundi @ Hereford Cathedral, Public Engagement with Research in Universities (PERu), University of Southampton, UK

“Take Me to the River”, a walking portrait of Taunton’s green spaces & waterways, part of the ‘Garden Town’ project: TDBC – Taunton Deane Borough Council, Arts Taunton: Somerset


2018 PERu: Public Engagement with Research in Universities, University of Southampton, UK
2015  Arts Council England Grants for the Arts
2001  AHRB: Arts & Humanities Research Board Award
1997  Highly Commended: John Moore’s Prize, UK
1995  Outstanding 2D Student Award: Eastern New Mexico University, USA

Lectures & Talks

“Sir Anthony Caro’s Sea Music: What’s the Big Idea?”, series of informal public talks marking the restoration of Caro’s only public artwork:
Sea Music Project, Culture & Community, Borough of Poole, UK
“From the Light to the Sea…” Artwalk & gallery tour of exhibitions by Sheila Girling & Anthony Caro, Sea Music Project, 
Culture & Community, Borough of Poole, UK

“Meeting Agnes Martin”, Lecture-presentation,
Agnes Martin Centennial program: Harwood Foundation, Taos, New Mexico, USA
“Creativity & Coaching”, Part of discussion panel at one-day conference,
Royal Society of Arts, London

“Meeting Agnes Martin”, Multimedia presentation with art historian Becky Hunter,
‘Performing Art History’ Conference: Courtauld Institute, London, UK


“Mapping the Medieval: Measuring the City” : exploratory workshop, Swansea Museum-St Marys, Swansea International Festival, Swansea, St Thomas Way, UK
“Creative Medieval Mapping: Mappa Mundi & Measuring to the Saint”
 : on-site workshop for adults, Hereford Cathedral, St Thomas Way, UK
“Creative Mapping: In & Around the Cathedral” : on-site exploratory workshop for families, Hereford Cathedral, St Thomas Way, UK

“The Tango of Creativity”: collaboration with, painting, photography & poetry workshops, Assisi, Italy
“Refracted”: exploratory workshops for schools, Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth, UK
“Running the Labyrinth”:  community events & drawing workshops, Taunton, Somerset, UK
“Take Me to the River” : walking city-wide photography-mapping workshops, Taunton, Somerset, UK
“Adventures in Colour”
: exploratory workshops with the collections, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, Bournemouth, UK
“Art & Wellbeing” : workshops for participants with mental health issues, Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum, UK
Arts4Dementia : workshops with curators, Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, UK

“Beyond the Page” : bookmaking gallery workshop for schools, Bridport Arts Centre, UK
“Artists Adventures in Menorca – v2”: 7-day workshop-retreat, Menorca, Spain
“Big Painting” : weekend workshop – collaboration with, Assisi, Italy
“Drawing the Line” : gallery workshop for schools, Poole Museum, UK
“Artists Adventures in Menorca – v1” : 7-day workshop-retreat, Menorca, Spain

“Mapping the Labyrinth”: series of public engagement workshops, Lighthouse Poole, Dorset, UK
“Taking the line for a Walk”: drawing with maps for schools, Lighthouse Poole, UK
“Artists Adventures”: 7-week series of workshops, Highcliffe, Dorset, UK
“Artists Adventures”: 7-week series of workshops, Ringwood, Hampshire, UK

Corporate Collections

FrameStore, London
Soho 601, London