I am a painter and mixed media artist, working from my studio at Portland Works in Sheffield.  I have many years’ experience working with adults and children within schools and community settings and I teach ESOL and Art to adults who speak English as a second language.


1990-1993  Sheffield Hallam University BA (hons) Combined and Media Arts

1989-90 Foundation in Fine Art, London College of Printing

Group Exhibitons

2016 International Festival for business, Liverpool

2016 Art in the Gardens.  The Botanical Gardens , Sheffield

2016 Open up Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

2016 Irish Connections, Old Market Gallery, South Yorkshire.

2015 Open up Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

2010 Alchemy Heartbeat Gallery, The Orchard Centre Sheffield

2010 Portland Works, Bank Street Arts, Sheffield

2010 Irish Connections, The Workstation, Sheffield

2010 The Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

2007 Open up Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

2006 HOST06 Art Fair, Northlight Gallery Huddersfield

2002 Abstraction and decay , The Tin Drum Café Brighton

1999 Network Gallery touring Exhibition.  The Visual Arts Trust Shrewsbury

1999 Portfolio Showcase, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham

1994 Signals Changing, Huddersfield Art Gallery and Mappin Art Gallery

Web Articles

2016:  Signs of an Open City.


2007:  The Last Mile to develop a website and marketing material. Granted by Inspiral

2006:  Travelled to Somaliland.  Funded by MAMA East African Women’s Project

1998:  Arts Portfolio Award.  Granted by West Midlands Arts

1997:  Arts for everyone: Granted by Yorkshire Arts

1996:  Digital Imagery Award.  Granted by Yorkshire Arts

1995:   Kala Vasudha Arts residency:  Granted by The Nehru Centre and Yorkshire and Humberside Arts.