2008. M.A Fine Art, University of Lincoln
2006 B.A Fine Art and Contemporary Craft (1st Class Hons.)
1998 City and Guilds D32/33 Award
1993 Licentiateship of City and Guilds of London Institute
1987 City and Guilds Further Education Teacher’s Certificate (Distinction)
Plus a range of qualifications in person centred counselling, including RSA Counselling skills and University Certificate in Counselling.
Currently working for The national Centre for Social Research
2006 -2010 Lecturer in Critical Studies on the BA Hons. Fine and Applied Art Programme at Grimsby Institute.
2003 -2008 External moderator for Open College Network
2000-2003 Community Artist –Artlandish Community Arts
1996 -2000 Full time lecturer and programme manager (creative studies co-ordinator) Grimsby Institute.
1983-1996 Extensive teaching experience at Grimsby Institute and North Lindsey College including Course Leader BTEC 1st Diploma in Design and BTEC 1st Diploma in Performing Arts.
2006 ‘Entities’ The Collection, Lincoln
2015 'Easterlies -East Coast 7', Grimsby Heritage Centre.
2015 'Time, Tide and Beyond', The Embassy Gallery, Skegness
2015 'Time, Tide and Beyond', The Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln
2015 'Easterlies - East Coast 7', The Collection, Lincoln
2014 East Coast 7, 0 Degrees Festival, Park Gallery, Louth
2014 East Coast 7, The Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby
2013 Time, Tide and Beyond, East Coast 7, The Steel Rooms, Brigg
2013 Arrival –East Coast 7 , Grimsby Minster
2010 ‘OPEM’ East Midlands Open Exhibition, The Collection, Lincoln
2008 ‘Discomfort’ Greestone Gallery, Lincoln
2006 Grimsby School of Art Retrospective, Grimsby
2006 ‘The Moving Gallery’, Lincoln
2006 Degree Show, Greestone Gallery, Lincoln
2006 ‘Tick in the Box’ Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln
2005 ‘Issues of Representation’ University of Lincoln
2004 ‘Connecting Spaces’, Greestone Gallery, Lincoln
2003 ‘Artlandish and Friends’ Central Library, Grimsby
2002 ‘Artlandish’ Muriel Barker Gallery, Grimsby.
Skills and Experience:
Development and co-ordination of a large FE programme
Course writing for F.E programmes
Report writing (moderation reports and course leader annual reports)
Budget management and marketing experience
Developing and overseeing quality assurance for a large department.
Liaising with, and running art projects for community groups
Liaising with local authorities and other funding bodies
Other involvements (voluntary work):
Formerly Parish Councillor – New Waltham Parish Council
Bereavement Counsellor – Cruse Bereavement Care