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Solo Exhibitions

2018

Significant Figures: remembrance through making. Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester

2012

Willow to Wire, Horsham Museum & Art Gallery

Group Exhibitions

2018

MADE: folding, bending, weaving, twisting. Qube Gallery, Oswestry.

2016

Summer Show 2016: Weave, The Makers Guild in Wales, Craft in the Bay

2015

Inspire: Winter Selling Exhibition, Walford Mill Crafts, Wimbourne, Dorset
Back to the Beach, Worthing Museum & Art Gallery
Beastly Magic, SITselect
Basketry Identity, Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames
Tutor’s Exhibition, West Dean College

2014

The Costume and Textile Association for Norfolk Museums Geoffrey Squire Memorial Exhibition and Competition ‘Silvery Threads’, Norwich Cathedral

2013

Worshipful Company of Basketmakers Exhibition, Guildhall Library, London
Light, Line and Form with Debbie Forsdyke and Sarah Sepe, Steyning Museum

2011

Basketry Exhibition, Stella Harding, Mary Crabb and Maggie Smith, New Ashgate Gallery, FarnhamBasketry Arts Useful & Beautiful, The Apricot Gallery, The Rag Factory, London

2010-11

Precious Reclaiming Art and Craft
Hove Museum & Art Gallery
Platform Gallery, Clitheroe
Banbury Museum
Oriel Wrecsam
Winchester Discovery Centre
Harley Gallery, Worksop

2010

West Dean College, New Tutors Exhibition
ArtCraftDesign Dialogue, Christine Walker Gallery

2009

Brighton Fringe Festival and Steyning Festival, Cow Shed Studios

2008

World Basketry, Pinolere Cultural Association

2007

Grace Barrand Design Centre

Collections

2012

Horsham Museum & Art Gallery

2008

Museum of Basketry, Juan González Fariña, Pinolere Cultural Association

Awards

2016

craft&design Selected Silver Award 2016: Specialist Media

2015

Highly Commended – Class A awarded by The Society of Model & Experimental Engineers

2014

Second Prize – Three Dimensional Items, Geoffrey Squire Memorial Competition ‘Silvery Threads’

2013

craft&design Selected Finalist 2013: Specialist Media

2010

Finalist of Best Basket of the Year Competition 2010 organised by The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers

2008

Third prize for Artistic and Design Basketry. The IV International Traditional and Design Basketry Competition, Pinolere 2008
Bronze medal – Class B awarded by The Society of Model & Experimental Engineers

Professional Membership
Yeoman Member of The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers
The Basketmakers’ Association

Education and Professional Development

2016

Accreditation for Practical Solutions for Dyscalculia provided by The British Dyslexia Association

2015

British Dyslexia Association – Identifying Dyscalculia, Supporting Students with Dyscalculia

2011-13

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, West Dean College

2009

Crafts Council Emerging Makers Development Programme, Contemporary Basketry
Basketry: Imbenge technique using telephone wire, Ann Nazareth, City Lit

2007

Rediscovery of Basketmaking, ‘East Weaves West’, Hisako Sekijima, Quay Arts Centre

2006

Short courses in photography, silversmithing and jewellery, West Dean College

2005

Soft Textile Basketry, Mary Butcher, West Dean College

2000-3

Basketry short courses, Jackie Binns and Mary Butcher

1993

B Ed (Honours): Middle Age Range, Maths,
West Sussex Institute of Higher Education, an accredited college of the University of Southampton

Experience

2018

Made: folding, bending, weaving, twisting. Workshop provider

2017

Woven Communities Symposium 2, St Andrew’s University. Speaker, Basketry and Maths

2016 – 2017

Basketry Researcher for Basketry Then and Now. University of Hertfordshire

2009

Short Course Basketry Tutor, West Dean College

2008

Freelance Contemporary Basketmaker and Tutor

2008

1:1 Maths tutor KS2,3,4 and A Level

2014-15

Maths Support Teacher, West Sussex

2009-11

Tutor for West Sussex Able Pupil Programme
Teaching curriculum based, creative maths and art sessions for pupil enrichment

2002-08

Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, West Sussex
Education Officer. Developing and delivering an education programme for schools and family learning.
Working alongside volunteers and craftspeople to encourage learning through the people, objects, places and skills found at the Museum.
Also providing sessions for West Sussex Able Pupil Programme

1993-06

Teaching in schools in West Sussex
Primary class teacher. Maths and music co-ordinator.
Support and enrichment teacher for maths.
Specialist music and art teacher.