Significant Figures: remembrance through making. Oxmarket Gallery, Chichester
Willow to Wire, Horsham Museum & Art Gallery
elements: wood metal, Gallery 57, Arundel, West Sussex.
Basketry: function and ornament. Ruthin Craft Centre.
MADE: folding, bending, weaving, twisting. Qube Gallery, Oswestry.
Summer Show 2016: Weave, The Makers Guild in Wales, Craft in the Bay
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
The Costume and Textile Association for Norfolk Museums Geoffrey Squire Memorial Exhibition and Competition ‘Silvery Threads’, Norwich Cathedral
Worshipful Company of Basketmakers Exhibition, Guildhall Library, London
Light, Line and Form with Debbie Forsdyke and Sarah Sepe, Steyning Museum
Basketry Exhibition, Stella Harding, Mary Crabb and Maggie Smith, New Ashgate Gallery, FarnhamBasketry Arts Useful & Beautiful, The Apricot Gallery, The Rag Factory, London
Precious Reclaiming Art and Craft
Hove Museum & Art Gallery
Platform Gallery, Clitheroe
Winchester Discovery Centre
Harley Gallery, Worksop
West Dean College, New Tutors Exhibition
ArtCraftDesign Dialogue, Christine Walker Gallery
Brighton Fringe Festival and Steyning Festival, Cow Shed Studios
World Basketry, Pinolere Cultural Association
Grace Barrand Design Centre
Horsham Museum & Art Gallery
Museum of Basketry, Juan González Fariña, Pinolere Cultural Association
craft&design Selected Silver Award 2016: Specialist Media
Highly Commended – Class A awarded by The Society of Model & Experimental Engineers
Second Prize – Three Dimensional Items, Geoffrey Squire Memorial Competition ‘Silvery Threads’
craft&design Selected Finalist 2013: Specialist Media
Finalist of Best Basket of the Year Competition 2010 organised by The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers
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
Yeoman Member of The Worshipful Company of Basketmakers
The Basketmakers’ Association
Education and Professional Development
Accreditation for Practical Solutions for Dyscalculia provided by The British Dyslexia Association
British Dyslexia Association – Identifying Dyscalculia, Supporting Students with Dyscalculia
Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, West Dean College
Crafts Council Emerging Makers Development Programme, Contemporary Basketry
Basketry: Imbenge technique using telephone wire, Ann Nazareth, City Lit
Rediscovery of Basketmaking, ‘East Weaves West’, Hisako Sekijima, Quay Arts Centre
Short courses in photography, silversmithing and jewellery, West Dean College
Soft Textile Basketry, Mary Butcher, West Dean College
Basketry short courses, Jackie Binns and Mary Butcher
B Ed (Honours): Middle Age Range, Maths,
West Sussex Institute of Higher Education, an accredited college of the University of Southampton
Basketmaker, working as part of the group for Forces In Translation; a collaborative project with a focus on Basketry, Maths and Anthropology. Funded by Royal Society/Apex.
Workshop provider. Knowing From the Inside Project. Anthropology of Geometry Workshop II, Aberdeen University.
Role of basketry practitioner. Tinkering with Curves, Basketry, Geometry and Anthropology event, supported by the Knowing From the Inside Project, University of Aberdeen, and University of St Andrews Impact Fund.
Workshop Provider for Weaving Stories event. UH Arts, School of Creative Arts, University of Hertfordshire.
Workshop provider. Made: folding, bending, weaving, twisting. Qube, Oswestry. Arts Council funded project.
Speaker, Intertwined – Maths and Making. Woven Communities 2 Symposium, St. Andrew’s University.
Speaker and exhibitor. Everyday Lives in War: Basketry Then and Now, Basketmaking in Castle Donington and the East Midlands. Funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
2016 – 2017
Basketry Researcher for Basketry Then and Now. University of Hertfordshire. A community engagement project, through the Everyday Lives in War Centre, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
Maths Support Teacher, West Sussex
Short Course Basketry Tutor, West Dean College
Tutor for West Sussex Able Pupil Programme
Teaching curriculum based, creative maths and art sessions for pupil enrichment
Artist, contemporary basketmaker and Tutor
1:1 Maths tutor KS2,3,4 and A Level
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
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.