• Education and Qualifications

    PGCert in Creative Education HE, UCA 2019
    MA Drawing, Wimbledon College of Arts, 2013
    BA (Hons.) (First Class) Fine Art, Surrey Institute of Art and Design, 2002
    BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy, Coventry University, 1993

    Awards and Membership

    Nominated for Drawing Room Bursary Award (2017) - by Joanne Bushnell
    Nominated for Max Mara Art Prize for Women (2016) - by Alison Wilding
    Jerwood Drawing Prize 2014 - First Prize
    Member of Drawing Connections

    Selected Exhibitions and Performances

    Acts of Resistance, groving, Bury St Edmunds, August 2019
    Under a Canopy, Leith Hill Place, National Trust, Surrey, July 2019
    Speaking for the Community, Fratton Festival of Light, Portsmouth December 2018
    The Calling, Boxhill, Surrey September 2018
    Surrey Unearthed, Leith Hill Place, Surrey July 2018
    Sounds from a Shallow Sea, Audio Walk, Surrey Unearthed 2018-9
    m2@15 Group Show, APT Gallery, London May 2018
    A Many Sided Thing, Wimbledon Space, UAL October 2017
    Spiky Black, Netpark, Chalkwell Park, Southend on Sea June 2017-present
    35 & counting, Aspex, Portsmouth 2 February - 12 March 2017
    Pitch, (solo show) m2 Gallery, Peckham 2016
    Emergency, Aspex, Portsmouth 2015
    We All Draw: thinking drawings, Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London 2015
    Art Language Location, Cambridge 2015 (performance)
    The JHB Archive 23/1961 or 28/1961, Birmingham Open Media, 2015
    Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London, 2015
    Hardwick Gallery (solo show) University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, 2014
    Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, Southwark, 2014 (then touring)
    Final Show, Wimbledon Space, 2013
    Contemporary Life Drawing, Pop Up Show, 2013
    Drawing Show, National Gallery, 2013
    Stuff on Walls, Centre for Drawing, Wimbledon College of Arts, 2011
    Streets Alive, Bristol, 2002
    James Hockey Gallery, Farnham, 2002

    Residencies & Residentials

    Residential Workshop with David Toop, Wysing Arts Centre, December 2016
    Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award Artist in Residence 2016 at Aspex, Portsmouth
    grove, Bury St Edmunds, June 2015
    Drawn on Site, Pop Up Residency, Dorking, 2013

    Collaborations, Broadcasts, Interviews, Talks, Tutoring and Public Events

    2019 Sounds from a Shallow Sea broadcast on Resonance FM
    2019 Collaborating with Lottie Child for Creative Studio Collective at Wooden House
    2018 Interview with Sian Hutchings for Dominant Eye Podcast Series
    2018 Borealis Radio Space, Bergen, Norway
    2017 Pop Up Drawing Event and Talk at Dorking Radical Film Festival's screening of The Seasons in Quincy - Four Portraits of John Berger
    2017 Spiky Black broadcast on Resonance FM
    2017 Spiky Black Talk with Amanda Loomes at Chalkwell Park
    2016 Visiting Tutor at Bournemouth Arts University
    2016/7 Collaboration with Amanda Loomes on Spiky Black: A digital audio work hosted by Metal Southend
    2016/17 Visiting Tutor for MA Drawing at Wimbledon College of Arts
    2015 Presented the 'Trailblazer Awards' at Big Draw Awards Ceremony, London
    2014 Discussion Event with Jack Southern, Hardwick Gallery, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham
    2014 BA Drawing (UAL) Students Talk with Anne-Marie Creamer, Jerwood Space
    2014 MA Drawing (UAL) Students Talk with Tania Kovats, Jerwood Space
    2014 Gallery Floor Talk with Paul Morris, Jerwood Drawing Prize
    2014 Lottie Child on What can drawing be?
    2014, Mary Branson-Clark on Houses of Parliament Residency.
    2014, Ackroyd and Harvey on Lens on Life
    2013-4, Conducted Drawing Attitude Interviews with Professor Stephen Farthing (Chair of Drawing UAL), Kelly Chorpening, Anne Brodie, Jordan Baseman, Angela Kingston, Michael Ginsborg, Amanda Loomes, Ackroyd and Harvey, Alison Wilding and Cornelia Parker.


    2015/16/17 Drawing Workshop with Sight for Surrey
    2014- present Stimulating Visual Arts Course at The Wellbeing Centre, Ewell
    2014 Drawing Workshop at HMP Send
    2010-current Contemporary Life Drawing, Dorking
    2004 Artist in Residence, Primary and Secondary Schools, Mole Valley