Born: London  1967
Nationality: UK

Training:
2000-1 MA Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, London
1991-2 Assistant in architectural practice: Juan Navarro-Baldeweg, Madrid, Spain
1989–93 Master of Architecture, Yale University School of Architecture, New Haven,  Connecticut, U.S.A.
      
Community work:
2014-18
Committee member of Furzedown Oak Community Project:
Collaborative work on fundraising, publicity, website design and local events.
www.furzedownoak.org

Experience running/co-running workshops:
2018 British Refugee Council and Yale alumni club of London: joint workshop.
2014-16 Regular voluntary work with two groups in Wandsworth, London (a mixture of ages): Furzedown Oak Community Project, and events curated by Mel Barry.
2015 Crisis, Spitalfields, London: led a 2 week collaborative sculpture course at the summer school of this national charity for homeless people.
2008 Art workshops in Hounslow, London. In collaboration with Sameen Damghani and Richmond Housing Partnership, at Butts Farm, Hanworth.        

Exhibiting/events (group exhibitions unless otherwise stated):
        
2018 Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
   
2017 Furzedown Oak Community Project: lead artist on ‘Ghosts of Furzedown’ at the London Festival of Architecture Fringe.
     Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
   
2016 Public creative debate project: Jammart, Gdańsk, Poland: in collaboration with Nicholas Anastopoulos, Culture Action Europe and the Baltic Sea Cultural Centre, Gdańsk, Poland.
     Furzedown Oak Community Project: researched and led an architectural walking tour as part of London Festival of Architecture Fringe.    
    
Chelsea Fringe, Thrive, Battersea Park.
     'Locals’ exhibition and workshop, at Masons Arms and at Magic Garden, Battersea, Wandsworth Fringe Arts Festival.

     Creative Exploration, work from Crisis summer school at Travelling Through, Waterloo.
     Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
       
2015 ‘Move’ exhibition curated by Mel Barry at Masons Arms and Wandsworth Fringe Arts Festival at Magic Garden, Battersea
     Force of Nature, Menier Gallery
    
Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
       
2014 ‘Move’ exhibition curated by Mel Barry at Doodle Bar, Battersea, and at Impact Hub, Kings Cross.
      Wandsworth Fringe Arts Festival: ‘Move’ exhibition at Hebe Foundation, and Furzedown Oak Project exhibition at Sprout Arts.
      Faites Vos Jeux, Material Matters, Time=Change, Wind, Wood and Water: 4 group shows at Espacio Gallery, London.
      Evocative, In With The New, Time=Change: 3 group shows at Menier Gallery, London.
      Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
       
2013  Campo Minado, Santos, Brazil
      Elements of Art, Espacio Gallery, London
      Feltham Library, Hounslow, solo display of public art proposal for Butts Farm.
      Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
       
2012  Merton Arts Trail, ACAVA Open Studios
       
2011  Arts St George’s, Sculpture Show, Tooting        
      Wimbledon Art Studios, Open Studios, May and November
       
2006  draw_drawing_2, The Foundry, Shoreditch, London
2005  Chiswick House Arts Festival, London
      Solo Show, The Light Gallery, London
2003  Slipstream Art Open Studios at the Pavilion, Chiswick
      The Hot House, Kew
      Primrose Hill Gallery
       
2002  Pavilion Studios ‘The Launch’, Chiswick
      Diesel House Studios Xmas Open, Brentford
2001  MA Degree Show
       
1998  Solo Show, Addison Ross Gallery, London
       
1995  King’s Cross Arts Depot, London, solo foyer exhibition

Residency:   
2004  Achill Heinrich Böll Cottage, Co. Mayo, Ireland
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