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EDUCATION/ TRAINING

2021 - Present

Royal School of Needlework

Certificate in Technical Hand Embroidery                                                                    

1996 – 1999

Nottingham Trent University                                                                                         

BA (Hons) Graphic Design

1995 – 1996

Kingston University, Faculty of Art and Design                                                           

BTEC Diploma Foundation Course in Art and Design

 

CPD COURSES

Tambour Beading  - Textiles and Creative Machine Embroidery - Oil Painting Workshop - Leather Craftwork for Beginners - Desktop Publishing and Web Production - Tapestry - Life Drawing & Painting - Hand and Machine Embroidery - Jewellery: Form and Construction - Experimental Jewellery - Creative Craft Skills (Metal Craft) - Introduction to Repeat Printing - Black and White Photography - Fabric Printing - Fabric Screen Printing - Introduction to Leather Accessories - Fashion Management Business - Soft Bags - Creative Textiles Workshop - Womenswear Beginners Pattern Cutting

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2022

Stories 02 with Artcan - Kroll News Building - London - UK

Atelier Beside the Sea - Brighton - UK

Kingdom Animalia with Exhibizone - Virtual Exhibition

John Lewis with QEST: Platinum Jubilee Showcase - London - UK

Bath Society of Artists 117th Annual Exhibition - Bath - UK                                            

The Wild Collective with Thrown Contemporary - Omved Gardens - London - UK                       

Artefact with QEST - Design Centre Chelsea Harbour - London - UK                                                                                

Fluid - Espacio Gallery - London - UK                                                                 

Flora Flora - Fronteer Gallery - Sheffield - UK                                                               

Eye of the Beholder with ArtCan - 508 Gallery - London - UK                                      

Fortnum & Mason with QEST: The Art of Exceptional - London - UK

Contemporary Textiles Fair - Landmark Arts Centre - Teddington - UK          

The Broderers’ Exhibition: The Art of Embroidery - Bankside Gallery - London - UK            

Winter with ArtCan - Kingsgate Project Space - London - UK                                                                            

2021

Verdant with ArtCan - Virtual Exhibition                                                             

Explorers Against Extinction - The Oxo Tower - London - UK

Decorex with Design Nation - Olympia - London - UK   

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition - Royal Academy of Arts - London - UK

The Makers Market - The Royal Exchange - London - UK                                                                     

2020

Design Nation - Oxo Tower Wharf - London - UK                                           

Decorex with Design Nation - Virtual Show                                                                                        

Top Drawer Craft with Design Nation - Olympia - London - UK                                                            

Strawberry Hill House Christmas Festival with The DecorCafe - Twickenham - UK

2019

Decorex - Olympia - London - UK                                                                                                  

MAKE Festival - Watts Gallery - Compton - UK

ICFF with British European Design Group - New York - USA                

London Craft Week, with Design Nation - Bargehouse Oxo Tower - London - UK    

Midcentury Modern - Dulwich College - London - UK    

2017                                    

Cockpit Arts Open Studio - Deptford - London - UK       

2016

Top Drawer Spotted - Olympia - London - UK                 

One Year One at New Designers - Business Design Centre - London - UK

 

AWARDS

2022

Runner up in the Bath Society of Artists public choice award

2021

QEST Finnis Scott Foundation Scholarship

2020

Emergency Response Fund Art Council Grant                        

 

AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

QEST                                                                                                                                   

ArtCan                                                                                                                    

Visual Artists Association                                                                                                

Heritage Crafts Association                                                                                            

Design Nation                                                                                                                   

Crafts Council Directory                                                                                                  

London Creative Network Cockpit Arts

 

PRESS

2022

The Epoch Times, Patiently ‘Painting with Thread’ by Lorraine Ferrier

2020

Henley-on-Thames Life & Marlow, Black & White Botanical with Susannah Weiland Collections

Exclusive Home Worldwide Magazine, Grandmillennial style

Your Home Magazine, 2 of the Best Retro Chairs

The Telegraph Magazine, Stylish Buys

The Ideal Home and Garden

2019

Town and Country Magazine, The Women Celebrating Nature with Bold Botanical Creations by Charlotte Brook.