Work & Experience:
2021-2023 – Photographer/Educator freelance contract with Beaford Arts project ‘A Voice to Tell our Story‘; based in Primary Schools and working alongside a filmmaker, storyteller and fine artist.
2019 to present – Committee member and Website Officer for The Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography.
August 2018 to 2020 – freelance Cultural Heritage Photographer for ArtUK.
November 2016 to July 2018, freelance contract with Beaford Arts to digitise 10,000 monochrome 35mm negatives by James Ravilious and Roger Deakins.
From 2009 to current, Full-time Artist, including: deliverer of photographic workshops and training (various orgs) documentary and artistic photography for Beaford Arts
2005 to current, member then committee member and publicity officer for North Devon Arts and active member of Devon ArtsCulture; Founder and Membership Secretary for Bideford Bay Creatives.
Official Photographer for Bideford Folk Festival, North Devon Folk Festival and Theatre Fest, Barnstaple (part of the North Devon Festival)
1999 – 2003 Committee member & treasurer of Open Spaces Open Places (OSOP), Northampton.
From 1989 to 2009, Freelance Editorial Photographer and educator.
12 Years full-time teaching at Northampton College, Photography all levels.
1 years teaching exchange at a Palo Verde High School, Tucson AZ, USA.
2 years 0.6 North Devon College coordinating and teaching A Level photography. Various digital camera and PhotoShop workshops.
BTEC ND Graphic Design / BTEC HND Photography / Teaching Certificate FE
October 2013 – Photographer in Residence, Baring Gould Festival, Okehampton
June 2009 – residency at Broomhill Sculpture Park, part of Art Trek
June 2000 – May ‘01, Arts Council Year of the Artist Award; National Forest, Leices
August 2019-March 2020 – Research/Artwork commission based on newspaper balance washers discovered in 1860 Erard grand piano – R Franklin, Texas
July 2013 – commission for a new large scale image for JD Wetherspoon
2012 – Store Guru – remade wall sized print of Maiden’s Retreat for Refresh Café in Oxford and of Kipling’s Playground for Howards Café, Bognor Regis
2008 – Wren Music an ‘arts’ documenter of the ReCyc Junk Band project ‘River Taw from Moor to Shore’
October – December 2009 – commission for exhibition at Boston Tea Party by Beaford Arts inspired by the Beaford Old Archive
September 2015 – Solo show, Sock Gallery, Loughborough Town Hall
August/September 2015 – Culture Show, Bideford. Production and installation of a
large (12’x5’) Public Art in Jubilee Square, Bideford
Summer 2015 – Solo, North Devon Shipwrecks, Susie’s Tearoom, Appledore
August 2014 – Solo, Ghost Cards & What Lies Beneath, St Annes, Barnstaple
June/July 2014 – Westward Ho! and Bideford Arts Society, Burton Gallery, Bideford
September 2013 – Café Culture at Dare County Arts Council Gallery, Manteo NC
March-April 2013 – Sea Caves, Shipwrecks and the Rocky Shore– Landmark, Ilfracombe
July/August 2012 – Real Food Café, Exeter ‘Graveyard of the Atlantic’
July 2012 – Bideford: Postcard from Manteo, multimedia installation with Sadie Green
April–June 2012 – North Carolina Aquarium, Manteo NC, USA: solo installation ‘Great Britain’s Graveyard of the Atlantic’
March/April 2012 – solo show Ghost Cards at North Devon and Barnstaple Museum
September and October 2011 – ‘Ghost Cards’ BBC Culture Show, Bideford
June 2011 – Organised and exhibited in Bideford / Manteo Postcard Exchange: Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, and Dare County Arts Gallery, Manteo, North Carolina USA
Summer 2011 – Solo show – Schooner’s café, Appledore, North Devon
May/June 2010 Appledore Arts Festival – solo exhibition and workshop
October 2009 – 3 solo shows as part of Culture Show, Bideford
September 2009 – Solo Show – Tavistock Wharf, Tavistock
August 2008 – selected artist, Hatherleigh Festival
July/August 2008 – Solo Show – Queens Theatre, Barnstaple
May 2008 – organized and showed in NDA gallery/shop, Appledore Arts Festival
May 2008 – Three Person Show – Trelawney Garden Centre, Barnstaple
July/August 2007 – Group Show – NE by SW, the Art Works gallery, Newcastle
March/April 2007 – Solo Show – Images from Within, Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe
January/February 2007 – Selected for the North Devon Contemporary Open Arts Exhibition, North Devon and Barnstaple Museum, Barnstaple, Devon.
2005 – Solo Show ‘Until Now’, Praxis, Bideford
2004 – Solo show as part of studio tours & group show at Metronome Gallery and DownTown arts festival – Tucson Arizona.
1998 – 2001 Triptych solo show toured – South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell; Roadmender Arts Centre, Northampton; The Custard Factory, Birmingham; Windsor Arts Centre; The Castle, Wellingborough.
From 1997-2002 installations for Open Studios in Northamptonshire
1996 Arts Council funded four person show ‘Another Place’, Roadmender Northants.
1993 Arts Council funded solo show ‘Living Colour’ at Derngate Theatre, Northampton