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Awards

  • 2014 Bohusläns Stone Scholarship, KKV, Bohuslän, Sweden
  • 2013 AA2A, Derby University
  • 2007 Brian Mercer Scholarship, Fondazione Sem, Pietrasanta, Italy
  • 2002 AA2A, Derby University
  • 2000 Arts Council England; Year of the Artist Award

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2017 What the Artist Saw, MOCA, London and New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester. KKV, Bohuslän, Sweden
  • 2016 OnForm, Asthall Manor, Oxfordsire. Burghley House Sculpture Garden, Lincolnshire. KKV, Bohuslän, Sweden
  • 2015 Uddenskulptur 2015 Jubileum, Udden, Hunnebostrand, Sweden. ‘Funny Ha Ha’, Burghley, Lincolnshire
  • 2014 Sculpture in the Garden, University of Leicester. ‘A Creative Consensus’, Derby University
  • 2013/14 Burghley House Sculpture Garden, Lincolnshire. The Bowes Museum, Teesdale
  • 2012 ‘Flora and Fauna’, Burghley, Lincolnshire. ‘A Question of Sport’, Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London
  • 2011 Royal British Society of Sculptors, Pietrasanta, Italy. Sculpture at The Grove, Hertfordshire. Woburn Artbeat,
  • Bedfordshire. ‘A Decade of Sculpture in the Garden’, Harold Martin Botanical Gardens, University of Leicester
  • 2010 ‘Elemental’, Friar Gate Studios, Derby
  • 2009 ‘Art Contact – Sculpture 2009’, Cambridge
  • 2008 ‘Pride’, Clifford Chance, Canary Wharf, London. Royal British Society of Sculptors, London
  • 2006/7 Touring Exhibition of 2006 Symposium, Volterra, Italy
  • 2005 ‘Steel and Stone’, Ipswich. ‘33’, Doncaster
  • 2003 ‘Art Auction’, The Ashbourne Gallery, Derbyshire. ‘CONNECT’, The City Gallery, Leicester.
  • ‘4AA2A’, Banks Mill, Derby
  • 2001 ‘Breaking the Barriers’, Usher Gallery, Lincoln. ‘Paper, Stone’, The Point, Doncaster
  • 2000 ‘Reminds me of my Friend’, Wysing Arts, Cambridge.

Symposia

  • 2013 ‘Response to Landscape’, Bowes Museum, Teesdale, UK; lead sculptor
  • 2012 ‘Facets of Stone’, Teesdale, UK
  • 2009 International Sculpture Symposium, IUCAA, Pune, India
  • 2006 International Sculpture Symposium, Global Stone, Volterra, Italy

Commissions; Public and Corporate

  • 2017 Durham County Council
  • 2017 Waldorf Astoria, Bangkok
  • 2011 MoD, Northwood Headquarters, Middlesex
  • 2008 Persimmon and Continuum Arts, Port Marine, Bristol
  • 2004 Cunard Shipping Company, London
  • 2003 RNIB Vocational College, Loughborough
  • 2002 The Bedford Design Group, Bedford
  • 2000 Express by Holiday Inn, Poole
  • 1999 The Earth Centre, Yorkshire. Northcliffe School, Doncaster. George Farrar, Birchover. Twin Interiors, Chesterfield

Media and Publications

  • 2013 Radio Teesdale
  • 2004 BBC Radio Derby
  • 2001 BBC Radio 4. The Times Educational Supplement

Presentations

  • 2014 Gerlesborgsskolan Art School, Sweden
  • 2012/13 The Stone Festival, Teesdale
  • 2009 Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, Pune, India
  • 2008 Royal British Society of Sculptors, London. Brian Mercer Charitable Trust, Blackburn
  • 2007 Fondazione Sem, Pietrasanta, Italy
  • 2003 Leicester City Gallery, Leicester. Doncaster Art Club, Doncaster

Memberships

  • 2014 Elected Fellow, Royal British Society of Sculptors (FRBS)
  • 2012- 16 Council Member; Royal British Society of Sculptors
  • 2013- 15 Selection Panel Member, Brian Mercer Bronze Scholarship; Royal British Society of Sculptors
  • 2011- 12 Exhibitions Committee Member; Royal British Society of Sculptors
  • 2008 – 11 Selection Panel Member, Brian Mercer Stone Scholarship; Royal British Society of Sculptors
  • 2003 Elected Member, Royal British Society of Sculptors (MRBS)

Education

  • 2007 Brian Mercer Scholarship at Fondazione Sem, Pietrasanta, Italy
  • 2006 to 08 Mentee of Helaine Blumenfeld, OBE
  • 2003 Post Graduate Certificate in Arts Practice, University of Derby
  • 1997 Art and Design Foundation, Doncaster Art College
  • 1992 Open College of the Arts – Sculpture, Barnsley
  • 1982 B.Ed Honours, Sheffield

Teaching

  • 2014 Visiting Lecturer, Loughborough School of Arts, Loughborough University
  • 2010 -14 Lecturer, Derby College
  • 1984- 93 Teacher, Head of Department and Advisory Teacher, South Yorkshire