2008 - 2018     PhD Arts Practice, University of Plymouth 

2004 - 2006     MA Contemporary Art and Music, Oxford Brookes University 

1991 - 1995      BA (Hons) Applied Arts, University of Derby 


Artists Workshops  

Oct 2021              The Clay Ball, Newton Abbot Library

May - Sep 2019  Wild Clay Wednesdays, Stover Country Park

June 2018           Wild Clay in the Classroom, University of Plymouth 

2013 - 2015         Clay Collective, Spacex Gallery, Exeter 

Feb 2014             Crafty Social, Spacex Gallery, Exeter 

Aug 2013            Clay Play, Spacex Gallery, Exeter 

Aug 2013            August Atelier, Spacex Gallery, Exeter 

Oct 2012             Clay Tablets (The Big Draw) Spacex Gallery, Exeter 

2009 - 2012        Clay Day (Annual workshop) Decoy Country Park, Newton Abbot


Events and Exhibitions 

Sep 2018           Whitegold Festival of Clay, St Austell, Cornwall 

2018 - 2019      Recovering Drowned Clay, Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum, 

                            St Austell, Cornwall ​

Oct 2017            PhD Viva Exhibition, University of Plymouth  

April 2017          Ecologies Expo 17, (Research Exhibition)University of Plymouth  

Dec 2015           Clay Bellows, University of Plymouth 

Nov 2013           Blinded by Clay, University of Plymouth 

May 2013          Conscious Clay, University of Plymouth 

Jan/Feb 2013  Behind the Mask, Birdwood House, Totnes 

Dec 2012           Behind the Mask, Meadowbrook Centre, Dartington 

Sep 2012           The Living Figurine, University College Falmouth 

March 2012       Manifestations of Place, University of Plymouth 

Feb 2010           Finding Place, University of Plymouth 

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PhD Thesis

The States and Status of Clay: Material, Metamorphic and Metaphorical Values.

Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10026.1/11639