Education

 

2017-2021 Loughborough University – practice led PhD in Fine Art 

1985-1988 Norwich School of Art – BA (Hons) Fine Art – Painting  

 

Exhibitions and Residencies

 

2021 Too Young to Fruit – wevet_projects, Coachwerks studios, Brighton – group show

2020 Vicarious Transmissions – continuing online collaboration between 6 Bristol artists

2020 Lust for Life – Stokes Croft Gallery, Bristol – solo show2020 Beep Painting Prize – Swansea – group show

2019 Exeter Contemporary Open – Phoenix Gallery, Exeter Phoenix, Exeter – group show

2019 Creative Reactions – Bristol – group show

2018 Pavilion of Painting – Bath – group show

2016 It’s Offal – Arthouse 1 – poetry commission

2016 The Long Gallery, Newcastle University – solo show

2016 Bloodaxe Archive Artist in Residence – Newcastle University 

2015 Test Space Open – Spike Island, Bristol – group show

2015 Noisome Thoughts – Function Room, Bath –group show

2014 Screaming Steel – Hatton Gallery, Newcastle

2013 A night, a day, and another night – Bucca Gallery, Newlyn – group show

2012 Crash Open – Charlie Dutton Gallery, London – group show

2012 As much as it needs, as little as it takes – MotorcadeFlashparade, Bristol – group show

2012 Threadneedle Prize – London – group show

2011 Threadneedle Prize – London – group show

2011 Inside Out – Royal West of England Academy, Bristol – group show

2010 The Signature of All Things I Am Here to Read – Arnolfini, Bristol – group show

2009 Silly Things – Fold Gallery – poetry commission

2008 Revolver/Touchpaper – 7 Coinage Street, Penzance – group show 

2003 Jerwood Drawing Prize – Jerwood Centre, London – group show

1998, 1999, 2002-2007 – Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. Royal Academy of Art, London

 

Publications

 

The Echoing Gallery: Bristol Poets and Art in the City – Redcliffe Press Ltd 2013

Best British Poetry 2013 (Salt Publishing)

Identity Parade – New British and Irish Poetry  – Bloodaxe Books 2010

Poetry Archive 2009 – https://poetryarchive.org/

A Republic of Linen – Bloodaxe Books 2009

 

Awards

 

2020 Arts Council England DYCP Grant ­

2020 Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Trust Grant

2015 The Society of Authors – The Authors’ Foundation Grant 

2006 New Writing Ventures Award