CV

EDUCATION

1996-2000 1st Class honours in BA Design and Applied Arts Edinburgh College of Art

1995-1996 Foundation Portfolio Course Aberdeen College

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - Gallery co-ordinator at Thurso Art Gallery, Thurso library, Thurso

2012-14 Owner of The Black Rock Gallery, Newtonmore, making and selling artwork and jewellery, holding introduction to silversmithing classes and all the day to day running of a successful art gallery.

Workshop tutor for Introduction to Jewellery course Badenoch Learning and Resource Centre, Kingussie

After school Art Group Tutor, Newtonmore Primary,

Artist in Residence and part-time tutor Edinburgh College of Art

Visiting tutor Art Department at Mary Erskines School

Placement as jewellery designer at Manu jewellery, Hameln, Germany

 

EXHIBITIONS and CRAFT FAIRS

Handmade Edinburgh, The Hub (stand M44) 27th-29th October

Inverness Museum and Art Gallery 15th May 10th June

Groundworks Gallery, King's Lynn 11 March 2017 - 1 July 2017

'Made' Exhibition, group exhibition of Caithness contemporary makers 2016

Solo exhibition, 'Drawings in wire' The St Fergus Gallery, Wick 2016

Christmas exhibition at The St Fergus Gallery, Wick 2015

Country Living Spring Fair, London 2012

Forge2, Culworth 2012

Christmas exhibition, Castle Gallery, Inverness 2011

Dance exhibition, Iona Gallery, Kingussie 2011

Winter exhibition, Castle Gallery, Inverness 2011

'In Transit' exhibition Perthshire Visual Arts Forum at the Birnam Arts Centre 2010

'The Mighty and the Midgie' Solo exhibition, Highland Wildlife Park 2009

Victoriana Exhibition, Royal Birmingham Society of Artists 2008

Country Living Fair, Edinburgh as part of HiArts Association 2006

Shop at National Museum of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia March exhibition, 2003

Crafts Council Shop at V&A Dazzle, Glasgow Dazzle, Manchester 2001

Moving Parts exhibition, Leeds Craft Centre and Design Gallery 2001

Ice exhibition, Crafts Council Shop at V&A 2001

Sieraden exhibition, Met Van Reekum Museum, Netherlands 2000

Dazzle, Glasgow, London 2000

Passing Out exhibition, Goldsmiths Hall, London 2000

Christmas exhibition, Collins Gallery, Glasgow 2000

Dazzle Specials, National Theatre, London 2000

International Graduates exhibition Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen 2000

New Graduates exhibition (life drawings), Compass Gallery, Glasgow 2000

New Designers, Islington, London 2000

 

AWARDS

2016 Highlands and Islands Visual Arts and Craft award

2011 Best Artist, Country Living Magazine Kitchen Table Talent Awards

2000 Helen A. Rose Bequest for distinguished work in final year

1999 Kirk Inches Bursary Award

 

RETAIL OUTLETS

Groundworks Gallery, Kings Lynn

Castle Gallery, Inverness

Caithness Horizons, Thurso

Lyth Art Centre, Lyth