Date and Place of Birth: 1975 Sheffield U.K


Lives and Works in East Sussex


Qualifications & Training:

01-03 MA Textiles, Royal College of Art, London

97-00 BA (Hons) Art & Design, Bradford College of Art and Design


Solo Exhibitions:

21 'Into the Dark Woods', Long and Ryle Gallery, London

18 ‘Forests, Folk Tales and the Sea’, Long and Ryle Gallery, London

15 ‘Dwelling’, Pola Museum Annex, Tokyo

12 ‘Tales from The Enchanted Forest’, Long and Ryle Gallery, London

12 ‘Pretty Maid Ibronka’, Faculty of Fine Arts, Montenegro

11 Bishop Faculty Fellow 2011, ‘Selected Works’, TheCenter for Book Arts, New York

10 ‘Happily Ever After’, Long and Ryle, London

10 ‘Remnants’, The Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, UK                                                                                                                                                  

09 ‘All the Things I love are going to Disintegrate’ The Scottish Gallery’ Edinburgh                                                                                                                                                     


Selected Group Exhibitions:

22 Vituos, Gustav-Lübcke-Musuem, Hamm, Germany

18 The Second Skin. Nature - Clothing, Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany

17 Book Worlds, Museum Sinclair-Haus, Frankfurt, Germany

14 ShowStudio, London

13 Sotheby’s Presents, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

13 Victoriana – The Art of Revival, Guildhall Art Gallery, London

12 The First Cut, Manchester Art Gallery, UK

09 Can Art Save Us? Millennium Gallery, Sheffield                                                             

09 Slash: Paper under the Knife, Museum of Modern Art and Design, New York                                        


Work in Public Collections:

National Art Gallery Cardiff

Palgarve Macmillan Headquarters, London

Sir Kenneth Green Library, Manchester Metropolitan University

The Bronte Parsonage Museum, Haworth, West Yorkshire

Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield

The Burns Museum, Alloway, National Trust Scotland


Projects and Commissions:

19 Peckover House, Art Installation at the National Trust

18 Art Installation, Spinocchia Freund London

18 Art Installation, Hide Restaurant, Mayfair, London

17 Art Installation, Christmas at Chatsworth, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire

16-18 Plumlines,Art Installation at the National Trust, Croome Court, Worcester

13 Curator, Beyond the Book Exhibition, Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey

13 Design for Liberty Art Fabrics, A/W14 Collection, Liberty London

12 Illustrations for The Fairy Tale Princesses for ‘Thames and Hudson’ (Thames and Hudson Books, 2012)   

11 Set Design forThe Snow Queen, Rose Theatre, Kingston Upon Thames


Selected Commercial Projects:

15-17 Campaign for British Airways, Worldwide

11 Campaign for Fairmont Hotels, Worldwide

10 Window Display for Nicole Farhi, London Stores

10 Campaign for Crabtree and Evelyn, Worldwide



12 The Fairy Tale Princesses ‘Thames and Hudson’, Crescer’s Best Children’s Book of 2012

10 Window Display for Nicole Farhi, London Stores,Winner of VM & Display Awards, Best Christmas Window 2011

08 Beringer “Vineyard” Commercial, Voted Best Ad on TV, 2007


Selected Teaching:

16 Putney School of Art and Design, London

12 Faculty of Fine Arts, Montenegro

11 University for the Creative Arts, Canterbury

10 Institute of the Arts, Sheffield Hallam University


Selected Residencies:

05-07 Creative Partnerships Cumbria

04 Craft Scotland


Selected Publications:

13 Victoriana ‘A Miscellany’ by Sonia Solicari

11 Anti-Tales ‘The Uses of Disenchantment’ by Catriona McAra

11 Book Art ‘Iconic Sculptures Made from Books’ by Paul Sloman

09 Slash ‘Paper Under the Knife’ by David Revere McFadden