EDUCATION & AWARDS
2016 – 2017 Nordic culture point, awarded grant in support of Nordic sound art London
2015 Awarded Arts Council Norway grant in support of ‘Music Box’ Kraft exhibition
2014 Winner of the Norwegian Association for Arts & Crafts (NK) Student Prize
2012 – 2014 Nordic Sound Art, KUNO joint study programme, Diploma
2012 – 2014 Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Master in Fine Art
2004 – 2007 Camberwell College of Arts BA (Hons) Sculpture (1st Class Honours)
2003 – 2004 Newcastle College Foundation Studies (Art & Design) BTEC Diploma with merit
ART EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES
2017 Summer – upcoming June 16-18 E17 Arts Trail, City Studios Walthamstow
2017 Autumn – upcoming exhibition with Nordic sound art group, London
2016 Vestry house museum, Love the lea, London
2015 Neu/Now Art Basel, Campus of the Arts, Basel, Switzerland
2015 reFMRL, project initiated by Daniela Cascella, Café Oto and Hardy Tree Gallery, London
2015 Music Box, solo exhibition, Kraft, Bergen, Norway
2015 Continuum, Nordic Sound Art, Skånes konstförening, Malmo, Sweden
2014 Ung. Lovende (Young.Promising) Punkt Ø, Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
2014 Writing Sound 2, project initiated by Daniela Cascella, Lydgalleriet, Bergen, Norway.
2014 NEUNOW 2014, nominated by Brandon LaBelle, Reid Gallery, Glasgow School of Art, UK
2014 In a heartbeat, Gamelan Room, Occasion Festival, Newcastle
2014 Nordic Sound Art Exhibition, Umeå Academy of Fine Art, Sweden
2014 Plane Chant, Evading the 7 Nails, solo show presented by Ytter, Bergen, Norway
2014 MEAGHEA SKKLL rKGM MAH TNCA, MA exhibition, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway
2014 Spiral Pulse Sequence, Galleri Fisk, Bergen, Norway
2013 8th Floor, Kalfarlien 18, Bergen, Norway
2013 Resonant Bodies symposium exhibition, ICI (Institute for Cultural Inquiry), Berlin
2013 Dupla-Boca, Galeria Candido Portinari, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2013 Bontelabo, MA 1 show, Bergen, Norway
2013 Double-Mouth, USF, Bergen, Norway
2012 Sculptural, Coombe Trenchard, Devon
2012 Point of Touch, Kingsgate Gallery, London
2011 Young Artist of the Year, Biscuit Factory, Newcastle
2011 Now We Do Shellac, Sassoon Gallery, London
2011 Performance in Finale:Parade, The Pedestrians exhibition by Charles Atlas, Mika Tajima & New Humans, South London Gallery, London
2011 Throwing Voices, Camberwell Space, Camberwell College of Arts, London
2010 Figurehead, solo show and residency, Field project space, The Bunhouse/Area 10, London
2010 Viewfinders, Parlour Studios, London
2010 Peer 6: Film screening, ‘The Assistant’ project, Bearspace, London
2010 ArtEvict, Lift n’ Hoist, London
2010 Field project space, Artist in Residence, Area 10, London
2009 Field of Sets Pt III – Complement, Field, Peckham Multistory car park, London
2009 EEC Performance Platform 2009, Queen Mary University, London
2009 Transition, touring exhibition Exeter Castle/Bargehouse, Southbank, London
2008 Southwark Playhouse Secrets, Southwark Playhouse, London
2008 Electric Blue, Bargehouse, Southbank, London
2007 Audiovision, Elektrowerks, Angel, London
2010 Introduction to board membership
2010 NVQ Culture and Heritage
2009 Mac ‘One to One’ personalised computer training programme
2005 Music Leader North East Project Management Course
2005 Emergency Aid at Work (Appointed Person)
2016 – current School Direct teacher training, TES institute. Placement schools Heathcote School and Science College, Burnt Mill Academy Trust.
2003 – current Self-employed Artist, London, national and international.
– Making artwork, participating in exhibitions, administrating and promoting these events.
2010 – current Director AA2A Ltd
– Increased responsibility for the development of the AA2A organisation and the Artists Access to Art Colleges project. Assisting in the development of a business plan and funding applications.
2010 – 2016 AA2A National Coordinator, AA2A, London (2009 – 10 Administrator) – Responsibilities include : principle contact for artists, digital advice, newsletters and training for artists, management of Dotbiz networking site, updating main website, managing data, liaising with webmanager, chairing Directors meetings, minute taking, preparing and presenting material for AA2A’s annual Briefing and Feedback day in London.
2003 – current Self-employed Community workshop leader, London.
– Freelance work as a community artist, musician and workshop leader. Devising and running workshops in a variety of different settings over the last 10 years and also running more regular singing groups. In recent years I’ve set up my own choir, focusing on acapella singing, pop-up performances particularly in an art gallery or alternative settings. Examples include: Camberwell Arts Festival, the South London Gallery, Southbank centre, Festival Hall and the Union Chapel.
2012 – 14 Lecture and Outreach group, Bergen Academy of Art & Design, Norway.
– During my MA course, as part of a team of four MA students, organising a series of guest lectures and tutorials by international artists, arranging dates, flights, accommodation, and managing the budget we had for this as well as securing extra funding from external sources. We went on to organise a programme of events running alongside the MA exhibition at Bergen Kunsthall including 14 guest led tours, and subsequently creating a recordings archive.
Summer 2013 Launch Event Producer, Borealis Contemporary Music Festival, London.- Liaising between Borealis festival staff and the commissioned artist in the development of an Augmented Reality walk through central London as part of the launch event for Borealis festival. Recruiting and training a group of volunteers to guide the audience.
2007 – 11 Art and Design Technician, St Francis Xavier 6th Form College, Clapham. Supporting BTEC and 6th Form students, managing departments orders and individual staff members budget, installing final exhibition.
2007 – 10 Assistant to silversmith Ndidi Ekubia, Cockpit Arts Studio, Deptford.
Assistant to silversmith, working on hand raised silver vessels, assisting in cutting metal, hammering and finishing. Exhibiting the work at trade fairs and handling sales.
2006 Assistant to sculptor, Jeff Lowe, London
2003 – 04 Community Music Traineeship/Apprenticeship, The Sage Gateshead.