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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

 

TRAINING

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)

 

EMPLOYMENT

 

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.