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Born London, 1973. Currently living and working in the North West of England



Education
 
1996 ___BA Hons Constructed Textiles, Middlesex University, London
1993 ___Foundation Diploma Art & Design, Barnet College, London




Awards

2017 ___Arts Council England: Newly commissioned work, 'Points of Juncture', Forty Hall
2016 ___Theo Moorman Trust for Weavers Award: New body of work, Thread Is A Thought
2016 ___Weavers Bazaar Sponsorship Award: New body of work, Thread Is A Though
2015 ___Kate Derum Award: Finalist, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne
2015 ___Weavers Bazaar Sponsorship Award: Fabric Residency, Manchester
2012 ___London Metropolitan Archive Bursary: Keats House Museum Residency
2009 ___Lauderdale House & Gallery, London: Award of One-Man Exhibition
1995 ___Simon Jersey Tapestry Award: Finalist, Award of Commendation




One-Man Exhibitions
 
2017 ___Forthcoming: Points of Juncture, Forty Hall & Estate, London
2016 ___Thread Is A Thought, Various Venues, London, Dublin, Harrogate, touring
2015 ___When Cotton Was King, Fabric Residency, Ardwick Mill, Manchester
2011 ___Self Seeing, An exhibition of recent work, The Stone Space, London
2010 ___Bodylogues, An exhibition of body dialogues, Lauderdale House & Gallery, London
2008 ___My Shadow Sits & Waits for Me, Waterloo Gallery, London
2007 ___Life Force, First One-Man Exhibition, Waterloo Gallery, London




Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 ___Heallreaf 2, Curated by Margaret Jones, The Brick Lane Gallery, London (touring)
2017 ___Heallreaf 2, Curated by Margaret Jones, The Edward James Studios, West Dean College, Chichester (touring)
2017 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, California (touring)
2016 ___Thread Is A Thought, touring with Twisted Thread, Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate
2016 ___Thread Is A Thought, touring with Twisted Thread, Alexandra Palace, London
2016 ___Thread Is A Thought, touring with Twisted Thread, London, Royal Dublin Society, Dublin
2016 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, From Lausanne to Beijing. Guan Shan Yue Art Museum, China (touring)
2016 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, World of Threads, Queen Elizabeth Park Cultural Centre, Canada (touring)
2016 ___London Design Fair, Crafts Council Directory Makers, British Craft Pavilion, London
2016 ___Design Days Dubai, Crafts Council Directory Makers at DDD16, The Venue, Dubai
2016 ___DEBASER, Curated by Cultivate, Basement Space (BSMT), London
2016 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, Craft Council of British Columbia, Canada (touring)
2015 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, Doyle & Margaret Hartman Gallery, Denver, Colorado (touring)
2015 ___Kate Derum Award & Exhibition, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne, Australia
2015 ___Heallreaf, Curated by Margaret Jones, The Edward James Studios, West Dean College, Chichester
2015 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, Centre des Textiles Contemporains de Montréal, Canada (touring)
2015 ___Woven Tapestry, A Group Show, Handweaver's Studio & Gallery, London
2014 ___PLAN.OPEN. Neo Craft, Curated by Nimrod Vardi & Caroline Jane Harris, Arebyte // Arbeit, London
2014 ___le sort, le destin et l’auto-détermination, Curated by Janna Hiemstra, Craft Ontario, Toronto, Canada (touring)
2014 ___Woven Art 14, Curated by Hillu Liebelt, Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate (touring)
2014 ___Woven Art 14, Curated by Hillu Liebelt, Alexandra Palace, London (touring)
2013 ___A Sensitive Art, The Quilt Museum & Gallery, York
2013 ___Hot One Hundred, Curated by Ismail Erbil & Patrick Michalopoulos, Schwartz Gallery, London
2013 ___Summer Exhibition, Zeitgeist Arts Project, Bond House Gallery, London
2013 ___Punk Salon, Curated by Ismail Erbil & Patrick Michalopoulos, Schwartz Gallery, London.
2013 ___Creekside Open, selected by Paul Noble, A.P.T Gallery, London
2013 ___TEN #2, Group Show, Cultivate, Vyner Street, London
2013 ___The Wing Assignment, Final Flight, William Road Gallery, London
2013 ___The Wing Assignment, Wing Asylum, Asylum Gallery, The Chapel, London
2013 ___Share & Exchange, Zeitgeist Arts Project, Bond House Gallery, London
2012 ___Question. Reaction. Examination. Reaction, Curated by Sharon Toval & Nimrod Vardi, Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv
2012 ___De-Construct/Re-Construct/We-Construct, Curated by Sharon Toval & Nimrod Vardi, Arebyte // Arbeit, London
2012 ___Artists' Books, Book Week Scotland, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
2012 ___Wandering Rocks, Curated by Stephen Snoddy, The Stone Space, London
2012 ___The Wing Assignment, Red Bull Studios Gallery, London
2012 ___Figure/Form/Self, Part of Leytonstone Arts Trail, Norlington Road Studios, London
2012 ___Rejected, Curated by Catherine Magnani, A-Side B-Side Gallery, London
2012 ___Fool's Gold, Cultivate, Vyner Street, London
2012 ___Three x Three, Cultivate, Vyner Street, London
2011 ___Art is for Life..., Cultivate, Vyner Street, London
2011 ___Printmakers Council, Group Show, Highgate Gallery, London
2011 ___Drawing Crowds, An Exhibition of Exploratory Drawing, The Stone Space, London
2011 ___Altered State, Part of Leytonstone Arts Trail, Norlington Road Studios, London
2011 ___Printmakers Council, Untitled, Vyner Street Gallery, London
2011 ___Roofraiser // Ten Tracks Event, Various Venues, Edinburgh
2011 ___Woven Threads, Orleans House, Stables Gallery, Richmond, London
2011 ___International Postcard Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham
2011 ___Drawing With Thread, Curated by Kim Gould, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford
2011 ___Printmakers Council, Group Show, The M.P Birla Gallery, London
2010 ___100sqft 5 New Orleans, Arts After Dark Studios, New Orleans
2010 ___100sqft 5 London, Old Cholmeley Boy's Club, London
2010 ___6by4 Secret Postcard Show, Art Space Portsmouth, Portsmouth
2010 ___The Printmakers Council, Out of Print, South Hill Park Arts, Berkshire
2010 ___Holding Time, Curated by Darshana Vora, The M.P. Birla Gallery, London
2009 ___Weaving Within, The Tapestry Studios, Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland
2009 ___Weaving Within, The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling, Scotland
2009 ___Drench/Absorb, Curated by Amelia Francis and Simone Wallace, Oblong Gallery, London




Residencies / Projects

2016 ___Balaclava.Q An International visual art project, presenting a Queer aesthetic
2016 ___Selfies on Slow: A project about self portraits in woven tapestry medium
2015 ___Fabric Residency: Artist in Residence, Ardwick Mill, Manchester
2013 ___Cover Artist in Residence Cover Artist for Yuck 'n Yum Magazine, Dundee
2012 ___The Wing Assignment A project and exhibition curated by &Agency, London
2012 ___MM1 Project and Exhibitions, London & Tel Aviv, Curated by Sharon Toval & Nimrod Vardi
2012 ___Artists Books | Book Week Scotland, Dundee Contemporary Arts
2012 ___Artist in Residence Keats House Museum, London Metropolitan Archive




Publications / Reviews / Text

2017 ___Heallreaf 2, International Woven Tapestry, Exhibition Catalogue
2016 ___Something made by Hand Interview with TextileArtist.Org
2016 ___Thread Is A Thought Exhibition Book
2016 ___Thoughts on Thread essay by Nigel St. Clair Morgan
2016 ___Male / Body / Fiber, Inspirational Plus Issue, by John Hopper
2016 ___Exquisite Artisanship In The Window Feature
2016 ___Theo Moorman Trust for Weavers Award, The Weave Shed
2016 ___The Innate Tendencies of the Human Body, Inspirational Issue 9
2015 ___Kate Derum Award For Small Tapestries Exhibition Catalogue
2015 ___Design & Artists Copyright Society Cos Ahmet talks to DACS on Payback
2015 ___Heallreaf, International Woven Tapestry, Exhibition Catalogue
2015 ___Art as Archaeology Gnome Magazine, Bezalel7 Image Room
2015 ___The Plinth in Art Gnome Magazine, Bezalel7 Image Room
2015 ___Returning to the Material Object, The Tapestry Weaver, Issue 16
2014 ___In Discussion with artist & curator Jane Boyer, Point + Line Platform
2013 ___Cover Artist in Residence: Issues 21 - 24 Yuck 'n Yum Magazine
2012 ___Question.Reaction.Examination.Reaction. MM1 Project Exhibition
2012 ___De-Construct/Re-Construct/We-Construct The New Wolf Review
2012 ___De-Construct/Re-Construct/We-Construct a-n Interface Review
2012 ___MM1 British-Israeli Project Part 2 Tel Aviv, Exhibition Catalogue
2012 ___MM1 British-Israeli Project Part 1, London, Exhibition Catalogue
2012 ___Keats Anthology, London Metropolitan Archive Publications
2012 ___Stitching Pictures, A&C Black, Bloomsbury Publishing, London
2012 ___The Wing Assignment Project, Exhibition Book
2012 ___Do Not Open, A Magazine on Collage, Issue 02
2011 ___The State of Being Erased Måg Magazine, Issue 03
2011 ___Roofraiser // Ten Tracks Exhibition Catalogue
2011 ___Drawing With Thread, Staffordshire Life Magazine, Exhibition Review
2011 ___Drawing Crowds, An Exhibition of Exploratory Drawing, Exhibition Catalogue
2010 ___Holding Time Curated by Darshana Vora, Exhibition Catalogue
2010 ___Curator, Rebecca Wilson's Saatchi Top Ten: Saatchi Magazine
2010 ___Bodylogues One-Man Exhibition, Gay Times Magazine Feature
2009 ___Playing To Win Article, a-n Magazine September Issue
2008 ___My Shadow Sits and Waits for Me a-n Interface Review
2007 ___Life Force (First One-Man) a-n Interface Review
2007 ___Life Force (First One-Man) a-n Interface Review



Member
 
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Work in Collections
 
Harwood Bauhofer Apex (UK)
Art Beat Public Art Collection (UK)
Wellhouse Trust Arts Projects (UK)
Other private collections in the UK, America, Greece, Israel & The Netherlands