Education

 

2000-2004

The City Lit, City and Guilds Basketry Part I and II

1998

London Guildhall University, City and Guilds, Silversmithing

1993-1996

Camberwell College of Arts, BA Joint Honours, Metalwork and Art History

 

Exhibitions

 

2020

Volume 50: Chronicling Fiber Art for Three Decades, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, USA

Lookout: European Basketry Exhibition, Museu de la Pauma, Spain

2019

Basketry: Function & Ornament, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, Denbighshire

2018

Blue/Green: color/code/context, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, U.S.A

2017

Still Crazy After All These Years...30 years in art, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, U.S.A

2015

Excellence in Fibers, Juried print exhibition, Fiber Art Now

Influence and Evolution, browngrotta arts, SOFA, Chicago

Influence and Evolution, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, U.S.A

2014

Vivace, Gravelly Barn, Braughing, Herts

Flow, River & Rowing Museum, Henley on Thames

2013

Travelling Lines, The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Basketry and Beyond Festival, Dartington, Devon

Soundweaves, Didcot Showcase, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

Amulets, Wardown Park Museum, Luton

2012

Dulwich Festival, Artists' Open House, Dulwich, London

13 Amulets, Petrie Museum, London

Basketry Exhibition, Art Hub Gallery, London

2011

Basketry Arts Useful and Beautiful, Apricot Gallery, London

2009

What's it for? Woodstock, Oxford

2008

Model House, Llantrisant, Wales

Art in the Garden, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire

European Baskets, Touring Exhibition, Crafts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny

2007

New Taditions, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe, Lancashire

East Weaves West: Basketry from Japan & Britain, Collins Gallery, Scotland & other venues in the U.K.and Holland

Art in the Garden, Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Hampshire

Split Ends, Trelowarren Gallery, Helston, Cornwall

Hipotesi Gallery, (Solo Show), Barcelona

Winter Wonders, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, Surrey

Top Dog, Bradford 1 Gallery, Bradford, toured to other U.K venues

Flow Gallery, London

Look What I Found, Lesley Craze Gallery, London

2006

Window Gallery, (Solo Show), Canary Wharf Retail Mall, London

Origin: London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London

Oxfordshire Baskets, Then and Now, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Lesley Craze Gallery, London

London Art and Design Show, London

2005

Chelsea Crafts Fair, London

British Baskets Now, Pinolere, Tenerife

2002

New Basketry Exhibition, Courtyard Gallery, Hertfordshire

1996

Studio Art Fair, Commonwealth Institute, London

Mixed Show, Upstart Gallery, London

New Designers, Business Design Centre, London

 

Teaching

 

2014

Lacemaking in Basketry Workshop for Oxfordshire Basketmakers Association

 

Commissions

 

2006

Private Commission for Diana Duncan, Large hand dyes plaited and twined multi-layered basket

1996

Private Commission for Karen McCartney, Two dimensional wall piece of embossed and patinated wire wool

Private Commission for Activ 8 Designs

 

Publications

 

2020

Volume 50: Chronicling Fiber Art for Three Decades, Exhibition Catalogue, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, USA

2018

Blue/Green: color/code/context, Exhibition Catalogue, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, USA

2017

Still Crazy After All These Years...30 years in art, Exhibition Catalogue, browngrotta arts, Connecticut, U.S.A

2016/17

Fiber Art Now, Winter Issue, Artist Profile - Delicacy of Surface & Strength in Structure, written by John Hopper

2015/16

Fiber Art Now, Winter Issue

Influence and Evolution, Exhibition Catalogue, browngrotta arts, Connecticut. U.S.A

February 2010

Wicker World, House and Garden Magazine

2008

European Baskets, Exhibition Catalogue, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny

2007

East Weaves West, Exhibition Catalogue, Collins Gallery

April 2007

Profile, Inside Out Magazine

November 2006

Article on Window Gallery Exhibition, Canary Wharf Magazine

2006

Web essay, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford

500 Baskets, Lark Books

February 2006

Decorator's Notebook, House and Garden Magazine

 

Awards

 

2015

After Haeckel won the Honourable Mention prize in Excellence in Fibers, Fiber Art Now

2005

Crafts Council Photostore - Selected Maker, awarded by the Crafts Council at Chelsea Crafts Fair

2004

Barbara Maynard Silver Cup, awarded by the Basketmakers' Association for achievements

on the Creative Basketry City and Guilds Part II

Commendation, City and Guilds of London Institute

2001

Bursary, Worshipful Company of Basketmakers

         

 

 

 

 

 

       

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