Curriculum Vitae


Sunderland University. MA Glass.Distinction. 2001 – 2003.

Sunderland University. BA Glass.Architectural Glass and Ceramics. 1st Class (Hons). 1998 – 2001.

Oxford Brookes University. Foundation in Art and Design. Merit. 1997 – 1998.

Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School. 4 A levels and 10 GCSE’s grades A* – C. 1992 – 1997.

Awards, Recognitions and Publications

Charles Bray Glass Prize – Sunderland University 2001.

Princes Trust Award 2001.

Invitation to attend The Queen’s Garden Party. 2002.

50 Distinguished Contemporary Artists in Glass. The Intelligent Layman Publishers Ltd. 2006.

Glass North East. Arts Editions North. Peter Davies and Robert Blackson. 2007.

Professional Development

Durham University. Gleam Business Course. October 2003.


Eton College. Artist in Residence. September 2004 – June 2005.

Arts Council Graduate Placement. Mackellar Architecture. Spring 2004.


Host business for “One Year On” Work Experience student. May 2006.

Mentor on the Gleam programme. October 2005.

Professional Membership

Art and Architecture – Full Member.

Cohesion – Full Member.

Guild of Glass Engravers – Fellow.

Selection of Exhibitions

July 2010 “Unweaving the rainbow” joint exhibition, The Old Chapel, Frome.
May – September 2010 “Lions of Bath” public art trail in Bath.
September 2009 “Country Matters” Somerset Arts Week. Rook Lane Arts, Frome.
September 2008 Newcastle/Gateshead Art Fair & Birmingham Art Fair.
August – October 2008 “A Crystal Canvas” Guild of Glass Engravers exhibition.
July 2008 “Art in Action” Glass showcase and engraving demonstration.
May – September 2008 “King Bladud’s Pigs in Bath public art project.
March 2008 Cohesion Showcase at the Crowne Plaza, Dubai.
February 2008 “Glass 3″, Cohesion exhibition Washington DC.
October 2007 “DelightIn:Design. Designed and Made, Live Theatre, Newcastle.
August 2007 “Indestructible Fragility” with Egle Rakauskaite, Vilnius, Lithuania.
October 2006 “Evolve” Designed and Made exhibition, Blackfriars, Newcastle.
May 2006 “Cutting Edge”. Guild of Glass Engravers exhibition. NGC, Sunderland.
February 2006 “From the Heart” Cupola Gallery, Sheffield.
October 2005 “On the road”. Designed and Made exhibition, Mushroom Works.
September 2005 “Shaping Light 2005″. Workspace Arts, London.
January 2005 Staff exhibition. Eton College Drawing Schools.
December 2004 “Blast! 2004″ The Gallery, Cork Street. London.
March 2004 “Shaping Light.” Workspace Art, The Tea Building, London.
March 2003 “Blast!” The Gallery, Cork Street. London

Selection of Commissions

May 2010 “Shoal” installation for a private client, Frome, Somerset.
November 2009 Screen for “Wansbeck Oasis” Wansbeck Hospital, Northumberland.
August 2009 Front door panel. Private commission, Nunney, Somerset.
May 2008 Windows for the Dales Countryside Museum, Hawes.
March 2007 Glass Chandelier for Pizza Express, St. Paul’s, London.
Oct 2006 (ongoing) Screen for Burngreave Vestry Hall, Sheffield.
May-Sept 2006 Stained glass and sculptural work for Rothbury Community Hospital.
Sept 06 – March 07 Glass Panel For Rochester Row apartments, Westminster, London.
Feb. 06 – June 07 Journeys” Stained Glass for St. Leonards Church, Buckinghamshire.
May 2005 “Anonymity” Stained Glass for Eton College.
September 2004 “Dappled Shade” Front door panels, Private Client, Buckinghamshire.
June 2004 Front door panel, Private Client. Newcastle.
October 2003 Glass wall sculpture. Private Client, Durham.
December 2002 “Looking Beyond” 6 windows for Seaham Hall Hotel, Durham.
November 2002 “Study Window” Private Client, London.
November 2001 Suspended Glass Sculpture. Private Client. London.
March 2001 Internal door panel. Private Client. Buckinghamshire.
February 2000 Commission for Cleadon Park Nursery School.
Sept. 99/Feb 2000 ” Sunrise” Five windows for Hartlepool Hospital.

Teaching and Community Work

May 2007 Community Workshops Hawes, Yorkshire.
October 2006 Community Workshops Sheffield, Burngreave Community.
June 2006 Workshop with St. Leonards Sunday School.
May 2006 Community Workshops Rothbury Schools.
Sept. 04/July 05 Artist in Residence, Eton College, Windsor, Berks.
June 2004. Visiting Lecturer Newcastle College.
March/May 2004 Community Project, The Guinness Trust, Benwell, Newcastle.
Sept. 03/Sept. 04 Visiting Lecturer to the University of Sunderland.
June 03/May 04 Hadrian Lodge residential home and Lord Blyton Primary School.

Symposia and international events

September 2007 Lecture for 1+1 Stained Glass Symposium, Vilnius, Lithuania. Stained Glass window installed in church in Troskunai, Lithuania.
September 2006 Participant and part of co-ordinators team for International Art, Glass Technology Conference, St. Peter’s Sunderland.
September 2005 Participant at the 4th International Symposium of Glass Engraving, Kamenicky Senov, Czech Republic. “Stella Maris” in Glass Museum.
September 2004 Visit and lecture at Stained Glass School, Monthey, Switzerland.
May 2003 Visit to Lobmeyr Glass Studios and shop, Vienna.
September 2002 Participant at the 3rd International Symposium of Glass Engraving, Kamenicky Senov, Czech Republic. Glass Plate in Glass Museum .
September 2001 Participant at 1+1 Stained Glass Symposium, Vilnius, Lithuania. Stained Glass window installed in church in Troskunai, Lithuania.
September 1999 Participant at the 2nd International Symposium of Glass Engraving, Kamenicky Senov, Czech Republic.

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