Academic Employment History:
Sept 17 - Present Associate Professor of Fine Art and Social Practice Staffordshire University.
June 12 - Sept.2017 Present: Course Leader BA Fine Art at Staffordshire University.
Sept 05 - June 12: Lecturer in Fine Art at Staffordshire University
Sept 04 – Oct 04: Lecturer in Foundation Studies Art and Design at Oxford Brookes University.
Oct 02 – July 03: Lecturer in Art and Design (Foundation and BA Fine Art) at North Oxfordshire College and School of Art, Banbury.

Solo Exhibitions/Public Performances and Public Art/Commissions:
Wayward Walks: commissioned to carry out nature audit and public workshops during British Ceramics Biennial, 2015.
Bee Friendly Garden for Hanley Park – collaborative green space development with AirSpace gallery, The Let’s Make Jam W.I. and The Friends of Hanley Park, July-Aug. 2015.
Community Maker: commissioned by British Ceramics Biennial, participatory art project with community in Stoke, July 2015 - November 2017.
Urban Nature Exploration Guide and Trail - commissioned by Saturday Market Project, tours October 2014.
Birder's Paradise: Stoke-on-Trent: Commissioned by Appetite, Stoke June 2014- present.
Birder's Paradise at the New Library of Birmingham: Trail Commissioned by Capsule, Sept - Dec 2013
The Spode Rose Project - British Ceramics Biennial and AirSpace Gallery Green space intervention, Sept 2013 - present.
Factory Night at the National Garden Festival Site –  tour leader and arts consultant Stoke-on-Trent Festival site, commissioned by Rednile, August 2011.
The Chamber Maid – Trajector Art Fair, Hotel Bloom!, Brussels, April 2011.
Talking City Live with ASK ANNA – Exhibition and chat show commission for SHOP Stoke, October 2010.
The Matchmaker – Performance, Shambala, Market Harborough, Aug. 2009.
Aftermath Planting Picnic – participatory event and tour, Festival Park, Stoke-on-Trent. June 14th, 2009.
Official Tour Guide: Stoke-on-Trent – City Tours performance, Stoke-on-Trent, February 2009.
Flowers for the Eccentric City – Performance and Commission by arts newspaper ‘The Eccentric City.’
WLTM: The Event – Exhibition and performance to launch the curatorial residency project, Harrington Mill Studios, Long Eaton. August, 2008.
Window 204 – Exhibition, AirSpace Dialogue Box, Stoke-on-Trent (solo) 20/02/08 – 09/03/08
Window No. 4 – Exhibition, Window 204, Bristol (solo) 16/02/08 – 08/03/08
Terrace – Exhibition AirSpace Dialogue Box, Stoke-on-Trent (solo) June-July 2007.
Group Exhibitions:
Cryopreservation - group exhibition, SYSON Project Space, Nottingham, May-June 2015.
Small Worlds - group exhibition at New Art Gallery Walsall, May - Sept 2015.
Pigdogandmonkeyfestos - group exhibition at Exeter Phoenix, March - May 2015.
Journeys, Pathways and Track Plans: group exhibition, Spode Factory, Stoke-on-Trent, October 2015.
CAMouflage - group exhibition, Stadt Galerie, Salzburg, Austria, Aug-Sept, 2012.
How To Survive – Allotments at The MAC, Birmingham, Jan – Sept. 2012
The Chambermaid – Platform P at The Duke Performance as part of exhibition at The Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth, November 2011.
Stick Up –  collaborative exhibition as part of the BCB, AirSpace gallery, September – October 2011.
SHOP INDEPENDENT –  shop window installation, Wirksworth Festival. September 2011.
Through A Glass Lightly - Exhibition at GoCart Gallery, Gotland, Sweden. Aug - Sept. 2011.
Kiss Me Quick: Slideshow – AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, August 2011.
Being Digital – Margate Harbour Arm Gallery, April 2011.
Paris Correspondence School  – Trove, Birmingham,Jan ‘11, and Minnie Weisz Studio, London, Feb ‘11. NierghtravAOnWint’sIf A Teller – Exhibition, 24/7 at Gooden Gallery, London, Oct.2010
Call the Operator – Performance,  Old Telephone Exchange Buildings, Stoke-on-Trent. Nov. 2010 commissioned by Rednile
The Stranger at the Party – Public intervention/exhibition, Bristol. Sept. 2010.
HALLelujah! 2 – 212 West Prince’s Street, Glasgow. April 2010.
Post –Trove, The Old Science Museum, Birmingham. January 2010.
Romantic Proposal – Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent. Dec. 2009 – April 2010
ArtWash Take-Out –Tsang’s Kitchen, Oxford. June 2nd, 2009.
Aftermath –  AirSpace Studio artists annual show, Nicholson Institute, Leek. May, 2009.
So Anyway – Online exhibition magazine. April, 2009.
HALLelujah! – Group Exhibition, 212 West Prince’s Street, Glasgow. April, 2009.
Posted 4 – Public poster campaign, St Peter’s Market, Cork. March – May 2009
Progressive Transformation - Limousine Bull Project Space, Aberdeen, Dec. 2008.
Public Art Survey, Hull – Collaborative public art work with artist Stephen Sharpe commissioned by Latitude Festival, Hull, Nov. 2008.
Posted 3 – Art Trail, Cork, 2007.
Delicate Situations – Web based exhibition, January 07 – January 08.
Headspace - two week residency, Nara, Japan July-Aug 2012.
Dash Art Wales - one week residency as part of Harlech biennale, Wales. May 2012.
Burlington Fine Arts Club –  one week residency, Manchester July 2011.
Interrogation: West Bromwich – one month residency, Queens Square shopping centre, West Bromwich. Sept. 2010.
BCCA Window Audit – one week residency, West Bromwich Market, June 28th – July 5th 2010.
Interrogation: Walsall - One month residency in the Artist’s Studio at New Art Gallery Walsall, Sept-Oct 2009.
WLTM – Curatorial Residency and Exhibition at Harrington Mills Studios, July-August, 2008.
Residency at The Institute for the Art and Practice of Dissent at Home – May 2008.
Professional Artist Development residency – Longhouse, September, 2007.
Curatorial Projects/Project Leader Activities:

Woman’s Work – exhibition and associated events at AirSpace Gallery and The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, September 2016 – November 2017.
Stoke Art Map: launch of the art map including Spode Rose Garden launch and ACAVA studios, September, 2016.
The Lost Gardens of Stoke – Artcity consortium site responsive arts festival, September 2016.
Indefinable Cities
- exhibition at AirSpace Gallery and 6 Cities in Japan, April - August 2015.
The Artist and The City - exhibition at AirSpace Gallery and The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, October 2014 - Feb 2015.
Beneath the Pavement: Stoke-on-Trent - Lead artist on a professional development programme, commissioned by Appetite, Stoke-on-Trent , June 2014.
Conjunction 12 - Curator of Stoke-on-Trent's contemporary arts biennial, Oct - Dec 2012.
Kiss Me Quick –  Margate Harbour Arm Gallery, July 2011.
Modes of Practice in an Age of Austerity – The Exchange, Stoke-on-Trent, March 2011.
Escape to the Hidden gardens – Managed and delivered drawing workshops and tours for The Big Draw event on the 1986 Garden Festival Site, funded by Urban Vision, Oct. 2010.
Conjuction 2010 – Live Art Curator for Stoke-on-Trent’s contemporary art biennial, October 2010.
Common Ground - project manager and contributing artist for Art trail, Hanley Park, Stoke-on-Trent. June 2010.
Talking City Poster Trail - Art in empty shops project, Stoke Town, June 2010.
Talking City - online ezine for Longhouse Website Guest editor commission, March 2010.
100 billet doux – participatory postal project, Valentine’s Day 2010.
A Message to my Baby – participatory art project for Rebirth (arts for health program) at North Staffordshire Hospital, July 2009.
Art for Life – Performance and Site-specific art work for Fit for the Future event, at The Leopard, Burslem. Dec. 2008
Give Me Your Hand: Beyond Bricks – public consultation workshops and performance commissioned by Urban Living and Multistory, Nov. 2008– May 2009. and
Public Art Survey, Hull – Collaborative public art work with artist Stephen Sharpe commissioned by Latitude Festival, Hull, Nov. 2008.
There is Beauty in the City – Global participatory art project, Oct 2008 onwards including exhibitions in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, Gijon  and Bilbao, Spain, and Leiden, The Netherlands.
AirTrade – Exhibition/auction at AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, (Curator, organiser and contributor.) Nov-Dec 07
Indefinable City – Exhibition at AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-On-Trent (Curator and Contributor.) 23/02/07 – 16/03/07.
Publications/Conferences/Visiting Speaker:
The Future of the Potteries: Friday Late at the V and A – Panel member for discussion, led by V and A ceramics curator Olivia Horsfall Turner, November 2015.
Nordic Geographers Meeting 2015: delivering a conference paper on Brownfield Ikebana, Tallinn, Estonia, June 2015.
The Art of Dwelling: invited speaker at IXIA and In Certain Places conference on public art now, Birmingham, April 2015.
Waving Not Drowning: Surviving as an Artist in the West Midlands, keynote speaker at event in 2014 and 2015, organised by New Art West Midlands, aimed at emerging artists and new graduates.
Signpost: Stepping out as a new artist - editor for publication for A-N, Sept, 2013.
Pigdogandmonkeyfestos 2 -  curated newspaper, by Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson, Sept. 2012
Interrogation: WalsallHandbook – publication to document project (author). Published July 2010.
The Wild Pansy Book of Rainy Day Activities – inclusion in publication by Wild Pansy Press, March 2010.
The Winner Takes it All? – inclusion in publication to document event, cover photo and quote, January 2010.
Beyond Bricks – inclusion in publication of findings and results of the public art program, October 2009.
Contents May Varyi miss him, i miss him, i just miss him. Selected for issue 3 of the art magazine. July, 2009.
Longhouse Action Research 2009 – inclusion in publication to document the action research projects for 2009.
The Eccentric City – article in eccentric newspaper about commission and WLTM. April 2009.
Future Visions of History – one day art newspaper, Liverpool, October 2008.  
Domestic Spaces – creatied and designed artwork for PEST, commissioned on behalf of the Castlefield Gallery.
Longhouse PAD – publication to document the residency, published April, 2008.
Things – Recollection exhibition, catalogue essay. AirSpace Gallery, September, 2007.
Mentoring/Arts Consultancy/Membership of boards etc.
Ceramics and its Dimensions – facilitating a toolkit development day for partners from 4 cities across the EU taking part in a collaborative ceramics project, Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, February 2016.
MAKE/SHIFT/SPACE – mentor for artists Claire Hickey and Emily Warner during their Arts Council England funded public art project, Jan – July 2016.
British Ceramics Biennial Education Board member – 2015 – present.
Advisory Group member for Turning Point West Midlands, 2014 – present
Awards/Professional Development:
Random String Fellowship, selected and delivered by Ludic Rooms, Coventry, May 2016 - October 2016.
A-N Go and See bursary, to support a research visit to Margate, December 2015.
Selected for TPWM studio visit with Bob and Roberta Smith, Spring 2013.
Selected Participant on the Extend Leadership Programme delivered by Engage 2012-13.
Travel Bursary to Sideways Festival of Art and Walking, Belgium - September 2012 from UEL (AHRC funded.)
A-N writer’s Bursary, to write about the opening of Turner Contemporary, Margate, April 2011.

Longhouse Action Research Bursary– Longhouse and Multistory, May 2008 – March 2009.

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