Education


2016 – 2018

The Royal College of Art

MA Ceramics and Glass (Recipient of The Griffin Full Fee Scholarship)


2011 – 2014

Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

First Class Honors degree in BA Decorative Arts


2010 – 2011

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford

Distinction in Art and Design Foundation Diploma


Work Experience and Employment


2018

Make your Future, The Crafts Council, London

Artist for The Crafts Council's Make your Future project


Camden Arts Centre, London

Education Artist for the 5-11's half term Ceramic course


2017

Camden Arts Centre, London

Education Artist for the 5-11's half term Ceramic course


The Kiln Rooms, London

Ceramic technician


2016

Camden Arts Centre, London

Artist’s assistant for the Youth Collective programme, whereby 15 – 25 year olds come together each week to discuss and create artwork


Reach Out RCA, The Royal College of Art

Workshop leader for secondary school aged pupils. Our workshop connected drawing with making in three dimensions in clay


In The Woods Festival, Kent

Pottery workshop leader


The Clay Foundation and Gladstone Pottery Museum, Stoke-On-Trent

Leader and shadower of ceramic workshops, providing feedback for the Education and Audience Development section of the EU Ceramics and its Dimensions project


SPRODETA, Rumphi, Malawi

Volunteer with the charity SPRODETA. Delivering workshops and providing practical demonstrations to improve hygiene and sanitation for rural communities. Also delivering workshops and quizzes in schools about climate change and disaster risk management strategies


Studio Tord Boontje, London

Maker of porcelain beads


Camden Arts Centre, London

Artist’s assistant for children’s clay classes


2015

Glebe House, Great Hallingbury, Bishops Stortford

Ceramic Studio Assistant for Margaret Gardiner


Leigh Community Centre, Essex

Ceramic Studio Assistant for Madelaine Murphy


Sapa O’Chau, Sapa, Vietnam

Handicraft catalogue photography, design and production

Design and making of new handicraft items


2014

Leigh Community Centre, Essex

Ceramics workshop leader for primary school children


Clay works, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Worked with Ethiopian potters producing traditional Ethiopian pottery for local restaurants, hotels, boutiques and private customers


Sara Centre, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Mural painting on the centre’s walls. Adding a sense of colour and excitement to the children’s environment. Providing activities and painting techniques for the children


2013 – 2014

Harley Gallery, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

Studio assistant for ceramicist Kyra Cane


2012 – 2014

Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

Volunteer with school pupils at Saturday Morning Art Club


Exhibitions, Awards, and Prizes


2018

The Royal College of Art Degree Show

Work shown with fellow graduates


The Royal College of Art Work in Progress Show

Work show with fellow students


2017

'G l a z e', 44 Ashdown Crescent, London

Work shown with fellow artists


The Eduardo Paolozzi Travel Award, The Royal College of Art, London

An award allowing for the recipient to travel to their desired location. In this case from China to Russia via Mongolia on the Trans-Manchurian Railway.


'Solution 66', The Icing Room, London

Work shown with fellow artists


'Makers and Tools', Hotel Elephant Gallery, London

Work shown with fellow artists


'RCA Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn Residency Exhibition', The Crypt Gallery, London

Work shown with fellow RCA students


'The Emerging and The Established', Christie’s, London

Work shown with fellow RCA students, tutors and technicians


'Work in Progress', The Royal College of Art, London

Work shown with fellow RCA students


2016

The Exuberant Trust, Oxford

Education Award provided for studying at The Royal College of Art


‘A Spoonful of…’ , The Old Fire Station, Oxford

Work show with fellow artists in the gallery/shop space


‘Future Lights’ stand, Ambiente, Frankfurt, Germany

Work shown with fellow ‘Future Light' Ambassadors at Ambiente Trade Fair


'Rising Stars', New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham

Work shown with fellow artists


2015

Ceramics and its Dimensions, EU 

‘Future Lights‘ Award


Kunsthius Gallery, Dutch House, York

Work shown with fellow artists in the Christmas selling exhibition


‘Paved Paradise’, The Depot Gallery, London

Work shown with fellow artists


'Fragments', Kunstlerhaus Stadttopfererei Neumunster, Germany

One month Artist’s residency culminating in a shared exhibition


2014

'Structures', Leigh Community Centre, Essex

Installation of work inspired by a trip to Ethiopia


'BA Decorative Arts', New Designers, Business Design Centre,London

Work shown with fellow graduates


'BA DEcorative Arts', Earth and Fire, Rufford Abby, Nottingham

Work shown with fellow graduates


'BA Decorative Arts Degree show', Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

Work shown with fellow graduates


2012 – 2013

Harbin University, Harbin, China

First Prize in the International University Snow Sculpture Competition

Creative Prize in the Harbin International Snow Sculpture Competition


Skills


Ceramic processes: throwing, glazing, hand-building, kiln loading and programming, slip casting, salt-glazing, surface decoration

Metal processes: soldering, bezel setting, piercing, casting

Printing: screen printing, collograph printing, monoprinting, lino printing

Wood processes: turning, operating workshop machinery, hand-carving

Glass processes: fusing, slumping, casting

Computer skills: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Basic Rhino, Microsoft Word

General skills: Illustration, drawing, photography, teaching, team work, organization, patience, time-keeping