CV

 

Education

 

2019. Night Course on ‘Initiation into the Qabalah, lead by Victor Ball, NCL Theosophical Society, UK

2018. Remote course in ‘Journeying’, Lead by Gordon White, AU

2017. Night course on ‘Alchemy & Transformation’, Lead by Victor Ball, NCL Theosophical Society, UK

2016. Remote courses in ‘Sigil Magic’ and ‘Grimoire Magic’, Lead by Gordon White, AU

2016. Course in Tarot, lead by Faye Robertson, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2012-2014. MFA, AHRC Research Scholarship and Studentship, Newcastle University, UK

2008. Sculpture Fellowship, Northumbria University, UK

2004-2007. BA Hons Fine Art, Northumbria University, UK (First)

2003-2004. Foundation Course, Newcastle College, UK (Distinction)

 

Exhibitions

 

2020. Towards A New Spirituality, Lumen Crypt Gallery, London, UK

2020. SCREAMING BIRD, SINGING DAWN, RAINBOW MOUNTAIN, Baltic 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2019. Waking The Witch, Oriel Davies Gallery, Wales / 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe / Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury / Bonington Gallery, Nottingham

2018. ART BUSAN, Busan, South Korea

2018. OFFERINGS, Hongti Arts Center, Busan, South Korea

2018. 2ndlife Bloc Projects, Sheffield, UK

2017. The Mud Formed A Finger Pointed & RAFT, CCA Glasgow, Scotland, Workplace Gallery Gateshead, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Bloc Projects, UK

2017. The Gloaming, (Group Show) Gloam Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2017. ! Blessed Be :)) Merry Part :(( But Again !, Space In Between, London, UK

2016. Babble, (Performance) Future Everything Festival, Manchester, UK

2015. Votives, (the ARKA Group) Space In Between, London UK

2014. Yugen, (Screening) S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK

2014. Jarman Award 2014 (Nominated)

2014. Immemory, (Group Show) Newcastle University MFA, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2014. The Artists Cut, (Group Show) BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

2014. Axolotl, (the ARKA Group) (Group Show) Model Gallery, Liverpool, UK

2014. The Mud Formed A Finger Pointed, (the ARKA Group) (Solo Show) Space In Between, Sutton House, London, UK

2014. Beginnings, (Group Show) Whitstable Biennale, Whitstable, UK

2014. The Grey Lady Galatea, (Solo Show) Durham Castle’s Norman Chapel, Durham, UK

2013. Northern Art Prize (Nominated)

2013. The ARKA Group, (Group Show) Circa Screen, Circa Projects, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2013. Stilllife, Broadcast on Channel Four, UK

2013. Random Acts, (Group Show) BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

2013. You Blink At the Plughole, (the ARKA Group) (Group Show) Mexico Gallery, Leeds, UK

2013. Figure One, (the ARKA Group) (Group Show) BALTIC 39, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2013. The Ocelli (the ARKA Group) (Solo Show) Space In Between, London, UK

2012. Connecting Principles, (Group Show) XL Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2012. You Are Here & that Is Something, (Group Show) Globe Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2012. Deleted Cities, (Group Show) Generator Projects, Dundee, Scotland

2012. Joint Ventures, (the ARKA Group) (Group Show) Space In Between (off -site), London UK

2012. 5x5 Public Art Festival, (Group Show) National Building Museum, Washington DC, USA

2012. Black Cloud; Further Reading, (Book Launch) Lit & Phil, Circa Projects, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2012. Super Conductor, (Group Show) Newbridge Space, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2011. Extramission, (the ARKA Group) (Screening) Cornerhouse Manchester, UK

2011. Ikono TV, (TSU Broadcast internationally from Berlin on Arabsat, to 16.5 million households)

2011. Movements, (Group Show) (the ARKA Group) NGCA, Circa Projects, Sunderland, UK

2010. The Curated Sculpture, (Group Show) O Space, Stuttgart, Germany

2010. So What’s Different Today?, (Group Show) Globe Gallery, Hoults Yard, Newcastle, UK

2010. Preparing the Ground, (Group Show) ACA Dovetail Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2010. On Arka, (Solo Show) Moving Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2010. BuckminsterFullerene Dream, (Group Show) Space In Between, London, UK

2009. My Kingdom, (Group Show) Space In Between Gallery, London, UK

2009. Crash, (Group Show) 110 Warner Road, London, UK

2008. A Duck for Mr Darwin, (Group Show) BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK

2008. Jet Season, (Solo Show) Little Jewel Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2008. More Today than Yesterday, (Group Show) Globe Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

2007. Trauma Queen, (Group Show) ‘Mediterranean’ Hotel, 28 Veranzerou st, Athens, Greece

2007. Young British Artists, (Group Show) Sakida, Kanagawa, Japan

 

Publications and Articles

 

2013. Stilllife, a curated anthology of new writing, UK

2012. Black Cloud, Print Edition & Sister Publication - Circa Contemporary Arts Projects, UK

2012. Coping With Theandor, fiction commissioned by Corridor 8 for Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK

2009. A Duck For Mr Darwin: Evolutionary Thinking and the Struggle to Exist, Baltic, UK

2008. Waygood Wood, exhibition catalogue containing response to a text by Joel Fisher, Waygood, UK

2008. A Metre Before Impact, A collaborative publication, Waygood Gallery, UK

2007. Jet Season; Exhibition catalogue. Little Jewel Cinema, Waygood Gallery, UK

2007. Trauma Queen; Exhibition catalogue and essays. Published by Harris Kondosphiris, Athens, Greece

 

Awards

 

2014. The Bartlett Travel Scholarship; Research trip to Japan to inspire new work.

2014. The Artists Cut; Commissioned by BALTIC & NFM to make a short narrative film.

2014. Jarman Award (Nominated)

2013. AHRC MFA Research Scholarship

2013. Northern Art Prize (Nominated)

2013. Random Acts; Commissioned to produce a short film for Channel Four

2013. Ideas Tap; Funding and support toward an experimental short film.

2011. Globe Gallery Studio; Awarded a free studio and a programme of support

2011. Cornerhouse Manchester; Micro Film Commission and Mentoring.

2011. Creative Partnerships Residency; 5 Month Residency at Wheatley Hill School.

2010. ABCN Award; To collaborate with Lithographer, Lee Turner.

2009. GSN Studio; Awarded a supported studio for two years.