Curriculum Vitae

Education

1994 PG (Dip) Fine Art, Cardiff
1989 BA (Hons) Fine Art, UWE Bristol

Exhibitions (Selected)

2013/14 "161 Open Exhibition", RWA Bristol

2013 Giant Snails & Tiny Lions, View Gallery Bristol
2013 Kunst Altonale Hamburg Hamburg - Kunst Altonale online catalogue (p30)

2009 Drawings and paintings "African Voices", Spike Gallery, Bristol

1995 "British Identity in Art", Weston College of Art & Design

1994 "Drawings and Paintings", Ruskin Hall, UCE, Birmingham

1992 and 1993 Millfield Open Art Exhibition, Street, Somerset
1992 Selected Painting, National Portrait Gallery, London
1992 Drawings and Sculpture, Pelter Sands Gallery, Bristol

1991 Solo Exhibition, Morley Gallery, Westminster, London

Writing/Performance and Residencies

2014 Short story selected for Anthology of short stories to be published in November.

2009 Arts Council England Development Grant to explore and develop the written word and narrative within my practice. Created workshops, based around the themes of migration, transition and change. I facilitated these workshops in schools in Bristol.

2007 In partnership with Bristol's Great Reading Adventure, Our Stories Make Waves (see 2005) devised and delivered sixteen 'open suitcase' assemblies in schools, and twelve follow-up workshops in drama, clay, and creative expression writing.

Projects

Founder Member Our Stories Make Waves, non-profit making organisation, to inspire and develop cross art form projects.

Awards/Prizes

2009 Arts Council England – Artist Development Grant

2009 Quartet Fund Grant

2006 Brunel 200 legacy

1993 Prize Winner Millfield Open Art Exhibition

1992 Prize Winner Millfield Open Art Exhibition

Bibliography

Closure: An Anthology of Contemporary Black British Fiction, published by Peepal Tree Press

The Echoing Gallery: Bristol Poets and Art in the City, published by Redcliffe Press

Public Sculpture of Bristol, Merritt, Greenacre & Eustace, Liverpool University Press.

 

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