Curriculum Vitae

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Studio: 94B, Spike Island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol



  • Phase Two Peabody Trust St John's Hill Estate in Clapham, London
  • 'Resonance' Cambridge Investment Partnership, an on-going commission across housing devlopment sites in Cambridge


  • 2019 New District Community Centre Sculpture, Didcot, Vale of White Horse Council
  • 2018 'Still Holding On' Billboard, Dreamland Mural By The Sea, Margate.
  • 2014-2020 Commissioned by The Peabody Trust for the Public art element on the redevelopment of the St John's Hill Estate in Clapham, London
  • 2015-2016 Two Brick Relief Sculptures for Brick Kiln Bank Housing development - Telford, Shropshire.
  • 2013 Brick relief sculpture, Shield Retail Centre - Filton, Eagle Land Development, Bristol.
  • 2005-6 Major Public Sculpture commissioned by Bristol City Council - Learning and Family Centre, St Paul's, Bristol.
  • 2001-2 Major Public Sculpture Newport City Council at Station Approach. (8 x 2 metres) Titled 'Newport Castle'. Subtly highlighting the colour bar and exclusion of Black people from various career development paths following post-war migration. 'Newport Castle' is a landmark of the urban regeneration project in the main city centre.
  • 1995-2000 commissions from the private sector including 'Mare and Foal', life size Brick Relief commissioned by Developers in Newmarket Suffolk, and paintings in oil.


Collaborative Public Art Practice with sculptor Rodney Harris.

  • November 2017 screening short Always Work in Progress Georgian House Museum, Bristol.
  • July 2017 Presented Paper at the Afroeuropeans Conference: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe at University of Tampere, Finland.
  • October 2016 Literary Archaeology, collaboration with Bristol University's English Department, Archaeologists from Cambridge and Exeter Universities. Funded by AHRC.
  • February 2016 collaboration with Libita Clayton In the Absence of Ruins (There Will Be Innovation) at Arnolfini Bristol.

Founder member of the Artist-led group Our Stories Make Waves. Collaborative projects include:-

  • creating and facilitating public workshops focusing on British migration;
  • development of a public debate around the topic of Public Memorials to icons of British history and culture commemorated in the cityscape;
  • written dialogues and performance using the ss Great Britain as venue, inspiration, and their archives as source material - funded by Brunel 200.


  • Presented paper and film at Black In/visibilities conference at University of Lisbon Purtugal, July 2019
  • The 6th Afroeuropeans: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe, presented paper at conference at University of Tampere, Finland 2017
  • October 2016 - screening short film How I Feel (Handle with care) Georgian House Museum, Bristol.
  • April 2016 WHBBH (What's Happening in Black British History) at Watershed, presented a paper and screening of short film
  • March 2016 Conference Framing the Critical Decade, After the Black Arts Movement, History of Art Department University of Bristol, presented paper/film
  • 2015 heArt for HEart Sake sharing written narratives and studio work, Speakeasy Southwest, Bristol, performed work, broadcasted curated event, Bristol & Bath Art Weekender at BEEF (Bristol Experimental Expanded Film).

EXHIBITIONS (selected)

2017 'Still Holding On' Billboard, at Dreamland, Margate
May 2010 onwards - Annual show Spike Open
2014 - Group Show, Sculptures 'Giant Snails & Tiny Lions' View Gallery
2013/14 '161 Open Exhibition' RWA Bristol
2009 Drawings and Paintings 'African Voices', Spike Gallery
1995 'British Identity in Art' Weston College of Art & Design
1994 Drawings and Paintings, Ruskin Hall, UCE
1993 Drawings and Paintings, Ruskin Hall, UCE
1993 Millfield Open Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery
1992 National Portrait Gallery
           Drawings and Paintings, Ruskin Hall, UCE
           Millfield Open Exhibition, Atkinson Gallery
1991 Drawings and Paintings, Morley Gallery


  • In the process of writing a novel
  • Currently working with, Peepal Tree Press to complete a collection of short stories and narrative prose
  • 2018 Short Story published in The Peepal Tree Book of Caribbean Short Stories
  • 2015 Short Story published in Closure Contemporary Black British Short Stories published by Peepal Tree Press.
  • 2014 Shortlisted for the the BBC R4 Short Story Prize


Published short story The Peepal Tree Book of Contemprary Caribbean Short Stories, (Peepal Tree Press) 2017
Closure: An Anthology of Contemporary Black British Fiction, (Peepal Tree Press) 2015
Sculpture included in The Echoing Gallery: Bristol Poets and Art in the City, (Redcliff Press) 2013
Public Sculpture of Bristol, Merritt, Greenacre & Eustace (Liverpool University Press) 2011.



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