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Drawing is the foundation of my practice. I primarily use intaglio and lithography to convey the profound connection between artistic expression and our environment. My prints, though initially appearing somber, unfold as visual interpretations of decay within post-industrial landscapes. Yet, a closer examination reveals a narrative of life reemerging in the ruins, as nature resiliently reclaims desolate wastelands, giving rise to new ecosystems.

In my ongoing artistic evolution, I am drawn to monumental landscapes, particularly mountains, seeking to capture their imposing force and inherent beauty. This new exploration signifies a subtle shift in focus, hinting at my fascination with changing landscapes and the dynamic interplay between humanity and nature. Through my work, I offer viewers a poignant glimpse into our fading heritage and a reflection on the enduring vitality found amidst decay. Each piece serves as a testament to the impermanence of our cultural past and the ever-changing tapestry of life that shapes our collective narrative

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Awards and Grants

Awards and Grants

 

Elizabeth Greenshield Award, 2019, 2020,2022

Clifford Chance Purchase Prize, 2022

DYCP Arts Council Grant, 2022

Shortlisted  for the RWA Works on Paper Prize  2020

Arts Council Grant 2020 

Eton Fund Grant 2019

Printmaking Today 'State of the Art Prize' 2018

People's choice Award at the Flourish Awards, 2018

Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust Award 2018​

Shortlisted for the Anthony Dawson Young Printmaker Award 2017

Danish International Arts Grant recipient, 2016  

Gane Trust Award, 2016 

Associations

 

RWA Academician  

Royal Society of Painter Printmakers, based at Bankside Gallery www.banksidegallery.com 

 Heritage Craft Association

People of Print 

Ambassador of St Cutherberts Mill 

Residencies 

Earth Science, artist in residence, University of Bristol, 2022-2023

Wirksworth Festival Artist in Residence, Derby, 2022

Funen Graphic Studio, Denmark, 2018 

Bristol Record Office - Artist in residence, 2016

Fellowships

Earth Art - Bristol University, 2022- 2023

Printmaking Research Fellow - City and Guilds of London art School 2018 -2020

Education 

MA in Multidisciplinary Printmaking 

BA Drawing for Fine Art practice 

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Solo Exhibitions

Stones and Power, Wirksworth, 2023
D
ouble Elephant, Exeter 2022
Remnants, HOURS Space, Bristol 2021
Lithographic Museum, Sweden, 2021 

Recent Group Exhibition

Our World, Our Crisis: A response. Unit 2 Gallery, Huddersfield, 2023

Annual Open Exhibition, RWA, Bristol, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2018, 2023

London Original Print Fair, Somerset House, 2019, 2022, 2023

RE Originals, Bankside Gallery, London, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

The Great Print Exhibition, Rheged Centre, Cumbria, 2020, 2021, 2022

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, London, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Out of the West, North House Gallery, Manningtree, 2022

Tarpey Open 2022, Derbyshire, 2022

Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair 2021

Summer Show, Bankside Gallery, London, 2021, 2022, 2023

The Fading City, Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham, 2020

Fragments, The Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-On-Trent, 2019

Exchange, Funen Graphic Studio, Denmark, 2019

Flourish Award, West Yorkshire Print Workshop, 2018

Interuptions, Felios Foundation, Athens, 2018

Edition 4, 44ad Artspace, Bath 2018

Artbook Berlin, Kunstquartier Bethanien, 2017
Bristol to Odense, Christmas Steps Gallery, Bristol 2017
National Open Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London 2017
Bristol meets Odense, Funen Graphic Studio, Denmark 2017

B.A.B.E, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2017

The Master Etchers, Bankside Gallery, London 2016

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