Education

Glasgow School of Art;

Sculpture and Environmental Art.

2013-2017

I specialised in Environmental Art, and graduated by 2017 with a Bachelors Honours Degree in Fine Art

Metafora Arts Institute

Art & Process Intensive

15th of October – 28th November 2019

Intensive eight weeks studying the training of Art Therapists, gaining experience within a closed group therapy setting. Alongside this training, I made and sold paintings across Europe from my studio space in Barcelona

Employment

Freelance Roles: Jan 2020 - Current 

Toonspeak

Childrens Neighbourhood Scotland

Y- Sort It

 

- Delivery of reoccurring creative workshops over Zoom.

 

Community Arts Roles:

Participatory Arts Coordinator, PEEK Project

October 2018 - October 2019

Delivering visual art sessions for  children and young people. This role required responsibility over a team of freelance artists and support staff. I arranged trips, curated celebratory events and facilitated evening sessions for youth groups. 

Lead Tutor, Impact Arts

Aug 2018 - June 2019

 

Training volunteers  and art graduates to plan and deliver visual creative workshops to older people across the Renfrewshire area of Scotland. I was supporting the development of volunteers and leading on creative actives for classes of older people.

Lead Curator on Community Arts Exhibitions;

 

Shine, The Gesh, Peek Project

June 2019

Photography Exhibition, Crownpoint Studios,

February 2019

Winter Warmer, Peek Project,

Dec 2018

Expression Through Impression, Barrhead, Impact Arts Sept 2018

A Shared Experience,

St Convals Church, Impact Arts,

June 2019

Creative Mentoring Programme, Impact Arts

February 2018 - August 2018

Delivering expressive creative workshops to young people, teaching an understanding contemporary art. Planning exhibitions to showcase projects across Renfrewshire and Glasgow. Collaborating with  Housing Associations and Primary Schools.

Photoshoot from 2019 Gallery

Photograph credit to Corey Milne

Impact Arts Gallery Space, September 2019

Own Exhibitions

‘E Q U I L I B R I U M’ 

Tontine Building

10-17th June 2017

‘E C U M E N I C A L   B A L A N C E  II’

Kibble Palace, Botanic Gardens

6-9th Feb 17

' E C U M E N I C A L  B A L A N C E I '

Garage Space, 1-3rd Feb 17

' N A T U R A L   A R C H I V E  (Red List) '                 

Pollok House, 17-23rd Feb 17

In association with National Trust Scotland

' N A T U R A L   A R C H I V E ' 

Glasgow Art Club Jan 17

' Out and About '                     

695 Gallery, Garscube Road, May 16

' I L L U M I N E S C E N T  S E E D S '                  

Overtoun House, Lang Craigs. Feb 16.

Exhibitions Assisted in;

'Materialism'

MacLaurin Gallery, Ayr

26 Nov-7th Jan 2018

'A Room With A View'

Botanic Gardens,

Feb 2017

'BOOST'

Platform, Easterhouse, Feb 2015

Glasgow School of Art Degree Shows

2014

2015

2016

Research Trips

I travelled across Australia in a tiny VW campervan at the beginning of 2021 gathering inspiration for

my next body of work to be released in my space at the Hidden Lane Glasgow. This was through the worst bush fire season to date. I returned mid covid-19.

Training

  •  PVG Scheme, Full Disclosure Scotland Certified 

  • Child Protection, NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children)

  • First Aid, British Red Cross

  • Autism Awareness, National Autistic Society Scotland

  • Dyslexia & Dyspraxia Awareness, Impact Arts

  • Mental Health First Aid, NHS

  • Mindfulness Awareness, Stan Godek Training & Consultancy

  • Working with Young People, Stan Godek Training & Consultancy

  • Fully Qualified Bronze & Silver Arts Advisor, Trinity Collage

  • GDPR e-learning passed with IHASCO (Online Health & Safety and HR Compliance)

  • Conflict Resolution - SCCR, (Scottish Centre for Conflict Resolution)