CV

Nationality

Scottish

Education

1993 - 1995Cardiff Institute of Higher Education
1989 - 1993Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen
1985 - 1987Cardonald College, Glasgow

Qualifications

1995M.A. Ceramics
1994Postgraduate Diploma Ceramics
1993B.A. (Hons.) Ceramics, First Class
1987Scotvec Diploma in Art and Design

Exhibitions

2017'All shapes and sizes' Artichoke GalleryEngland
2016Cone Box Show, NCECAKansas City, USA
2016Contemporary Ceramics CentreLondon
2016Orkney Craft FestivalOrkney Islands, Scotland
2016Bevere Gallery, featured makerEngland
2016'5 more' Whithorn Visitors Centre GalleryScotland
2016'Taste of Potfest' Scott GalleryHawick, Scotland
2016'Pots and Prints' Cut the Mustard GalleryScotland
2015'Borders' International Symposium ExhibitionBudapest, Hungary
2015Contemporary Ceramic CentreLondon
2015Leeds Craft Centre and Design GalleryEngland
2015'Sea' The Whitehouse GalleryScotland
2015Bevere Gallery, featured makerEngland
2014Ceramic Art LondonThe Royal College of Art
2014D+G:OUT, The LighthouseGlasgow
2014'Clay + Print'Charlie Cummings Gallery, Florida, USA
2014Featured makerBevere Gallery, England
2013Ceramic Art LondonThe Royal College of Art
2013The Cone Box Show, NCECAHouston, Texas, USA
2013Spring Fling, Barnbarroch PotteryDumfries and Galloway, Scotland
2013Potfest in the ParkHutton-in-the-Forrest, Cumbria
2012The Cone Box Show (Purchase Award winner)Lawrence, Kansas, USA
2012Scapa StudioOrkneys
2011'UNITE' Craft Scotland Exhibition, Collins GalleryGlasgow
2010Craft Scotland Focus Exhibition, Gracefield Arts CentreDumfries, Scotland
2009Group show at The Pottery WorkshopJingdezhen, China
2008British Residency Exhibition, at the FuLe International Ceramic Art MuseumsShaanxi,China
2008The Cone Box Show( Awared Best in Show ), NCECAPittsburgh~~Baker University, Kansas~~Shanghai, China
2008The Hill House (National Trust for Scotland) ExhibitionHelensburgh, Scotland
2007'FILLING THE MUD WITH TWILIGHT’Atrium Gallery, The Glasgow School of Art
2006'UNUSUAL OBJECTS' The Pottery Workshop GalleryShanghai, China
2006POTTERY WORKSHOP RESIDENT ARTISTS EXHIBITIONJingdezhen, China
2006INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC MASTERS EXHIBITION, Jingdezhen Ceramic MuseumJingdezhen, China
2005'NEW CERAMICS' , NCECABalitmore, USA
2003The 5th International Miniature Print ExhibitionTouring across UK
2003'SMALL' Atrium GalleryThe Glasgow School 0f Art
2003'JOURNEYS' The Strathearn GalleryCrief, Scotland
2002Group Show, The Collins GalleryStrathclyde University, Glasgow
2001The Glasgow Art FairGlasgow
2001'SELECT' + 'ILLUMINATION', Gracefield Arts CentreDumfries, Scotland
2001'MAKING WAVES', The Strathearn GalleryDumfries, Scotland
2000'SUBVERTED SUBURBIA'Touring across UK
1999'THE RESIDENCIES' Gracefield Arts CentreDumfries, Scotland
1999'HARD BOILED’touring exhibition
1999Solo touring showcaseDumfries and Galloway
1998Group show at The Red GalleryPortsmouth
1997Group show at The Red GalleryPortsmouth
1997Artist in Residence Exhibition, St.George's SchoolAscot
1996Group show at The Red GalleryPortsmouth
1996Artist in Residence Exhibition, St.George's SchoolAscot

Publications

2016Emerging Makers
2015Ceramics: Art and PerceptionFront cover and article
2015Ceramics Technical
2015Ceramic Review
2013Natural glazes, collecting and makingMiranda Forrest
2013500 Prints on Clay
Lark Books
2007Ceramic Review, May/June
2006Morning Shangai
2005Ceramics Ireland
2001Practical solutions for pottersGill Bliss
1999The SparkBorders Television arts series
Craft Galleries GuideEditor's Choice

Professional Experience

2016Masterclass, International Ceramics Studio, Hungary
2016Ceramic book workshop, Orkney Craft Festival
2015International Symposium, `international Ceramics Studio, Hungary
2015Masterclass, International Ceramics Studio, Hungary
2014Professional member of The Craft Potters Association
2014Trophy commission for The Scottish Children's Book Awards
2013Ceramic Book Workshop, The Wigtown Book Festival
2012Ceramic Surface' workshop, Scottish Potters Association
2012Ceramic Surface' workshop, North Wales Potters
2012Ceramic Surface' workshop, Society of Cork Potters
2011/12Continuing education tutor at The Glasgow School of Art
2011Ceramic Surface' workshop for Ceramics Ireland, Kerry, Ireland
2009Panel discussion leader, Aberystwyth International Ceramics festival
2008FuLe International Ceramic Art Museums residency, Fuping, China
2008Awarded a creative development grant by The Scottish Arts Council
2008Ceramic Surface' workshop for South Wales Potters
2007Ceramic Surface' workshop for Ceramics Ireland, Kerry, Ireland
2006Invited artist to The Pottery Workshops in Jingdezhen and Shanghai, China
2006Awarded a creative development grant by The Scottish Arts Council
2001Visiting artist, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA
2000 to 2011Ceramics technician, The Glasgow School of Art
1999Ceramics Lecturer, Glenrothes College
1999Demonstrator in collaborative arts project, Brittany, France
1998Artist in Residence, Maxwelltown High school / Gracefield Arts Centre
1998Visiting artist and workshop leader, Crichton psychiatric hospital
1995 - 1997Artist in residence, St.George's School for Girls, Ascot
1994Visiting artist lecture, University of Manitoba, Canada
1993Artist in residence at Albas Pottery, France
1992Attachment to the design department of Josiah Wedgwood

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