photo of the artist painting in her studio by Rick DaveyQualifications

MA Visual Performance, Dartington College of Arts (2003)

BA Hons Fine Art, Solihull, Coventry University (2001)

Media Studies (City & Guilds 770), Solihull College (1994)

PGCE, Institute of Education, London University (1986)

BA Hons History, Westfield College, London University (1985)

selected art exhibitions, performances & residencies

2020 Encased in a new Silence, painting on view as part of NSA Edge of Dark, Tremenheere Gallery & Sculpture Gardens, Cornwall

2020 paintings selected for Mother Art Prize and Confinement Chronicle

2019 Small Promethean Acts, installation and sculpture, HOME residency show at Artcore Gallery, Derby

2019 INdialogue presentation at Mansions of the Future, Lincoln

2018 Domestopias painting at Clifton Fine Art, Bristol

2018 group show with desperateartwives, Platform 1 Gallery, London

2017 Theatre of the Self, performative women and autobiography project, Women In Art online 

2017 Bear-heamian Rhapsody, performance Haphazard, Hab arts, Manchester

2017 Double Burden, performance, Leyden Gallery, London

2017 Sister Series, Acorn Theatre Gallery & Embodied, Redwing Gallery, Penzance

2017 Marginalia NSA group show Borders at Tremeheere Sculpture Gardens Gallery

2016 Place Settings, collaborative sound performance Ca’Zanardi, Venice

2015 Life Sentences, performance video CAZ square Eyes, Dublin. Original performance work 2003

2014 Liquid Selves painting show Helseltine Gallery, Truro

2013 RED HERRING! performance collaboration Suspended Sentences, Newlyn

2013 Saw Sings (Sourcings), sound art performance with Nigel Bispham at CAZ RESOUND sound art festival, the Acorn Theatre

2013 Liquid Selves, bitumen paintings at Helston Museum Gallery

2013 Through, drawings at Drawing the Line, at Anima-Mundi Gallery, St Ives

2012 Lovers’ Letters, ceramic installation SITE-NON-SITE, at Kestle Barton Gallery

2012  Liquid Selves, bitumen drawings at Marburae Gallery, Off the Shelf, Saltburn, the Art Lounge, Derby, Double Lives, Nottingham, Tactile Bosch, Cardiff, Redearth gallery, Devon, and St Ives School of Art

2012 Salon de Textes, curating text based art in a domestic setting, funded by ALIAS

2011 Vox Populi video work, Electronic Village Galleries, Penryn, Zennor, Liskeard

2010 Domestic Mottoes, bitumen drawings HOME, Chapel Gallery, Omskirk

2010 Possessed Possessions, collaborative assemblage works and performance Newlyn Exchange gallery

2009 Object Readings, performance Insite, Cornwall Autonomous Zone, Penzance

2009 Objets-Textes, assemblage installation, RWA Bristol

2008 Vintage Cornfields at Drawing the line, Hilton Young Gallery

2008 Walking a tortoise (femme flaneur), video with Rebecca Weeks, Truro cathedral and the Vitreous Gallery, Truro, shown with painting Illuminating Hours – Folio (i) Green

2008 Handbag Readings, performance at Fete Encounter live art at TRUCK festival, Oxford

2007 Miss-Readings, site-specific performance commission at the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives, Tate St Ives ‘Cornwall Art Now’

2007 Women’s Work organiser and chair of BAIT seminar Salt Gallery, Hayle with Fran Cottell

2006 1,000 Kisses, site-specific performance at The Window Gallery, Birmingham

2005 Pleasure in Slowness, site-specific performance with Helen Battelley at Mailbox Intervention Festival, B’ham.

2005 Comfort Zones, digital photographs & video, Wolverhampton University Residency

2005 On The margin, performance video (7 minutes) shown at Tulca, Ireland, Body Parts Festival (SSA), Edinburgh, Performance in Nature, Serbia, The Phoenix, Exeter

2004 Something’s Fishy, performance, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2004 Dos Palabras, performance and video for Stringing a Sentence Together, at the Tabernacle, Notting Hill, London.

2004 Dead Women Walking, performance at Dartington Hall. Part of Art, what is it good for? curated by Tracey Warr

2004 Tealady, performance at SEEN festival, Leicester

2003 A Body of Work, performance lecture, Coventry University

2003 Inte(xt)change, street performance at Exeter HEM festival.

Singing Theory, performance at the Custard Factory, B’ham, We Are Relentless, AAS,

2002 M/Utter, performance at Crossing Time Festival, Devon

2002 To the Lighthouse (and Back), video shown at Newlyn Art Gallery, and at Wild Dog, London,

2002 Man Created the Word, performance at VAIN’s Live Art Platform, Oxford

2001 Written in Honey, site-specific installation and performance at Helmsley Castle, Yorkshire, English Heritage Residency

2001 Double-Void, performance, video and installation at Newlyn Art Gallery

2000 A Walk with Jane Austen, video performance installation, Solihull Library Gallery

1999- 2008

Co-director of Art Surgery with Andy Whall, artist-led curation of live art and site specific performance projects. Real Art (and a Sense of Place)1999, Arts Council funded Live Art Project programme Tract, (2007), Live Platform (2003), Videoteque (2002)