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Group Exhibitions

 

Bernhiem Connect  Art Festival, Kentucky USA.

August 2018.

Commissioned for the 2017 international festival to produce a series of costume and walkabout performances during the festival.

 

Bournemouth University Festival of Learning, Bournemouth, UK.

July 2017.

Documentary about the Grass men featured during the festival.

 

Devizes International Outdoor Arts Festival, Devizes, UK.

August 2017.

Commissioned for the 2017 international festival to produce a series of costume and walkabout performances over 2 days of the festival.

 

Arcade Champ Exhibition, Bristol, UK.

August 2016

Art collective group show in the historic Bristol Arcade. Curated and produced work for a 10 artist showcase over 7 days. Including workshops and artists talks.

 

Hatfair Festival, Winchester, UK.

July 2016.

Commissioned for the 2016 international festival to produce a series of costume and walkabout performances over 2 days of the festival.

 

Greenwich and Docklands International Arts festival, London, UK.

June 2016

Commissioned for the 2016 international festival to produce a series of costume and walkabout performances over 2 days of the festival.

 

Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe 2015, Bournemouth, UK.

September 2015.

I returned to the Bournemouth Fringe as an Artist instead of the lead coordinator. Ran a series of workshops and costumed performance. My work was included as the front cover for the programme.

 

Lead Festival Coordinator for the Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe, Bournemouth, UK.

July – October 2014.

In charge of the coordination and facilitation of the Bournemouth Arts by the Sea first Fringe Festival. Brought together a range of 100 events over the space of 17 days including art exhibitions, live music, poetry, workshops and talks.

 

OSHA, Multiple Venues - Factory Studios, Old House Boscombe, Lung Gallery & Vita Nova, Bournemouth, UK.

October  2014.

Curated this exhibition involving over 20 artists across 4 venues over 1 night. The project showcased a diverse range of Art in which digital technology is an essential part of the creative or presentation process.

 

Bristol Biennial Arts Festival, Bristol UK.

September 2014.

Commissioned to produce a series of costumes and a performance for the Bristol Biennial. Featured as the main cover image for the festival programme.

 

Bournemouth Arts by the Sea Festival. Commission ‘Lavish’, Bournemouth UK.

July 2013 – October 2013.

I was brought in as Project Manager for the Arts University Bournemouth program ‘Lavish’ at the Bournemouth Arts festival. This involved being in charge of commissioning a team of 6 Artists to create a series of individual work and performances for the festival.

 

Drop Project Gallery, Creative Director and Founder, Bournemouth UK.

April 2013 – July 2013.

 

I set up Drop Project Gallery to fill the void in Bournemouth for a contemporary gallery that showcased local talent and strived to be a local hub to celebrate the arts. In the three months that we were open, we produced 8 Exhibitions, which showcased over 100 artists, trained 27 interns and had 3 full time paid staff.

 

Drop Project Gallery Closing Exhibition, Bournemouth, UK.

July 2013.

Curated the final exhibition of the Gallery inviting the best 20 artists involved over the course of the three months to exhibit a new finished piece of work.

 

Grey Matter, Drop Project Gallery, Bournemouth, UK.

May 2013.

Drawing exhibition of 22 artist.

 

Drop Project Gallery, Opening Exhibition, Bournemouth, UK.

April 2013.

Curated the opening exhibition for the gallery including myself and 14 other artist.

 

 UK World Event Young Artist Festival, Nottingham, UK.

September 2012.

Selected as one of the artist to represent the UK at the International World Event Arts festival.

 

UK Signature Art Prize, Spitalfield Market, London, UK

September 2012.

Sculpture finalist for the 2012 Signature Art Prize.

 

Neu Now Festival ELIA, Porto, Portugal.

July 2012.

An annual International Arts Festival, ran by the ‘European League of the institute of the Arts’ to showcase the best students from all over Europe.

 

Feral Exhibition, Old Truman Brewery Gallery, Brick Lane, London, UK.

July 2012.

 

Caged Exhibition, Arts University College Bournemouth, UK.

June 2012.

 

Out of sight, Wilkinson’s abandoned car park, Bournemouth, UK.

July 2011.

This was a self initiated and curated exhibition involving 42 different artists within a disused car park under a shop. It received over 900 spectators over the 7 days that the exhibition was on. My roles involved overall project management, marketing, and selection of artists involved and curation of the work within the space. I also participated in a live interview discussion about the Arts in Bournemouth on Hope FM.

 

Paradox European Fine Art Organisation, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.

September 2011.

 

Concluding Exhibition for the international residency in Cork arranged by the  Paradox European Fine Art Organisation.

 

 

Residency and Competitions

 

Bernhiem Research Forest and Art Centre. Kentucky, USA

July - August 201.

Six week residency to develop my practice and progress my living costumes with support from the specialist horticultural facilities and staff.

 

Signature Art Prize, London, UK

September 2012.

Finalist in the UK Signature Art Prize, Spitalfields Market.

 

Outside In the permeable art school. Paradox European Fine Art Organization. Cork, Ireland

September 2011.

A week long residency and exhibition alongside 20 other International Artists at Crawford Art Gallery, Cork City, Ireland.

 

.Private Collections

 

Bernhiem Art Collection.

 

Education

 

BA (honours) Fine Art, Arts University Bournemouth - 2:1.

2009 - 2012.

 

 Foundation degree in Art and design, Coventry University – Triple Distinction.

2008 – 2009.

 

 HND in Fashion Design, City College Coventry – Triple Merit.

2002 - 2006.