'Brief' Biography and Selected Exhibition C.V.



1965-67  York School of Art 

1967       Central School of Art and Design, London   

1968       Awarded Queen Mary Scholarship   

1970       Graduated BA

1995       Huddersfield University - Post Graduate Cert. Ed. 





2008      'Meeting and Passing' CBC Arts Collaborative, Lafayette, CA   

2008      'Drawing into Clay' Gallery Saratoga, Saratoga CA 

2008      'Sculpture Within: Garden and Community' Sierra Azul PVAC

              Gallery CA

2007      'Side by Side' Santa Cruz County Bank Arts Collaborative - 3


2007      'Sculpture Is - back in the garden' Sierra Azul, PVAC Gallery CA 

2007      'Pacific Rim'   Government Building, Santa Cruz CA. 

2007      'Time and Place - Then and Now'

              Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) - Group show 

2006      'The Practiced Eye' ( 3 British women artists)  

              Galeria Tonantzin , San Juan Bautista CA.                      

2006       'Santa Cruz Clay'  A Gathering of 15 Clay Artists - Santa Cruz

               Pottery, CA.

2005       'Caught off Balance ' 2 person exhibition - Nido Gallery, Moss

               Landing, CA

2005       'Form and Function' Group show - Mountain Arts Center, Ben

               Lomond, CA

2004       'Towards the Edge' 2 person exhibition - Monterey Peninsular  

               college Gallery, Monterey CA USA 

2004       'Plein Aire Painters' Group Show  - Santa Cruz Institute for

               Contemporary Arts, Santa Cruz, CA, USA

2002       'Scratching the Surface' (Porcelain and Stoneware 2000-

               2002) touring exhibition: Myles Meehan Gallery, Darlington,

               UK., Customs House Gallery South Shields, UK 

1999       'Crossing Borders' - small works(porcelain and raku) - touring

               exhibition commencing at Galleria 28, Timisoara, Romania

               and continuing to Czechoslovakia and Hungary. 

1997       'Ceramic Works' - ceramics and watercolors, Durham Art   

               Gallery Aykley  Heads, Durham, UK. 

1994/5    'Double Visions' ceramics and drawings, Myles Meehan Gallery, 

               Darlington Arts Center, UK.  



Selected Collections: 


Victoria and Albert Museum, London   


Central St. Martins School of Art, London Institute, UK 


J.Sainsbury Plc.   


The Tea House, Covent Garden, London 


Ikeada ceramics, Tokyo, Japan. 


University of Sunderland. 


Galleria 28, Timisoara, Romania. 


Darlington Borough Council. 


Stoke-on-Trent Pottery Museum and Art Gallery, Staffs. UK. 



Teaching Experience:   



2000 - 2003   Tutor in Ceramics and Visual Arts, Darlington Arts Center, 


2001 - 2002   Artist in Residence:  Bowes Museum, Co. Durham,UK.    


'Housing the Past- Creating the Future' ceramics mural project working with 6 Primary schools in Darlington UK.  


1998 - 2000    Artist in Residence: Northern Arts - Artists into Schools

                     Millenium Project Darlington Secondary schools 


1995 - 1996    Artist in Residence: Tilery Primary School, Stockton on

                     Tees, UK. 


1992 - 1993    Artist in Residence: Allensway Adult Training Center,

                     Cleveland, UK. 


1994 - 1999    Course Leader(Ceramics): Darlington College of Art 

                      and Technology


1990 - 1994    Visiting lecturer at:  Bishop Auckland College UK.  


1970 - 1976    Visiting Lecturer at :   South Kensington Institute, and

                      Forest Hill  Institute, London UK. 



1976 - 1989    Free Lance Designer for: 


                     Rising Hawk Ltd., S. Fielding & Co.(Crown Devon),

                     J&G Meakin,Silver Crane Co.,

                     The Tea Council Ltd., Audley Porcelain,

                     South West Ceramics, Wade Ceramics Ltd., 


1972              Opened first workshop in S.E. London - 'Jenny Morten