Solo Exhibitions

2017 Soul Vessels Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, North Uist

2013 bodytides Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2010 Edinburgh Festival Show Healthy Life Centre, Edinburgh
Embodiment Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2000 Journeys Beyond the Senses Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2017 Soul Vessels Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, North Uist

2017 Soul Vessels Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, North Uist

Selected Group Shows

2019 Threshold Lews Castle College UHI Degree Show, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery

2018 Sea to Sea EDAN+UAA, The Art Block, Seaham, County Durham

2015 Celebration The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool

2013 Between Tides Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, (recipient UAA Student Prize)

2012 Fire and Water The Watermill Gallery, Aberfeldy
I Am Woman Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh
Annual Exhibition Visual Art Scotland, RSA Galleries, Edinburgh

2011 Fire and Fibre, Collaborations–Scottish Potters and Basket Makers, Collins Gallery, Glasgow

2010 10 Years On Culross Pottery and Gallery, Fife
Annual Exhibition Workshop of Tim Stead, Blainslie, Scottish Borders
Diverse Perception An Talla Solais, Ullapool, Wester Ross

2009 Collaborations between Scottish Potters and Basket Makers The Bield Gallery, Perthshire
State Theta Galleries, Ormiston, East Lothian

2008 Fisher Studio & Gallery, Pittenweem, Fife
Scottish Potters Association, Smith Art Gallery, Stirling

2007/8 Flaubert Gallery, Edinburgh

2007 All Figured Out Cone 9 Ceramics, North Berwick and Edinburgh

2002 Out of the Ashes: Artists Responses to 9/11 (& Co-Curator) Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2001 Earth Odyssey Artesian Gallery Edinburgh
Annual Exhibition A A S, Aberdeen Art Gallery
Intuition Crescent Arts, Scarborough, East Yorks

2000 Celebration of Upwelling Arts Nexus Gallery. Edinburgh

1991 20 Different Stories Piece Hall Art Gallery. Halifax

1989 Cross Stitches: Women in Textiles Leeds Polytechnic Gallery

2013  bodytides  Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2013 bodytides Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2013  bodytides  Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2013 bodytides Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Drawing Residencies

2013 bodytides Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

with The Research Society for Process Oriented Psychology UK

1996-2001 Extreme States Seminars, twice yearly at Princess Royal Hospital, Hayward’s Heath

1996-98 Seminars on Comatose States, Conflict, Relationships & Leadership UK wide

1995 Body of Knowledge Seminar, Edinburgh

1993 Sexuality Seminar, London


Arts Employment & Experience

2018 Assistant Curator ‘Processions’ Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery

2016-present Tutor: Children’s art classes, Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Art Gallery, North Uist

2015-2018 Tutor: Art & craft for people with special needs, Craigard Day Centre, North Uist

2007-2012 Self-employed Tutor: Handmade book workshops & children’s art classes.
Gallery Assistant: Lucie Fenton Gallery, Edinburgh.

2008-09 Ceramics Tutor: Culross Pottery and Gallery

2006-2009 Gallery Assistant: Culross Pottery and Gallery

2006 Ceramics Apprentice at Culross Pottery and Gallery.
Handmade Books Tutor: Care for Carers project, Edinburgh

2001-03 Gallery Co-ordinator. Patriothall Gallery @ WASPS Studios, Edinburgh

1999-2002 Founder Member: Artesian Upwelling Arts; co-editor of Artesian magazine;
co-organiser Arte Gras Festival 2001; curator & hanger of exhibitions; book & publicity designer.

1995-2003 Community Artist: Research Society for Process Oriented Psychology UK.
Artist in residence at training & public seminars; publicity designer &
illustrator; editor & designer of in-house journal Channel.

1988-94 Self-employed Illustrator and Designer
Publicity & production designer; touring staff: Snapdragon Circus.
Founder member & treasurer: Northlight Studios, Hebden Bridge.
Community Artist: GISMO, Mixenden Youth Café. Halifax
Co-leader: workshops on creativity, art and self-development.

1986-87 P/T Tutor in drawing and design: Halifax College

1984-85 Self-employed Rug Weaver

1980-1982 Life Model for foundation, adult education & artists groups, Calder Valley

Art Education

2018-2019 Honours BA Fine Art, Lews Castle College, University of the Highlands & Islands

2012-2014 BA Fine Art, Lews Castle College & Moray College, UHI

2009-10 Portfolio Course, Bridge House Art, Ullapool

2004-06 P/T Ceramics & Bookbinding courses, Edinburgh & UK wide

1988 Art Therapy Spring School, Leeds University

1982-84 BTEC Diploma in Textile Design, Bradford College

1981-82 P/T Weaving Course, Bradford College