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Born in Swansea, South Wales, UK, 8th October 1984


EDUCATION


2009-11 MA Contemporary Dialogues, Swansea Metropolitan University


2005-08 BA(hons), Photographic Art, University of Wales, Newport


2004-05 Foundation/National Diploma Art and Design, Swansea Institute



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / RESIDENCIES


May 2015 - Jan 2016, Curatorial Residency, Galleri Wenda, Halden


June 2014, Catherines tømmer Halden hjerte, Performance and public arts display, Tista river, Tista senter, Halden


May 2014, A Landscape of My Own Never Did Exist, Solo Exhibition, Galleri Wenda, Halden


Feb 2014, Mini Residency, Valand Accademy, Göteborg


Feb 2014, Bild Bild group exhibition, Rotor och Rotor2, Valand Accademy, Göteborg


Nov 2013, Solo Exhibition, Recent work, Rollergallery.co.uk


Sep 2013, The Crossing Place of Road & River, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown, Powys,


Jan 2013 - May2013, A Beautiful World, Group show,The Photographic Angle, London and various locations across

UK(Touring Exhibition)


Nov 2012, 100 years of photography at Newport, Group Show, Newport


Sep 2012, World Event Young Artists, Group Show/Arts Festival, Nottingham


July 2012, Being2, Group Exhibition, Queens Arcade, Cardiff


March 2012,The Script of the Stone and the Tongue of the Wave, Artist in Residence, Super Saurus Art space, Swansea


Sep 2011, Solo Exhibition, Tweeter, The ... Space, Mission Gallery, Swansea


May 2011, MA contemporary Dialogues, Group Show, Swansea Metropolitan University


May 2011, Vertical Cinema 6, Solo Presentation and Discussion of the Tweeter Project, Gwdyhw, Cardiff


May 2011, Direct Action, Group Show, a screening night of performances on•for•at video, institut für alles mögliche, Berlin


April 2011 Solo Exhibition, The Birds in my Garden, 8week Gallery, Old Motorcycle showroom, Bristol


Jan 2011 Group Exhibition, work in progress by MA contemporary Dialogues, The Foyer Gallery, Swansea Metropolitan University


May 2010 Group Show, Mission Photography Open 2010, Mission Gallery, Swansea


August 2008 The ʻParadiseʼ, Project, Group Exhibition, Elysium Gallery, Swansea


June 2008 BRINK, Group Project, Contemporary Photography Publication, Publication launch nights and exhibitions, La Viande, Shoreditch, London, & FFotogallery, Penarth Cardiff


May 2007 Look Out!, Group Exhibition, Tradegaer House, Newport



AWARDS AND PUBLICATIONS


March 2014, Halden Kommune Kulturmidler Grant, Norway


August 2013, Arts Council Wales, Small Project Grant


April 2013, Arts Council Wales, Research and Development Grant.


March 2012, Arts Council Wales, Small Project Grant.


August 2012, Selected Artist of the Week, Axisweb.org.


March 2011, Salon Contemporary London, Artist Of The Week Award


August 2011, L’Autoroute, Hesa Inprint, Online Magazine.


February 2011, Confessions of an artist, Ideas Tap, Online Magazine.


June 2008, Brink, publication, collection of emerging photographers and artists collective.



PARTICIPATORY PROJECTS

Involves activities engaging with the general public, local communities and peers.


November 2010 Conversations with Birds, Participatory project/Video, Swansea Metropolitan University, Swansea


April 2010 Chorus with the birds, Participatory project, In association with Bristol May Fest, Bristol


March 2010 Chorus with the birds, Participatory project, In association with Forrest Fringe Festival, Swansea


April 2008 Poetics of personal space, Participatory Project, Queens Hill Temporary Gallery, Newport



CURATED EXHIBITIONS / EVENTS


May/June 2013, Heimer, The Cove, Swansea


June 2010, Journey and Memory Exhibition/Event, Curator Group Exhibition, Three Cliffs Gallery and Coffee Shop Gower, Swansea


Dec 2009, The Gower arts Winter showcase, Curator Group Exhibition, Three Cliffs Gallery and Coffee Shop Gower, Swansea


Sep 2009, The Gower Arts Young Contemporaries, Curator Group Exhibition, Monkey bar/gallery Swansea


June 2009, The Gower arts Spring festival, Curator Group Exhibition, Three Cliffs Gallery and Coffee Shop,

Gower, Swansea


August 2008, The ʻParadiseʼ, Project, Curator Group Exhibition, Elysium Gallery, Swansea




WORK WITHIN THE ARTS


September 2012 to Present, Review Writer for Photomonitor.co.uk


September 2008 to June 2013, Front of House, exhibition Technician, Mission Gallery, Swansea


March 2010, May 2010, February 2012,  Visiting Lecturer, Foundation/National Diploma Art and Design, Swansea Metropolitan University


September 2011 to February 2012, Intern for WARP (Welsh Artist Resource Program), g39 Cardiff




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