Education: 

1989 Degree in Visual Arts with art therapy, Lancaster University  BA hons 2:1

 

1990 Further Education Teachers Certificate, Grantham College

 

1994 Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work, University of Glasgow

 

1997 Certificate in Counselling Skills

 

2012 Post Graduate Diploma/ Higher Specialist Award in Leadership

and  Management for Social Work, University of Birmingham

 

2013 Masters in Leadership and Management- specialist area: creativity and social work, University of Birmingham

 

Employment:

Service Coordinator, Pause Mental Health Service, University of Birmingham

 

Visiting lecturer in Social Work

Associate tutor, University of Warwick; Coventry University

 

Founder of Birmingham Artivistas, Black and Blue Collective

Freelance participatory artist

 

Recent Exhibitions, Projects & Shows

2021

MIXED RAGE Art Rooms Kings Heath group show and launch of the MIXED RAGE Collective

2020

John Taylor Hospice 110 years commission - participatory project

Community Connexions- The Rep Theatre, schools based art project

IKON Artists in Schools Project 

2019

IKON and Barber Youth Programme collaborative project 

2018

ORT Gallery, Birmingham. Precious- Brum YODO festival A Matter of Life and Death- Dying Matters Week 2018

2017:

Exhibition John Lewis Community Gallery - November 2017-February 2018

Women and Protest Season- MAC September- November 2017

Residency AGE UK

Connecting Messages- Lead co-artist with Kings Heath Action for Refugees Showcase May

Ort Gallery, Balsall Heath, Birmingham

A Matter of Life and Death- Dying Maters Week- Installation MAC May 2017

Provocation at Awkward Bastards 2, MAC

2016:

Artful Minds- ACE funded project with Stonham carers

Connecting Communities- in partnership with MAC and Hall Green Arts Forum 

 

 

 

 

 

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