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Education: 

1989 Degree in Visual Arts with art therapy, Lancaster University

 

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

 

2013 Masters in Leadership and Management- specialist area: creativity and social work

 

Employment:

Development Officer, Changing Our Lives www.changingourlives.org

 

Visiting lecturer in Social Work

 

Founder of Birmingham Artivistas, Black and Blue Collective

 

Recent Exhibitions, Projects & Shows

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  2017

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 

 

2015 BVSC People's Gallery, Digbeth Craftivists Show

 

2014 Ort Gallery, Balsall Heath, Junea Project Group Show

 

2013 Ort Gallery, Balsall Heath. Downtime, Group Show

 

2013 Kings Heath Development Centre, Birmingham, Solo Show

 

2013 Commission AMINA Women's Project, Alum Rock, Birmingham