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


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



Service Coordinator, Pause Mental Health Service, University of Birmingham


Visiting lecturer in Social Work


Founder of Birmingham Artivistas, Black and Blue Collective


Recent Exhibitions, Projects & Shows


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


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


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





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