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Born in 1955 in London, now living in York, UK

First Class Hons BA in Ceramics
Central School of Art and Design, London 1977 to 1980

Foundation Course, Hornsea School of Art, London 1976-1977

My main career was as a ceramic artist for 30 years but over the last seven years I have focused on drawing and more recently abstract collages.

Abstract Collages

2014 to present
My collages are explorations of colour, form, juxtaposition and composition.
Made with hand-painted and found papers.

Ceramic artist

1980 to 2010
Hand built coil pots.

Commissions include

Commissioned to make ten pots for Bruce Oldfield, fashion designer

Commissioned by Tricia Guild of Designers Guild to design a range of pots for Next Interior that were mass produced.

Exhibitions include

Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Long Street Gallery, Tetbury
Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames
Harwood Gallery, New Kings Road, London
Designers Guild, Kings Road, London
J K Hill Gallery
Anatol Orient, London
Chelsea Crafts Fair,London
Direct Design Show, London
Charlotte Henig Gallery, Germany
Pyramid, York
Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds

Fox Grosse & Gold

1980 to 1984
Set up and ran a ceramics business decorating white china with torn colourful collage enamel transfer designs.
Worked with Sarah Grosse and Amanda Campbell-Gold.

curriculART

2007 to 2010
Worked with Anne Hutchison to develop a subscription website for primary schools offering drawing projects, photo library and hundreds of art projects all linked to the National Curriculum.

York Open Studios

Together with Anne Hutchison, set up and ran York Open Studios from 2002 to 2009 with many helpers. Now in its 17th year and run by a new committee.

Artist in Schools

2000 to 2012
Designed and ran numerous art projects working with clay in many York primary schools.