Placements & residencies

Printmaking Residency

Awarded Competitive Scholarship to work as artist in residence at Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern, Anglesey. September – November 1986.Exhibited: November 86 Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern (NWAAAssisted); June 87 County Council Headquarters Caernarfon; July 87 Theatre Gwynedd, Bangor

Painter/Printmaker Placement

10-Day South West Arts Placement at Avishayes County Primary School,Chard, Somerset.(silkscreen monoprinting within special care/needs facility also).June 1987.

Painter/Printmaker Residency Artist in Residence at Durham Road Junior School, Newport, Gwent.

Set up studio/etching and silkscreen facility. Worked with whole school using both techniques. Worked with writers and poets in residence to create illustrated pieces. Gave slide talks and entered children’s work in Cadbury’s art competition with resultant winners. 22 weeks from Sept’87 – March’88. Exhibited works at Llantarnum Grange Arts Centre, Cwmbran in March’88 and in the Gwent Artists in Residence exhibition, Llantarnum Grange Arts Centre in May 1988.

Printmaker Placement

3-Day S.E.W.A.A. assisted to instigate/install silkscreen facility in Gwernllwyn Junior School, Merthyr Tydfil. September 1990.

3-Day to instigate/install silkscreen facility in Penguelan Primary School, Mountain Ash, Mid Glamorgan. May 1991.

Artist in Residence Philadelphia USA

Artist in residence/faculty member at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia,U.S.A.. January ‘93 to March 1993. Exhibition: end of residency show within Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art.

Artist Placement October 1994

Artist working (through Hafod Housing) within 3 institutions for the elderly around Cardiff. 10 weeks duration from October to Christmas. Print and collage mediums, create large wall board and individual art works and cards. Art works entered into the Elderly Action Council Art Comp.and residents from two sites had work short listed. Chosen pieces were framed and exhibited in London exhibition. Working on in sites to continue weekly visits after placement has ended. Working in new site also. (Resultant resident’s artwork framed and toured – Arts Council of Wales and Hafod Housing Association assisted).


Selected Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

One Woman Exhibitions

Scottish Touring

Welsh Touring



Private Collections

USA, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and UK

Travel Award

July 1990 Granted Welsh Arts Council Travel Award to research in Museums of Childhood in Scotland, England, Germany and France. Drew exhibits (fine line pencil) gathering source for Scottish touring show.


Tree Dressing Project

Working with 2 schools (Fynnon Taf Primary and Nantgarw Infants) to produce a variety of lanterns, banners and other decorative items which celebrated (and hung from) the tree. Large kappa leaves with children’s poems about particular trees on, twig people made by the children and parents, wildlife lanterns painted and decorated by the children, laminated working drawings of creatures, leaves and hand prints, etc. Work done in conjunction with visiting storyteller and culminated in actual dressing ceremony led by banners, storyteller and musician.

Design Collaboration for Performance

September 1994. Pramen festival, Cross keys, Gwent.

Worked with Blackwood Miners Institute and choreographers to create 18FT painted dragon spread over 30 hand-held boards with letterforms on the back, flags for dancers and triptych for backdrops.

Other Projects



Fine Art


May 1994 Featured on The Slate, BBC 2 Wales. Arts magazine programme investigation of my art form technique and chosen topic.



BA (hons) 2:1 Fine Art (Drawing and Painting) 1981 -85 Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Dundee


1993 First son born 1998 Second son born

Welsh Language

Level 3 attained (ongoing)

Computer Course

May 1994 City & Guilds stage II word processing certificate gained


Workshops 1992-2003

Workshops 2004-2005

Workshops 2005-2006

Workshops 2007-2008

Workshops 2008-2012