I was born and grew up in Ormskirk, North West England
1985 Graduated from Goldsmiths College, Camberwell
BA(hons) fine art/textiles
Over the years I have worked in a variety of fields including running a sucessful hand craft jewellery business and an on-going massage business. I have lived in various places in Europe and finally moved from South-West France to settle in Louisburgh, County Mayo in 1996.
2009-18 group exhibitions in the Linenhall, Castlebar. Co. Mayo
July 2016 ‘The Web Quivers’ an exhibition of my work in a 'pop-up' gallery in the Clare Island ferry waiting room in Roonagh Quay, Louisburgh.
2016/17 Selected to be part of five group exhibitions at Green Fuse Gallery, Westport.
June 2017 Opened the ‘Solas Upstairs Gallery’ in Louisburgh,Co Mayo with ceramic artist Anthony OBrien as a showcase for our work. Changing exhibitions of my work ran throughout the year.
November 2017. ‘Mind has Mountains’ Green Fuse Gallery, Westport, Co Mayo. A collaboration with the poet Geraldine Mitchell and three other artists in response to her recent publication, ‘Mountains for Breakfast”
September 2018 ‘Untethering’ Solo exhibition at Quay Cottage, Westport.
Part of the Westport Arts Festival, Westival.
September 2018 selected to be part of group show ‘Identity’ run by Westival
Next important exhibition date is early 2020 (date to be confirmed) at Custom House, Westport