Education

1998   Ma Royal College of Art

1997   BA (First class) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, London institute

1994   Btec Foundation Diploma, Kingsway College, London

1985   Bsc Hon Biology, Queen Mary College London University

 

Currently: Senior lecturer at the University of East London

 

Past experience

 

1985-1992     Long distance sailor

1992-1993     Employed by Bechtel to Co-ordinate Sea and airfreight from Europe to Kuwait.

 

Awards

 

2010       2nd prize photography, National Open Art Competition

2003       Wallace Cititraining, commission

2000       BP Travel Award, National Portrait Gallery 

1998       Battersea Park Annual Award, awarded by Sir Norman Foster

1998       NENE Award, presented by Minister for School Standards, Charles Clark MP,

1997       Ashley Stewart Prize, London Institute

1996       King Sturge Art Prize (Highly Commended), London Institute, Davies Street.

 

Residencies

2015      National Portrait Gallery

2012/3    Albert Project, London

2005       Australia, Melbourne, Monash University

2000       Iceland, August

1998       Lisbon, April

1998       Paris, Cite International Des Arts, Oct/Nov

 
Solo Exhibitions

2015      Civil Unrest, London

2005      Withdrawing, Melbourne

2003      Office, 7 Bedford Row

2002      fig1 domoBaal contemporary art, London

2002      Lifeboatmen, Sheffield Galleries & Museums Trust, Sheffield

2001      Lifeboat men, National Portrait Gallery, London

2000      On being moved, domoBaal contemporary art, London

2000      Cab Gallery, London

2000      On not being here and being moved, Whiteleys, Bayswater, and London

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2014      Witness, Lynden Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2013      Next to Painting, London

2012      Kilburn Film Festival, London

2012      Christ Church, London

2011      When The Dead help the Living, Light projects, Melbourne, Australia

2011      Domestic Affairs, Rio, Brazil

2011      Mail Art at the Memorial Galleria Progresso, Porto Allegra, Brazil

2011      Absorbency Retreat, curated by Alexis Harding, AVA Gallery, London

2010      Kilburn Film Festival

2010      National Open Art Competition

2007      Dream Home, Novas Gallery London

2007      Strange Geography, Kingsgate Gallery, London

2005      Young Masters, London.

2005      39 gallery, London

2004      Kilburn film festival Tricycle cinema, London

2004      The Great Indoors, Kingsgate Gallery, London

2004      Hand luggage, K3 Gallery, Zurich

2004      39 Gallery, London

2003      Drawing 100, Tannery Arts, London

2003      Wallace space, London

2002      Jerwood Drawing Prize, London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Hull, Manchester,

2002      TAXY Essor gallery, 57 Ewer St, London

2001      National Football Museum, UK

2000      BP Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

2000      Albany Theatre, London

2000      Hackney Empire, London

2000      Whitechapel Art Gallery, London

2000      Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, UK

2000      Flirt, Paton Gallery, London