Education

DeMontfort University BA(hons) Fine Art

North Warwickshire College Foundation Art and Design

TEFL (part one)

North Warwickshire College "A"level Art

John Cleveland College Spanish OCN level 3

North Warwickshire College Wordprocessing RSA II

North Warwickshire College Typewriting RSA I

Continued Professional Development.

Find Your Talent, 2009

Find Your Talent, 2010

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults, via Leicester College, 2010

Professional Bodies Registration

Creative Leicestershire

EMPAF

COMMISSIONS/WORKSHOPS

various past years;

 Logo design for HARLEQUIN DANCE SCHOOL

 "A" board with logo for HARLEQUIN DANCE SCHOOL

Logo used for video advertisement for HARLEQUIN DANCE SCHOOL

HARLEQUIN AND COLUMBINE painting commission for Dianne Grose Collection

"RYANS UNCLE AND AUNT" and "PORTRAIT OF RYAN" commissions for Mr.Phillip Hughes Irish collection

Repair of painting for HINCKLEY HOSPITAL

CHILDRENS LIFECAST  (hands and face) WORKSHOP for BURBAGE COMMUNITY ARTS 2001

LIFE DRAWING/PAINTING WORKSHOPS FOR ALL AGE RANGES for BARELY ARTS (including organising exhibition of participants works)

2008

MOTIVATIONAL WORKSHOP for long term unemployed with WING PRODUCTION HOUSE 2008

GEORGE ELLIOT PANTO SOCIETY christmas pantomime (chorus/backstage) 2008

GRAFFITI WORKSHOPS half term in Leicester with PEDESTRIAN 2008

2009

PARTNERING V.A.L. weekly art sessions with select students of ELLESMERE COLLEGE, Leicester, first term of 2009

 MOSAIC production and workshop event for 1st BRITTANIA SCOUTS, Burbage, Hinckley. 2009.

MURAL production and PAVEMENT ART event for BATTLING BROOK PRIMARY SCHOOL, Hinckley. 2009

MURAL with LGBT Youth Group, Leicester, 2009

ACTING.  Small part in short film "SILVER BULL", playing the oldish man in the wax poachers coat with long staff. Click to view on YOUTUBE ; 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVJFQT2EIcM

SUMMER ART CAMP, Rawlings Community College, Quorn, Leicestershire, July and August (2 weeks) 2009.

FIND YOUR TALENT "where next?". Two day event for primary and secondary aged children  at The Peepul Centre

NATIONAL DRAWING DAY,  "The (little) BIG DRAW" community participatory event, Hinckley Market, Leicestershire, October 10th, 2009

See NEWS page for links to video productions on YOUTUBE

2010

SATURDAY ARTS  Barwell Community House January 2010 (ten weeks) with view to Youth Arts Award

SpArc Day 2010  Rawlings Community College, January 28. Marks to music to sculpture workshops (x3)

Painting and Monoprinting St.Leonards Swithland Primary School. Taster session for possible afterschool club. Key Stage 1 children

Cartooning . Wymeswold Primary School. Taster session for possible afterschool club.

World Community Arts Day, Rawlins Community College. Sculpture workshop.

Green Day, Shellthorpe Primary School. Creatiing sculpture with recycled products

Dance and Art, Ravenhurst Primary School, collaboration with Louise Katerega (Foot in Hand dance company).

Clay Portraiture Workshop with adults in conjunction with Hinckley Council. 2 days. Life model, Dianne Cotteril. Lunch was provided by Council. Venue thanks to Creative Hinckley in the Goddard Building.

National Drawing Day, "The Long BIG DRAW", community participatory event, Hinckley market, October 16th, thanks to Hinckley Council.

 

EXHIBITIONS 

1997

Market Bosworth Open :

Hinckley Concordia Theatre, "Danceworks", solo

1998

Leic. Y Theatre, "A Mixed Bag", solo

1999

LUSAD "Do You Draw a Bit, Then?" duo:  

Leic. Y Theatre, "Pas de Duex", solo :

Hinckley Library, "Dance Abstractions", solo:

Gregsons Solicitors Nottingham, "Untitled Window 1", solo

Hinckley Library, "Excerpts from the Dancing Adventures of Becky", solo

Buckenham Gallery, Southwold, "Looking for Mandys Place" group

2000

Olebra University, Sweden, "Looking for Mandy's Place" group

LUSAD, "Looking for Mandy's Place", group

Hinckley LIbrary, "Recent Figures", solo

2001

Vacant Shop, HInckley, group

Hinckley Golf Club, "Save the Gorilla Fund", group

Town and Country Festival open

Burbage Community Arts open

Hinckley LIbrary, "Nudes Upstairs", group (organiser, model co-ordinator and participant)

Ten-Two Gallery Hinckley, group

2002

Burbage Community Arts open

Jubilee Arts Hinckley , open (chairman of organising group and participator)

City Gallery Leic. "Barely Art" group (organiser and participant of show)

Ten-Two Gallery Hinckley, group

City Gallery Leic. "Poetic Fragmentation of Aesthetics" (arte del espanglish group) (organiser and participant)

 

 

2004

Ayuntamiento de Pegalajar open

Ayantamiento de EL PADUL open

Hinckley Concordia Theatre, New Hinckley Artists Society, group (chairman of NHAS and participant)

2006

Volunteer invigilator for DOT exhibition

Volunteer artist for DOT, Cardboard Leicester (part of fringe for British Art 6 Nottingham).

2007

Voluntary Action Leicester PARALELLOGRAM  group show (DMU)

TEN-2 GALLERY group show (all works on canvass 20 x 20cm)

2008

 The Art Space, 16 Pocklington Walk, Leicester. THE POTENTIAL FOR LOVE

 Degree Show, DeMontfort University. ILLUSTRATIONS FOR UNWRITTEN TALES

ONE NIGHT STAND, at House To Home Furniture store, Belgrave Gate, Leicester

 I-CANDY ART CENTRE, HastingsTRUTH AND OTHER MYTHS

LEICESTER CITY GALLERY OPEN "The Brown Shawl"

TEN-2 GALLERY OPEN "We Shall Go To The Market Today", Hinckley

 2009

AUCTION @ KLA, Knighton Lane Studios, Leicester

The little BIG DRAW. Participatory arts event for National Drawing Day. Funded by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council , organised by ART-CELL and assisted on the day by Melissa Theobold BA(hons). Hinckley Market, Leicestershire.

Independant Arts Centre with KLA

Third annual TEA-PARTY at KLA studios

2010

VAUGHAN COLLEGE  with KLA (paintings; ASCENSION and WITHIN/WITHOUT)

RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH CENTRE with KLA ("Banquet..........Hurrah!") 6 Paintings accepted into show!

CATMOSE GALLERY, Oakham.  With KLA.

LCB DEPOT, Leicester . With KLA

 

2011

 

BRIXTON URBAN ART FAIR 

 

2012

 Hinckley Library. HINCKLEY THEMED OPEN  , ("Loved Ones")

Exchange Bar

, Leicester. (with KLA)


Sumo Bar, Leicester. Charity outdoor art event exhibiting for one year. Curated by Bali Sangha-Jenkins

Fabrika, Leicester (with KLA)


New Walk Museum, Leicester (with KLA... 30th anniversary show)

10-2 Gallery, Hinckley Christmas Open Exhibition.

 

2013

Leicester Open 24; 


Britains Got Artists...........top 50 works on show at UK-ARTS gallery, Halifax


WINDOWS-ON at Sumo Bar, Leicester (charity event for multiple sclerosis society) FIRST PRIZE


2014

Creation Fine Arts Gallery, solo show. Beverly, Yorkshire 

Windows-on. Sumo Bar, Leicester


Cosmopolitan Carnival, group (KLA) show, Leicester.


Cank Street Gallery, Leicester,open exhibition


Methodist Church, Bishop Street, Leicester............World Mental Health .......group show.


2015


Leicester Open 26


Cank Street Gallery, Leicester, open exhibition.

Atkins Building, Reception. Solo. Dcember 2015/January 2016


2016

 

Cank Street Gallery, Leicester, open exhibition.

2017

Cank Street Gallery, Leicester, open exhibition. (Highly Commended, "African Woman", oil on canvas)

D.I.V.O.R.C.E  an exhibition themed on Brexit with Julie Kilminster and Jane McFadden, Leicester Church.