2015

Artist
Awarded on of 5 regional prizes by New Art West Midlands 2016, among recent graduates from Worcester, Coventry, Birmingham City, Staffordshire and Wolverhampton Universities. Work exhibited in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and used as cover image for exhibition catalogue and leaflets.

2010 – 2015

University of Worcester
Fine Art Practice BA (Hons)

 

2007 – 08

Regional ICT Champion, West Midlands
Delivered a package of ICT management advice and support to the voluntary sector; partnership work at regional level via Advantage West Midlands and at national level with the ICT Hub; set up, marketed and presented at regional conferences.

 

2005 – 07

Community Web Developer, Herefordshire in Touch
Provided web development and ICT management consultation and training to voluntary sector organisations.

 

2004 – 08

Community First, Community Development Worker
Project planning and management. Devised support projects around surveys of local voluntary sector web and ICT needs; drew down funding; handled commissioning; ensured timely delivery and reported back to funders and stakeholders.

Editor. Produced quarterly magazine aimed at voluntary organisations across Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

 

2004 – 05

BBC, Broadcast Journalist
Produced written, photographed, audio and video web content and gathered local news stories for web and radio. Devised local participation projects.

 

2001 – 04

The Rural Media Company, Web Producer / Youth Project Worker
Conceived, developed and delivered a number of participatory youth and community media projects.

 

1998 – 2001

Hereford College of Art and Design, Lecturer
Web Design and Digital Imaging – course development and teaching.

 

1996 – 2001

The SpecTater, Editor
Designed, developed and edited a free arts and culture listings magazine for Worcestershire.

 

1994 – 2001

Freelance Graphic Designer / Web Developer / Commercial Trainer / Technical Editor

 

1994 – 97

Malvern Fringe Arts, Festival Co-ordinator
A voluntary role involving fund-raising, programme development, event management, press and marketing and company secretary duties.

 

1989-95

Organic Produce Retail / Wholesale
Initially a member of the Co-operative that set up the UK’s first dedicated organic shop, then moved into local wholesaling of organic vegetables and ran a weekly box scheme.