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Projects & Commissions

Public Art Commissions

2015Vale of the White Horse District Council, Oxfordshire funded. Lead Artist for 'Stitch Wantage 2016' a community sampler project
2014Vale of the White Horse District Council, Oxfordshire funded. Textile Artist for Ashbury village to produce community textile map
2013Scarborough County Council, Commission for Crematorium Bier Covers
2012Birmingham Public Health Care Trust, Commission for training textiles
2011Oxford Museum, Commission for 'Alice in Wonderland' cushions for the children's area
2010Bristol NHS Trust Bristol, Commission for textiles for their mortuaries “Viewing Rooms”
2009Diamond Light Source (DLS) Science Installation and drugs company Evotec, Commission for a textile hanging used as community outreach project involving over 5000 people including UK Science Minister, and British Ambassador’s to Mexico, Libya, Egypt and France.
2008Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Commission for Exhibition The Motto Project: 'Cloth is my Bread'
2008DLS, 1 year Artist in Residence producing textile hangings and collaboration on sculpture
2007Presentation of “Designs for Life” to Her Majesty the Queen at the opening of DLS
2007DLS, Commission for textile panel, presented as a gift to Her Majesty the Queen at the opening of the installation
2007Paula Groves, Sculptor, Commission for award winning stand at Chelsea Flower show
2006Wellcome Trust funded collaboration with Science Oxford, Diamond Light Source and Oxfordshire Federaion of WI's, Lead artist on outreach textile project involving 300 people

Educational Projects

2014Oxfordshire Summer School – Textile Week
2013Uffington Primary School, Wiltshire, workshops creating textile wall hanging
2013Development of Distance Learning course in Design and Machine Embroidery
2012Vale & Downland Museum, Oxfordshire, Lecture and children's book workshop for Betjeman Festival
2012Ladygrove School, Oxfordshire, Week long residency working on 'The Big Draw'
2011Cornerstone Arts Centre, Oxfordshire, Schools workshops producing cushions for Christmas theatre production
2011Fusion Arts, Oxford DC and Windmill Primary School, workshops creating costumes etc. for Cowley Road Carnival
2010Channel 5 TV “Community Voices”, Mentor on River of Life textile project working with refugee women in Oxford
2008Mill Arts Centre, Banbury, Sunshine Multicultural Centre, Banbury, Oxfordshire 'The Big Draw' family workshop project to create textile hanging for Banbury Library
2010–2014Mevagissy, Cornwall, Self organised residential textile weeks
2008–2012Sunrise Multicultural Centre, Banbury Oxfordshire, Regular teaching on bookmaking and textile based projects
2002–2007Gloucester College of Further Education, Cheltenham, Teaching City & Guilds level 1-3 courses in Crafts Textile Decoration, Hand and Machine Embroidery, Felt and Design on Furniture Making, Floristry and Fashion courses