curriculum vitae

Professional Doctorate in Fine Art, UEL, 2015
MA Fine Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, 2005
HNC Photography, City of Westminster College,2003
BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design,1999

The Nude Male, co-curated with Julie Cook, AVA Gallery, UEL, London, March 2015

Solo Exhibitions:
Intimacy, Distance and Touch (Final Doctorate Exhibition), UEL, London, May 2015
Hello, The Byre, Pembrokeshire, May 2001
War Paint, Luna International, Berlin, April 2001
Nerys’ Gallery, boy, Tokyo, 2001-2002
Tube Project, Victoria Line, London Underground, June 1998

Group Exhibitions:

RCA Hidden 2020, RCA Kensington Galleries, March 2020
Miniscule Venice, Castello, Venice 10 May to 21 July 2019
Miniscule Part 2, Cross Lane Projects, Kendal, 23 March to 18 May 2019
Empire II, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca, MACO, 23 February to 20 May 2019
Hidden 2018, RCA, Courtyard Galleries and Hockney Gallery, 16 – 20 November 2018
Empire II, Établissement Culturel Solidaire, Paris, 16 to 21 October 2018
Protocol, Q-Park Cavendish Square, London, 5 to 7 October 2018
Empire II, Super Pop, Madrid, 23 September 2018
Open Studios, Deborah House, London, 23 September 2018
Empire II, Haus Gallery, Uus str. 17, Tallinn, Estonia, June 2018
Empire II, SPEKTRUM 1, Bürknerstraße 12, 12047 Berlin, October 2017
Empire II, Brussels Art Week, Quai au Bois à Brûler 19A, April 2017
Empire II, Venice 57, Castello 1610/A, May 2017 – November 2017
BIG DEAL No7 SPACE 2016, Q PARK Whitcomb Street, London, December 2016
Summer Salon, LUBOMIROV / ANGUS-HUGHES, London, August – September 2015
The Fall of the Rebel Angels, Venice 56, Castello 1610/A, May – June 2015
The Nude Male, AVA Gallery, UEL, London, March 2015
Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London, November 2014
We Could Not Agree, Q-Park Cavendish Square, October, 2014
PRAVAC SILA, O3one Gallery, Belgrade, April 2014
Good Times – Invented & remembered – landscapes & homescapes…, Dungeness, May 2013
Sophie Bedingham Smith &, Folkstone, March,2013
East is East, UEL, Kula Lumpur,April 2012
East is East, Nanyang Academy of Fine Art, Singapore, April 2012
Interim Show, AVA Gallery, London 2012
Terrace 6, Terrace Gallery, London, 2011
Mythical Lyrical, Sueli Turner Gallery, London, November/ December 2009
Salon 09, Four Corners Film, London, November/ December 2009
Travelling Light, 622 Fondamenta Bragadin, Venice, June 2009
Travelling Light, WW Gallery London, May 2009
Start Your Collection 2008!, Contemporary Art Projects, August/September 2008
Space Invaders, Liquid Gallery, London, August 2008
’00 Nature Part 1,Contemporary Art Projects, April/ May 2008
University of Glamorgan Purchase Prize: the figure, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, July/August 2007
Intimacy, Campbell Works, London, November 2005
Exhibition of Contemporary Surrealist Art, B.A.G., Brighton, July/August 2004
Group Show, Crane Gallery, Swansea, June/July 2004
Spike Island Christmas Fayre, Spike Island, Bristol, December 2003
Photopsy, The Loading Bay Gallery, The Old Truman Brewery, London, July 2003
Unrealised Ideas,, 2001
Flock, Luna International, Berlin, September 2000
Future Show, Stroud House Gallery, Stroud, May 2000
Hidden Art, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, December 1999

Bibliography/ Events:
Riposte Social, one day event showing one of The Backdrop Paintings,Dalston London 28 April 2019
How to Make A Polite Protest Film, a 2 hour workshop delivered with Anita Bryan, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Oaxaca, 25 February 2019
Symposium – SIGHTLINES: PUBLIC AND PRIVATE (LIVES) Exhibition – Julie Cook, Lara Clifton, Dr Nerys Mathias, Paul Davies, Gerry Badger, Blanche Dubois, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, December 2015, February 2014
Creative Career Masterclass No.1, London, 7th March 2012
Pecha Kucha, London, 11th January 2010
Photomonth Photofair, Spitalfields Market, 10th October 2009, June 2009
Big Art Challenge, Channel Five, 27th October 2004
+ING, issues: 5-10 (Spring 2002 – Spring 2004)
Professional Photographer, September 2003
Creative Week, 30th June 2003, 7th July 2003

Directional Forces Residency, Artoll, Germany, March 2014
Directional Forces Residency, Artoll, Germany, March 2012

Grants/ Awards
Miniscule Venice Awards 2019, First Prize from 183 works exhibited in Miniscule part 2, during the 58th Venice Biennale
UEL Going Global Bursary 2014
UEL Going Global Bursary 2012
Shortlisted for the University of Glamorgan Purchase Prize 2007
Kentmere Student and Open, HNC First Prize 2003
Amy Sadur Friedlander Prize 1998

Relevant Experience
Part-time Digital Print Labs Manager, Royal College of Art 2018 – ongoing
Part-time Digital Print Technical Instructor, Royal College of Art, 2018
Part-time Digital Fabric-printing Bureau Manager, UEL 2008 -2016
Support staff Governor, University of East London, 2014 – 2015
Workshop leader – Printed pattern, summer school UEL, 2015
Panel chair of The Future of Digital Textiles, The Fashion and Textiles Museum, 2015