1983               MFA, Southern Illinois University, USA

                                    thesis: Beyond the Frame

1981               MA Fine Art, Eastern Illinois University, USA

                                    thesis: Eva Hesse: Art, life and absurdity

1976-77         part-time postgraduate Printmaking course, Camberwell School of Art & Crafts, London

1976               BA (Hons) Fine Art, Portsmouth Polytechnic (Painting and Printmaking)

                                    thesis: Vision and Sightless Perception

1971-73         Foundation Course, Somerset College of Art



1988-90         part-time Art Tutor, Adult Education, Exeter, Devon

1985-86         part-time Tutor, Iron Bridge Art Centre, Exeter, Devon

1981-82         Teaching Assistant, Southern Illinois University. USA

1980-81         Teaching Assistant, Eastern Illinois University, USA

1979-80         part-time Lecturer, Hertfordshire College of Art & Design

1977-79         part-time Art Tutor, Adult Education Institutes, London

1976               Lecturer in Printmaking, Camberwell School of Art & Crafts, London



2015-              Founding member of Preston Street Union (PSU): an Exeter based affiliation of artists

                                    exploring collaborative processes (initiated by Trevor Pitt)

2013-15         President of Exeter Synagogue

2000-19         Member of Art Haven, (artist-led initiative curating and participating in exhibitions; running

                                    gallery on Exeter Quay; managing arts in offices scheme for HW accountants, Exeter)

1989-99         Women’s Eye Exeter based group of exhibiting artists

1988-              freelance book-cover designer (including for Macmillan, London)



                        Eastern Illinois University, USA, Southern Illinois University, USA, Exeter University, UK

                        Private collections in the UK, USA, Holland and Israel



2017               Colouring Walls: A Visual Exploration of Difference and Integration (chapbook) paperback

2016               Murmurations: A Visual Exploration of Individuality and Community (chapbook) paperback


Performance/ Projects

2019               Serge/Surge with Preston Street Union, Exeter. Commissioned by RAMM, funded by ACE

2017               Five Bridges and a Waffle with Preston Street Union, Art Week Exeter

1999               co-ordinator: Exeter Visual Arts Weekend: Open Studios

1998-03         DAISI project: (Devon Artists in Schools Initiative)

1993-94         Artward Bound project: Colyton School, Devon, and RAMM, Exeter, Devon


One-person Shows

2018               Art Week Exeter at venue E (Wilkinson Grant) Exeter, Devon

                        Art Week Exeter, at venue D (Inspired Dental Care) Exeter, Devon (two-person show)

2017               Café@36, Art Week Exeter

                        Sept for September, Boatyard Café and Bakery, Exeter

2016               Displace Meant Activity, Gallery 333 Exeter Phoenix, Exeter, Devon

2015               Pop-Up Gallery, Exeter, Devon

                        A Different Kind of Bark, West Town Farm, Ide, Exeter, Devon (two-person show)

2006               High Steel Blues, IAIS, University of Exeter, Devon

2005               Summer Collection, Phoenix Art Centre, Exeter, Devon

2004               Constructions in Colour, Atelier Gallery, University of Exeter, Devon

2000               The Spider’s Palace, Art Haven, Exeter, Devon

1999               Exeter Visual Arts Weekend, Exeter, Devon

1997               Exeter Visual Arts Weekend, Exeter, Devon

                        Teignmouth Festival Exhibition, Teignmouth, Devon

1996               Honiton Festival Exhibition, Honiton, Devon

1995               Seeds of Celebration, International Cultural Center for Youth, Jerusalem, Israel

                        Occupied Territory, Exeter & Devon Arts Centre, Exeter, Devon

1994               Painted Constructions, University Library, Exeter, Devon

1993               Coombe St Galleries, Exeter, Devon

                        Artward Bound, Colyton Grammar School, Axminster, Devon

1992               Honiton Festival Exhibition, Honiton Library, Devon

                        Colours, Constructions, Connections, Bridgwater Arts Centre, Somerset

1990               In 3 Dimensions, Exeter Festival Exhibition, Exeter & Devon Arts Centre, Exeter, Devon

                        Brewhouse Arts Centre, Taunton, Somerset

1989               The Plough, Torrington, Devon

1987               Kirtle, Exeter, Devon

                        Herbies, Exeter, Devon

1986               Cross Community Centre, Pontardawe, Swansea

                        Basement Gallery, University of Exeter, Devon

1985               Rolle College Gallery, Exmouth, Devon

1984               Exeter & Devon Arts Centre, Exeter, Devon

1983               MFA Show, University Center and Wagner Gallery, Edwardsville, Illinois

                        Nornberg Gallery of Contemporary Art, St Louis, Missouri

1982               Renner Gallery, Blackburn, Illinois


Selected Group Shows

2024               It Rose And It Fell, Terrace Open,  Patchworks, London

                        Artizan Women’s Open, Artizan Gallery, Torquay, Devon (also 2023)

                        Murmuration, J\M Gallery, London

                        A Social Exchange, Exeter Custom House

                        Out With The Old, In With The New, Studio KIND, Barnstaple, Devon

                        English Riviera Winter Open, Artizan Gallery, Torquay, Devon

2023               Art and Artefact, MakeTank, Exeter, Devon (four-person show, sponsored by Art Haven)

                        Summer Open, Studio Kind, Braunton, Devon

                        #Instructions2LiveBy with Preston Street Union, Central Library, Exeter, Devon

2022               Wordplay Fringe Arts Bath 44 AD Artspace, Bath

                        Green Hill Arts Open, Moretonhampstead, Devon

                        Beyond The 4 Walls, The Old Brick Workshop, Wellington, Somerset

                        Re:Wild, MakeTank, Exeter

2021               Bath Open Art Prize, 44 AD Artspace, Bath

                        Displace Meant Activity, Wells Art Contemporary, installation in Wells Cathedral

                        #InstructionsToLiveBy Collaborative project with Preston Street Union, Exeter                                   

                        Forests and Feasts, Powderham Castle, Devon

                        Open Fragment, Pragmata Collective,

                        Urban Bonsai, Collect Connect, part of the Urban Tree Festival, London

                        Restriction, Correspondence Collective, Clayhill Arts, Bridgwater, Somerset

2020               Brave New World, The Glorious Art House, Exeter, Devon

                        Lockdown, Fronteer Gallery, Sheffield (online only)

                        Humanising medicine, Being Human Festival, Queen Mary University, London

                        Together Apart, That Art Gallery, Bristol

                        Open Minded, Albe Art Gallery,

                        Sentinel Trees, Collect Connect, part of the Urban Tree Festival, London

                        The Art of Caring, Collect Connect

                        Anyone may come and go Collaborative project with Preston Street Union, RAMM, Exeter

                                    commissioned by RAMM, funded by ACE

2019               Love Tokens and Bad Pennies, Unsettled Gallery, London

                        FRWA open exhibition, RWA, Bristol

                        Organic Arts, Boatyard Café, and West Town Farm, Ide, Exeter

                        The Art of Caring, St Georges and St Pancras Hospitals, London (also 2017, 2018)

                        Bath Open Art Prize, 44AD, Bath

                        The Care Trail, Crediton Library, Devon

                        Late Summer Exhibition, curated by Frickleton Fine Art, King’s Hill, Kent

2018               Listening Towers, Small World Futures, Unsettled Gallery, London

                        Small Worlds, Aabenraa, Denmark

                        ART HAVEN on the Rue de Paris,The AWEsome Art Space, Exeter

                        AWEsome Art Space

                        Galleries R Us, Preston Street Union, Art Week Exeter

                        Doorways, Pavilion of Painting and Murmuration -- 3 exhibitions at Fringe Arts Bath

                        A Letter In Mind, gallery@oxo, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London

                        Plymouth Art Weekender, Plymouth School of Creative Arts, 22 Millbay Road, Plymouth

                        TRE i En, Galleri Nexus, Uge Bygade 7, 6360 Tinglev, Denmark

2017               PAY & DISPLAY, Centrespace Gallery, Bristol

                        The Preston Street Union Random Art Machine, PS45, Art Week Exeter

                        Makers of the Multiverse, Juneau Projects, Spacex, Exeter

                        Helluo Librorum, with Preston Street Union for Art Week Exeter, Exeter Library

                        Refuge, FAB 2, Bath

                        The Observatory, The Forum, University of Exeter

                        Bandwidth, Art Haven, PS45, Exeter

                        Alternative Facts Factory, organicARTS, West Town Farm, Ide, Exeter

                        Hand Held View, Barnoon Workshop, St Ives, Cornwall

2016               The Art of Caring, St Pancras Hospital, London and Rose Theatre, Kingston upon

                                    Thames, Surrey (also 2015)

                        The Open Square, Royal United Hospital, Bath

                        A Letter In Mind, Gallery@Oxo, London

                        US CHAPS, Art Vending Machine (also 2017) and Bookmarks, with Preston Street

                                    Union for Art Week Exeter

2015               Roper Gallery, BAS, Bath

                        Definitely Devon, RAMM Exeter, Devon

                        In And Out Of The Frame, Art Haven at The Glorious Art House, Exeter, Devon

2014               The Bowie Gallery, Totnes, Devon (also 2009 - 13)

                        Hidden Treasure Tearoom, Exeter (also 2013)

                        Art@96, Topsham, Devon (also 2013)

2013               Creekside Open 2013 (Selected by Paul Noble) APT Gallery, London

                        Art Haven @ Redearth Gallery, Tiverton, Devon (also 2011, 2012)

                        Sound Sight Exhibition, Shaw Gallery, Croydon

                        Gloss Gallery, Exeter

                        Cardboard City, London

                        The Button Project, Barnaby Festival

                        Patternotion (book)

2012               Flameworks, Plymouth, Devon

                        Sidcot Arts Centre, Winscombe, Somerset (also 2009)

                        Northcott Theatre, Exeter, Devon

2011               The Bowie Gallery, Totnes, Devon (also 2009, 2010)

                        Magnet Art: Light Bite, Nottingham; Brighton Open, Brighton Pier; Rarities, Hastings

                        MOAP, New Hampshire, USA

2009               Art Haven, Exeter, Devon (also 1999, 2000, 2004)

                        Forest Tunes, CCANW, Haldon Forest Park, Devon

                        Lutyens gallery, Hestercombe, Somerset

2008               Cork Street Annual Open Exhibition for Charity, Cork Street Gallery, London

                        Art Haven, Gallery 86, Crediton, Devon

2007               The Big Works, Gallery Terracina, Exeter, Devon

                        ARTSPACES, The Flavel, Dartmouth, & other venues around Devon

2005               Reasons to Love the Earth, Leeuwenbergh, Utrecht

                        Small Originals, Ashburton, Devon; Art Bar Live, Exeter, Devon

2004               The Art Bar Summer Fair & Wrapped Up In Art, Exeter, Devon

                        On The Wall, Olympia, London

2003               Being Here, Phoenix Art Centre, Exeter, Devon

                        What do you make of this?, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon

                        Size Matters 2, a space Gallery, Southampton

                        Secret, RCA, London

2002               Hands On Touring Art, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford; Torre Abbey & Torquay Museum

2001               Drawing Show, Phoenix Art Centre, Exeter, Devon

                        JAA, Candid Gallery, London

2000               The Interface Between Art, Science & Technology in the New Millennium, New Greenham Arts

                        Summer Exhibition, Wahle Contemporary Art, Exeter, Devon

                        Hark, Sui Generis Gallery, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

                        Extraordinary Drawings, Art Haven, Exeter, Devon

                        Visual Arts Festival, Torre Abbey, Devon

1999               From Public to Private, Exeter, Devon

                        The Sky, the Sea and the Bit in between, Burton Art Gallery, Bideford, Devon

                        Inspirations 1, RAMM, Exeter, Inspirations 2, Ariel Centre, Totnes, Devon

                        Artists on Screen, Picture House, Exeter, Devon

                        Traces of Five Millennia, The Hanover Galleries, Liverpool

                        Taunton Open Drawing Exhibition, Taunton, Somerset

1998               The Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Stone Farm, Chagford, Devon (also 1996)

                        Wood in Art, Colyton, Devon

1997               Brighton Festival Exhibition, Brighton, Sussex

                        Turner Gallery, Exeter, Devon

1996               Postbox 1996, Brewhouse Arts Centre, Taunton, Somerset

                        Rebound, Wirksworth Festival, Derbyshire

                        Christmas Box, Brewhouse Arts Centre, Taunton, Somerset (also 1993, 1994)

1995               Mapping the Margins, Brewhouse Arts Centre, Taunton, Somerset

                        Rebound – Stranger Than Fiction and Christmas Exhibition, Site Gallery, Sheffield

1994               Artward Bound, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Devon

                        Stella Maris School, Bideford, Devon; Whale on the Quay, Exeter, Devon

                        Yaohan Plaza, London

                        Women's Eye Exhibition, Seymour Gallery, Totnes, Devon

1993               Flesh & Blood, Proteus Artists Network, Lancaster

                        Woman Made, Coopers Gallery, Bristol, Avon

                        Drawings of Distinction, Paul Fowler Studio, London

                        Malvern Open Drawing Competition, Malvern Art Gallery, Malvern, Worcs.

                        Women's Eye Exhibition, Exeter Arts Centre (also 1992) and Tiverton, Devon

                        PFS Winter Still Life and Landscape Exhibition, City of London

1992               Colour Dominant, Black Swan Guild, Frome, Somerset

1991               Betjeman Country, Wadebridge, Cornwall (prizewinner)

                        EAST (National Open Art Exhibition), Norwich Gallery, Norwich, Norfolk

                        Work in Progress, Proteus Artists Network, Gwndwn Workshops, Bridell, Dyfed

                        New Art in Exeter, Harlequin Centre, Exeter, Devon

1990               8x8x4, Proteus Artists Network, Ludus Gallery, Lancaster

                        International Open Exhibition of Miniature Prints, Intaglio Printmaker, London

1989               Victoria Art Gallery, Bath, Avon

                        Women’s Eye, Saltram House, Plymouth

                        Spacex Gallery, Exeter, Devon (also 1985, 1987, 1988)

1988               Small Pictures Exhibition, Salisbury Arts Centre, Wiltshire (also 1986, 1987)

                        Oriel Gallery, Cardiff

1987               2nd Northlands Art Show, Cheltenham & Gloucester

1986               Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, Cornwall

1985               Iron Bridge Art Centre, Exeter, Devon

1983               U.C. Gallery, Edwardsville, Illinois (also 1982, awarded Graduate Fellowship)

1982               Mid States Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Science, Evansvillle, Indiana

                        Wabash Valley Exhibition, Sheldon Swope Art Gallery, Terre Haute, Indiana

                        Clay/Fiber Invitational, Peoria Art Guild, Illinois

1981               Three in One, Illini Union Art Gallery, Champaign, Illinois

                        Graduate Show, Paul Sargent Gallery, Charleston, Illinois. Paul Turner Sargent Scholarship