Education

PhD, Northumbria University

2013 – 2016                                                                    

My practice-led research explores the structural and metaphorical potentials for textiles to describe the built environment. Supervised by Professors David Campbell and Christine Borland.

 MFA,  Glasgow School of Art 

2005-2007                                                                                                                                                

BFA, Ontario College of Art and Design University

2000-2004      

                                                     

Selected Exhibitions

May 2014 – TANK, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshops, Edinburgh, Scotland (upcoming)

TRANSFIXTURE – March 2014 – Project Room, Glasgow, Scotland 

Presencing Place – February 2014 – Whistle Art Stop, Haltwhistle, England

Trade Secrets – June 2013 – Rainham Hall, London, England

Four Day Stand - May 2013 – Embros Theatre: Athens, Greece

Royal Society of British Sculptors Bursary Exhibition - November 2012 - London, England

Contextile 2012 - September 2012 - Guimaraes, Portugal

CUBEOPEN 2011 – December 2011 – Centre for the Urban Built Environment: Manchester, England  

Must I Paint you a Picture  - June 2010 – Transmission Gallery: Glasgow, Scotland

Fizz up and Dissolve - April 2010 - Project Room: Glasgow, Scotland 

Hell for Leather - September 2009 - Project Room: Glasgow, Scotland 

Posthumous Humus  - July 2009 - A Vermin: Glasgow, Scotland 

27 Drawers  - January 2009 - Robertson Street Social Centre: Halifax, Canada 

Mama's Art - November 2008 - Geborgen Kamers: The Hague, Netherlands 

Caked On - February 2008 - Project Room: Glasgow, Scotland 

Further More  - August 2007 - Metro Gallery: Berlin, Germany 

MFA Degree Show   - June 2007 - Tramway: Glasgow, Scotland 

Double Bounce - March 2007 - Ephemenoptera Gallery: Brooklyn, New York 

Homemade Trap (rete) Part I (solo) - August 2006 - XPACE Cultural Centre: Toronto, Ontario 

Salon - May 2006 - Kunstvlaai 6: Amsterdam, Netherlands 

At the mere suggestion (solo) - July 2005 - Mind Control Gallery: Toronto, Ontario

Stitches to show that something is missing (solo) - February 2004 - 64 Steps: Toronto, Ontario 

 

Awards and Funding

2012 – 2014             Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Award

2008-2009             Scottish Arts Council Creative and Professional Development Fund

2007-2008             Glasgow City Council Glasgow Visual Artist Grants Scheme 

2005                         Glasgow School of Art Sir Harry Barnes Award 

2004                         OCAD Samuel Lazar Kagan Award 

2003                         OCAD H.L. Rous Award