A Fellow of the Higher education academy a British professional membership scheme promoting excellence in higher education. A senior lecturer in Art at Degree and PGCE level and a trustee for Achievement through Collaboration Education trust in the North west of England.
An experienced senior manager for UAL FAD/Degree/PGCE level responsible for Art curriculum development, external assessment, recruitment, performance management, delivery, finance, industry relations, international visits and work experience. My current position as a freelance art advisor has seen me deliver at international conferences around the world including ijade at Goldsmiths London and Shanghai University. Delivery and organisation of creative resilience programs for local authority in the UK, expanding Art and design education opportunities. A published author including articles for the National Society for Art education journal. Unique experience as an assessor and external verifier of Art and design qualifications covering Levels 1 to 7.
A successful international fine artist with group shows at Tate Gallery Liverpool and a personal commission for the ICA London, group shows in Barcelona and Palma, Germany alongside large scale community participation events including Spare parts arts festival Arts Council funded (50 community groups) and international creative art workshops in Italy, Spain. Balearic Islands, China and UK.