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|ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS||2011 MA Fine Art , Chichester University, PGCE, Portsmouth University.|
2003 DIP HE (distinction) Stitched Textiles, Chiltern Bucks University.
2000 City and Guilds Patchwork and Quilting, Brockenhurst College.
1998 City and Guilds Adult Teaching, Peter Symonds College.
1971 BSc Technological Mathematics, Aston University, Birmingham.
|MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES||(MSDC) Member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen|
(SDA) Surface Design Association
(SAQA) Studio Quilt Associates Exhibiting Member of Art Quilt Fusion, By Design, and Studio21
|ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT||2003-2019 Tutor Eastleigh College, Pre-Degree Foundation Fine Art, level 3 Drawing, level 4 Masterclass, HNC/HND Contemporary Art Practice.|
2003-2016 City & Guilds level 2 & 3, Embroidery, Patchwork & Quilting2008-2015 Author and Course Manager, Foundation Degree Stitched Textiles, Eastleigh College.
2008-2015 Short Course Tutor West Dean College, Chichester1967-1981 IT Systems Engineer, IBM.
|OTHER TEACHING AND TEACHING RELATED||Tutor and co-owner, Granary Studio Freelance Tutor,|
National and International Freelance Lecturer,
National and International Freelance Quilt Judge,
National and International Freelance Author
|PUBLICATIONS||Connections – my book relating to my textile work connected to words I have written or found along the way|
Quilting from Start to Finish, encyclopaedia of Quilting, contributing author
Quilting Arts magazine, features author, USAA variety of other magazines either featuring my work, or articles I have written
Workshop on the Web (online magazine) contributing author and features on my work
Author of a series of skills primers, patchwork and quilting
|LINKS WITH OTHER ORGANISATIONS||VLIESELINE Ambassador|
A national organisation that stages a series of textiles shows throughout the year. I work as a demonstrator, exhibitor and tutor/lecturer
A national organisation that stages a series of shows throughout the year. I work as a demonstrator, tutor, and exhibitor
2017 Twisted Thread Judges Choice for Art Quilts
2014 Twisted Thread Judges Choice for Art Quilts
2013 juried work, Ste Marie Aux Mines, Alsace, France
2012 Initial Qualified Teacher of the Year, Eastleigh College
2009 Twisted Thread, Judges Choice for Art Quilts
2003 Winner Charles Henry Foyle Award for Stitched Textiles, Redditch
2003 Twisted Thread, for Quilt Creations
2003 Twisted Thread for Machine Quilting
|EXHIBITIONS||2020 Solo show, ‘Connections’, Quilt Festival, Groningen, Holland Postponed until 2023|
2018 Studio21, Colour Notes, Knit and Stitch shows
2018 Room 6, Missing Elements, knit and stitch shows
2018 ByDesign, Smoke and Mirrors, ICHF, Glasgow
2018 ByDesign, Just One Day, ICHF, NEC
2017 Solo show, ICHF, Glasgow
2017 ByDesign, Smoke and Mirrors, ICHF, NEC
2016 Solo show, OEPC Maastricht
2016, Wide Horizons V, SAQA, worldwide
2016 People and Places with Kim Thittichai
2015 AQF, Ste Marie Aux Mines, Alsace
2014 ‘The Visitors’, FOQ, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2014 AQF, Moscow, Russia and Kahlsruhr, Germany
2014 Contemporary Stitch, Birdhouse Gallery, Totnes, and Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, U.K.
2014 ByDesign, ICHF, NEC B’ham, U.K.
2014 solo show, Whitchurch Silk Mill, U.K.
2013, ‘Distortion’, Ste Maries Aux Mines, France and touring Europe and USA.
2013 ‘Evidence of Bodies’, FOQ, NEC B’ham, U.K and Knit & Stitch, Ally Pally, & Harrogate, U.K and Dublin, Ireland
2013 AQF, Rijkswik, Holland, and Beaujolais, France, and Berlin, Germany
2013 ‘Chinese Whispers’ Studio21, ICHF, NEC, Bham, U.K. and South Hill Park, Bracknell, U.K.
2012 solo show, ICHF, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2012 ‘Structured’, ByDesign, Quilt Expo, Rijkswik, Holland
2012 ‘Red Hot’, ByDesign, Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, U.K.
2011 MA Final Show, ArtOne, Chichester University
2011 MA Interim Show, Otter Gallery, Chichester University
2011 solo show, Hanger Farm Arts Centre, Southampton, U.K.
2011 Contemporary Stitch, Birdhouse Gallery, Totnes, U.K.
2011 ‘Red Hot’, ByDesign, FOQ, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2011 ‘Structured’, ByDesign, National Quilt Museum, York, U.K.
2011 ‘Continuum, A Sense of Place’, FOQ, NEC, B’ham, U.K.
2010 ‘Passage’, ByDesign, Cowslip Workshops, Launceston, U.K.
2010 Studio21, Shepherds Market Gallery, London, U.K.
2010 ‘Reflect’, Studio21, A retrospective, Denbigh’s Gallery, Dorking, U.K.
2010 ‘Kaleidoscope of Quilts’ Eastleigh Museum, U.K.
2009 ‘Girls With Attitude’, World Quilt Show, touring, USA.
2009 Studio21, Fountains Gallery, London, and Cumbria, U.K.
2008 Contemporary Stitch, Birdwood House Gallery, Totnes, U.K.
2008 ‘Past Winners, Charles Henry Foyle’, Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch, U.K.
2008 World Quilt Show, touring, USA
2008 ’Journeys’ Fibre Art Wales, Banbury Museum and Art Gallery, U.K. and Boston, USA