C U R R I C U L U M .. V I T A E


Date of Birth: 3rd April 1966

1996-1999: Ph.D; The Role and Significance of CAD/CAM Technologies in Craft and Designer-Maker Practice: with
a Focus on Architectural Ceramics. UWIC.

1994-1995: MA Ceramics (distinction), Cardiff Institute of Higher Education, Cardiff.

1985-1988: BA (hons) Fine Art (2.1), Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry.

1984-1985: Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (merited). Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design

Recent lecturing &
research work:
2005- ongoing : Research Fellow in 3D digital production, University College Falmouth

2003-2005: Visiting lecturer in 3D, University of the West of England.

2000-2003: Part time lecturer in 3D design, Falmouth College of Art.

2001: Research associate on AHRB funded project, Bath Spa University College.

2001: Research associate on AHRB funded project, Falmouth College of Art.

1996 -1999: Research assistant, UWIC (fixed 3 year contract)

Selected Commissions,
Symposiums and Awards:

Spring 2003:
Short listed for Bristol University Sports Centre Sculpture commission.

Summer 2002: Awarded a Southwest Arts grant to fund the presentation of a paper at ‘Craft in the 21st Century’ international conference at Edinburgh School of Art.

Summer 2001: AHRB small research grant award (working with Bath Spa University College). “The Employment of 3D modeling software in the Production of Ceramic Artworks.”

Summer 2001: AHRB small research grant award (working with Falmouth College of Art). “The integration of digital technologies into the production of ceramic surfaces.”

Spring 2001: Awarded a SouthWest Arts Crafts Award.

Spring 2000: International ceramic symposium held at the Trialog workshops, Hohr Grenzhausen, Germany.

Summer 1999: International Symposium ‘Artists and the Brick Industry’, a two week residency based in a brick factory near Wolverhampton.

Selected Exhibitions
Sept-Dec 2004: Westerwald Prize, internationally selected ceramic competition, Das Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany.

Jan-Sept. 2004: ‘Connectivity’, a collaborative RP sculpture/craft project and exhibition held in connection with ‘Challenging Craft’ conference held at Gray’s School of Art.

Aug 2004: ‘Teachers’, selected group exhibition, Stroud House Gallery, Stroud.

Feb. 2004: ‘Running Space’, two person exhibition, Howard Gardens Gallery, Cardiff.

April 2004: ‘Home’, group exhibition based on the concept of home, Hotbath Gallery Bath.

Oct. 2003: International mixed media exhibition, Das Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Hoehr-Grenzhausen, Germany.

Sept. 2003: Robinson Building exhibition, Bristol (personally organised and partially curated studio based group show)

Aug 2003: Digital Art Exhibition, Islington Museum, London.

Nov. 2002:
‘File:>Object:>Make’ group exhibition held in association with ‘Craft in the 21st century’ conference held at Edinburgh College of Art.

Feb. 2003: Cuarto Salon de Arte Digital, selected touring international digital art exhibition, launched in Havana, Cuba.

April 2002-03: ‘Ceramic Contemporaries 4’, selected touring ceramics exhibition, launched at The Royal College of Art, London.

Sept 2000: ‘WorkPlace’: selected group exhibition held in empty buildings and public spaces, Templar House, Bristol.

June 2000: Exhibition of works from the ‘Yellow Brick Road’ symposium, Rufford Art Centre, Nottinghamshire.

Sept. 1999: Intersculpt ‘99, exhibition of sculpture produced with the aid of the computer. Manchester Museum of Science and Technology.

Selected Press, Media,
Papers and Publications:
January 2005: Work featured in: 'Porcelain and Bone China' Sasha Wardell, Crowood Press, ISBN 1 86126 693 6.

November 2002: 'Craft and Technology from a Pragmatic Perspective’, paper presented at ‘Craft in the 21st Century’ conference at Edinburgh School of Art.

April 2002: ‘Computer Technology and creative Practice’, Ceramic Technical, No. 14,

Oct. 2000: ‘Computers and Creativity’, Ceramic Review, No.194.

July 1999: Contributor to ‘Shaping Earth’, University of Wolverhampton & The Architects Journal, Wolverhampton.

March 1999: CAD/CAM and craft practice, paper presented at ‘Design Cultures’ international conference, Sheffield Hallam Uni, also published in proceedings, ref. ISBN 090289237.

Sept. 1998: ‘CAD/CAM and Architectural Ceramics’, paper presented at Quantum Leap; managing design innovation conference, UCE, Birmingham.

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