Ba Hons Arts Management (History of Art and Museum Studies)
Btec Level 2 – Music Technology
Arts Award Advisor (Discover, Explore, Bronze & Silver)
Foundation course in Herbal Medicine
Organisations & Memberships
Calderdale Sound Women Network
Edwin Waugh Lancashire Dialect Society
The Herb Society
Ebor Studio Group
The Ivors Academy
Working alongside The De Morgan Foundation to co-curate and project manage the exhibition 'Evelyn De Morgan Pre-Raphaelite Artist of Hope' for Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museum. The exhibition gives a rare female perspective of the Pre-Raphaeilte movement and looks to hope for the future after turbulent times living through a global pandemic.
Commission for Insideoutsidehouse (artists collective) as part of the Use and Ornament exhibition at Air Space Gallery for the British Ceramic Biennial. Includes sites specific interview recordings and original composition inspired by the visual elements of the exhibition.
Part of Manchester International Festival Sounds at St. Chad's Church Rochdale. A site specific piece using inspiration from the Lancashire Dialect poet Tim Bobbin honouring his grave in the church yard.
Littleborough Arts Festival creating an outdoor installation using music and textiles
Socially Engaged Commission
Oral history interviews and recording of conversations linked to local communities around the shoe and slipper industry for The Whitaker Museum and Lancashire Archives & Records Service
At youth organisation Vibe (visual arts & music) for young people 12-24 years
Herbal Medicine Workshops
Using my foundation course qualification I have run a number of herbal medicine workshops (lipbalm, body balm, herbal teas, tonics) for a vairety of organisations including The Whitaker Museum.
'An Introduction to Sound Art' for Touchstones Rochdale Art Gallery & Museum
Folklore Tapes composition for 12" vinyl release - Swifter Than The Moon's Sphere, English Fairy Lore
Socially Engaged Commission with Textiles
Textile window display based on the theme 'The Wonder of Elders' for Cartwheel Arts as part of the Darn Hill Arts Week 2021. Using knitting and pom poms to create an alternative textile version of the night sky.
Radio 4 programme 'Ways to Weather the Storm', contributor and songwriter/vocalist.
South Square Gallery, Bradford performances linked to the Bronte Sister's birthplace and a previous commision from 2016.
Socially Engaged Workshops
A variety of hands on arts workshops including printmaking, zine making and textile art for organisations across the North West. Each workshop is bestspoke and created to suit the event, topic and audience.
British Textile Biennial collaboration with Towneley Hall to install 7m x 8m artists banner onto a scaffold structure outside the grade I listed building as part of the 2021 British Textile Biennial.