b: 1974, Stockport, UK



MA School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies    University of Leeds

BA English Lit & Theatre Studies, School of English             University of Leeds


Commissions & Exhibitions

2021       LEEDS 2023 My World, My City, My Neighbourhood, #23PRESS

2021       20-21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe, TACTILE OPTIC SHOCK

2021       Leeds Summer Group Show 2021

2021       Leeds Museums and Galleries, City Museum

2020      Aire Place Studios, Postcard 2 Exhibition, ‘Auto door’

2020      Leeds Summer Group Show 2020, ‘Glen Rd, Otley Road’

2020      Arts & Minds Annual Exhibition

2019       Leeds & York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

2019       Arts & Minds Annual Exhibition

2018       Creative Mothers Project, Aire Place Studios & Leeds & City Museum

2018       P_amela, Love Cure, Pamelashop, LMG, The Tetley



2021       ‘What is it?’, The Poetry Society – Poetry News, Winter 2021

2021       The Emma Press – poetry pamphlet ‘The Bell Tower’ forthcoming

2021        ‘Like everything is the end of a love affair’, Penny Thoughts #45

2021        ‘Cloudcunt’, Shortlist, National Poetry Competition 2020

2019        ‘socks’, Shortlist, Bridport Poetry Prize 2019

2020        ‘Magnetic North’, Compass Live Art Festival, Corridor8

2020        ‘Spillage’, Soanyway issue #6

2020        Taus Makhacheva at The Tetley, Corridor8

2019         Yorkshire Sculpture International at Henry Moore Institute, Corridor8

2019         ‘The Water’, Dwell Time

2019         Influence & Participation Toolkit, content writer, Mind

2019         ‘Novel Writing for Depressives: A Study of P & Non-P’, Wake Up Screaming

2016         ‘Burn Time’, Leeds Museums and Galleries

2016         ‘Up from Below’, Leeds Museums and Galleries

2016         ‘Kitchen Cabinet of Curiosities’, Leeds Museums & Galleries



2021         East Leeds FM, Love the Words

2021         Future History, Loudspeaker, Open Source Arts

2021         Loudspeaker LIVE, Chapel FM

2021         Meanwood Festival Poetry Showcase

2021         Chapel FM, Leeds, Loudspeaker, spoken word radio

2021         Sable Radio, Leeds

2021         Watch Your Mouth Film Festival, Open Source Arts

2020        Soanyway issue #6

2018         Ey Up with Harry Meadley #34, recorded at The Tetley, Leeds


Curation, Facilitation & Teaching

2021         Open Show 2021, Pyramid, Project Management, Facilitation & Curator

2021         Writing workshops, ‘I belong’ programme, University of Leeds

2020         MA Dance Practice & Performance,  Salford University

2020-21    Artist, Pyramid, Leeds

2017-        Artist Educator at The Tetley, Leeds

2018-19    Art Tutor, Adult Education, Leeds



2021         The Emma Press  ‘The Bell Tower’, Poetry Pamphlet Competition, winner

2021         ‘Cloudcunt’, Shortlist, National Poetry Competition 2020

2019         ‘socks’, Shortlist, Bridport Poetry Prize 2019

2018         Artist Bursary, Love Arts Festival, Leeds


Work & Freelance

2021-        Producer and access support (freelance)

2021         Grants Assessor, Leeds Community Foundation (ongoing)

2021         Grants Assessor, Culture Recovery Fund, Arts Council England/DCMS

2021         Artist mentor, Pyramid

2020-21    Artist, Pyramid

2020         Grants Assessor & Panel Member, Mind, Loneliness Fund (DHSC

2020         Grants Assessor & Panel Member, Mind, Coronavirus MHR Fund (DHSC)

2020-21    General Manager, Joss Arnott Dance, Yorkshire

2019-21    Personal Assistant to Disabled Students, University of Leeds

2019         Influence & Participation Film, part of co-production team, Mind

2019-        Artistic and Quality Assessor, Arts Council England (ongoing)

2018-20   Advisor to Agenda/Mind Women Side by Side programme, London

2018-20   Peer Support Facilitator, Leeds Mind

2018         Grants Panel Assessor to Agenda/Mind Women Side by Side

2018-       Core Member and Facilitator, Creative Mothers Project, Leeds (ongoing)

2017-        Freelance Artist Facilitator, The Tetley, People Matters, Pyramid (ongoing)

2017          Springboard Programme at The Tetley

2015-17    Researcher, Blog and Live Guide, Leeds Museums and Galleries

2012-16    Freelance Book-keeper, Leeds

2004-09   General Manager, Unlimited Theatre, Leeds (including maternity breaks)

2002-04   Co-Director, Mandarin Dance Consultancy, Leeds

1999-02    Finance Manager, Young Vic Theatre, London

1998-99    Finance & Research Grants Officer, Assistant to the Accountant, Birkbeck

1997-99    Accommodation & Events Office, University of Leeds

1997          Producer, Women and Texts Festival, University of Leeds

1996-97    Marketing Assistant, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds