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Awards:

2020  Ards and North Down Borough Council residency bursary for Tyrone Guthrie Centre

2018  Society of wildlife Artists bursary for the John Busby Seabird Drawing Course,

2018  RSPB “Nature in the City” Competition - Highly commended for “Urban Crash Pad”

2017  Ards and North Down Borough Council residency bursary for Ballinglen Arts Foundation

2017  Arts Council NI Travel Award

2016  Ards and North Down Borough Council Individual Artists Fund

2009  Arts Council NI Support for the Individual Artist Programme

2006  Arts Council NI Travel Award for “Through our Eyes”, New York

2002  Pro Art prize, NAPA Annual Exhibition



Solo Exhibitions:

2019  ‘To Be Continued’ Saintfield Library, Co Down

2019  ‘Shoreline Birds, The Beach Gallery, Orkney

2018  ‘Branta bernicla hrota, the loft Gallery, Porteferry

2013  ‘Us’ The Ulster Hall, Belfast, 2013

2010  ‘Here be Beasts’, Graffan Gallery, Castle Espie 2010

2003  Solo Show, Mullingar Arts Centre, Co. Westmeath, 2003

1999  ‘Animal Magic’, Fisherton Mill, Salisbury, 1999

1994  The Court Yard Cafe, Winchester, 1994

1991  Tower Arts Centre, Winchester, 1991



Residencies

Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Monaghan, October 2020

“Parliament of Owls” virtual residency, Ayatana Artists Research Program, May 2020

The John Busby Seabird Drawing Course, June 2018

Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Co Mayo, Ireland, February 2018

‘Parliament of Owls’, Ayatana Artists Research Program, Quebec, Canada, May 2017

The Copelands Art Project, The Copeland Bird Observatory, May 2016


Publications

“Red Sixty Seven” British Trust for Ornithology

“Diversifly: Poetry and Art on Britain’s Urban Birds” Fairacre Press

“#200 FISH” Lincolnshire Time and Tide Bell CIC

Recent Group Shows

2020   “The Natural Eye” Society of Wildlife Artists Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Kilmood Art Club Annual Exhibition online

“Hiatus” Klover Haus, Moira

“Hand Made in County Down” virtual exhibition with South Down Craft Collective

“Easter Exhibition on line” Scottish Ornithologists Club, Aberlady

“North Down Craft Collective and Friends” Castle Espie WWT

“Cuan - Images of the Lough” Kilmood Art Club, North Down Museum

2019    Ulster Watercolour Society Christmas exhibition, Bangor Library

Kilmood Art Club Annual Exhibition, St Patrick’s Centre, Downpatrick

Ulster Watercolour Society Annual Exhibition, Sea Holly Gallery, Belfast

“Paper Gothic”, Belfast Artists Paper Society, Framewerk, Belfast

“Creative Coast”, The Copeland Collective, Haptik, Newtownards

Creative Peninsula Exhibitions, Ards Arts Centre and North Down Museum

“Art on The Rails Artists” at Castle Espie WWT centre

2018    “Close to Home” Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady

Ulster Watercolour Annual Exhibition, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

“The Natural Eye”, Society of Wildlife Artists, The Mall Galleries, London

Kilmood Art Club, Castle Espie

‘#200 Fish’, New North Sea Observatory Lincolnshire

‘10x10x10’ the Puffin Gallery, Ballycastle

Creative Peninsula at Ards Arts Centre and North Down Museum

Kilmood Art Festival, The Old Post Office, Lisbane

‘Nature in the City’, The Jam Factory, Oxford

2017    Christmas Show, QSS Belfast

Ulster Watercolour Society Annual Exhibition, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

‘Fourth Wave’ North Down Museum

Creative Peninsula exhibitions Ards Arts and North Down Museum

‘Exhibition Wildlife Art’ Gordale, Wirral

1FTSQ Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

2016   1FTSQ , the Clinton Centre, Enniskillen Strule Arts Centre, Omagh

Haptik Small Works show, Newtownards

Creative Peninsula exhibitions Ards Arts and North Down Museum

‘Island Perspectives’, The Copeland Art Project, Ards Tourist Centre, Bangor Library and                Donaghadee Library

‘Nature Through Art Open Exhibition’, Castle Espie WWT

‘Concrete Nature’, Birdscapes Gallery, Norfolk

2015   '1FT SQ', Higher Bridges Gallery, The Clinton Centre, Enniskillen

'Concrete Nature' Stamford Arts Centre, Linconshire

Ulster Watercolour Society Annual Exhibition, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Anna Cheyne Visual Art Award Exhibition, The Island, Lisburn

The Creative Peninsula (Ards Arts Centre, North Down Museum)

'National Exhibition of Wildlife Art', Gordale, Cheshire

'Nature through Art Open Exhibition' Castle Espie


Qualifications and Memberships:

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting

Member of The Ulster Watercolour Society

Registered with the Crafts Council of Ireland


Education:

1984 – 87    Winchester School of Art

1983 – 84    Medway College of Design