CV

Awards

            2005 - Master / Apprentice - Award from The Memorial Arts Charity, funded by the            Jerwood                Charitable Foundation. Funding for two years to train as a full time apprentice in the art of                 letter carving at Charlotte Howarth’s workshop in Norfolk.

            2005 - Edward Johnston Foundation Seminar - Awarded by the Edward Johnston                           Foundation to attend the seminar on lettering at Ditchling, Sussex.

            2004 - 5-day letter carving in stone workshop - Awarded by West Midlands Arts Council.

 

Exhibitions

2014 - Masters & Apprentices - The Transfer of Passion – Exhibiton of lettering showing

            the works of some of the great letter cutters alongside those who started out as their

            apprentices before establishing their own reputations.

2014 - All the Tea and China – Exhibiting work in a tea themed exhibition at Greyfriars Gallery,

            King’s Lynn.

2014 - NNEP: Revisited – Exhibiting work previously exhibited as part of the Salthouse 12

            in an exhibition organised by NNEP and Cley Windmill.

2013 - 2015 - 26 Words – Exhibition of work produced by lettering artists from Letter Exchange

            (www.letterexchange.org.uk) paired with writers from 26 (writers organisation -

            www.26.org.uk). The exhibition toured venues in Britain and Belgium

2013 - Landscape and Stone – Artlands exhibition held in Snettisham, Norfolk. Exhibition of

            landscapes and stone carvings.

2013 - Norfolk Open Studios - Exhibiting work alongside Louise Maclaren in Castle Acre,             

            Norfolk as part of the Castle Acre Trail (www.thecastleacretrail.co.uk)

2012 - Salthouse 12 at Cley: Aisles and Air – Work part of an exhibition of contempory art

            held in and around Cley church on the North Norfolk coast.

2012 - Art in Action – Held at Waterperry House and gardens, I was part of a group of

            letter cutters demonstrating letter carving and representing the Lettering and

            Commemorative Arts Trust (formally the Memorial Arts Charity).

2012 - 'Turn the Page' - Artists' book fair exhibiting alongside national and international artists                  in the Forum, Norwich.

2012 - Norfolk Open Studios - Exhibiting work alongside Paul Bernard Harris in Castle Acre,                  Norfolk as part of the Castle Acre Trail (www.thecastleacretrail.co.uk)

2011 - Artlands Autumn Exhibition - Work exhibited in Wolterton Hall, Norfolk.

2011 - Norfolk Open Studios - Exhibiting work alongside Charlotte Howarth and Annette                       Inwood in West Acre, Norfolk.

2010 - Norfolk Open Studios

2010 - Artlands Art and the Garden - Work exhibited alongside 19th and 21st Century works             created for, or inspired by the gardens in the Mannington and Wolterton estates.

2009 - Glasses and Vessels - Carved letter-cut stone bowls shown alongside antique and                    contemporary vessels at Artlands, King’s Lynn.

2009 - Salthouse 09: Salt of the Earth  

2009 - Norfolk Open Studios

2009 - Art in the Park - Croxton Park, Norfolk.

            2008 - Art on the Edge - Mixed media group exhibition. Glebe Farm Barn, Carleton Forehoe,

                       Norfolk.

            2008 - Art in a Norfolk Village - Exhibited with local artists. St. James’ Church, Castle Acre.

            2008 - Norfolk Open Studios

            2007 - Great Snoring Art Exhibition  - Works exhibited alongside other Norfolk Artists.

            2006 - Norfolk Open Studios

 

           

           

Member

Became an elected member of Letter Exchange (www.letterexchange.org.uk) in 2013

 

 

Galleries

            Work regularly exhibited at the Rushlight Gallery, Reepham, Norfolk and the Lettering Arts Centre, Lettering and Commemorative Arts Trust, Snape Maltings, Suffolk. (www.letteringartstrust.org.uk)

 

 

Education and Qualifications

            Date             College / Training             Qualifications

1998-99       Weymouth College             Diploma in Architectural Stone Masonry, Carving and                                                            Letter Cutting. Student of the Year 1999.

 

Employment History

            2007 - ongoing - Self employed letter cutter/ sculptor and artist.

            2005 - 2007 - Apprentice to Charlotte Howarth - Work experience ranging from large-scale                      public commissions involving public consultation, private commissions as well as                                 developing my own work under guidance.

            2001-2004 - Ran a small masonry/carving business in Herefordshire.

            1999-2001 - Employed as a stone mason/carver. Worked on Hereford Cathedral and Keble          College, Oxford and Woodchester Mansion, Gloucestershire.

 

            Client List

Jerwood Foundation, The Memorial Arts Charity, SheilsFlynn Landscape Architects, Making Marks, Weatherspoons, Felbrigg Church, Treasure & Son, Humber Woodland of Rememberence (Herefordshire) and many private clients.