2021 Cardiff People’s Paper, with Alex Bird, Made in Roath, Cardiff

2019 Wellbeing: Nature, Spaces and the Feminine, Hearth Gallery, University Hospital, Llandough, Cardiff

Ink Tests, Back Wall, Oriel Myrddin, Carmarthen

Botanical Colours, Waterloo Tea Gardens, Cardiff

2018 Well-Space, 1A Inverness Place, Cardiff

Sensations, Boundary Arts, Cardiff Bay

2017 Our Orchard/Ein Berllan; University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff

2015 Nature Print Shop, Oriel Canfas, Cardiff

Linen Futures, R-Space Gallery, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

2014 &15 Pinnies from Heaven, Craft in the Bay, LLantarnam Grange Art Centre, Cwmbran

2013 Arcade Almanac, Queen’s Arcade, Cardiff

Material Connections, Craft in the Bay, Cardiff

2012 MaP Group, The Globe, Hay-on-Wye

Three-in-One, Butetown History and Arts Centre, Cardiff

Material Maps, The Wall gallery, Newport

2011 Enchanted Heritage; FAB – Bath Festival, Bath

Wunderland; Tactile Bosch, Cardiff

2010 Melin Medi; New Mill, Drefelin, Llandysil

13 Con-Temporary Dialogues; SMU, Dynevor Centre for Art and Design, Swansea

Enchanted Heritage; Llantarnam Grange Art Centre, Cwmbran


2021 Made in Roath, with Alex Bird

2020 Sewing Seeds, Hollybush estate, Cardiff

2018 +WellSpace+ 1a Inverness Place, Made in Roath, Cardiff

2017 Our Orchard/Ein Berllan; Residency at University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff

2016 Bute Park, Criw Celf project, Cardiff

2015 Healing Words, The Sanctuary refugee project, Newport

1013 Arcade Almanac, 3 week residency,Queen’s Arcade, Cardiff, Wales

2011/12 START project, Craft in the Bay/Makers Guild in Wales; with Kitchener Road primary School.

2010/11 Washington Gallery; working with Tros Gynnal, DPYIA, Vale Young Carers; funded by Children in Need.

2010/11 Craft in the Bay/Makers Guild in Wales; START project with Baden Powell Junior School.

2008 Bishop of Llandaff C/W High School, Cardiff, South Wales;

2005 Afan Valley Forest Park, Port Talbot, South Wales

2005 Shire Newton Primary School, Monmouthshire

2004 Méduse Arts Centre, Québec City, Canada

2002 Surestart, Butetown, Cardiff, Wales

2001 Groundwork Caerphilly, Penallta Park, Wales

1998 Herbert Thomson Infant School, Cardiff, Wales


The Slate BBC Digital, Artist feature, 2019

Slow Writing – paper, published by University of Plymouth, Creative Futures, 2016

BBC Countryfile, Feature on Walnut Ink, October 2016

Natural Processes in Textile Art; Fox, A.Battisford, UK, 2015

Post War to Post Modern : A Dictionary of Artists in Wales; Jones, P. Hitchman, I. Gomer, 2015


Quebec Cymru ; Wales Arts International, Cardiff, 2004

Made – A collection of Applied Arts from Wales; Wales Arts International, Cardiff, 2003


2022 Making and Mending, Global Gardens, Cardiff

Criw Celf: Arts development with various schools since 2016

2020 Graft: Swansea Maritime Museum, Natural dye garden and workshops

The Girl who Wouldn’t Give Up, Backdrop and workshop artist, Green Squirrel, Cardiff

2019 His Dark Materials, Screen-print consultant, Wolf studios, Cardiff

2017 Tidy, Cardiff City Council environmental schools project

2017/6 Momentos of Leaving – Artist and production assistant collab with Elaine Paton and Julia Thomas

2012/13 Material Connections: Collaboration with artist/scientist, Julia Thomas.

Project combining investigation into memories with digital code, video, sound, photography and sculpture.

2010/11 Are You Happyproject; research and production assistant

2010 13 Con-Temporary Dialogues, Swansea; project management, web site and Facebook

2006 La Rencontre, Craft in the Bay and Washington Gallery; project management, curator, designer


To date Owner of ColourField – Visual artist/designer/educator/facilitator specialising in sustainable and natural practice

2013/14 Lecturer, Print and Dye Textiles, BA Textiles, Coleg Sir gar, Carmarthen (temporary cover)

2012/13 Volunteer curator/exhibitions assistant at Craft in the bay, Cardiff

2003-7 Owner, Context Designs Ltd. Art, design and applied arts agency, workshop and gallery

1999-2008 Lecturer; GNVQ/AVCE/Foundation courses, UWIC, Cardiff

2005 Lecturer; Swansea Institute of Higher Education – Surface Pattern BA(Hons)

2003-4 Creative Futures; Regional officer for development of a vocational qualification in applied arts and crafts

1997–2004 Senior Associate Lecturer (temporary cover); Contemporary Textile Practice BA (Hons), UWIC, Cardiff

1998 Art & craft projects manager; Ecocentrig environment cyber café, Cardiff City Council

1994–7 Design, production & sales; Charles & Patricia Lester Ltd., Abergavenny


2011-13 Performance Art; with Davida Hewlett, Chapter Arts Centre

2010 Working with young people in galleries; Catrin Webster, Aberystwyth Art Centre

Historic photographic techniques, SMU

2009 Final Cut, video editing SMU

2007 Digital storytelling, Adobe Premier, Women’s Arts Assoc.

2002 Adobe Dreamweaver and Illustrator

2000 Quark Express and Adobe Photoshop


2010 MA distinction – Fine Art: Contemporary Dialogues, Swansea Metropolitan University

2001 NVQ3 Delivering Art form Development Sessions, Model House, Llantrisant (Nick Clements)

1993-94 BA (Hons) 2.1 Printed Textile Design, Chelsea College of Art & Design

1991-93 HND Design, Cardiff Institute of Higher Education

1986-87 Foundation Art and Design – Gwent College of FE


Full clean driving licence; public liability insurance; moderate French; basic Welsh – want to learn; enhanced DBS