Exhibitions & Symposiums

2022
15 Nov to  2023
AA2A (Artists Access to Art Coll) Blackpool School of Art, Placement
27/28th April
Research Symposium for Creative Practices ; Arts and communities, Preston.
Speaker Presentation: The value of research methods in curating exhibitions.
6th April
Research seminar paper, School of Arts and Media, UCLan, The Vessel, Combining disciplines in sound  and image making.
21st Feb
Exhibit, The Media Factory, Preston. Black + White noise
A joint show with Dr Rebekah Okpoti,  memory colour images with musical compositions.
28th Jan
Guest Speaker
Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries Post Graduate Research Day,
Creative Innovation Zone, Preston.

2021
Open Eye, Photography & Writing
workshops – Tell it like it is – & Collaborative Zine.
Creative media Winner of 3 minute thesis, UCLan Creative Academy,
Immersive Methodologies, speaker, UCLan symposium.

BBC Merseyside, Jermaine Foster Arts show, joint interview with Laura Robertson
Open Eye Instagram take over.

2020
Open Eye, In conversation, Youtube
Open Eye, Exhibition Gallery 3, Nov 5th – Mar 2021  Open Eye Gallery 3, ‘Tell it Like it is’
UClan, Annual Research conference, Research presentation,
Empowering photographic practice.
Warrington Contemporary Arts Open 2020.
Ulverston Art House, ‘Images of Lockdown’.
Rochdale Town Hall, artist residency.

2019
Whitaker Gallery and Museum, Rossendale, Northern Willow, 2019/20.
Ulverston Arthouse, Open Show.
Adelphi Research group, Presentation of PhD Research paper,
‘The Artisan on the High street’.

2018
International Monochrome Awards – Honourable mention, Architecture.
 Redeye National Photographic symposium, Guest speaker,
‘Photography of the present whilst accepting
of its function in education’.
Manchester Museum, intervention, ‘The Urban Moth’ installation.

2017
 Mirabel Gallery, ‘Small World’ Open.
Paper;  Cumbria University, ‘Visualising the Home.’
2nd year running Outstanding Professional Practice award winner,
Northern Rail & UCLan.

2016
PR1 Gallery, Preston, XVI Exhibition, Category – ‘The Urban Moth.’
Manchester City Airport – On site exhibit of images responding to the location.
Outstanding Professional Practice award winner, Northern Rail & UCLan.

2015
Livre d’artistes conference, Presenting a paper Hoard at the University of Cardiff, Wales. 
 ‘ Hoard’  ‘Opening The Book’ Installation, in conjunction with the Sheffield International Artists’ Book Prize.
The Creative Entrepreneur – The Next Generation Conference at Media City U.K..
Position Open, Manchester Victoria Station, Concourse exhibition Northern Rail, research project.

 Hoard, The Corn Exchange, Leeds.
The garden seat, PR1, Victoria Gallery.

 Salford Museum/Ordsall Hall ceramic cameras and book installation.
Musee du Louvre, 5th Annual Exposure Awards,
Still Life Collection, & book
Great Northern Show – Media Factory Preston, Video installation.
Etilage III photography at AWOL studios, New Islington.
WOLF group show, Hilton Street Gallery, Manchester.

2014
Scope Art Review – Digital exhibition Miami USA.
The Creative Entrepreneur –
The Egg Media City Salford
Nexus Gallery Northern Quarter.
Neo Print prize, Bolton.
Brighton,
OPEN14 show reel.
Ebor Studios – Reciprocity.
World Pinhole Day Gallery.
Group show, Rochdale Artists Network.
Prospect Studios, Cyanotype Workshop.
University of Blackpool, Pallatine Gallery.
June 2013 – 2014 – Hoard at
The Departure Foundation, Leeds.
Reciprocity, Accademia Di Belle Arte, Italy.

2013
Select Marburae Gallery, Macclesfield.
The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, mobile show, Toronto, Portland, Montreal, New York, Washington, San Francisco, Kansas, Chicargo, L.A., Atrlanta,  and more.
Cyanotype Workshop at The Whittaker Gallery, Rossendale.
Solo Show:
Rochdale school of Rock and Pop, Rochdale.
Ceramics workshop. Multicultural Arts and Media Centre
, Rochdale.
Hoard at The Departure Foundation, Leeds.

MAMC, Rochdale.

Gallery One, Touchstones Gallery,  Rochdale.
918 Bathurst Gallery
, Toronto, Canada.
The Electric Picture House
, Congleton. 

2012
The Lucky Jotter, Leyland.
Vault Gallery, Manchester.
Free for Arts Festival, The Place, Piccadilly, Manchester.
Islington Mill, Salford
Creative Hive Live at Media City, U.K., Salford (link)
Ebor Studio
s (link)
Ribble Valley Studios
, Clitheroe. 
Cow Lane Studios
, Salford.

Awards

Doctorate degree,
Research : How can a photographic practice can empower artisans to re-negotiate their place in a changing and challenging high street?

3 minute thesis, UCLan Creative Academy, Winner 2021
Northern Rail/UCLAN Small business award, The Great Northern Creative Festival,  2017
Northern Rail/UCLAN Outstanding Professional Practice, The Great Northern Creative Festival, 2016.
The 5th Annual Exposure Awards winner  https://clart.see.me/exposure2015

Work in Permanent collections

Open eye Gallery, Photographic Archive, Liverpool
Warrington, Museum and Art Gallery, artist collection

Historic amusing & ancient
Bury Art Gallery, Light Night, Bury.
Aber Tay Gallery
, Dundee.
Brownlow Gallery, Manchester.
Glenridding Gallery
, Penrith.
Salford Viewpoint Gallery
, Salford.
Edward Allesandro Gallery
, Dundee.
B&H,  Art Direction award.
AOP,  joint assistant Photographic award.
Sayers Cakes first prize

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