Exhibitions & Symposia


Cumbrian Arts Community Network CACN,
Presentation of UK V NZ  joint photographic blog project
Angel Fields Festival, Liverpool, 2024, Capstone gallery
Interview BBC Cumbria/Merseyside/Lancs Ruskin Project, Billy Hui, Arts slot
Glasgow Gallery of Photography, Abstract open call,  February
Exhibition, Tell It Like It Is, Two, The real Camera Company, Liverpool,  ongoing 2024

Exhibition, Tell It Like It Is, Two, The real Camera Company, Liverpool,  Dec 9th,
BIMM University,  industry panel delegate, Manchester, Nov 8th
 Tate Gallery Liverpool,  19th July, Guest Speaker, Clegg/Okpoti,
Collaborative projects,
Environmental Sound Photography
Exhibition, Brantwood House, Coniston,
‘The Seven Lamps of Cumbria’ 14th July – 20th August
Premiere, Seven Lamps,  Projections and music, Performance, St. Andrew’s, Coniston , 15th July
CACN Speaker, Presentation, Ruskin Seven Lamps
Exhibit, AA2A (Artists Access to Art ) group show, The Winter Gardens, Blackpool
Exhibit, Angel Fields Festival, Liverpool, Capstone Gallery, 2023
‘3 Lamps of Cumbria’, Okpoti/Clegg

Key speaker, Blackpool School of Arts, ‘The total Photographer’ 

Artist in residence AA2A (Artists Access to Art ) 8 months,  Blackpool School of Art, 
Research Symposium for Creative Practices ; Arts and communities, Preston.
Speaker Presentation: The value of research methods in curating exhibitions.

Research seminar paper, School of Arts and Media, UCLan, The Vessel, Combining disciplines in sound  and image making.
Exhibit, The Media Factory, Preston. Black + White noise
A collaborative show with Dr Rebekah Okpoti,  memory colour
with musical compositions.

Guest Speaker, Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries
Post Graduate Research Day, Creative Innovation Zone, Preston.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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,  joint A.Tait, 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.

Scope Art Review – Digital exhibition Miami USA.
The Creative Entrepreneur –
The Egg Media City Salford
Nexus Gallery Northern Quarter.
Neo Print prize, Bolton.
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.

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. 

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.


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 fun & 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.
AOP, B&H,  Art Direction award.
AOP,  jointly with J Oakes, Photographic award.
Sayers Cakes, illustration £25 cake voucher first prize

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