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C.V

Education

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design- Degree of Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art -Digital Media, Drawing & Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture Upper Second-Class Honours. Studied from September 2011- June 2015.

 

Dundee College -HND in Contemporary Art Practice- A, Studied from September 2009-June 2010

Dundee College- HNC in Contemporary Art Practice- A, Studied from September 2008- June 2009

Works and Collections

Moncreiffe Hill Woodland Trail, competition winner- commissioned to make an outdoor sculpture by the Woodland Trust. – Sculpture series Beehive and Bees, September 2014

Exhibitions

Solo

Primitive Woodland Line- Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, January 2018

Relics Jewellery Line – Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, October 2017

Primal- Tin Roof Dundee, June 2016

 

Group Exhibitions

2018 -

Handmade Exhibition 2018, Macrobert Arts Centre Sterling, 17th November-6th of January 2019

Other Spaces- Sharing Not Hoarding, Slessor Gardens, Group Collaboration with Tin Roof and See you Next Sunday, Dundee, February

2017- 

In the Garden with Friends, Group Exhibition, The Bield at Blackruthven Tibbermore Perth, May

Mini Maker Showcase, Tangled Up In Blue, Group Exhibition, Crieff Perth, May

Fun A Day, Meadow Mills Wasp Studios, Dundee, February

Member Show, Generator Projects, Dundee, January

2016-

Khora Gallery, Kirkcaldy, Fife, November

Dundee Mini Make Off Exhibition, Vision Building, Dundee, September

First Proof Print Makers- Part of Print Festival Scotland, Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, June

Salvage Art, The Nail Factory, Dumfries and Galloway, June

Where are our minds now, Tin Roof, Dundee, March

2015-

Art Exhibition -Post Box Cellar bar, Perth, November

Dundee Science Festival Wearable Art Exhibition & Workshops, Wellgate Centre, November

First Proof – New Printmakers 2015, Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, June

Degree Show, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee May

Members Show, Generator Projects, Dundee February

2014-

Spaces of Uncertainty, Budapest, Hungary – Group collaboration, December

Spaces of Uncertainty, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee – Group collaboration, December

Unknown Worlds, Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, Dundee, March

 

Events

2019

Alyth Creates Arts Festival, Alyth Perth, May

Tea Green Events- Kibble Place botanical Gardens Glasgow-June

Perthshire Creates Summer Design Market Perth Museum - June

2018-

Local Makers Pop Up Shop, Whitespace Gallery Edinburgh, December

Urban Market-Part 2, West Ward Works Dundee, December

Dunkeld Craft Collective at Santa Day, Dunkeld December

DCA Crafted Christmas Market, Dundee, December

Perthshire Creates Christmas Design Market, Civic Hall, Perth, November

Amber Market, Dunkeld Craft Collective, November

Dunkeld Craft Collective, event, Dunkeld, August

Tayberry Gallery, Launch Night, Perth, July

Perthshire Creates Summer Design Market, Civic Hall, Perth, June

Westfest, Magdalen green, Dundee, June

2017-

Dundee Mini Make Off Christmas Extravaganza, Blackness Library, Dundee December

Granny Would Be Proud, The Lighthouse, Glasgow, December

Perthshire Creates Christmas Design Market, Civic Hall, Perth, November

Dundee Ministry of Crafts, The Steeple Church, Dundee, November

Art Market, Inpages & VinSpace, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, June

A celebration of Wood, Community Campus, Forfar, April

2016-

Perthshire Creates Christmas Design Market, Perth Museum, November

Meet your Winter Maker- Neo Designs Dundee, November

Scottish Jewellery Week- Jewellery Trail featured designer, As part of the Dundee Design Festival, 25-28th May

Meet the Maker, part of Ignite Festival, Tin Roof Dundee, May

SE: Creative Event and workshops featuring Tin Makers as part of Ignite Festival, Dundee May

Green Tea Concept Atelier Event as part of Ignite Festival, Old Floor Mill Dundee May

Scottish Design Exchange launch event, Ocean Terminal Edinburgh, February

2015-

Dundee Wearable Art Show September 2015

 

Workshops and Demonstrations

2018-

Food and flower Show Dundee, demonstrations in wood turning, September

 

2017-

Canvas and Wine - Shibori Dye Class, VinSpace Art Studios, Saigon Vietnam, August

Canvas and Wine – Wood Block Printing Class, VinSpace Art Studios, Saigon Vietnam, June

Canvas and Wine – Geryson Perry Inspired Clay Pots, VinSpace Art Studios, Saigon Vietnam, May

2016-

Meet Your Winter Maker, Neo Designs Dundee, demonstrations in pyrography, November

Dundee Wearable Art Workshop (Dundee Design Festival) workshop assistant 27th May

Green Tea Concept Atelier- Ignite Festival, demonstrations in pyrography- Old Floor Mill Dundee 24th May

Demonstration in pyrography, SE: Creative Event and workshops part of Ignite Festival, Dundee May

2015-

Demonstration in pyrography, Monifieth wood turning club, December 2015.

Food and flower show Dundee demonstrations in wood turning and pyrography, September 2015

2014-

Food and flower show Dundee – demonstrations in wood turning and pyrography, September 2014

Work  &  Experience

Local Makers Pop Up Shop Edinburgh - Head of Marketing and PR- December 2018- Present

I personally ran and set up all online promotions for the Pop-up Shop as well as curated all online content for our social media pages. This included advertising each artist and designer taking part in the event. Creating listings on a variety of online platforms and arranging press for our opening night.

VinSpace Art Studios- Vietnam Saigon – Internship - May 2017-October 2017

At Vinspace art studios, I ran all of the social media sites and conducted all the marketing for the company. My duties included updating and maintaining the Website, writing blogs that highlighted our classes, workshops, and lesson ideas. I did all the photography and writing for all online platforms; this included managing both the Instagram and Facebook page.  I also created and organised our digital newsletter, which went out twice a month. My position also extended into advertising for recruitment on an international level.

My role also included teaching and organising Art classes. I taught a wide variety of lessons to both children and adults. I run six art classes a week where I taught sculpture, print-making, drawing, painting, collage and a wide variety of mixed media. I also ran workshops and assisted in art events including the Art Market co-hosted by In-Pages.

Dundee Mini Make Off – Exhibition Curator and event Co-Coordinator- September 2016 & December 2017

One of the founding members of Dundee Mini Make-Off; a small initiative engaging local communities with makers, artists, and designers in an effort to celebrate unique creative communities, increase arts accessibility and introduce people to the benefits of making. Working with a small team on all aspects of the development of Dundee Make-Off including business planning, fundraising, PR, marketing and audience development. I was the Exhibition Curator and event co-coordinator

NEO Design- Work Experience September 2016- September 2017:

I worked at NEO Designs Dundee where I am trained in basic jewellery techniques. I have furthered my knowledge of precious metals and precious stones. I had the opportunity to assist customers and have gained experience in creating jewellery displays. This also gave me the chance to work on my own jewellery line. This work experience allowed me to gain huge amounts of experience in sales and how to organise and run large events that attract a variety of customers.

Tin Roof - Internship Dundee -September 2015- September 2016:

I was selected for an internship with Dundee’s art collective Tin Roof. This was a year-long internship resulting in my first solo show.  My responsibilities included working on the committee, assisting with exhibitions and events, curatorial work, marketing and PR for all events. I ran and maintained the studio spaces, ensuring all health and safety requirements were met. I also assisted in artist talks and personally arranged events, workshops, and fundraising.

Post-Box Cellar Bar Art exhibition event coordinator November 2015- May 2016:

This was a project I personally set up in Perth to give the opportunities to both established and emerging artists to display their work in the area.  I selected the work and installed the exhibition. I also arranged press, PR and live music for the opening nights of these exhibitions. This was a 6-month project.

 

 

Talks

Pecha Kucha Night Dundee Vol 15- part of Dundee Design Festival: Featured Presentation with Tin Roof Arts Collective 26th May 2016.

Motivate Me- Dundee College, talk assistant for Tin Roof, April 2016.