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
Primitive Woodland Line- Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, January 2018
Relics Jewellery Line – Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow, October 2017
Primal- Tin Roof Dundee, June 2016
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
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
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
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
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
Alyth Creates Arts Festival, Alyth Perth, May
Tea Green Events- Kibble Place botanical Gardens Glasgow-June
Perthshire Creates Summer Design Market Perth Museum - June
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
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
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
Dundee Wearable Art Show September 2015
Workshops and Demonstrations
Food and flower Show Dundee, demonstrations in wood turning, September
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
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
Demonstration in pyrography, Monifieth wood turning club, December 2015.
Food and flower show Dundee demonstrations in wood turning and pyrography, September 2015
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.
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.