b.1951 Lancashire, UK
Home: Wells, Somerset, UK
1976-79 BA (Hons) Fine Art College of Art, Liverpool Polytechnic.
1979-80 John Moores Fellow in Sculpture Liverpool Polytechnic.
1985-2011 Art Therapist in NHS Adult Mental Health Services.
Since 2014, I have built up a portfolio of new sculpture and other works through regular studio activities some of which have gone to exhibition. Given my CV, it will be no surprise that I am interested in the experience of ‘new older artists’ who have returned to or to make art in later life.
'Inscribed Dance: AVDB 4' (Drawing)
Atkinson Gallery, Street, Somerset, UK
Inscribed Dance: AVDB 1 and 2' (Drawings)
Wiltshire Creatives Open,
'The Negligible Things Beneath Your Feet' (Sculpture) and
'Bishop Ralph Translated' (Audio-visual),
'Re-Formation' Group show, Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK.
'AN ASSEMBLY OF DEVICES'
A pop -up studio for Somerset Arts Weeks,
Heritage Courtyard Studios and Gallery, Wells, Somerset, UK
@ Sir Arthur Hiller Gardens. Romsey Hampshire
@ Raveningham Centre. South Norfolk
'Prospects/ Safe Haven
Group show; part of Somerset Arts Festivals week @ Heritage Courtyard Studios and Gallery, Wells,UK
Working From Memory:
New sculpture/installation and graphics.
Heritage Courtyard Studios and Gallery,
'Against Purity':Sculpture and Graphics
Andelli Art, Mendip House,
S. Horrington, Somerset