Education and Training

2008 PG Diploma in Creative Business Development, Manchester Metropolitan University

2007 BA(Hons)ConstructedTextiles, Manchester Metropolitan University

2004 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Stockport College

2004 OCNW Diploma in Life Drawing, Stockport College

2003 A level Art & Design, Marple HE College

1996 Advanced City & Guilds Handknitting Design

1979 Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Derby School of OT


Community Textile and Art Projects and Workshops

2007 - Present  Working with community mental health groups and societies:-

Collage with recyclable materials

Drawing and painting techniques 

Knitting, crochet and felt making 


Card making 


Publication articles

2011 Knitted urchin installation included in 'Amazing Knits' by Lela Nargi


Trade Fairs and Exhibitions 

2007 Degree Show, Manchester Metropolitan University

2008 PG Diploma Show, Manchester Metropolitan University

         Design Show Liverpool

         St Georges Summer Arts Festival

         Christmas Exhibition, Broadstone Mill Open Studios

2009 - Present

         Affordable Art Exhibitions, Broadstone Mill Open Studios

         Craft & Vintage Fairs, Broadstone Mill Open Studios

         Handmade Markets, Chorlton

         Dignity Design and Christmas Craft Markets, Didsbury

         Whitworth Art Gallery Christmas Craft Market

         Art and Craft Festivals, Didsbury

2012 Open Contemporary Exhibition (2 felt wall hangings selected)

2013 Open Contemporary Exhibition (2 felt wall hangings selected)


Individual Tuition

Knitting, crochet and felt making for beginners.