Biography

Born London 1971

Education

CSM College of Art & Design, Foundation Diploma, 1990

Winchester School of Art, BA Hons (Fine Art), 1993

Goldsmiths College, PGCE Secondary (Art), 1999

Middlesex University, PhD, 2013

Employment 

Langdon School, Teacher of Art, 1999-2000

Welling School, Teacher of Art, 2000-2001

Welling School, Deputy Head of Art, 2001-2003

Welling School, Head of Faculty of Art, 2003-2006

Welling School, Director of Art, 2006-2013

Welling School, Deputy Head Teacher, 2008-2013

BBC Bitesize, Blast and Broadband Learning Consultant, 2008-2011, 2015 –

South London Gallery Consultant (Teachers’ Forum), 2008-2012

Southbank Centre, Head of Education, 2014-2015

Freelands Foundation, Head of Education, 2015-

Selected Exhibitions

Whitechapel Open Studios, London, 1993

North Bank Gallery, London, 1995

South London Open, SLG, London, 1995

Lena Boyle Fine Art, London, 1995-1998

“That’s All Folks!”, The Art House, London, 1997

“Assembly”, London, 2000

Stark Gallery, London, 2004

“Tap”, APT Gallery, London, 2004

“Feel ‘it Gushin”, Galleryesque, London, 2005

Deptford X, Studio 2B1, London, 2005

“Atelier”, The Berwick Road Gallery, London, 2008

“Deltiology”, Cole Gonzalez, London, 2011

“Peckham Open”, Peckham Platform, London, 2015

Selected Talks & Lectures

Goldsmiths College, PGCE Secondary (Art), 2003-2011

Goldsmiths College, MA Artist Teacher, 2009- 2011

Greenwich University, PGCE Secondary (Art), 2003-2004

Middlesex University,  PGCE Secondary (Art), 2008-2012

Roehampton University, PGCE Secondary (Art), 2010

Roehampton University, MA Art, Craft & Design Education, 2010

Institute of Education, PGCE Secondary (Art), 2013-

Specialist Schools Conference, London, 2005

Tate Modern, Various Conferences  *, 2005-2012

Tate Britain, Various Conferences  **, 2007-2010

Presentation to the DfES, Innovation in Education, 2007

Approaches to Contemporary Art in Education, Welling School, 2007

South London Gallery Doubletake Project, 2008

ICA Reading Room launch ***, 2009

Not Teaching Art, Two Words Four Talks, Welling School, 2010

AIAE Conference, Dublin, 2010

“A Short History of Mastication”, NMMAG, London ***, 2010

“The Origin of Fluxus”, NMMAG, London ***, 2011

MA Panel Discussion, Camberwell College of Art, London, 2012

Festival of Blackboards, Cubitt Gallery, London, 2012

Q-Arts, V&A, London, 2013

Clore Duffield Foundation Fellows residential, 2013 & 2014

‘Men & Games’ BAM festival, RFH, Southbank Centre, 2014

‘Men & Games’ Catalyst Club, Brighton, 2014

Goldsmiths College, BA Fine Art, 2015 –

‘A History of Postcards’ Catalyst Club, Brighton, 2015

Engage, The Photographers Gallery, 2015

Arts Council Curation & Learning, Arts Council Collection, 2015

Tate Britain, Art & Language, 2016

* Including as part of the Teaching Through Contemporary Art Project in 2008

** Including at The Turner Prize Teachers’ Evening in 2008 & 2009 (with A. Collard as AMALGUM), and as part of the PLAY conference in 2009

*** With A. Collard as AMALGUM

Television

KS3 Contemporary Art, Teachers TV Production, 2006

Utilising the Specialism, Teachers TV Production, 2009