CV

QUALIFICATIONS
MA Book Arts (Distinction). Camberwell College of Arts, London (2000)
BA (1st Class Hons) Organic Chemistry and Ecology. Open University (1980)
Diploma in Special Educational Needs. Sheffield Hallam University (1994)
City and Guilds Diploma in Design and Craft : Stitched Textiles (2007)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Book Power Redux Juried exhibition at 23 Sandy Gallery, Oregon (June 2014)
Artist’s book: Human Rights Overture

Artist’s Book Fairs in London, Manchester, Bristol, Halifax and Leeds (2004-2013)

Eco-editions Juried exhibition at 23 Sandy Gallery, Oregon (Dec 2013)
Artist’s books: Bog Mawnog, Fragment by Fragment

Bog-Mawnog Group exhibition at Brecknock Museum and Gallery (Jul-Sep 2011) Linked with The Woollen Line project https://woollenline.wordpress.com
Installations and artist’s books: Bog Mawnog, Fragment by Fragment

International Women’s Day Exhibition at Cardiff Library (March 2012)
Altered book: Decline of the West

Follow Ed (after Hokusai) touring exhibition curated by Tom Sowden and Michalis Pichler. Winchester, Bristol, Ljubljana, Melbourne (2011)
Artist’s book: Too Many Trees

Regenerator II altered book project curated by Sarah Bodman, UWE (2010)
Altered book: Virtual Reality Systems

University of Sharjah UAE. Exhibition 2010
Bookwork: Arrival

The Silk Top Hat Gallery Christmas Exhibition, Ludlow (2009)
Artist’s books, eight titles

Closure MKArtworks Milton Keynes (August 2009)
Bookwork: Arrival

Bound and Lettered US publication (July 2009)
Five bookworks showcased

Artbox 2009 Art Institute of Albe Steiner, Turin (May 2009)
Artist’s books Pages, Poison Pen

Shelter Touring exhibition by the University of Massachusetts (2008-2009). Wedeman Gallery MA, Pyramid Atlantic MD, Fleet Library RI, 301 Gallery MA, String Room Gallery NY
Artist’s book: Once upon a time there were hedgerows

Bank Street Arts Sheffield (2008 and 2013)
Artist’s books: Once upon a time there were hedgerows, Mere Formalist Games 2nd Edition

The Sidney Nolan Trust Presteigne annual exhibitions (2006-2013) www.sidneynolantrust.org
Prints, installations and artist’s books.

Sitting Room Touring exhibition curated by Tom Sowden. Manchester, Brighton, Cambridge, California, Mexico City (2006-2009)
Bookwork: Armchair Activist

‘KIOSK’ Touring archive of artists’ books Rotterdam, Vancouver, London ICA, San Francisco MOMA (2005-2009)
Artist’s books, five titles

Toulouse Lautrec Museum, Albi, France. Spring-2008
Artist’s book: Pages

Arcadia id est Touring exhibition curated by Sarah Bodman, UK, Australia, USA, Netherlands (2005-2008)
Artist’s book: Oilseed Rape File

University of the West of England, Bristol. Exhibition of work by FACTION (2006) www.bookarts.uwe.ac.uk
Artist’s books, six titles

Arnolfini Gallery Bookshop, Bristol. Showcase of bookworks by FACTION (2006)
Artist’s books, six titles

How2 online Journal of Arizona State University (Summer 2006) www.how2journal.com
Article: reductio ad absurdum

Landscape Risk or Harmony The WaterShed, Hereford (2006) Exhibition funded by CPRE (Campaign for the Protection of Rural England)
Artist’s book: Once upon a time there were hedgerows

Sense:Absence FACTION group exhibition at Clerkenwell Green Showcase (2005)
Installation: Batwing, bookworks: My Body Creaked, Echolocation to be viewed as art, Notes without Words, Encounter from the Other Side

Constructing Reality FACTION group exhibition at Foyle’s Art Gallery, London 2004
Dualworks (artist’s book plus complementary installation): reductio ad absurdum, WYSIWYG, Negligee, Reality plus or minus n

Istituto Ferrini Turin touring exhibition and publication (2003)
Artist’s book: Pages

Obviously, no one expects to discover anything Foyle’s Gallery, London. Three book artists’ work inspired by The Library of Babel by Jorge Luis Borges (July 2001)
Artist’s books: Mere Formalist games, Text Machine Installations: Smear Test, All Possible Truths . Model: Breakdown of the Library

Strip Camberwell College of Art MA Book-Arts Degree Show (September 2000)
Ten bookworks: Chromosome 22 Collection

Southwark Festival (Autumn 2000)
Site specific artist’s book: 91, Borough High Street

Illuminating Manuscripts RK Burt Gallery, London. Group exhibition (July 2000)
Exhibitor and curator. Artist’s books: Pages, Omar. Set of five hangings: Essence

CURATING
Bewdley Museum, Worcestershire. Exhibiton of artists’ books and prints curated for the Literary Festival (2013)
Connecting Small Artist Books. Touring show co-curated with Jan Melville (Australia) and Sarah Bodman (UWE) 2011

BOOK ARTS TEACHING HIGHLIGHTS
Westhope Craft College, Shropshire: Course design and teaching for the Westhope Certificate in Book Arts (2008-2014)
The Sidney Nolan Trust, Presteigne: Book-arts Workshops (2007-2013)
V&A London: Artists’ Books, a three day workshop led by FACTION (2010)
City of Wolverhampton College: Workshops introducing artist’s books (2008-2009)
Tate Britain: Abstaction and Representation in the Artist’s Book, a two day workshop linked with the Howard Hodgkin exhibition, led by FACTION (2006)
Plas Tan y Bwlch, Gwynedd: Residential workshop (2006)
Camberwell College of Arts: Two day symposium led by FACTION (2006)

AWARDS
Arts Council England West Midlands. Artist’s books and installation for the exhibition Sense:Absence (2005)
Arts Council England West Midlands. Artist’s books and installations for the exhibition Constructing Reality (2003)

MEMBERSHIP
Founder member of FACTION, a group of three exhibiting book-artists www.faction.org.uk (2004)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, FRSA (since 2006)

TITLES IN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Art Institute of Chicago
WYSIWYG
Bennington College Library
Fragment by Fragment, A Touch is all it Takes
British Library Modern Collection
Mere Formalist Games 1st Edition
Carleton College, Minnesota
Fragment by Fragment, Bog-Mawnog
Cleveland Institute of Art
Fragment by Fragment
Duke University Perkins Library
My Body Creaked
Emory University
Fragment by Fragment
Evergreen State College
Fragment by Fragment
George Mason University
Fragment by Fragment
Indiana University Fine Arts Library Artist Book Collection
Plants Can
Indiana University, Kinsey Institute
My Body Creaked
IUPUI, Herron Art Library
Plants Can
Liberazione Turin
Pages, Poison Pen
Massachusetts College of Art, Godine Library
Plants Can
Minnesota Center for the Book
Regardless, Bog Mawnog
MMU Library Artist’s Book Collection
Oilseed Rape File
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Hunt Library
Plants Can
National Art Library at V&A
Arrival, Mere Formalist Games 1st Edition, Too Many Trees, Plants Can
Scripps College Denison Library
My Body Creaked, Fragment by Fragment
Stanford University, Green Library
Mere Formalist Games 2nd Edition
Tate Britain
Blue Sky Research, Regardless, Mere Formalist Games 1st Edition, Oilseed Rape File, Once Upon a Time There Were Hedgerows, Bog Mawnog, Fragment by Fragment
UAL Camberwell College of Arts Library
Blue Sky Research, Mere Formalist Games 1st Edition
UC Berkeley Environmental Design Library
Plants Can
UCLA Arts Library
Blue Sky Research, My Body Creaked
UCLA Santa Barbara
Fragment by Fragment
University of Oregon Knight Library
Bog Mawnog, Fragment by Fragment
University of San Diego Copley Library
Fragment by Fragment
University of Utah Marriott Library
Fragment by Fragment
University of Utah, Fine Arts Library
Mere Formalist Games 2nd Edition
University of Wisconson
Fragment by Fragment, Bog Mawnog
VCU Cabal Library
Plants Can
Whitworth University, Cowles Library
Plants Can
Yale Center for British Art
Blue Sky Research, Once Upon a Time There Were Hedgerows, On the Growth of Observation, Seeking Trees, Bog-Mawnog, Fragment by Fragment
Yale University Arts Library
Fragment by Fragment, Blue Sky Research

COLLABORATIONS
Ongoing collaboration with artist Emily Artinian at Street Road Gallery, Delaware which involves exchanges of useless objects www.giveandget.ws