1991 – 1992                                             MA Alternative Media                                                           Chelsea School of Art, London.

1988 – 1991                                             B.A Hons (1st Class) Fine Art                                          Camberwell School of Art, London.

1987 – 1988                                             Art Foundation                                                                                          Norwich School of Art.


Current and Recent Work Experience

1993 – Current   Lecturer in Fine Art, Staffordshire University.

Experience in:

  • BA and MA tutor – all levels.
  • Studio Practice.
  • Interview and assessment.
  • Module Manager Professional Practice.
  • Module Manager Site Specific Study.
  • Tutorials, seminars and group critiques.
  • Course development.
  • Written and verbal feedback.



2003 – 2004                           Arts for Health Coordinator, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Experience in:

  • Writing strategy.
  • Setting up and managing projects.
  • Fund raising.
  • Curating exhibitions and events.
  • Presenting arts and health policies.
  • Organising conferences.


1997 – 2002                           Partner, Letting in the Light, in Stoke on Trent. Set up and run Socially Engaged Arts Group.

Experience in:

  • Creative activities with different communities, including youth, probation and special needs.
  • Setting up and managing projects.
  • Fund raising.
  • Creative consultancy.

Public Art Commissions


  • Cambridge and Peterborough Mental Health NHS – Created a series of Light boxes for refurbished Dementia Ward.
  • Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital – Working with staff and patients to created 2 large light boxes for the entrance to the Hospital


  • University of North Staffordshire Lead artist for new build Children’s Ward’s.
  • BSF project Dandelion Public Art Commission for Kings School Wolverhampton.
  • Blackburn New NHS Build – Major glazing commission for front of new Health Centre.


  • Manchester Children’s Hospital, A series of images and installations for Ward 78.
  • Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Accident and Emergency Dept – Lead artist for proposed artworks in new build A and E
  • Imagining Glossop. Glossop Primary Care New Build, Glossop.
  • Imagining Bury. Bury NHS. Large scale vinyl artworks for new Health Care Development, Bury.


  • Milton Keynes Dreaming. Working with community to create a 60 x 20 ft floor piece for exhibition at Young People’s Music Festival, Milton Keynes.
  • Imagining Plymouth. Photographic Commission for Plymouth Accident and Emergency Department.


  • Visions of Hartlepool. Hartlepool Police Station, Hartlepool.
  • Lead Artist for Haywood Hospital. To engage with the hospital community, and commission local art students to create a body of work that documents and ‘remembers’ the Haywood Hospital.
  • Magic Perry Common. Dove Health Centre, Birmingham.
  • From Lozell’s with Love and Respect. Lozell’s Health Centre Birmingham.


  • Views from Greenridge. Greenridge Health Centre, Birmingham.
  • Visions of Home. Summerfield Health Centre, Birmingham.
  • Views from Westheath, Westheath Health Centre, Birmingham.
  • Lead Artist for Reflective Space. A Kings Fund initiative for Harplands Hospital Stoke on Trent.


  • Lead Artist LIFT. Engaging with design teams, PCT’s, and local communities to create proposals for public artworks in five new build health centres in Birmingham.
  • Visions of You. Research Action Project in Stourport on Severn with pro/POSIT.


  • Love Ties. A Major Permanent Public Art Work, for Hanley Park Stoke on Trent.
  • The Medicine. A Digital Imaging Commission for Creative Remedies Arts and Health Website.
  • Love Ties 2. A Creative Partnerships project ‘Hearts on Fire’ digital project for Birches Head High School, Stoke on Trent.
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?. Summerbank Primary School, Stoke on Trent.
  • Beyond My Bricks and Mortar. Archbishop Grimshaw School Birmingham.
  • The Wall that Wished it Wasn’t There. A consultation commission for the Haywood Hospital, Stoke on Trent.


  • Creature Carpet. A performance space commission, for Hinckley town centre.
  • Standing Ovation/Private Views. The Storey Institute, public art commission for Virtual Model.
  • Welcome to my Front Garden…mac/sampad, a Public art research commission for The Mac Arts Centre, Birmingham.


  • A World of Difference. Harplands Hospital, Stoke on Trent.
  • City Building. A site-specific research event with pro/POSIT in Stoke on Trent.


  • Reverberations. Harplands Hospital, Stoke on Trent.




  • Shire Hall Gallery 2110.       Invited group exhibition Visual Illusions Shire Hall Gallery Stafford.


  • Without you I am Lost… Invited digital media exhibition at The University of Valencia, Spain.
  • The Blue Butterfly…Solo exhibition at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent.
  • Mosquito Night. Collaboration with performer Christine Watkins and scientist Angela Priestman at Herefordshire Courtyard Gallery.


  • Creature Carpet.       Selected exhibition Folly Gallery, Lancaster.


  • The Real Kitchen…Selected site-specific commission for exhibition ‘Cultivate’ Birmingham.


  • Recollections. Selected site-specific exhibition St Giles the Abbott Church, Cheadle.                  


  • Baby, baby…Selected site-specific commission for exhibition at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.


  • New Art for a New Century.       Group exhibition Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent.
  • Private Views. Selected site-specific commission at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.


  • Detectable.       Curated and exhibited in exhibition at The Real Gallery, New York, USA.


  • Spot. Selected group exhibition at The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool.


  • Mat 2. Selected group exhibition – The Whitechapel Gallery, London.


Consultancy and Training

2009 – 2010 –      Guest Lecturer for Birmingham School of Art MA Arts and Health programme.

2008 –                      Exhibition selection for Potteries Museum and Art Gallery Open Exhibition.

2007 –                      Public Art Training Lead speaker for a Public Art Training event, Creative Interventions.

2003 –                      Design for ‘Sundance Visual Arts’ (A Commercial Audio Visual Company) created logo and name and have since had active role in advising on visual ideas.

2001-2003 –        Advisor for West Midlands Arts duties included: Writing reports about the region’s arts activities, the Local Education Authority on the Ikon Gallery’s Education Programme, advising on applications for funding.

2002 –                      Consulted on the development of Keele University Undergraduate Degree path in ‘Media, Communications and Culture’


Reviews, Press and Web links

2012 – Staffordshire Life Interview – See The World in a different Light – Jackie Gregory, August 2012

2010 – John Woodhouse Interview – Nature is Child’s Play for Emily, The Sentinel Saturday 09 October.

2009 Author Unknown. Emergency department at Derriford Hospital, Zest, Improving the Health Care Environment.

2008Steve Bould. Floored – The Sentinel

2008Christine Watkins. Mosquito Night Images. Mosquito Night.

2008 – Mark Penfold. Supersize Design – Computer Arts

2008 – David Williams. Showcase Hartlepool Police Station – Commissions North.

2006 – Duncan Robertson. Generations Combine in War Sacrifice Tribute, The Sentinel Newspaper.

2006 – Author Unknown. The Power of Art. A Working Partnership, Learning from the LIFT Experience.

2005Gabriel Gregory. Letters of Love Which Tie a Community Together. The Sentinel Arts Review.

2005Author Unknown. Love Ties Launch. Creative Stoke.

2004Nick Coligan. Public Art Has designs on Lifting City’s Cultural Image. The Sentinel Newspaper

1992 – James Hall. SCULPTURE / Making chaos out of order: James Hall reflects on ‘Natural Order’ at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool, and unnatural selection at the Whitechapel Open. The Independent Newspaper.








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