Biog

Training

Foundation: Medway, BA in 3D design at Brighton (2-1)
MA in History and Theory of Modern Art at Chelsea, with distinction

Base

Home in Brighton, with my partner and our three daughters
Studio: a secluded workshop in the Sussex Countryside

Current Projects

A sculpture commission celebrating the engineering of the Bluebird CN7 Car Cast Iron Artworks for new Landscape around the i360 in Brighton
A series of artworks for the Filton East Works site in Bristol
Director of Photography for “Bright Icon” film
Design of glass artworks for A & E at The Royal Sussex County Hospital

A Selection of Projects

2006 THE COMPTON SKYLINE PROJECT
a 300 sq meter temporary rooftop sculptural projection/installation working with the artistsʼ local community at Compton Road, Brighton, leading 8 artists, creating 6 synchronised films for 6 screens www.comptonskyline.com

2006 ROPETACKLE DEVELOPMENT, SHOREHAM, LEAD ARTIST
working with the regional development agency and Adur District Council, including major architectural sculpture “The Barnacle Trees” – 11 Meters High stainless steel and incorporating fibre-optics

2007 NEW ENGLAND QUARTER BRIGHTON
lead artist with Fiona Atkinson and John Mills – a £300 million + development with architects Allies and Morrisson, Scott Brownrigg, Architecture PLB, and Chetwood Associates – the biggest thing to change Brighton since the railway came.

2009 CENTRAL ST LEONARDS REGENERATION PROJECT
lead artist, education projects and design and creation of street furniture, collaboration with Debbie Mallard, Landscape Architect

2009  BATH STONE MINES
working in collaboration with Frances Lord www.franceslord.com providing public art consultancy on public art legacy programme for the village of Combe Down, part of the world heritage site, which has been under threat due to extensive collapsing mine workings. 3 year project leading to permanent and temporary commissions value at least £250,000. Multi art form project: sculpture, ceramics, poetry, music, film.

2010  ANTIGRAVITY
winner of the 2010 White Night/Nuit Blanche co commission: a large scale sculptural projection project flying high over the streets of Brighton and Amiens for the Nuit Blanche festival, with music by Jean Daniel Beauvallet, Andrew Walker and the inspirational art department of Durrington High School. Despite difficult weather conditions in Brighton both events were a resounding success, with audiences of thousands enjoying a unique spectacle on a large scale moving overhead.

2012  VIXEN : GLYNDEBOURNE OPERA
commissioned through the outreach programme to create a combined arts production inspired by Janáčekʼs opera The Cunning Little Vixen. Using large scale 2d and 3d projection combined with live performance, collaborated with composer Brian Lock and singer songwriter Al Start, presented in Preston Park, Brighton, performed by young people from Brighton and Hove.

2013  M & S Holmbush – GENTLE ROLLING LANDSCAPE
a large scale architectural piece using an entire cedar tree, sliced and reassembled to form a landscape drawing of the South Downs across the front facade of the store

2013 CANOPY COMMISSION
an architectural sculpture made from lazer cut steel and kiln fired glass for the entrance to affordable housing at Caisterʼs Close in Hove.

2013 GLITTERING LANDSCAPE
Lead artist – strategy development, project management and a sculpture commission for the new St Wilfridʼs Hospice in Eastbourne, made from laser cut mirror polished stainless steel and optical glass prisms. Inspired by the soothing landscape of The South Downs in East Sussex

2013 SEED FORMS
carved oak sculptures created for a new housing development in Haywards Heath. Linden Homes and Affinity Sutton

2013 UNIVERSITY OF THE AIR
commissioned to create a combined arts production to celebrate fifty years of the Open University. Lead artist collaboration with Jo Fong – dancer choreographer and Tanja Råman, using animation and digital projection techniques, and live performance in a large scale derelict industrial space in Cardiff.

2013 BEING IN THE ZONE
film commission for AHRC funded Social Science research network lead by Prof. Kath Woodward, examining the psychology and experience of peak performance

2014 TREE GRILLES
cast iron street furniture for central Brighton

2015– Editor – MOREVER
digital agency: films for Global Health Innovation Trust

2015 Film: “PERSPECTIVE DRAWING”
created for/with patient with terminal cancer

2016 “MOLECULAR HUMAN”
Film series commissioned by the Open University Citizenship and Governance Social Science research group, to respond artistically to a four year research project called “Enduring Love”

2016 Photographic commissions for the Renal department and the Orthoptic Department at The Royal Sussex County Hospital.

Leadership Roles

2006-2009 Arts Coordinator Royal Alexandra Childrenʼs Hospital, Brighton 2014-2016 Lead Artist, St Wilfridʼs Hospice, Eastbourne

Vimeo Channel

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Stills Photography

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