Born in Rotterdam 1982

Education Goldsmiths 2004

 

Solo Shows

2017: Casket, Leamington Spa Museum & Art Gallery,

2016: Needle, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Bury

2014: The Harold Thomas Collection, Oxford Natural History Museum

2014: The Harold Thomas Collection, Shrewsbury Museum &  Art Gallery

2014: The Harold Thomas Collection, Warrington Museum &  Art Gallery

2012: The Harold Thomas Collection, Haslemere Educational Museum

2010: The Harold Thomas Collection, Rugby Museum &  Art Gallery

2009: The African Museum of Anthropology, Malakta, Malax, Finland

2008: Pamela Schilderman, Otter Gallery, Chichester

2008: Botanisch Geologisch, Burgerweeshuis Amersfoort, The Netherlands

2007: Bula Matari, St Martin’s Church in the Bull Ring, Birmingham

2007: Bula Matari, St Andrew’s Church, Rugby

2007: Bula Matari, St Pancras Crypt, London

2006: To the Point, Red Gallery, Hull

 

Selected Group Shows

2017: Finding A Face, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester

2015: CONNECTED, Online  Gallery, Curated by Lauren Cookson

2014: Mid-lands, Stryx Gallery, Birmingham

2013: Made in Warwickshire, Warwick Museum

2011: Precious, Harley Gallery, Worksop

2011: Precious, Discovery Centre, Winchester

2011: Precious, Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham

2010: Precious, Banbury Museum & Art Gallery

2010: Precious, Platform Gallery, Clitheroe

2010: Precious, Hove Museum & Art Gallery, Hove

2010: Paperworks3, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre, Bury

2007: La Nature, Camac International Centre for Art & Science Marnay Sur Seine, France

2005: Future Landscapes, Shrewsbury Art Gallery

2005: Look Bright, The Crescent Art Gallery, Scarborough

 

Selected Open Submissions

2012: The Salon Art Prize, Matt Roberts Arts, London, Judges: Gavin Delahunty (Head of Exhibitions, TATE Liverpool), Godfrey Worsdale (Director, BALTIC centre for contemporary art), Anthony Spira (Director Milton Keynes Gallery), Susanna Brown (Curator photographs Victoria & Albert Museum)

2012: WAC Wells Art Contemporary, Judges: Dan Hays (Artist John Moore winner), Janette Kerr (Artist PRWA), Roy Ackerman CBE (Curator)

2010: London Art Award, Bedfordbury Gallery, London, Judges: Greg Tallent (Director London Fringe), Rachael Dalzell (Gallerist), Gillian Best Powell (Artist Cor Blimey Arts), Tracy Howl (Photographer London Press Pix),

2006: 109th Annual Exhibition, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Judges: George Wylie MBE (Artist), Joanne Soroka (Curator), Kate Downie (President SSA)

2004: The Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London, Judges: Anita Taylor (Artist), Peter Randall –Page (Artist), Anne Robinson (Collector), Alan Grieve CBE (Collector), Mark Lawson (Critic), Norbert Lynton (Critic)

 

Artist Residencies

2009: Stundars Open Air Museum, Solf, Finland

2009: Aberyswyth Arts Centre, Wales

2008: Kunstenaarslogies, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

2007: Camac International Centre for Art & Science, Marnay-sur-Seine, France

 

Funding

2017: Arts Council England Awards For All supported by the National Lottery

2016: The Wigley Group business sponsorship

2016: Anglia DNA business sponsorship

2013: Arts Council England Touring Grant supported by the National Lottery

2013: The Gane Charitable Trust

2013: George Myers Goldsmith business sponsorship

2009: Arts Council England R& D Grant supported by the National Lottery

2009: Eden Springs business sponsorship

 2007: Sports & Arts Grant Rugby Borough Council

 

Awards

2016: France Brodeur Young Artist Award

2006: First Prize, 15th Year Anniversary Show, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield

2006: Award Winner, Re-Worked Exhibition, Oriel Washington Gallery, Penarth,

2005: Award Winner, 3D Show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham

2003: Goldsmiths Award for most outstanding visual art student of the year, Goldsmiths

 

Recent Talks

2015: Art, Truth and Lies, Cupola Art Gallery, Sheffield

2015: Art, Truth and Lies, Herbert Museum & Art Gallery, Coventry

2015: Art, Truth and Lies, Bury Museum & Art Gallery, Bury

2015: Art, Truth and Lies, Royal Pump Rooms Art Gallery & Museum, Leamington

2015: Art, Truth and Lies, Performative Talk, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester

2014: Can Deception in Art ever be Justified, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

 

Publications

2014: The Circles Issue, Here Comes Everyone, editor Gary Sykes-Blythe

2010: Precious, Hove Museum & Art Gallery, design Derek Lee, Gemini Press

2010: Check mate/human sciences, Prof Raquel Matos, St Mary College publication

2009: The Harold Thomas Collection, Emily Rees, Prontaprint

2006: 109th Annual Exhibition, Society of Scottish Artists, McIntosh Design & CMYK

2006: The Art Of Recycling, Washington Gallery Publication, Dalton Printers