Biography

Born 1964, lives and works in Somerset, England.

Selected Exhibitions

2016/current

Art Paris 2016
Cabinet Da-End 06 Gallerie Da-End Paris
Gallery Da-End The milk of human kindness
Duo exhibition with Markus Akesson.

2015

Museum Cognac Jay, 'Dedications and declarations', Curated by David Rosenburg and Marie Gayet
Musee de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris 'Hey Modern Art and Pop culture 3 curated by Hey Hey Anne and Julian.
Villa Tamaris, 'C’est la nuit' Le Seyne Sur Mer, France Curated by Evelyn Artaud and Jacques Binszor
Halle14 , 'Hybris Project' Spinnei, Leipzic Germany. Curated by Frank Motz
Abbaye Royal de Saint- Riquier 'Anim@Animal', France. Curated by Evelyn Artaud
Grand Rapid Art Museum 'Encore Art Prize 14' USA
'Cabinet Da End 05' Gallerie Da-End Paris
'Art Paris' art fair 2015 with Da-End Gallerie, Paris
Silencio 'Le Cabinet de Curiosities du Silencio', Paris

2014

Frederik Meijer Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids USA
Art Prize 14 Grand Rapids Michigan, USA
'Will we be able to resist it' solo exhibition
Allen Preibe Gallery Wisconsin University Oshkosh USA
ArtYIA art Fair #4 Paris
'L Exposition', Centre de Contemporary Art Meymac France
Boras International Sculpture Bienial, Konst Museum Boros Sweden
Art Paris 14 Grand Palais, Gallerie Da-End
Group exhibition Cabinet Da-End IV Da-End Gallerie, Paris
5:2 group exhibition Galleri Andersson Sandstrom, Umea

2013

'My dear swan' at ACC Gallerie Weimar, Germany
Avesta 13 'Heart and Brain', Verket Museum, Avesta Sweden
Group exhibition Cabinet Da End at Da End Gallerie, Paris
Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, Paris. Da End Gallerie
'I am not' Solo exhibition Da-End Gallery Paris

2012

Selected for the Threadneedle prize exhibition, Mall Gallery. London
20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College, London
'Baptism' a group touring exhibition, Stockholm
Selected to exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer exhibition
Art HK12 Hong Kong Art fair 2012 Andersson Sandstorm Galleri
Art market 2012 Stockholm art fair. Andersson Sandstrom Galleri
Solo exhibition Andersson Sandström Galleri, Umea, Sweden
Solo exhibition Andersson Sandström Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden

2009 to 2012

Touring mixed exhibition: Art at the Edge, as part of public art
-12 program for the 2012 Olympics, Oxo Tower London, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, Victoria Art Gallery, Bath.

Public Commissions

2014 - current

Landhouse Bruton Project, public consultation, community workshops, and visual mapping for a development of 68 houses Bruton Somerset, commissioned by Mark Merer, Acorn Property Group, in collaboration with Mark Merer, Acorn Bristol, Origin3, Landhouse, and Peter Richards Landscape.

2012

'Distortions' Three bronzes commissioned for a sculpture park Umedalen Skulptur, Umea, Sweden.

2010

'Angel Field' for Angel Fields, Hope University, Liverpool, commissioned by BCA landscape, and Hope University.
'Anne', for Saint Anne’s Square, Saint Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, UK. Commissioned by Turnus Developments and Art and Business Trust.

2009

'The Wave, for Saint Johns Square, Blackpool, UK, by Blackpool Council.
Anne, for Saint Anne’s Square, Saint Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast, UK. Art and Business Trust.

2007

'Life' for Jennett's Park, Bracknell, commissioned by Persimmon and Redrow Homes.

2006

'Riding a wave', Drakes Circus, Plymouth, UK, commissioned by P&O Estates and Chapman Taylor
'Flight', Waterside square Portishead, UK, commissioned by Persimmons Homes.

2005

'Discovery', a memorial to Francis Crick, Northampton, UK. Northampton Borough Council and The Wilson Foundation.

Earlier

'Memorial to John Smith' in Wincanton, UK for South Somerset District Council. 2002
Wincanton Sports centre, Wincanton UK, for South Somerset District Council. 2001
Sophie Hook Memorial in Llandudno, Wales, Llandudno Borough Council, Mr & Mrs Hook
Wells bridge, Glastonbury to Wells traffic-free route for Sustrans, UK
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, funded Quantum Potential collaboration with Theoretical physicists.

Awards and Grants

2011

Royal Institute of British Architects Network Awards, Project of the year 'Red Rose Award' Angel Fields project.
Landscape Institute award for Angel Fields project, Liverpool.
Civic Trust Award for Angel Fields, Liverpool.

2010

Landscape Institute award for The Wave, Blackpool.

2009

Best in Public Realm Civic Trust Award, for The Wave, Blackpool.

Earlier

Millfield Open exhibition prize, Somerset, UK
Grant from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, funded Art science collaboration Quantum Potential project.

Education, Lecturing and Work Experience

2015

Lecture at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, USA
'Ideas and how they develop'

2012

Filmed as part of Kobra Arts, for Swedish television.

1995-97

Visiting lecturer at the University of the West of England
BA course in Site Specific Sculpture

1991-94

Worked as part of the public art team on the regeneration of Manchester and the North East.

1987-89

Worked as a mould maker for British artist Elizabeth Frink.

1983-86

University of the West of England BA hon's degree in Fine Art, sculpture.