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Education

1978 – 1980      Epsom School of Art & Design, Surrey

1990 – 1991      Roehampton Institute, Digby Stuart College, London

1990 – 1993      Society of Scribes and Illuminators Associate Scheme

2008                 Philosophy in Art, Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning

Exhibitions:

Solo & Joint

2017      ‘Every ornament should have its perfume’ The Reading Room, Manorbier

2016      ‘Shelf//Silff’ Oriel Blodau Bach, Carmarthenshire about

2015      Oriel Blodau Bach, Carmarthenshire about

2011      ‘Maker in Focus’ Mission Gallery, Swansea about

2010      ‘White Shift – Short Shrift’, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, with Louise Bird images

2010      ‘Recent Work’ Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff with Louise West

2009      ‘Inhabit’ Oriel Q, Narberth images

2007      ‘Inside the Birdhouse’ touring 3 venues in Wales images

2006      St. Dogmaels Gallery, Cardigan

2006      ‘Inside the Birdhouse’ Fire & Iron Gallery, Leatherhead

2005      Oriel Queens Hall Gallery, Narberth

2004      Y Tabernacle Art Wales, Machynlleth

2003      ‘The Blue Road’ Oriel Emrys Gallery, Haverfordwest

2002      ‘Recent Paintings’ Oriel Llyfergell, Carmarthen

2005      Washington Gallery Cardiff with Caitlin Jenkins

2002      Guildhall Gallery Cardigan with Peter Coviello

2000     ‘moc’ Whitely’s Atrium Gallery, London with Jane Hawkins

Group Exhibitions

2016     ‘Platform Rhod Llwyfan’ – Platform Arts Festival, Haverfordwest about

2016    ‘Spoon’ Unit Twelve Gallery, Stafford images

2016     ‘The Welsh Drawing Book Exhibition’ – Henry Thomas Gallery, Carmarthen

2015     ‘BLAST’ Colony Projects, Port Talbot about

2014    ‘Paradise Lost’, Cardiff about

2014    ‘Colony 14 Cardigan’ with Colony Projects about

2014    ‘The Garden’ Nevern, Pembrokeshire about

2014    ‘Underground’ Cefn Coed Colliery Museum with Colony Projects about

2014    ‘Rhod 2014’ Melin Gloc, Carmarthenshire with Beatrice Williams about

2014     ‘Tabernacle’ Port Talbot with Colony Projects about

2014     ‘Cyfatebiaeth/CorrespondencesOriel Plas Glyn y Weddw, Pwyllheli

2013     ‘Rhod in Roath/Rhod yn y Rhath’ Made in Roath Festival, Cardiff about

2013      ‘Colony 13’ Cardigan about

2013      ‘matter lumina’ Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff about

2013     ‘Art Craft’ Cardiff Contemporary

2013      ‘Utility’ Craft in the Bay, Cardiff about

2012      ‘matter lumina’ Carmarthen about

2012      ‘Home/Cartref’ Memorial Gallery, Yale College, Wrexham

2012     ‘Take the M4 East then the M5 South’ – The Brewhouse Gallery, Taunton images

2012      Rhôd Artist Group Residency, The Tannery, Machynlleth

2011     ‘Shelter’ – Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno about

2011     ‘The House That Balthus Built’ – TactileBosch at Miligi Lounge, Cardiff images

2011      ‘Made in Roath’ – Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff

2011      ‘Artemisia’ – St David’s Hall Gallery, Cardiff

2011      ‘Fibre Voices II’, Newport Museum & Art Gallery

2011       ‘Rhodio’ Venice Biennale 2011 about

2010      ‘Twin Reflex’ Windows 204, Bristol

2010      ‘Rhod’ – Melin Glonc, Carmarthenshire

2010      ‘Exposed – Textiles in the Open’ National Botanic Garden of Wales images

2010      ‘Melin Medi’ New Mill, Carmarthenshire images

2009     ‘A Winter’s Tale’ Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen, Wales

2007      ‘Bodyworks’ Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff

2006      ‘Lines & Strata’  Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

2006 – 2008     St Dogmaels Gallery, Cardigan

2005      Winter Exhibition Y Capel , Llangollen

2005      ‘History’ defining moments in the history of Wales’ MOMA Wales

2005      ’25’ – Exposure Art – Swansea

2005 – 2008     Kooywood Gallery, Cardiff

2004      ‘Focal’ Ruthin Festival of Contemporary Art, Denbighshire

2004     ‘Telling Tales’ Oriel Neville Gallery, Llanelli

2004 – 2008     Crane Gallery, Mumbles, Swansea

2003      The Written Word’ Portsmouth City Art Gallery & Museum

2003      Newton Barry House Gallery, Co. Wexford, Ireland

2003 – 2006     Fountain Fine Art, Llandeilo

2002     Diesel House Studios Summer Exhibition, London

2002     ‘Four Corners’ – The Farnham Maltings, Surrey

2001      Bath Society of Artists Open’ – Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

1993      ‘Text & Image’ Off Centre Gallery, Bristol

1992       Love Letters’  Paperpoint Gallery, London & 8 UK venues

1991       ‘Age of Innocence’ Paperpoint Gallery, London & 8 UK  venues

1990      ‘Fine Words Fine Books Masterworks of Modern Calligraphy  & Bookbinding St.   Paul’s Cathedral, London & Holbourne Crafts & Study Centre, Bath

Absent but not Forgotten

2015     ‘Thirteenfridays’ The Last Gallery, Carmarthenshire

2015     ‘There Is No Death’ Rose Street Flea Market, Made in Roath, Cardiff

2015     ‘Absent but not Forgotten: V’ Halloween event, The Abacus, Cardiff

2015    ‘A Dark Dark Night in Roath’, Made in Roath, Cardiff

2015    BYOB III, The Abacus, Cardiff

2014    ‘We cling to the door post as it all rushes past…’ Made in Roath, Cardiff

2014     ‘Haunting Places’ Colony 14 Cardigan

2014     ‘Bodies in Land’ Film Festival, Abercych

2014      ‘BYOB’ Hamilton, New Zealand

2014      ‘BYOB Cardiff II’, BIT Studios Cardiff

2013     ‘Thirteenfridays’ project, final event held in Small World Theatre, Cardigan

2013      ‘Be Our Guest’ Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown

2013      ‘Ilfra Expo’ Absent but not Forgotten at Ilfracombe Art Expo

2012      ‘The Witching Hour’ Goat Major Projects, Cardiff

2012      ‘Absent but not Forgotten’, The Last Gallery Festival, Carmarthenshire images

2011      ‘Absent but not Forgotten’, Made in Roath Festival – Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff

2011      ‘Absent but not Forgotten – Plas Mawr’ Blinc Digital Arts Festival, Conwy images

2011      ‘Absent but not Forgotten – The Seventh Room’ Aberystwyth Arts Centre images

2010      ‘Absent but not Forgotten – 2’ Halloween event images

2010      ‘Absent but not Forgotten’ The Last Gallery, Carmarthenshire images

Curation

2012     ‘matter lumina’ Milkwood Gallery, Cardiff, with Seren Stacey

2012     ‘matter lumina’ Carmarthen, with Seren Stacey

2012     ‘Rhod 2012’ Melin Glonc, Carmarthenshire

2002    ‘Traffic/Traffig’ 14 artists from Wales & England touring from Wales to Surrey.

Awards

2016    Arts Council of Wales Research and Development grant for Shelf//Silff in                     collaboration with Carmarthenshire County Museum

2011      Arts Council of Wales Project Grant for ‘Absent But Not Forgotten’

2009      Wales Arts International bursary to attend Venice Biennale 2009

2007      Arts Council of Wales Development Grant

Projects

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru// National Eisteddfod of Wales 2014 – Seld Gymreig Artistiaid o’r 21ain Ganfif// A 21st Century Artists’ Welsh Dresser – for Oriel Myrddin Gallery/Arts Council of Wales

Gallery delegate with Oriel Myrddin Gallery at SOFA New York 2012 funded by Wales Arts International

Artists Groups

Since 2010 I have been a member of RhAG (The Rhôd Artists Group) and am a member of the Rhôd committee organising the annual Rhod exhibition in Drefelin, west Wales.

Oriel Blodau Bach

I curate and run Oriel Blodau Bach with arts writer, Kirsten Hinks Knight – an artist run gallery project in a disused noticeboard in New Inn, west Wales.

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