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Red Herring Studios
Unit C, Westerman Complex
School Road
East Sussex BN3 5HX
England U.K.

1992-94  University of Sussex    M.A., Language, Arts and Education
1980-82  Manchester Metropolitan University    BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting
1978-79  Bath Academy of Art     BA (Hons) Fine Art, Painting
1977-78  Stafford College of Art     Foundation Studies in Fine Art

2010           Dialogue, workshop leader, Creativity Zone, University of Brighton
2009           Exegesis, lecture/workshop leader, InQbate, Creativity Zone, University of Sussex
2008           author catalogue essay for Onomatopoeia, Nick Bodimeade, Campden Gallery
2005-07     member of Board of eta (Empowering the Artist)
2004           workshop artist on Paths of Discovery, Pfizer, Sandwich, Kent.
2003-          member BA Team Cultural Studies/Creative Studies, University of Sussex
2003-          Convenor for Art, CCE, University of Sussex
2002-06      member of Brighton & Hove Philharmonic Society Trust
1999-pres. Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, University of Chichester.
1998-2000 Tutor at The Mill Studio, West Ashling, Sussex.
1997            External Assessor, Buckinghamshire College, Degree in Fine Art.
1996-98      Part-time tutor Chichester Institute of Higher Education, degree modules in Art.
1996-97      Member, South East Arts User Group.
1996            Member, Brighton and Hove Common Purpose.
1995-99      External Moderator, Northbrook College Certificate in Art and Design.
1995-97      Artistic Director, Fabrica, contemporary art gallery Brighton.
1995            Artist-in-Residence, Littlehampton Community School.
1995            Artist-in-Residence, Haywards Heath VI Form College.
1995-97      Member Advisory Committee, South East education + training Project.
1994-96      Designer/Convener, University of Sussex Certificate in Art History.
1993-95      Founding member, Fabrica Steering Committee.
1993-94      Consultant & author, Art and Artists, 6 vol. series, Wayland Books, Hove.
1993-95      Founding member, Video Virus, public art in new technologies.
1993            Author, catalogue essay on Susan Francis, Arts Council of N. Ireland.
1992-94      Founding member Artnoise, visual art group, Brighton.
1991-93      Tutor, Art History/Critical Studies, West Surrey College of Art and Design.
1991-92      Author, Discovering Art, 6 volume series for children, Wayland Books, Hove.
1990            Lead Artist, Artswork project, Hove Museum and John Hansard Gallery, So'ton.
1989-2002 Organising Tutor for Art/Art History, CCE, University of Sussex.
1989-93      Founding member Sitespecific and Artonic, public art groups.
1986-           Freelance teaching with a wide range of age groups and agencies, including U of S, UCC, CCE, WEA, U3A, galleries/museums (Brighton, Hove, Hastings, Towner, De la Warr, Pallant House, etc.) colleges and others.
1984-          Founding member Red Herring Studios and Gallery, Brighton and Hove.
1982-83     Assistant to Curator Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, West Yorkshire.
1982           Founding member Manchester Artists' Studio Association (studios, gallery and education programme).
1979-80     Employment, Theta Communications artists' agency.

Work in Private Collections:
Australia, Bahrain, France, Ireland, Israel, Malta, Spain, U.K. and U.S.A.

Exhibitions (selected)

2010           Los Angeles, with Frank McHugh, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex
                    Ark, interdisciplinary arts event, University of Sussex
                    Quentin Follies, Charleston Farmhouse, Glynde, Sussex.
                    The Summer Show, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex
                    Lewes Festival, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex.
                    Little Wonder, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex.

2009           Exegesis, The Otter Gallery, Chichester.*
                    Group exhibition, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex.
                    Quentin Follies, Charleston Farmhouse, Glynde, Sussex.
                    Sounding the Site, interdisciplinary arts event, University of Sussex.
                    The Life Show, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex.
                    Little Wonder, St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes, Sussex.

2008          Chimerae, HQ Gallery, Lewes, Sussex.*
                    Quentin Follies, Charleston Farmhouse, Glynde, Sussex.
                    Intervention, University of Chichester Fine Art staff at Worthing Museum, Sussex.*
                    Drawing on Research, The Otter Gallery, Chichester.
                    Brighton Festival at Pelham House, Lewes, Sussex.

2007           Lewes Festival, HQ Gallery, Lewes, Sussex.
                    Group exhibition, continuing at The Art Space, West Stoke House, Sussex.
                    Quentin Follies, Charleston Farmhouse, Glynde, Sussex.
                    Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London.
                    Paintings at The Link, St Richard’s Hospital, Chichester.*

2006           Emporion, The Art Space, West Stoke House, Sussex.*
                    Both Sides, North Bishop Exhibition Space, Dallas, Texas, U.S.
                    Testbed, work in progress, Otter Gallery, Chichester.*
                    Paintings in the ShowRoom, University of Chichester.*

2005          Fiveways Open House, Brighton Festival.
                    Wide Horizons, paintings at the Sussex Institute, University of Sussex.*
                    Quentin Follies, Charleston Farmhouse, Glynde, Sussex.
                    Phoenix/Red Herring Open Studios, Brighton.

2004           UCC Staff exhibition, Otter Gallery, Chichester.
                    Quentin Follies, Charleston Farmhouse, Glynde, Sussex.

2003           Paintings in the offices of William Morris Inc., London.*
                    Paintings at the Institute of Education, University of Sussex.*
                    The Visit, West Sussex County Youth Theatre, set for touring show.
                    Tonight We Fly, Trestle Theatre, painted costumes for touring show.

2002           Where Else? Red Herring Open Studios, B&H bid for City of Culture.
                    The Big Draw, live drawing event, Fabrica Gallery, Brigthon.
                    Mix 16, Chichester Arts Centre.
                    UCC Staff exhibition, Otter Gallery, Chichester.
                    Envelope Art, St Richard’s Apeal, Chichester.
                    Brighton Underground, Sussex Arts Club, Brighton.

2001           Landscapes, Adcore Strategy UK, Hammersmith.*
                    Paintings in the offices of William Morris Agency, London.*
                    Mix 16, Chichester Arts Centre.

2000           Chichester Cathedral Exhibition, Chichester Cathedral.
                    No Name, L'Artichaut Gallery, Chichester.
                    Vestige, Otter Gallery, Chichester.

1999           Mill Studio Exhibition, Chichester Arts Centre.
                    Group exhibition, L'Artichaut Gallery, Chichester.

1998           Mill Studio, West Ashling.*
                    Turning the Tables, University College Chichester.

1997           Sussex Beacon Benefit Exhibition, Hove, Sussex.
                    Inside Out, open house in Brighton Festival.

1996           A Walkabout, Up the Hill Gallery, Brighton.*
                    Horizons, Mitre Gallery, Chichester.*
                    Journey and Memory, Sussex Open, Brighton Museum.

1995           Thick Pictures, collaborative installation, Up the Hill Gallery, Brighton Festival.
                    Landscapes, residency exhibition, Littlehampton School and University of Sussex
                    On the Table, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton.

1994           After the Fact - Digital Portraits, University of Brighton and Lighthouse.
                    In Vivo/In Vitro, Museum of Installation, London, Cambridge Darkroom and media.
                    Benefit exhibition for the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne.

1993           Paintings, painting exhibition, EDB, University of Sussex.*
                    Video Virus, video installation, Ikon, Arnolfini, Watershed, Cornerhouse, MOMA Oxford, etc
                    House Dust, painting/mixed media installation in a house, Brighton.
                    Context, collaborative, text-based public art on streets, in shops, cafes, library, etc., Brighton.

1992           The Odd Couple, Arts Council Media Conference, Corn Exchange, Brighton.
                    The Wide Horizon, painting installation, Red Herring Gallery, Brighton.*
                    Land and Sea, Sussex Open, Brighton Museum.
                    The Library of Babel, shop installation, hands-on art, Brighton Festival.

1991           Everybody's  by Artonic, Spectacolor Board, Piccadilly Circus, London.
                    Ring-a-Ring-a-Roses, house installation, Brighton.*
                    Rose is a Rose is a Rose, painting exhibition, Brighthelm Centre, Brighton Festival.
                    Read My Lips, by Artonic, office block facade installation, Brighton.

1990           Hand to Hand, international print project, UK, Czechoslovakia and U.S.A.
                    Crossing Over, international installation exhibition, Brighton Festival.
                    Objects of Desire, by Artonic, Piccadilly Circus, London (with Art Angel Trust).

1989           Eikones, painting installation, 300 faces, Red Herring Gallery, Brighton.*
                    Chaos and Order, exterior mural plus ceiling installation, Brighton Festival.
                    Room for Art, Brighton Polytechnic Gallery.

1988           Between Men 2, Corn Exchange, Brighton Festival.

1987           Between Men, Red Herring Gallery, Brighton.

1986           Brighton Studios '86, Red Herring Gallery, Brighton.
                    Brighton Artists, Corn Exchange, Brighton Festival.

1982           Paintings, POC Gallery, Eindhoven, Nederlands.
                    Paintings, Bakehouse Gallery, London.

* denotes solo show