Biography

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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum.  Drawing Museum Lace
2013 Somerset Rural Life Museum.  Drawing Museum Lace
2012 Bexhill Museum, Bexhill, East Sussex.  Black Lace
2009 Worthing Museum & Art Gallery.  Drawing Lace
2008 Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon.  Drawing Lace

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Museum of Lace and Fashion, Calais, France.  Lace Effects
2013 Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon.  IntoLACE
2012 Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, Sussex.  East Sussex Open
Nottingham Castle Museum.  Lace Works: Contemporary Art & Nottingham Lace
Leeds College of Art.  Wildness Between Lines
2011 Transition Gallery, London.  Pulp Fictions
2009 Jerwood Space, London & UK tour.  Jerwood Drawing Prize
St Anne’s Galleries, Lewes.  At Home
2006 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.  Autumn Exhibition
Royal Academy of Arts, London.  Summer Exhibition
Affordable Art Fair, London.  Four Square Fine Arts
Star Gallery, Lewes.  Islands Lace
Trinity Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells.  Islands Lace

Lecturing

1996-now Northbrook College, Sussex BA(Hons) Fine Art Course Leader
2001-2011 Northbrook College, Sussex PGCE Art & Design Mentor
1991-1993 Chesterfield College, Derbyshire Foundation Art & Design Tutor

Education

1997-1999 Wimbledon School of Art MA Drawing
1994-1995 University of Brighton PGCE Art & Design
1984-1987 Norwich School of Art BA(Hons) Fine Art Painting
1983–1984 Maidstone College of Art Foundation Art & Design

Awards/Residencies

2013 Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Award
2009 Fabrica, Brighton Artist in Residence
2006 University of Brighton Learn Higher CETL Teaching Fellowship
2002 Arts Council South East Major Award
2002 Brisons Veor, Cornwall Artist in Residence
1994 South East Arts Project Award
1993 Yorkshire & Humberside Arts Project Award
1987 Norwich School of Art Pullen Prize for Painting

Publications

Lace: Here: Now. (Black Dog Publishing Oct 2013) D.Dean / A.Briggs Goode
Embroidery Magazine Lace Here Now (Nov/Dec 2012, pp8-9) J.Hall
Lace Magazine Drawing Lace (April 2010, pp.14-17) T.Whitfield
Selvedge Magazine Embroidered with White (July/Aug 2009, pp. 48-51) T.Whitfield
Embroidery Magazine Drawing Threads (Jan/Feb 2009, pp.16-17) T.Whitfield
Selvedge Magazine Long and Drawn Out (Nov/Dec 2008, pp.48-51) B.Smith