Curriculum Vitae

Commissions and Awards and residencies

  • 2014 sculpture

    The Golden House

    International Symposium and permanently sited public Sculpture.
    Lake Vyrnwy, Wales, UK

  • 2013

    International Research Fellowship

    At the Bakken Museum of Electricity and Mesmerism, Minneapolis, USA

  • 2013 installation

    Building Dreams

    Fulmination - Installation commission for the National Trust at Cragside House, Northumberland , UK,
    as part of the Building Dreams 150 year anniversary celebrations.

  • 2009 photography

    Artist in Residence

    The Great North Museum: Hancock,
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • 2006

    Eyes of Aberafan

    Design for solar powered, illuminated sculpture
    Aberafan, South Wales

  • 2006 sculpture

    Paper Work

    Permanently sited public sculpture for the Wansbeck Business Park
    Ashington, Tyne and Wear UK

  • 2005 sculpture


    International Symposium and permanently sited public Sculpture.
    Lake Vyrnwy, Wales, UK

  • 2005 sculpture


    Permanently sited public art for The Quorum Business Park,
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • 2003 sculpture

    Llanwddyn Arc

    International Symposium and permanently sited public Sculpture.
    Lake Vyrnwy, Wales, UK

  • 2003 sculpture


    Permanently sited Public Art Commission Market Dock,
    South Shields, UK, as part of Art on the Riverside.

  • 2000 sculpture

    Spirit of South Shields

    Artist in Residence & permanently sited Public Art Commission, Market Dock,
    South Shields, UK. Art on the Riverside / Tyne and Wear Development Co.

Selected group exhibitions

  • 2014 installation

    Twice Upon a Time: Magic, Alchemy and the Transubstantiation of the Senses

    Centre for Fine Art Research, School of Art, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, UK

  • 2013 installation

    Returning to the Philosophers’ Table

    Two site-specific installations at the Literary and Philosophical society,
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • 2007 sculpture


    Art outside the walls, Sculpture in the landscape
    International touring exhibition of sculpture to Spain and Portugal plus a permanently sited series of sculptures for Ellesmere, Shropshire, UK

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2010 installation

    The Realm of possibilities

    Exhibition to launch the Gallery of Wonder, Newcastle University, UK

  • 2009 photography

    Wielding Wonder

    Great Exhibition Hall for the launch of the GNM: Hancock
    Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  • 2004 installation

    Carpe Diem

    Commissioned by the Myles Meehan Gallery, Darlington Arts Centre, UK.

  • 2001 installation

    The Vision

    Comisioned by the Customs House Gallery, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, UK.

Selected Publications and Articles

  • 2009

    The go between,

    Published conference paper - Wielding Wonder

  • 2007

    Commissions in the North East of England 2003-2007

    Arts Council of England Pub ‪ISBN 0728712997, 9780728712997‬

  • 2003

    Commissions in the North of England

    Arts Council England Pub. ISBN 0-7287-0937-6

  • 2000

    Public Sculpture of Northeast England

    Paul Usherwood, Jeremy Beach and Catherine Morris. ISBN 0-85323-625-9