artist | curator | educator
Curated for the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh 15 October - 17 December 2022
Curated for the Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, 2 April - 11 June 2022. An exhibition of works on paper celebrating 50 years of the gallery. Featuring 50 artists including Henry Moore, LS Lowry, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Tania Kovats, Layla Curtis, Susie MacMurray, Tony Bevan Halima Cassell, Eduardo Paolozzi, Amanda Faulkner, Andrew Bick and more.
Curated for WYPW 2021
I was commissioned by Kirklees Council to develop a temporary public art project as part of #HEARTyourtown working with local artists in Mirfield, Heckmondwike and Huddersfield. Artistic interventions were created in shop windows, public spaces, on and in buildings.
Curated for West Yorkshire Print Workshop and featuring 13 artists from across the UK. Touring to Woodend, Scarborough
Curated for West Yorkshire Print Workshop to celebrate their 35th birthday, featuring Jo Gorner (pictured left), Joanna Mowbray (pictured right), Alison Edmonds, Graham Riding, Shelley Burgoyne and Stephen Wager
Exhibitions and Projects
I have worked with contemporary artists and organisations to commission and curate exhibitions in public galleries and artist-led spaces.
As a curator, I have commissioned and worked on exhibitions with a range of artists, curators and organisations, including the Arts Council Collection, Chrysalis Arts, West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Angela Kingston, Andrew Bick, Tony Bevan, Norman Dilworth, Danielle Creenaune, Katherine Jones, Sumi Perera, Saba Rifat, Paula Fenwick, Leo Fitzmaurice, Philip Davenport, Cross Street Arts, OWL Project, Zarah Hussain and Willie Williams. I have worked in partnership with established commercial galleries such as Cristea Roberts and Gimpel Fils, as well as public institutions such as Tate Liverpool, the Whitworth Art Gallery, Huddersfield Art Gallery, Institute of Education, London, Liverpool Hope University and York St. John University.