MA Fine Art: Manchester Metropolitan University

BA Fine Art: Painting, Manchester Metropolitan University

Diploma in Theatre Studies, Manchester Polytechnic School of Theatre

PGCE: University of Huddersfield


Upcoming commissions:

2016/2017    Birley Fields Public Artwork commission: ‘The Bee Project’,

Manchester Metropolitan University


Selected Exhibitions:

2016   Hebden Bridge Open studios

2016   Obras Foundation, Portugal

2015   Artsmill, Hebden Bridge Winter Exhibition

2015   Water Street Gallery, Todmorden Winter Open Exhibition

2015   Hebden Bridge open studios

2014   The Egg, The Womb, The Head and The Moon.

2013   Arthouse: Didsbury Arts Festival (curator)

2011   Suite open studios, Salford

2010   Unrealised potential piece – Cornerhouse, Manchester, part of a group show curated by Mike Chavez Dawson

2010   Stowage: exhibition in the small independent shops in Exeter’s West Quarter and Macclesfield Arts Festival (to be toured to Amsterdam 2011)

2010   rearranging formulae:unwrapping books, The Durds, 03 Gallery, Oxford,‘Nexus’ at the Phoenix Arts Centre, Exeter and the Oxford University Press gallery, Oxford

2009   Outside In: Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Didsbury Arts Festival (curator)

2009   The Launderette Show – The Durds (curator)

2009   The Kiss of a Lifetime, (ltd edition print exhibition): Rogue Studios Artists Space/Vane, Newcastle, Bearspace, Deptford

2008   SWAP/VAIHTO: International Artists Exchange between Suite Studio group and Namastic Arts Collective from Finland with shows at Bureau Gallery, Salford & the Cable Factory, Helsinki

2008   Artranspennine: Installation and The Durds performance at Islington Mill, Salford

2008   artHOUSE:Home is where the art is  Chorlton Arts Festival, Manchester

2007   Comme Ca Art: Limited Edition prints, The Lowry Hotel, Salford

01/09  Suite open studios

2007   Participated in Yuen Fong Ling’s ‘Portrait of my Family’ in Arrivals and Departures: Urbis

2006   Making love to my ego: Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2006   Smallpond: Manchester

2005   Yuletide: Imitate Gallery, Manchester

2005   Women Waiting: Imitate Gallery, Manchester                                   

2004   Janet Griffiths/Ged Murray: photographic retrospective

2004   281 Summer Shows: Timber Wharf, Manchester

2004   Reformation: Debenhams Windows,Comme Ca Art, Manchester

2003   Succubus, Banshee & Medusa: Comme Ca Art Gallery, Manchester

2003   Show Homes: Another Product, Urban Splash, Manchester

2003   Eve of Destruction: International 3, Manchester

2003   Art in the Triangle: Comme ca Art, Manchester

2002   Suite on Ice: Islington Mill, Salford.

2002   Art Takeaway: Cornerhouse, Manchester

2002   Ladies Only: Liverpool Biennial Independent, Blundell Mill, Liverpool

2002   Rooms with a view: Comme Ca Art, the:Mill, Manchester

2001   Sho 1: Suite presents Liquid Lunch, Islington Mill, Salford

2001   All colours will agree in the dark: Cornerhouse, Manchester - MA show



 2006   Collective Rhythm: The Bigger Picture (BBC/Cornerhouse), Manchester

2005   Natasha Howes’ showreel, Chorlton Arts Festival

2004   Max 5 Video Festival, Southwark Gallery Projects, Aug 2004

2004   Folly screening, Lancaster:Purescreen 1&2

2003   Purescreen, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2003   Jon Purnell/Max5 Video Festival: New Foundry, Hoxton,/Cafe Gallery Projects, Southwark

2002   CIDS NW Mission to New York: Video piece included on a compilation video of 12 NW video artists


Selected commissions:

 2005/07/08   Surestart, Stockport – Photographic commissions

2004               Flux/Philips, Video commission for London Fashion Week

2003               The Vacuum: Photograph for front cover, Artist led publication in collaboration with Source magazine, Belfast

2002               Fluxspace: Flux magazine August /September issue

2001               Flux 5th birthday party/launch of Manchester Art Gallery: video piece

2001-2007    Manchester Stage & Lighting Co – Photography commissions


 2009/2013    Didsbury Arts Festival

2003   Priceless, Oval Productions: Artist led initiative (myself and 2 colleagues): an art giveaway examining value in art)


Member of The Durds: Electronic folk/ research-based pop with elements of visual art, experimental sound and performance art.































I am based in Beehive Mills, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, UK

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