Artist CV

Professional Summary

I am a kiln-formed glass artist based in Scotland. I began working with glass at a night class at The Glasgow School of Art in 2017 now have my own glass studio, creating collections inspired by nature, conservation, psychology and sociology. I am a professional member of the Scottish Glass Society (SGS) and Contemporary Glass Society (CGS). In 2023 I received a VACMA (Visual Artist and Craft Maker Award) from Creative Scotland to create a collection inspired by the peat bog ecosystem, its carnivorous plants and the wider flowlands landscape of Caithness.

 

Exhibitions

  • Winter Exhibition and Christmas Market, Green Gallery, Buchlyvie (November 2024)
  • Objects of Desire, Artisan&, Aberfeldy (October 2024 - January 2025)
  • Edinburgh Art Fair, represented by Artisan&, Edinburgh (September 2024)
  • Summer exhibition, Made In Stirling, Stirling (June 2024 - September 2024)
  • Cycles of Life, Contemporary Glass Society (May 2024)
  • Awaken, Artisan&, Aberfeldy (April 2024 - June 2024)
  • Spring Awakens, Contemporary Glass Society (January 2024)
  • Pretty Little Things, Artisan&, Aberfeldy (October 2023 - January 2024)
  • Solitary Moments, Artisan&, Aberfeldy (July 2023 - September 2023)

 

Glass Training & Education

  • The Creative Process in Glass with Silvia Levenson (June 2024)
  • Deep Vessels with Bob Leatherbarrow and Amanda Simmons (March 2024)
  • Writing Skills for Artists with Catherine Dunstan (March 2024)
  • Sheet Vessels with Amanda Simmons (2022)
  • Powder Vessels with Amanda Simmons (2022)

 

Other Training and Education

  • Fire Warden training (2024) 
  • Mental Health First Aider (2023)
  • COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills (2023)
  • PgCert Wildlife Biology and Conservation, Edinburgh Napier University (2019)
  • BA (Hons) Sociology, University of Strathclyde (2014)
  • Five Scottish Higher qualifications,
  • Three Intermediate 2 qualifications
  • Five Standard Grade Credit Level qualifications

 

Awards

  • VACMA Bursary (2023)

 

Memberships

  • Scottish Glass Society
  • Contemporary Glass Society