I am a practicing artist, lecturer and researcher at the Faculty of Education a Birmingham City University, UK. I studied Art and Design at Warwickshire College, Fine Art at the University of Ulster, Belfast and a MA Art Practice and Education at the School of Art, Birmingham.
I was a Co-director at Catalyst Arts and collaborator with Factotum in Belfast and Source Magazine, Ireland. Between 2005 and 2015, I taught Art and Design in UK Primary and Secondary schools and have also taught in Ireland, Spain, and at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool de Kunsten. Breitner Academie, Netherlands and at the New Museum, New York.
In 2020 I was awarded a GRAIN Photography Hub bursary to make new photography work in response to young people's experience of Covid-19 in school. In 2022 I lead an artist commission with Thomas Eke and Larissa Shaw for the British Art Show 9 Partner Schools Program, with Arts Connect, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Wolverhampton School of Art. Recently, I have produced a collaborative film for Freelands Foundation SHIFT series and have been working with Year 4 pupils at Oval Primary School, Birmingham for Ikon Gallery Creative Connections.