I am an artist, poet and creative facilitator with extensive experience in learning and development. My work is playful and nostalgic, often with an unexpected twist. I like to create engaging, meaningful and immersive experiences.
I was Chapel Arts Studios Artist in Residence (CAS:AIR) for 2022. The arts council funded residency project, UNDEREARTH, was a digital environmentally focused project exploring what happens beneath the ground as spring approaches. Through a series of interactive workshops, and with the assistance of a mentee artist, I taught creative coding, animation and storytelling to pupils from primary schools in Andover, Hampshire. The project ended with a multi-sensory exhibition that combined augmented reality, projection, animation and sound art.
My poetry and illustrations have appeared in (and on the cover of) various journals, magazines and anthologies including, The Lost Art of Staring into Fires by Valley Press, Battalion by Sidekick Books, Maudlin house, Rag Queen Periodical, Lemon Curd Magazine and Occulum Journal. I was the Creative Director for the 2018 and 2019 editions of Vortex Literary Magazine.
I have a BA (Hons) in Creative Writing and an MA in Digital Media Practice. I am an expert in storytelling which is at the heart of my practice and the focus of my academic research. My multidisciplinary skillset reflects my creative approach to storytelling through learning, play and experimentation. All of my work begins as a story and my role as an artist involves finding the right medium to share it.
I am an associate artist at Chapel Arts Studios and work with several charities in Andover as a writer and creative facilitator. Throughout 2022 and 2023 I will be working on new and exciting community workshops so please check out the events page to see what’s on.
If you are interested in working with me please get in touch.