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This is a selective list of works/projects. An extensive portfolio with images is avaialble on request by email.


Current 



Participation Producer
Fifth Word Theatre

Head of Research and Programming
The Drill

Co-Director
Young Hustlers (The Hustle Collective)

Creative Director
The Anti Gallery



Advisory Panels / Boards


Steering Group Member
CVAN EM (Contemporary Arts Visual Network East Midlands)
(cvaneastmidlands.co.uk)

Creative ThinkTank Panellist
UK New Artists
(uknewartists.co.uk)


Previous


Artist Mentor
Real Creative Futures

Curator  
UK New Artists

Exhibitions Producer  
New Art Exchange

Producer
Maison Foo

Co-Curator
Backlit Gallery

Curator in Residence
City Arts Nottingham

Producer 
Sabato Studio


Producer
Nuart Festival / Nuart Aberdeen

Producer
Migration Matters Festival

Curatorshop Coordinator
PARALLEL / Format International Photography Festival
(parallelplatform.org)

Artistic Coordinator for Youth Arts Research and Development
New Art Exchange


Exhibitions


A full list of exhibitions that I have worked on will be available to download directly from this site as a PDF soon. This can be requested by email in the meantime. 


Workshops


Development workshop for artists on the Syllabus V programme (2021)
Wysing Arts Centre

Workshop and presentation for artists on the Freelands Artists Programme (2020)
Freelands Foundation / S1 Artspace

‘Seeds: The Art of Protest’ artmaking course (2019)
Nottingham Contemporary

‘Cut it Out’ stencil and spraypaint workshop  (2018)
Nottingham Conntemporary

Artivism art making workshop (2017)
Collabor8 at Nottingham Contemporary / Nottingham Trent University

A Collective Voice art making course (2017)
Nottingham Contemporary


 

Talks / Guest Lectures / Presentations


Guest lecture for BA and MA Fine Art students (2022)
De Montford University 

Panellist for Artfully Podcast: Perception vs Reality (2021)
The Other Art Fair / Artfully Podcast / Truman Brewery

Artist talk with Honey Williams (2021)
City Arts Nottingham

Art and Brexit panel (2021)
Centrala

Guest lecturer and crit for 2nd year BA Fine Art students (2021)
Sheffield Hallam University

International Women’s Day talk and presentation (2020)
Sheffield Museums

Artist talk with Joy Labinjo (2018)
Bonnington Gallery / Nottingham Trent University 

Artist talk with Jamal Sterrett (2018)
The Anti Gallery / Lee Rosys

Artist talk with Dilk (2018)
The Anti Gallery / Lee Rosys

Artist talk with Hannah Whitlow (2017)
The Anti Gallery / Lee Rosys

Presentation for October Dialogues (2017)
Nottingham ContemporaryUniversity of Nottingham

Moving Diversity Forward panel discussion (2017)
Threshold Studios / BOM


Jury / Selection Panels


NAE Open (2022)
New Art Exchange

Future Focus (2021)
Quad 

An Exhibition of URLS (2020)
No Jobs in the Arts

Off Centre Photography Festival (2018)
New Art Exchange

NearNow Fellowship (2018)
NearNow / Broadway Cinema


Fellowships / Residencies


Curatorial Intensive (2019)
Lagos Biennial
Lagos, Nigeria

Artist residency (2015)
ERASMUS+ / EgyüttHató Egyesüle
Budapest, Hungary 


Awards / Grants


Arts Council Developing Your Creative Practice (2022)

British Council Creative Collaborations  (2021)

Arts Council Emergency Response Fund (2020)



Published Writing


Home from Holmes (June 2021)
“In the suburbs of Nottingham, an artist turns her shed into a gallery...”
ArtReview

Just Opened: Leicester Contemporary (July 2021)
A group of artists have come together to open new art gallery in Leicester...
ArtReview

My Journey to Becoming an Artist Ally (2020)
Raise Karma




Voluntary


Community Engagement Coordinator (2015) 
Nottingham Street Art Festival

Gallery Invigilator (2014-2016)
Backlit Gallery

Event producer/coordinator (2003-2006)
Millenium Volunteers