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Education
1976 – 1978  MA Printed Textiles Royal College of Art
1973 – 1976  BA Printed Textiles Winchester School of Art
1972 – 1973  Hornsey College of Art Foundation Course

Awards
2014  Creative Wales Ambassador Award
2008  Arts Council of Wales Production Grant
2003  Creative Wales Award
1999  Wales Arts International – Exhibiting overseas award
1996  Arts Council of Wales – Travel Award
1984  British Council Scholarship to Romania
1982  British Council Scholarship to Hungary
1979  British Council Scholarship to Czechoslovakia
1977  Sandersons Art in Industry Award Collections

Collections
2012  Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest
2000  Bankfield Museum, Halifax
1999  Povazske Museum, Zilina, Slovakia
1978  Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Commissions
2009  Commissioned to design ceramic and textile products for The National Museum of Wales
2008  Commissioned to create a Textile Trail for The National Wool Museum
2004  Commissioned by NHS Grampian for the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital
2000  Made prize for Welsh Business Person of the Year, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Llanelli

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2005  Stories in the Making- organised by Ruthin Craft Centre and toured to:

  • Iona Gallery, Kingussie
  • St Fergus Gallery, Wick
  • Swanson Gallery, Caithness
  • Mission Gallery, Swansea

2005  Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Carmarthen
2000  Unwinding the Thread – Bankfield Museum, Halifax
1999  Focus showcase – Contemporary Applied Arts
1999  Embroideries in the Air – Povazske Museum, Slovakia
1999  Embroideries in the Air – Slovak National Museum
1998  Unwinding the Thread – Ruthin Craft Centre
1997  Unwinding the Thread – Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
1987  Folk Art of three lands revisited – tour
1981  Czech Chic – South Hill Park Arts Centre
1980  Five Months – Spectro Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Magazines
2014  Embroidery Magazine, Apron Strings
2010  Selvedge Magazine, Jones Her Book
2008  Fiber Arts, Textiles inspired by tradition
2006  Crafts, issue March/April, review of exhibition
2006  Textiel Plus, review in Dutch Textile magazine
2006  Embroidery, Metal Guru interview
2003  View on Colour, issue 23, Visible skills of daily living
2002  Crafts, issue March/April, Domestic Science
1998  Embroidery, Unwinding the Thread

Television
2013  P’nawn Da feature for S4C
2009  Sioe Gelf feature for S4C
2006  Sioe Gelf feature for S4C
2002  P’nawn Da feature for S4C digital
1999  Heno feature for S4C
1998  Sioe Gelf feature for S4C

Residencies
2012  Crafts in the Bay,Cardiff
2007  National Wool Museum
2003  Caerfelin Primary School, Carmarthenshire
2002  Newcastle Emlyn Secondary School, Ceredigion
1984  South Hill Park Arts Centre, Berkshire
1980  Spectro Arts Workshop, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Lecturing
2004 – present  Senior Lecturer, Swansea Metropolitan University
2000 – 2004  Senior Lecturer, UWIC, Cardiff
1991 – 2000  Associate Lecturer, UWIC, Cardiff
1991 – 2000  Associate Lecturer, CCTA, Carmarthen
1982 – 1990  Associate Lecturer, Middlesex University
1981 – 1983  Part–time Lecturer, Epsom School of Art and Design
1978 – 1990  Part–time Lecturer, Berkshire College of Art, Design