2020: Selected Artist, PIVOT, The Bluecoat, Castlefield Gallery. Selected by Simeon Barclay and Chara Walker.

2019: Art North West, Shortlisted for inaugral prize, TATE Liverpool, UK
2019: Neo Art Prize, Finalist
2019: P.S Mirabel, 2nd Prize
2018: A-N, RD1 Coaching Bursary, Recipient, Arts Council England, UK
2017 & 2019: Shortlisted for Clore Visual Artist Fellowship, Clore Duffield Foundation, London, UK
2015-2016: Clore Duffield Prize Fund Winner, Art B&B, UK


2021: Grundy Art Gallery, permanent collection, Blackpool, UK                         

2020: Lancaster Arts, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster, UK
2019: Geir Haraldseth, Curator at Nasjonalmuseet, Private collection, Oslo, Norway

Exhibitions (Solo):

2020: Shy Girl, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, NPO, ACE, UK.
2018: Flamboyant Flamingo, Subsidiary Projects, London, UK
2017: Campground, A Small View, Liverpool, UK
2016: Campground, Abingdon Studios, Blackpool UK
2012: I am gARTh (see ‘ego’ or ‘home’), Oxheys Mill, Preston, UK.
2009: Have Art Can Travel, Liverpool Biennial Independents, Liverpool, UK
2008: Simplicities of my Complexities’, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston, UK

Exhibitions (In Collaboration With…):

2021: “I don’t want you to thank me, you can just…”. with Chester Tenneson, CBS Gallery, Liverpool, ACE funded, UK
2021: Many Splendored Things & Object Q, with James William-Murray, curated by Jon Carrittt, DODO, Phoenix Centre, Brighton, ACE funded, UK
2021: “Why I’d trash him from top to bottamus”, with Will Hughes, Pineapple Black, Middlesborough, ACE funded UK
2020: Jez Dolan, Shy Girl, Grundy Art Gallery, ACE funded, UK
2020: Nicola Dale, Shy Girl, Grundy Art Gallery, ACE funded, UK
2020: Harry Clayton-Wright, Grundy Art Gallery, ACE funded, UK
2020: Chatum Tanning (Rohanne Udall & Paul Hughes), Grundy Art Gallery, UK
2019: Harry Clayton-Wright, Abingdon Studios Project Space, UK
2019: Detached, Collaboration with Tina Dempsey, AIR Gallery, Altrincham, UK
2018: Marie Buskov, Projektrom Normanns, Stavager, Norway.
2018: Semi-Detached, Collaboration with Tina Dempsey, Hanover Projects, Preston, UK

Exhibitions (Group):

15 Apr – 10 May 2022: Stunning Fierce & Yellow Vol.2, The Auxilliary, Middlesbrough, UK

18 Mar – 10 Apr 2022: The comrades they were brave. We salute you!, with Cecelia Sjoholm, Deborah Tchoudjinoff, Hatty Buchanan, Iain Hales, Jillian Knipe, Laura Moreton-Griffiths. 44 Great Russel Street, London. ACE Supported, UK.

2022: Stunning Fierce & Yellow Vol.1, with Will Hughes, Connor Shields, Kelsey Cruz-Martin, Abi Charlesworth, Darren Neave, Oliver Guyon, Robbie O’Keeffe. Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle

2022: STATE, form and materiality. with Will Hughes, Annie Fenton, Gwenlian Davenport and Abi Charelworth, Sam Lucas, Klara Sroka, curated by Luke Roberts and Robert Oros. Umbrella Cardiff, Wales UK.

2021: The Manchester Contemporary, Abingdon Studios stand, Manchester, UK

2021: New Perspectives, with Gavin Renshaw and Julia Heslop, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster, UK

2020: Queer Contemporaries, AIR Gallery, curated by Short Supply         

2019: Neo Art Prize, Bolton Art Gallery, UK.

2018: Inventory of Behaviours, Tate Modern, London, UK

2017: One foot in the Cradle, House of Blah Blah, Middlesborough curated by Milk Collective, UK

2017: Provocations, with Jez Dolan, Stuart Semple, Jacub Ceglarz, Oliver Bliss, Neil Kendall, Oliver Doe, Paul Hughes & Rohanne Udall. ICW Gallery, Blackpool, UK
2016: Means, (with Tom Ireland, Joe Fletcher-Orr, David McCleavy, Nicola Ellis), UNIT Projects, UK
2016: Destroy Blackpool, Supercollider Contemporary Art Projects, UK
2011: We are all in this Together, (with Lubaina Himid, Tom Godfrey, Jordan Baseman, Joanne Masding,
David Mackintosh), Bureau Gallery, Manchester, UK.
2009: Have Art Can Travel, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool Biennial


2019: Porthmeor Studios, UK New Artists Ltd, St Ives, UK
2018: Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway
2016: Hospitalfield, Interdisciplinary Residency, Arbroath, Scotland


2021: Curator, Robert Walters Group UK New Artist of the Year £10k Award, Saatchi Gallery, London. Finalists- Anne Von Freyburg (Winner), Catriona Robertson (Runner Up), Sam Tahmassebi, Wesley George, Aimme Melaugh, Jukka Virkunnen, Mayaan Weistub, Lucy Gregory, Jarvis Brookfield, Molly Kent.

2021: Lead Artist, a-n Assembly conference, Blackpool, UK

2021: Curator, Ride Your Pony, group exhibition (26 artists) inc. Khairullah Rahim, Joseph Cotgrave, Hannah Dinsdala, Sam Owen Hull, George Gibson, Matthew Merrick, Linny & Sam Venables, Rebakah Beasley, Jonathan Beaver. ACE Supported, Abingdon Studios and off site, UK.

2020: Warrington Art Festival, curated by Marie Jones, Warrington Art Gallery, UK

2020: Curator, The Viewing Room, Digital Exhibition. Artists (inc. Rafal Zajko, Parham Ghalamdar, Joanna Whittle, Hannah Campion, Lisa Denyer, Jarvis Brookfield, Ellen Ranson, Juliet EP Gibbs, Jodie Wingham), UK New Artists Ltd, Saatchi Gallery.
2020: Lead Artist, Blackpool Weekender, residency model, (Roseanne Robertson & Shy Bairns). Abingdon
Studios, UK New Artists Ltd
2020: Curator, Conversations in Curating, Grovesnor Building, MMU, Manchester, UK.
2019: Curator, Robert Walters Group UK Young Artist of the Year Art Prize. Finalists- Conor
Rogers (Winner), Camilla Hanney (Runner Up), Manon Ouiment, Linnest Rubaya, Azraa Motola, Rob Branigan, Will Harman, Francisco Rodriguez, Malgozarta Liesicki, Morgan Dowdall), UKYA, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2019: Curator, Abingdon Studios Reading Room installation, Art B&B CIC, ACE Capital, Clore Prize Fund.
2019: Curator, GRAFT- A show of UK young artists. Emily Stollery, Hannah Parikh, George Chinnery,
Morgan Dowdall, Florian Haulker Collinge, Beth Wise, Megan Visser, Kelly Fung, Kerry Tenbey, Ryan Heath, Rory Strudwick, Juliet EP Gibbs, Jodie Wingham, Habib Hajallie. UKYA NPO, ACE, Harris Art Gallery NPO, Preston
2018: Creative Producer, Nottingham Citywide Takeover, UK Young Artists NPO, ACE National, UK
2017: Curator, The Beginning, Emerging Young Artists, National Assembly, Seoul, South Korea. Liam
Fallon, Cara Nahaul, Conor Rogers, Matt Greenwood, Alan Baker, Lena Peters.
2017: Guest Curator, invited by Richard Parry, Abingdon Studios Group Exhibition, Tina Dempsey, Jayne Simpson, Brendan Bunting, Megan Kelsall, Nick Kowalski, Lisa Wigham, Ian Fletcher, Steven Wilson, Ann Carragher. Grundy Art Gallery NPO, UK
2014: Curator, “We’re Here…” , Paul Harfleet, Jez Dolan, Blackpool Pride Exhibition, ACE, UK.
2012: Blackpool Culture Shops/empty shop installation and legacy publication, Blackpool Council Arts Service and Arts Council England, UK


2013-Present: Founding Director, Abingdon Studios. GUILD Member (East Street Arts) and ACE Supported.
2016-Present: Work/Leisure residency programme. Commissions inc. John Lawrence, Benjamin Orlow,
Katharina Ludwig, Nina Koenemann, James Choucino, Charlotte Dawson, Harry Grundy, Sammy Paloma, Matthew Dowell. ACE Supported.
2017-2019: Curator and Founder, ICW Gallery, Artists Stuart Semple, Nicola Ellis, Joe Hancock, Andrew Gannon.

Industry roles:

2016-2019: Art Commissioner and Development Officer, Richard Woods, Jez
Dolan, Mark McClure, Hunt & Darton, Jenny Steele, Noah Rose, Andy Hazel. For Art B&B CIC Blackpool Promenade, ACE, Clore Duffield.
2013-2016: Places for Art Project Manager, LeftCoast, Creative People & Places, ACE, Blackpool, UK
2014-Present: Ad-Hoc Technical Support, Grundy Art Gallery. Matt Stokes, Roy Lichtenstein, Heather & Ivan Morrison, Eastside Projects, Roy Voss, Emma Hart & Jonathan Baldock, Jennet Thomas.


2022: Stormy Weather, artist presentation, Derek Jarman PROTEST, Manchester Art Gallery. invited by Jez Dolan.

2022: It’s not all about money but sometimes it is, Storey Gallery, Lancaster. ACE programme delivered by GRAFT (Ellie & Saul Barrett)

2022: Hiya, Artist Talk at Derby University, invited by Craig Fisher.

2020: Meanwhile, Garth Gratrix, Louise Giovanelli, Helen Stratford, Dr Kerry Morrison, Frances Disley. Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool School of Arts, Leftcoast, ACE.                                                                                              2020: Conversations in Curating, MMU, Manchester, UK
2019: Lancaster Arts, Lancaster University, UK
2019: Huddersfield University, UK
2019: Guess whose back in the house, Artist Talk, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
2019: Remember me? probably not!, Blackpool School of Arts, Blackpool, UK
2018: Its great to be here, Faculty of Arts & Education, Stavanger Universitet, Norway


2020/21: ACE National Lottery Project Grant, Not So Shy Girl, collaboration series.                                                      2020: ACE Emergency Response Fund, Individual, UK
2020: ACE Emergency Response Fund, Organisation, Abingdon Studios, UK.
2017-2019: Community Business Fund Recipient, Art B&B, Arts Council England, UK
2017-2019: Capital Grant Recipient, Arts Council England, Art B&B, Blackpool, UK
2018- 2020: ICW Gallery, Honorarium recipient, East Street Arts, Leeds, UK
2016: WORK/LEISURE, international residency programme, Abingdon Studios, Arts Council England, UK
2014: Self-directed learning Grant, LeftCoast CPP, Arts Council England, International (Denmark, Germany, UK)


2020: Double Negative, Queer Contemporries review, “stand out sculptural pieces”
2020: Double Negative, Garth Gratrix/Abingdon Studios intervew
2020: Corridor 8, Shy Girl solo review
2018: Corridor 8, You’re Reading Into It, Vane Gallery review
2017: Art In Liverpool, Garth Gratrix, Campground


2020: Shy Girl, inc. reviews from Jazmine Linklater & Matt Retallick, Grundy Art Gallery, UK
2019: Neo Art Prize publication


2003-2006: BA (Hons) Fine Art: First Class, University of Central Lancashire
2002-2003: Diploma Art & Design: Distinction, Blackpool Art & Design University Centre