Born: 1976
Lives and works in Gateshead / Newcastle

2000-2002 Slade School of Fine Art. University College London. MFA
1997-2000 Kingston University. Joint BA Honours Degree in Fine Art and Art Theory.
1996-1997 Norwich School of Art and Design. BTEC Foundation

Current Academic
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art, Northumbria University 2012-present

Recent Academic
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Richmond University, The American University 2011-12
Teaching Fellow in Fine Art at the Slade School of Fine Art, London 2010-11
Lecturer in Fine Art at Loughborough University School of Art and Design 2007-10
Visiting Lecturing including Bath Spa, Slade, Wimbledon, University East London, 2004-12

Research Groups
NEUSCHLOSS, a collective of artists, curators and writers exploring intersections of arts pedagogy and exhibition practice

Recent Other
Board of Tyne-And-Wear Heritage Forum (TWHF). 2017-19
Invited Lecturer at Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki, Finland Advisory 2014
Board of NABROAD (Norwegian Artists Abroad) 2011-14
Editor, Tanks Programme Notes – 15 Weeks of Art in Action, Tate 2012
Invited Curator at the Siobhan Davies Studios, London 2007-12
Curator at Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Norway 2009-10
Assistant Editor, Tate Seasonal Guide, Tate 2009-10
Assistant Editor, Miser & Now Magazine 2007-8

Public exhibition-making
Expanded curatorial frameworks within contemporary arts practice
Materiality, Land Art, and transforming industrial sites in contemporary art
Archive as Action, curatorial and editorial kinship
Participation, event, encounter. Audience artwork relations