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Selected Exhibitions

Worlds Away: Art, Nature and Wellbeing, Midlands Arts Centre.

commissioned by curator Rachel Bradley.

The Undead Archive, The University of Winnipeg.

curated by Serena Keshavjee.



Here and Queer, The New Art Gallery Walsall.



Ikon for Artists, Ikon Gallery.



False Memory, Rugby Museum and Art Gallery.



A Forgetting of Light, Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art.

The Herbert Museum & Art Gallery.

Commissioned by Warwick University. Curated by Ryan Hughes. 


Intermission, The New Art Gallery Walsall

Solo exhibition commissioned and curated by Zoë Lippett.


The Prisoner, New Art West Midlands

The Herbert Art Gallery. Curated by Rosie Addenbrooke.

Selectors: Patricia Fleming, Sinead McCarthy and Ingrid Pollard.


Maiden Voiced, VIVID Projects

SYN, Commissioned by Vivid Projects, Arts Council England. Curated by Kate Spence.


V is for Val, Visions at The Nunnery Gallery

Curators: Cinzia Cremona and Tessa Garland.  



Famulus, SALON at The Waterhall Gallery, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Curated by Rachel Bradley.


Puttin' Tacks on your Chair, Nottingham Castle Open.

Selectors: Ben Woodeson, Rob Dingle, Kerry Harker, Deb Covell


It has Capability, NT Croome Court

Commissioned by National Trust. Curated by Anneka French.

V is for Val, Film Open 2015

Touring Spike Island, Eastside Projects,Transmission,Castlefield Gallery, S1 Artspace and ICA, London. Selected by Steven Cairns.

Escamotage, Part of the exhibition Gothic at The Library of Birmingham



Vanishing in Plain Sight, Birmingham School of Art

A performance with David Cheeseman at the conference Twice Upon a Time: Magic, Alchemy and the Transubstantiation of the Senses.


Cabinet, Pulpa, R K Burt Gallery

Escamotage, West Midlands Open, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery .

Selectors Roger Hiorns, Zoe Lippett and Barbara Walker.

The Craftswoman's Club, Longbridge Public Art Project


Escamotage, ARTicle Gallery


Spiritual Ectoplasm, New Art West Midlands, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.

Selectors: Lynda Morris, Jeremy Millar, and Keith Piper.


Spiritual Ectoplasm, Midlands Experimental Moving Image Collective, Althorpe Gallery

Curated by Michael Lightborne.

Spiritual Ectoplasm, [S T A T E] Of Uncertainty, The Vaults

Curated by Kate Spence.

Junction Festival of Contemporary Art

Commissioned and curated by S​onya Russell-Saunders.

Spiritual Ectoplasm, Screening at Arbeit Gallery

The Craftswoman's Club, Birmingham Made Me, The Mailbox.

A Short Sharp Blow to the Head, Trade Gallery

The Museum of [              ] objects, Midlands Arts Centre.

Curated by Mona Casey and S​onya Russell-Saunders.

Six by Four, Motorcade/FlashParade

This is the Point, Flatpack Festival

Two programmes of artists' films curated by Mona Casey and Katy Woods.





Mr Straw's House, National Trust 



Group Occupation III, The New Art Gallery Walsall



[2019] University of Warwick Impact Commission, Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art

[2018] Intermission, The New Art Gallery Walsall. Curator: Zoë Lippett

[2017] Maiden Voiced, Vivid Projects, Grants for the Art, Arts Council England. 

[2015] Redefining Croome, National Trust Croome Court, Heritage Lottery Fund.

Curatorial Projects


[2017-2021] Open Channels: Ten Contemporary Artists, Ten Objects of the Occult

[2015] Gothic, Library of Birmingham

[2014] Twice Upon a Time; Magic, Alchemy & The Transubstantiation of the Senses, Birmingham City University.

[2014] Lightning Talks, Festival of Imagination, Selfridges, Birmingham Bullring

[2013] On the Verge of Photography, Birmingham City University

What is a Photograph? Birmingham City University




The New Art Gallery Walsall


[2020] Blue Sky Museums, Arts & Heritage


[2018] NT Short Residency Award, National Trust & NAWM

[2017] New Art West Midlands Research & Development Curatorial Bursary


[2017] New Art West Midlands Micro Bursary


[2016] Research & Development Grant, Wellcome Trust. Lead Investigator: Hannah Honeywill.

[2014] First Prize, West Midlands Open, Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

[2013] T G Hamilton Research Grant, University of Manitoba, Canada


[2013] RFSC Research Funding, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design


[2012] Gertrude A Bowater Doctoral Studentship

[2012] IKON Gallery Curators Choice Award. Selectors: Deborah Kermode & Jonathan Watkins

[2011] AHRC Professional Preparation Masters Studentship

[2011] IKON Gallery Curators Choice Award. Selectors: Deborah Kermode & Jonathan Watkins

[2011] Extra Special People Membership Bursary Award, Eastside Projects

[2011] Louise Anne Ryland Travel Award, Birmingham City University


[2009] Emma Jesse Phipps Award, Birmingham City University


[2017]  PhD Fine Art & Philosophy, Practice-led

Birmingham School of Art. Gertrude A Bowater Scholarship.

[2012]  MA Fine Art, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design

Distinction. AHRC Scholarship.

[2011]  BA Fine Art, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, 1:1.

Current post

Research Forum, The Courtauld Institute of Art

Previous posts

Visiting Lecturer, Royal College of Art

Visiting Lecturer, Glasgow School of Art

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Royal College of Art

Lecturer, Co-Programme Leader MA Digital Art, De Montfort University

Associate Lecturer, Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham City University

Research Assistant, Centre For Fine Art Research. Director: Professor Johnny Golding

Research Assistant, AHRC Networking Grant

The Application of Non-Representational Theories to the Digitally Produced and Circulated Image'  Profesor Johnny Golding and Dr Daniel Rubinstein.


Workshop Provider, Arts on our Doorstep, Warwickshire


R U Satisfied? A Film by Rachel Maclean. FirecrestFilms and Barry Crerar Production.

Channel 4, 2018. 



[2012-16] Research Fellow, Centre for Fine Art Research

[current] Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy

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