I have always loved drawing since I was a child. My mother was a scientist with a passion for art and children's literature, she was always bringing me new and exciting books. Illustrated books dominated most of our bookshelves. Today I retain my love for illustration and visual storytelling. Since studying Illustration at Brighton University I have worked in a variety of related areas from libraries to teaching art in primary schools. I have continued to develop my own work as well as designing pieces of publicity for events and taking on a range of unique commissions.
In September 2017 I decided to take the plunge and return to education to further my professional practice. I will complete a Masters in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art (ARU) in 2020.
2006 - present
Blog design, CD covers, editorial, posters, murals. Clients include: Future Shorts, The Day of the Rabblement folk band, Brighton and Hove City Council, Cambridge City Council and The University of Sussex
2003 - present
Experience working on a variety of creative projects with children and young people in community settings such as libraries, community centres and schools.
2009 - 2012
Freelance Art Teacher
Providing topic based art lessons at schools for primary age children 5-11 years
Proficient in the use of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Final Cut ProX
Filming and editing skills and experience.
2007- 2008 PGCE (5-11yrs) PRIMARY with MASTER CREDITS
2003- 2006 ILLUSTRATION BA (Hons)
Listening to podcasts: Radiolab, This American Life, Invisibilia
Arts and crafts