1989 – 1992 Diploma in Sculpture (II.I), City and Guilds of London Art School

1981 – 1986 PhD in Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

1978 – 1981 BA Hons (II.I) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics,
St Anne’s College, Oxford

Residencies and commissions:

2010 Sun calendar sculpture, St Michaels Primary School, Bothel

2007 Portrait of Douglas Clark, Maryport

2007 Sculptural memorial project at High Spen Primary School

2004 Groundwork West Durham entrance feature design, Stanley, County Durham

2003 Sculpture project at St Bridget’s School, Brigham

2001 -2002 Various private commissions as partner in Watermellon Bronze, including bronze and slate Green Man, bronze and Portland stone water feature ‘Hemispheres’.

2000 Prism Arts Sculpture 2000 Project, working with Allerdale Mind and Carlisle Mind

1998 – 1999 Portrait of Ebenezer Howard in bronze for Letchworth Morrison’s

1998 – 1999 Benfieldside Water Sense, residency in primary school, funded by Acorn Trust, Consett

1998 – 1999 Stone carvings for Groundwork South Tyneside sculpture trail

1998 Residency Greencroft Comprehensive School, Annfield Plain

1998 Stone waymarkers for Groundwork South Tyneside, Temple Park

1997 – 1998 Ceramic portrait tile panel, Northwood Residential Home

1997 Tanfield Railway sculpture residency, for Gateshead Council and the Great North Forest

1997 Angel Educational Programme – school sculpture workshops

1996 – 1997 Russell Wood Waymarkers, stone carving project for Sunderland Council and the Great North Forest

Other experience

2006 onward Portrait modelling and casting courses at Higham Hall Residential College

2008 – 2011 Independent portrait drawing classes at Bridgefoot

2005 – 2008 Portrait drawing courses for Cockermouth Adult Education

2001 – 2005 Partner in Watermellon Bronze, small business making sculpture in limited editions and to commission

1992 – present Freelance proofreader

1992 – 1995 Modeller for Chalk and Grime, Edinburgh, and Scenic Route, York

1987 – 1989 University of Southern Maine, Assistant Professor of Philosophy

1986 – 1987 New York University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy