Curriculum Vitae

 Selected Exhibitions

 2013  MadeLondon, October.

 2013  ‘Unravelling the Vyne’ Vyne NT Hampshire.

 2013  Hackwood Arts Festival, Hampshire.

 2013  Surrey Contemporary, Riverhouse, Walton on Thames.

 2012  ‘Maggs beneath the covers’, 50 Berkeley Sq, London.

 2012  Contemporary Ceramics, London . ‘Man and Beast’

 2011  Christmas Show at Worthing Museum and Art Gallery.

 2011  Lightbox. Woking.

 2011  Black Swan Open, Frome, Somerset.

 2010  ‘Must have a little….decadence’, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.

 2010  Art in Action, Oxford.

 Grants and Awards.

 2012  Arts Council grant for curating and commissioning the exhibition ‘Maggs beneath the covers’

 2011  Received an award from The Craft Charitable Trust for mentoring with Carol McNicoll.

 2008  Selected by Arts and Business for Visual.

 1998  Prince’s Trust Award for small business.

 1979  Setting Up Grant form Crafts Council for first business in fashion.

 Collections

   Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University, Texas

   Brighton and Hove Museum

   V&A costume collection

 Commissions.

 2013  Unravelling the Vynne, NT, Hampshire.

 2012  Commissioned to design and make with local teenagers large scale tile installation for new Cranleigh Health Centre.

 2012  Comissioned to design and make with local schoolchildren multi-media Tiled Wall-piece for entrance hall of the newly refurbished Dorking Museum.

 2011  An ‘Obeliscus Antiquitatum’ for a collector of medals in collaboration with cabinet maker Andrew Poder.

 2010  Designed and made awards for Arts and Business awards ceremony at Goodwood.

 2010  Directed and made ceramic wall piece with children at Ewhurst School, Surrey.

 2008  Commissioned to make a work for Craigie Aitchison by Lady Getty.

 2007  Made ‘The Merry Club’ for Jeremy Barlow, based on the frontispiece to a book of catches called the Jovial Companions or Merry Club by Henry Hulsberg 1709

 Education.

 2003-05  Diploma in Fine and Applied Art, Distinction,  City Lit, London.

 1973-75  Slade School Fine Art, Post Graduate in Fine Art. London.

 1970-73   Birmingham School Art, 1st class hons, Theatre Design.

 1969-70   Bradford College of Art.

 Solo Exhibitions.

 2008   Showcase at Contemporary Ceramics, Marshal St, London.

 2006   'Daughters of Albion', Holy Trinity Church, Sloane St, London

 Group Exhibitions.

 2010  'Unravelling the Manor', Brighton Festival.

 2010  Cranleigh Arts Centre, Artist in residence show., June.

 2010   Art in Action, Oxford, July.

 2009  Piers Feetham Gallery, Fulham Road, London.

 2008  'Take Four', Liberty Gallery, West Malling, Kent.

 2008   Feetham Gallery, Aldeburgh Festival Exhibition.

 2008    Little Place in the woods, Lyme Regis, Dorset Arts Week.

 2008    Preston Manor, Brighton Festival, Brighton

 2006   Zelli Porcelain, London.

 2005   Ceramics Diploma Show, City Literature Institute, London.

 2005   New Designers, Business Design Centre, London.

 2001    Private Worlds, Charleston Farmhouse, Firle, Sussex.

 Collections.

 2006    Brighton and Hove Museum.        

 2005-09  Many Private Collections.

Fairs and Art Fairs.

 2008   Ceramic Art , RCA, London.

 2008   Brighton Art Fair.

 2007   Ceramics in the City, Geffrye Museum, London.

 2007   Designer Craftsmen, Chelsea Town Hall, .London.

 2007   Brighton Art Fair.

 2006   Candid Arts Festival, London.

Other Experiences.

 1975-79   Worked with many theatre groups, ie  Welfare State International.    Was assistant to Yolanda Sonnabend for exhibitions at the Whitechapel and Hayes Gallery, Sheffield. Taught at Abbey Wood comprehensive school, London. Costume assistant at BBC

 1979        Received 'Setting Up' Grant form Crafts Council.

 1979-97 Ran a workshop designing and making high end demi-couture clothing. Quilted bodices and flamboyant  wedding and evening wear. Selling worldwide to shops like Saks Fifth Avenue, Nieman Marcus and Henri  Bendel and showing collections in Paris, Milan and New York. My clients included Emma Thompson, Elizabeth Taylor, the Duchess of Kent and Fearn Cotton.

The V&A have a jacket and coat in their dress collection and in 1997 I took part in their 'Cutting Edge' Exhibition.

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