Born in Blackpool, England, I worked as a mural and commissioned artist for many years until gaining a Lancaster University accredited, 1st Class Honours degree in Fine Art and Professional Practice in 2013. I was subsequently approached by Lancaster University and awarded an MA Scholarship in 2014, graduating a year later with a Distinction in Art by Research. In 2015 after winning the Neo:Artprize ‘GreatArt’ Prize, I was offered a solo exhibition at Blott Studio, Blackpool, where I continued an association until 2018, taking part in various feminist exhibitions. I have work is in public and private collections in the UK, and in private collections in Munich, Los Angeles and Moscow.
My work takes a critical view of sociopolitical and environmental issues from a feminist perspective, with a focus on abuse, abuse of power, and societal indoctrination and apathy, at the personal and political, local and global levels. I am interested in the psychological impact that people, and their actions, have on each other, past, present and future, and take a particular interest in various aspects of ‘gaze’ theory in relation to power dynamics. My practice is research based, multidisciplinary and my methodology is driven by concept.