Experience

Grants & awards

Member of the Royal British Sculpture Society, selected member March 2017

Asylum Arts – recipient of Travel and Research Grant, December 2016

American for the Arts Public Art Year in Review 2016, selected Project– Imagine Art Here: Tysons Tiles, June 2016

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts in collaboration with London Brain Project, March 2016

Luxaflex UK brand Ambassador Award, September 2014- September 2015

National Endowment for the Arts, via Fairfax Arts Council Imagine Art Here Grant, July 2014

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts recipient for Future Memorial project, March 2014

East West Art Award, winner, October 2013

Jerwood Drawing Prize 2012, shortlisted, July 2012

American for the Arts Public Art Year in Review 2012 selected Project, June 2012

Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts recipient for HOME project, May 2012

Catlin Art Prize Winner, (prestigious National award to one UK art graduate) May 2012

Aesthetica Creative Works Prize, winner, December 2011

New Sensations Prize, short listed August 2011

Audry Wykeham Prize, recipient June 2011

Step Out, University College London Public Engagement Grant- recipient March 2011

MACtac Innovative Awards, Regional UK & Ireland- first place winner with Onward Display, 2011

Nancy Balfour Trust Scholarship, recipientJuly 2010

Brooklyn Art Council Department of Cultural Affairs Grant Recipient Brooklyn NY, January 2009.

Winner of the National Ugly Necklace Contest, displayed at Land of Odds, Nashville TN, Spring 2007

Collections

University College London Library (Social Protest) London, UK

Art Institute of Chicago Library, (Social Protest,) Chicago USA,

Oberlin College Library, (Social Protest) Oberlin Ohio, USA

Kings College Collection, (Mapping Memories, 2016) Neuroscience Department Camberwell Campus, London UK

Vital Arts, (Leaves of Whipps Cross, Whipps Cross Hospital and Revive, St. Barts Hospital, 2016) London UK

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust (Future Memorial, 2014 ) Bristol, UK

Washington International School, (Signalling 50, 700 silkscreened flags, 2016) Washington DC

Chinese International School, (Moongate and Columns, a tapestry of colour, 2015), Hong Kong

James Wolfe Primary School ( Jump to these Heights, 2015) London UK

Bow School, (Plotting Values, 2015) London UK

London Brain Project Collection, (Timewell Timeline, 2014) London UK

South Place Hotel, (Pocket Guide to Mooregate Cards, 2014) London UK

Evgenia Beda- Health Club, (Disinfecting your Dirty Deeds, 2011) London, UK

Marion Usher Collection, (Sitting ponds, 2010) Washington DC

Public Art for Public School, Art for Adoption Program Collection,(Leaves of Ft Greene 2009) NY New York

Leila and Michael Strause Collection (Autumn Memory, 2008) New York, New York

Publications

Social Protest Book, Why I did it?, December 2016

American for the Arts, Finding Community in a Place that Seemingly had None, August 2016

Aesthetica Art Prize catalogue, commissioned essay Social Sculpture, the Benevolent Dictator, April 2014

ARTBOOM 2013, Krakow Arts Festival Publication, November 2013

JOURNAL OF WILD CULTURE: MAKING IT, ART PRIZES and SUCCESS, essay by Julia Vogl, May 2013

OFF SPACES & SITES, Unusual exhibition spaces outside of the established art market, published by GKS-Fachverlag, Germany, 2013

HOME, a publication for the HOME public art project for Peckham, September 2012

PLATFORM 79, Berlin Project publication including critical essays, September 2012

American’s for the Arts, 2012 Public Art Projects in Review (top 50 projects list), June 2012

Catlin Art Guide 2012, limited edition featuring 40 New UK Artists, January 2012

Aesthetica Annual Creative Works, cover and featured artist, December 2011

UCL Graduate Prospectus, cover featuring £1 000 000 | 1000 opinions, October 2011

SLADE POST GRADUATE RESEARCH 2011 featuring GET IN THE ZONE, JUNE 2011

UCL Undergraduate Prospectus, featuring Colouring the Invisible, February 2011

Speed, Light, Time/Colour, Scale, Space a two part program of Graduate Research,
Featuring Floor Mural, May 2010

Talks & teaching

Sonsoles Print Studio, Selected Members Talk, London, June 15th, 2017

Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Freedom and Exile workshop/presentation with J Arts, Boston, April 27th, 2017

Bow Arts Trust, Realizing your Vision in the Public Realm, 3 hour artist workshop London, September 19th, 2016

Transparency International School of Integrity, Artist talk and Button Business, Vilnius Lithuania July 4th, 2016

Institute of Imagination, Vision perception Journey, workshop with London Brain Project, Feb 13/14, 2016

Washington International School, class, ‘Playing and Visualising,’ , March  2016

Chinese International School, “Finger Knitting to Place Making”, a series of workshops talks over a month long residency, November 2015

Bow Arts Center, Bow London Open Day, “Plotting Values” showcase, September 19th, 2015

TEDx Talk at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, “Building Community one Button at a time.” September 15th, 2015

Wrexham Museum, Wrexham Wales, Maximising your Impact, Culture 24 workshop, September 11th, 2015

Leadership Fairfax Initiative, Fairfax Virginia, panel on regional culture/recreation, May 14th, 2015

Roehampton Eastman Center, Roehampton London, workshop with Parents group on public art, April 21, 28, May 5, 2015

Correlli College, Greenwhich London, day workshop on public art, April 24th, 2015

Imagination Institute, weekend workshop with London Brain Project on Dreaming, London March 27/28, 2015

James Wolfe Primary School, Greenwhich London, day workshop on commissioning public art, March 6th, 2015

Farnborough College of Technology- Artist Talk, Farnborough UK, Feb 9th, 2015

CEREBRAL SOIREE, London Brain Project workshop London Feb 11th, 2015

London Science FestivalDay in the Life with London Brain Project, London, November 15th, 2015

Imagination Lab, Day in the Life with London Brain Project at Children’s Museum London, November 1st 2015

JW3, The Art of Proposal Writing, September 8th, 2014

University College London, Neuroscience Department, Turrets Workshop, Wellcome Trust, July 2014

London Jewish Artist Salon, Rituals in Making talkJHUB, London, July 2014

Litterary Kitchen Festival, Art. Death & Candy workshop, London June 22nd 2014

Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust, Art. Death & Candy workshop, Bristol May 15th, 2014

Roehampton Library, Sew and Knit Workshops, April,2, 30 and May 14, 2014

Asylum Arts RetreatArt of Proposal Writing, Garrison NY, March 26th, 2014

Havering College, Studio Talk, London March 10th, 2014

University College London, Neuroscience Department, Epilepsy Workshops, Wellcome Trust, November 2013

Bradford Media Museum, Museums at Night Workshoppresenter, September 27th, 2013

ALT MFA, Visiting Lecturer for the Alternative MFA in London, June 3rd 2013

Washington International School: Artist Talk, Washington DC, May 7th, 2013

Re:Think Festival, invited speaker and panelist by 3space, London May 1st, 2013

St. Mary’s Gallery: Artist Talk, York UK, March 20th 2013

Hampshire College: Putting the Public back into Public Art, full course taught as Visiting Professor

co-taught with Michele Cohen, PhD art Historian, Hampshire College MA, USA, January 2013

Takoma Middle School: Holiday Destination workshops with 7th grade science classes at Takoma Middle School, Maryland USA October 2012

Peckham Space: Artist Talk, in conversation with Emily Druiff at Peckham Space, August 11th, 2012

Resonance FM: HOME RECORDINGS, 5 part radio program, 104.1FM, Summer 2012

Camden Arts Center: The Art of Proposal Writingworkshop, London, October 24th 2011

Woburn Research Center: This is a not a school Conference, presented London, October 18th, 2011

Slade School of Art: Critical Studies TalkUniversity College London March 16th, 2011

Oberlin College: Collage-CO, full semester course taught on the history and strategies of collage at Experimental College Courses, Oberlin Ohio, Spring 2005 and Spring 2006.

Residencies

Washington International School, artist in residence, Washington DC, Spring 2016

Chinese International School, artist in residence, Hong Kong Fall 2015

Asylum Jewish Arts Retreat, Garison NY, March 2014

PLATFORM 79, Berlin Project, residency at Charlottenburg Women’s Prison, Berlin
Germany. September 2012

University College London, Slade School of Art Occupation, organized artist and negotiator, December 2010

Littoral Arts Merzbarn group residency around Kurt Schwitter’ Merzbarn, Lake District
Cylinders Estate, UK. May 2010

HEALS Bicentential Residency, work in Tottenham Court Road store, London February 2010

Public Art work experience

The London Brian Project, London
Art Director, May 2014-Current
The London Brain Project (LBP) is a collective of 4, 3 neuroscientists and 1 artist, founded in July 2013. LBP is committed to linking art and science through workshops, exhibitions and educational engagement. Generating an art collection on themes of Brain Disorder or by people who live with brain related issues. Recent exhibition Beyond Seizures exploring Epilepsy, Beyond Tics exploring Tourette,  currently working on Beyond Memory a workshop focused around altzheimers/dimentia.

 

Public Art for Public School, School Construction Authority, Long Island City New York
Associate Arts Program Manager, August 2007-August 2009

Full time employee of the School Construction Authority. Art administrator in charge of over 37 permanent public art commissions being created for NYC Public Schools. Daily responsibilities included facilitating communication between architects, artists, engineers, community, construction workers and the Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art administrators, researching safe and to code materials, and managing budgets. Recruiting artists and managing the Sites for Students program, employing artist to collaborate on public works with students. Additionally aided in conservation inventory trips, and worked on academic research for Michele Cohen’s book a history of Public Art for Public Schools.