CV

Education
2003-06
2002-03
Loughborough University School of Art and Design – BA Fine Art (Painting)
The Surrey Institute of Art and Design – Foundation Studies
Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014
2012
2012
2011
2009
2006

(untitled), The Eye People, Market Place, Wokingham, Berkshire.
Beautiful Fenland,
Octavia View, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire (catalogue)
While Things Were Good,
South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire
Summer is Coming,
Maiden Place window, Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire
Greetings from the Mantelpiece,
ReOrsa Project Space, Bracknell, Berkshire
Solo Show
– LUSAD Old Foyer
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014
2013
2013
2012
2012
2012
2012
2011
2011
2011
2011
2011
2011
2011
2011
2011
2010
2010
2010
2009
2009
2009
2009
2009
2008
2008
2008
2008
2008
2008
2007/8
2007
2007
2006
2005
2003
Wokingham Arts Trail, Wokingham (Bradbury Centre), Berkshire
Artweeks Open,
The Jam Factory, Oxford
Sketchbook Project 2013,
Brooklyn Art Library (and touring in the USA)
Sketchbook Project 2012,
Canada Water Library (and touring internationally), London
Mis-InFormation, Fringe Arts Bath, Bath
Boundaries and Beyond, Gallery@49, Bracknell, Berkshire
Spring exhibition, Ark Centre, Basingstoke, Berkshire
Wokingham Arts Trail, Wokingham District (Maiden Erlegh school), Berkshire
Jungle City Edinburgh
, The Elephant Family, Throughout Edinburgh.
(untitled), Bracknell Clinic, Bracknell, Berkshire
Brighton Open
, throughout Brighton’s streets
Trans-Siberian Arts Centre, A KITCHEN project, travelling from Moscow to Beijing.
Unblank, Square Art Exhibition, Golden Square, London.
All That Remains,
ReOrsa project 5, ReOrsa at More Arts space, Wokingham.
Light Bite,
throughout Nottingham’s streets.
Double Lives: Duple Trials,
Malt Cross gallery, Nottingham
5th Annual Summer Exhibition
, Atelier-East at Wisbech and Fenland Museum, Wisbech
Summer, The Crocus Gallery, Nottingham
The Elephant Parade,
The Elephant Family, Throughout London (31 Harbet Road, Paddington)
ReOrsa Project 4,
11 Crossway, Bracknell, Berkshire
Somewhere Else,
Broadwalk Arts, Bristol
Summer Salon 09, Islington Arts Factory, London
Wish You Were Here?,
The Firestation, Windsor (2 man show)
Ideas Bank 2009, Slough Museum, Slough
Wrapped and encased in Liverpool
, The Artists Book Fair, Liverpool Biennial, Wolstenholme Projects, Liverpool
In Common, New Greenham Arts, Newbury (catalogue)
The Great Purpose of Landscape Art, Mile End Park Arts Pavillion, London (catalogue)
Locus, Fringe Arts Bath, Bath
Ode to Sartorial, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
Hide and Seek, Blue Elephant Theatre, Camberwell, London
Notting Heaven
, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
A Word on the Street, Museum of Farnham, Farnham
Art at the Heart, Civic Centre, Esher
Loughborough University Final Degree show (catalogue)
99 Red Balloons– group show/intervention LUSAD Staircase
Foundation degree show – Surrey Institute of Art and Design
Prizes
2006 Charnwood Borough Council Purchase Prize
Residencies
2011 Artist in Residence at Ashmead Combined School, Aylesbury, Bucks.
Artist Talks
March 2009
March 2009
June 2008
A talk about my work in Ideas Bank 2009, Slough Museum, Slough
Symposium “What would it mean to take part?” 23:25 group, Goldsmiths University, London.
A talk about my work in Locus alongside a selection of the other artists, Fringe Arts Bath
Proffesional Affiliations
2009 – 2013
2007 – present
2006 – present
2009 – 2010
ReOrsa – www.ReOrsa.org
AIR Artists (A-N magazine)
Axis – www.Axisweb.org
Stag Fine Art and Photography
Related Employment Experience
2012 – present
Feb/Mar/Apr 2011
2010 – 20122010 – 2012
August 2009
2006-2008
Arts and Culture Officer, Wokingham Town Council, Wokingham, Berks
Creative Partnerships work with Ashmead Combined School, Aylesbury, Bucks.
Acting as Artist in Residence as well as delivering workshops, Art Club and final exhibition.
Freelance Workshop Facilitator. Delivering art based workshops and activities to local groups
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Gallery Education Intern, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, Berkshire
Art Assistant, Bracknell Forest Council (Extended Services)
Gallery/Office Assistant, Sartorial Contemporary Art, London
Bibliography
Apr 2012
Apr 2012
Mar 2012
Jan 2012
Sept 2011
Sept 2011
Aug 2010
June 2010
Oct 2009
Nov 2008
Dec 2007
April 2007
June 2006
“Art in the Ark celebrates the centre’s decade in town” Basingstoke Gazette, 19/04/12
Alternative Art: an interview with Gemma Cumming” Beat Magazine, issue 29, 06/04/12
“Postcards from the edge” Bracknell News, 22/03/12
“Youngsters get crafty at gallery” Farnham Herald, 12/01/2012
“On the trail of great art” Bracknell Forest Standard, 08/09/2011
“Artists open their homes so you can enjoy a visual treat” Wokingham Times, 07/09/2011
“Wish you were here” Bracknell Forest Standard, 05/08/2010

“Jumbo parade to protect elephant is capital” Bracknell Forest Standard 03/06/2010
“Freedom to Paint” Picture Business Magazine
“Opening up possibilities” Newbury Weekly News
The Rebel – Class issue
Incorporating Writing Issue 4 Vol 2 2007: TRAVEL
“Council buys works of art” Loughborough Echo

Work in various public and private collections including Charnwood Borough Council.