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#Untitled 10 (group), The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, October 2019-February 2020

Commission, residency and exhibition  exploring The Bowes Museum architecture and patterns through paper craft processes.


Green House, Viewpoints for Festival of Thrift, Darlington, September-December 2019

Design and creation of an architectural installation with decorative laser cut wooden panels, origami and house plants exploring the theme of ‘clean air’.


Anatomica (solo), Rochester Art Gallery, Medway, September-December 2018

Retrospective exhibition of paper textiles, illustrations, film, photography and costumes.


Peace Garden (solo), Fort Amherst, Medway, May 2018

Katagami in Practice: Japanese Stencils in the Art School (group), Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture, Asia House, London, April 2018        

Band of Brothers (solo), Rochester Guildhall Museum, Medway, April-September 2018

Paper Studio (solo), Guildford Cathedral, Surrey, August-September 2017

Paper Menagerie, Forest of Imagination, Bath, June 2016

The Art of Mapping (solo), Royal Engineers Museum, Medway, October-April 2016

Global Footprint (group), Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Northamptonshire, October-November 2012

Band Stand (solo), National Railway Museum, Durham, July 2012

New Windows on Willesden Green, Architecture Foundation, London, December 2011

A Picture Unfolds (solo), Minnie Weisz Studio, London, November -January 2011

Enchanted Park (group), Saltwell Park, Gateshead, December 2010

Fashionclash (group) De Timmerfabriek, Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 2010

Forgotten Spaces (group), Royal Institute British Architects (RIBA), National Theatre, London, May-July 2010                

Kings Cross Stories Part 3(group), Kings Cross Reveal Festival, Minnie Weisz Studio, London, April-May 2010




WW1 Paper Toys, Rochester Guildhall Museum and various locations 2018

Ships on the Medway, Chatham Historic Dockyard and various locations 2018

Paper Forest, Owletts National Trust and rural Kent 2017

Rivers of the World, Thames Festival Trust and British Council, London and International Tour 2010-2016

Paper House, V & A Museum of Childhood, London 2015

Floatilla, Tall Ships Festival, Greenwich, London 2014

Open Book: Storyville, Transported, Lincolnshire 2014

London Lines, Festival of Neighbourhood, Jaybird Live Literature and Southbank Centre, London 2013




Leeds Creative Labs: Bragg Edition, Bragg Centre for Materials Research, Leeds 2019-2020

Peoples Cathedral Project Artist in Residence, Guildford Cathedral, Surrey 2016

School of Craft and Design Artist in Residence, University for the Creative Arts, Medway 2016  

Re: Make Maker in Residence, Silk Mill, Derby 2015

Creative Entrepreneur in Residence, Creativeworks London at V & A Museum of Childhood, London 2014

Shadow Digital Artist, Roundhouse, London, 2008




Toddler’s Room, Dybwik Dans, Norway + various international venues 2014-2019

Outline of Silence, Dybwik Dans, Spitalfields Market London 2013

Between the Folds, Dybwik Dans, Stavanger Concert Hall, Norway and various international venues 2013

The Sound of a Voice, Volta Theatre, Arcola Theatre Grimeborn Festival London 2012

Scrubber, Label Films, London Short Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival and UK cinemas 2012

Folded, SDNA, Mapping Festival, Geneva and Signal Festival, Italy 2010




Invited speaker, ‘Katagami in the Art School’, Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture conference ‘Design Practice: Translating Cross-Cultural Material Culture’, Asia House, London, 10 April 2018

Invited speaker, ‘Katagami in Practice: Waves’, Fashion Research Network conference ‘The Space Between: Psyche, Body, Skin, Environment’, Royal College of Art, London, 3 February 2017

Speaker, ‘Unfolding the Dutch Perspective Box’, London College of Fashion and National Gallery conference ‘Flight: Drawing Interpretations’, London College of Fashion, London, 24 May 2013

Invited speaker, ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’, Department of Fashion and Textiles, School of Material, Royal College of Art, London, 6 December 2012

Speaker, ‘Art of the Trionfi’, Association of Fashion and Textiles (AFT), Royal College of Art, London, 11 May 2011




A. Vaccari (Ed.) (2016) Moda', Citta E Immagineri, Milan: Mimesis Edizioni ISBN 978-88-5753-771-9

New Windows on Willesden Green (2012), London: The Architecture Foundation ISBN 978-0-9572506-1-1

New Windows on Willesden Green (2011) London Evening Standard (feature)

Rachel Weisz (2011) Guest Editor, Another Magazine,

Nathaniel Dafydd Beard (2012) Exhibition Review: Fashion Clash Maastricht 2010, Fashion Theory, 16:1, 99-107

Lucie Hepton (2010) Exhibition Review Kings Cross Stories Part 3, Blueprint Magazine

RIBA Forgotten Spaces (2010) Architects Journal (supplement feature)   




Developing Your Creative Practice, Arts Council England 2019

First World War: then and now, Heritage Lottery Fund 2018

Rochester Bridge Trust 2018

Ashley Family Foundation 2017

First Steps Community Development Foundation Award 2015

Gane Trust Bursary 2015

Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England 2014

Grants for the Arts, Arts Council England 2013

See & Do Bursary, University of the Arts London 2013

Oppenheim-John Downes Memorial Award 2008

The Peter Minet Trust 2007




MSt Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment, University of Cambridge 2012-2014

Certificate of Professional Practice: Architecture, University College London 2008-2009

MSc Advanced Architectural Studies, University College London 2003-2004

Diploma Architecture, Mackintosh School of Architecture 1996-1998

Erasmus Certificate Architecture, Barcelona School of Architecture (ETSAB) 1995

BA (Hons) Architecture, De Montfort University  1992-1995




MA Scenography (Dance), Trinity Laban 2003-2004      

BA (Hons) Theatre Design: Costume Design, Wimbledon School of Art 1999-2002      

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Art and Design (Textiles), Newcastle College of Art 1997-1999  




NatWest Entrepreneur Pre-Accelerator Programme, NatWest Bank Business Hub, Newcastle 2019

Arts Council England Artsmark Training, Culture Bridge North East 2019

BBC Step Up Media Trainee (online platforms), BBC London 2009

Arts Award Advisor Training (silver level), Trinity College, London 2008

Young Writers Group, Royal Court Theatre, London 2001-2002