• 2014 Associate Head of School, Belfast School of Art, Ulster University
  • 2012-14 Course Director, BA Hons Contemporary Applied Arts, Belfast School of Art
  • 2010-12 Course Director, Art & Design with Integrated Foundation Year, Belfast School of Art
  • 2004-2010 Associate Lecturer, Foundation Dept., Belfast School of Art, University of Ulster
  • 2007- 08 Associate Lecturer, Fine and Applied Arts, Sculpture, Belfast School of Art

education

  • 2002 MA Ceramics & Glass Royal College of Art, London
  • 2000 BA (Hons) First Class, Fine & Applied Arts University of Ulster at Belfast
  • 1999 Diploma in Industrial Studies University of Ulster at Belfast

publications

  • 2011 Perspective journal, January issue
  • 2008 Ireland's Homes Interiors & Living, October issue
  • 2005 Review, Circa magazine, May issue
  • 2002 ELLE Decoration, December issue
  • 2001 Metro, London, May

commissions

  • 2009 Cheese Sculpture, Dale Farm Ltd., Belfast
  • 2007 Butter Sculpture, Dale Farm Ltd, Belfast
  • 2005 Northern Whig, Indoor work for Botanic Inns, Belfast (chosen design)
  • 2003 'BASSISM',large scale outdoor piece for Bass Ireland, Belfast
  • 2002 'Chinese Whisper',Large scale piece, London Underground

awards

  • 2013 HEA Travel Award
  • 2010 Exhibitions Touring Fund, Crafts Council of Ireland
  • 2008 SIAP, Arts Council of N.Ireland
  • 2002 Postgraduate award, Arts Council of Ireland

professional activity

  •  Board Member, CraftNI
  •  Member, Applied Arts Ulster
  •  Member, ICE: Irish Ceramic Educators
  •  Distinguished Fellow, Higher Education Academy