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Selected Exhibitions & Events[Note: Many of these events are repeated annually]
2011 Demonstrator at Art in Action OxfordshireYorkshire Sculpture Park JewelleryShowcase

Elemental Ruthin Craft Centre

Solo Touring Show : NEW GROUNDS Farfield Mill, Sedbergh

Palace Art Fair Fulham

GNCCF Manchester

Made by Hand Newport


2010 North Lincolnshire Print Open Ropewalk GalleryOut of Print South Hill Park

Solo Touring Show : NEW GROUNDS Bankfield Gallery: Ropewalk : Myles Meehan


2009 Featured Artist Knit and Stitch Shows
NEC, Alexandra
Palace, Dublin and HarrogateFestival of Quilts NECContemporary Textile Fair Landmark Arts CentreSaltaire Open Houses + Artist Talk 
2003-8 Grand Designs Live! LondonBrighton Art Fair

Stark Gallery Blackheath, London

Lupton Square West Yorkshire

Derek Topp Gallery

Edge Gallery Lancashire

Solo Show ‘New Work’ Art Market,

On the Wall Olympia

Portfolio Gallery Pollyanna, Barnsley

Landmark Art Fair London

Platform Gallery Lancashire [with related workshops]

‘Naturally’ The Art Market Leeds

Manchester Art Show Urbis, Manchester

The Sculpture Lounge Holmfirth

Kath Libbert Salts Mill Saltaire


2002 100% Design Earls Court, London‘Transitional Landscapes’ Solo touring
exhibition, Shetland Isles
2000 Artisan EdinburghMercedes Australian Fashion Week Sydney


1996 BCTF British Craft Trade Fair HarrogateChelsea Craft Fair

Crafts CouncilFolded Forms Solo Show MAC

MA Textiles UCE


1992 MAC Paper touring show 
1998 – present

Studio based workshops and touring
workshops for groups.
  Practical workshops for Adults

2012 & 13 Invited Tutor Ballarat Fibre Festival, Australia and New Zealand
2011 YSP Drawing for Textiles commissioned by Amanda PeachRaising the Bar Bar Lane Studios York & Middlesbrough

Birkby Juniors Huddersfield part of the Fartown Pyramid Arts Festival

Trinity Academy Halifax

Small Heath 6th Form

St Mary’s College Blackburn

Lincolnshire Art & Design
Lincolnshire School Improvement Service


2010 ongoing West Dean College WinchesterHuddersfield Grammar School


2009 Greenhead College Arts Project
2008 Heckmondwike Grammar School
2006 ongoing Huddersfield University
2004 ongoing Co Founder of Radiant Works: Visual
Arts Resource
Huddersfield with Kinetic Sculptor:
Martin Smith
2003-10 HOST Huddersfield Open Studio Trail I developed and ran the local trail for 7 years
2002 Kirklees Creative Exchange Artists network development
2002 ongoing Freelance Creative mentoring CIDA Creative Industries Development Agency
1995 – 8 Barnsley College Course leader HND Design Crafts
1990 ongoing Visiting lecturer Coventry University, North Warwickshire College, Hereward College,
Calderdale College, Bradford College
2011 GOLD: Craft and Design Magazine
Selected Award for Textiles
Uttoxeter Quilt and Embroidery show Innovative Embroidery winner, Embroidery Champion 
2008 Grant for the Arts Arts Council funding for Research and Development 
2004 Radiant Works: Art in the Neighbourhood Award 
2003-10 HOST: Grants for the Arts 
2005-10 HOST: Art in the Neighbourhood Award 
2002 Arts Council commission evaluating studio needs in West Yorkshire 






MA Textiles UCE

Certificate of Education Warwick University


730 City & Guilds Education Tile Hill College


BA [Hons] Embroidery Goldsmiths London


Foundation Art & Design North Warwickshire College















Private commissions custom devoré dress fabricInteriors Commissions


The London Furnishing Company


Eve Marlborough, London


Woodlands Hotel Art work & Devore room names


Private Commissions


La Rue, Saltaire, Bradford


Kath Libbert Jewellery, Saltaire, Bradford


Swan Lake, Leicester Haymarket























Craft and Design Magazine Award winners featureEmbellished Layers practical Project for Stitch magazine, commissioned by Janome

Inspiring People, Sewing World


Embroidery magazine

Handwerken Zonder Grenzen


Craft and Design Magazine

Workshop on the Web Illustrated online tutorial

Demystifying Devore DVD practical process 40mins DVD using a local film company

Embroidery Magazine New Grounds, solo show review


www.textileart.net article with online Speed Drawing tutorial

Craft and Design Magazine


Embroidery Magazine Workshop article


Good Homes Magazine

Homes and Antiques


Drapers Record


International Textiles MA images used as trend forecasts