Professional Experience

Solo Exhibitions
· “National Identity Project” Exhibition, Plymouth Arts Weekender (2017)
· “National Still Life” Exhibition, Prof. Boyan Penev Regional Library, Razgrad, Bulgaria (2016)
· “National Still Life”, Sofia Photomonth, Balassi Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria (2016)
· “National Still Life” Exhibition, Hungarian Culture Centre, Istanbul, Turkey (2016)
· “National Still Life” Photographic Exhibition, Photoblock, Photomonth, London (2016)
· “Re-Integration” a cultural idenity project in collaboration with Chaz Singh
BBC Breeze Grant winner touring exhibition:
Queen Elizabeth 2 Conference Centre, London (2008)
Black History Month - University of Exeter (2008)
The Plough Arts Centre, Torrington, Devon (2007)
Barbican Theatre, Plymouth Plymstock Library, Plymouth (2006)
Theatre Royal, Plymouth (2006)
· “Awakening from the Beauty Myth” New Designers - Business Design Centre, London (2006)
· “Awakening from the Beauty Myth” Les Jardines de Bagatelle, Plymouth (2006)

Group Exhibitions
· “209 Women” group show, National Portrait Gallery, London (2019)
· “209 Women” group show, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool (2019)
· “209 Women” group show, Houses of Parliament, London (2018)
· “National Still Life” Photographic exhibition, Folk Art Exhibition, Zipernowski Centre for Science and Art, Budapest, Hungary (2016)
· “National Still Life” as part of the “International Salon” Group Exhibition, Budapest, Hungary (2015)
· “JawSpring” Exhibition”, Village Hall Gallery, Wimbledon, London (2014)
· “Art Jazzed Up” Group Exhibition, Shaw Gallery, London (2013)
· “PRAXIS” Group Exhibition, Trerise Gallery, Plymouth (2013)
· "Photomonth Photo-Open" Rich Mix Gallery, London (2011)
· "Brighton Open" Brighton Fringe Festival (2011)

Other publications
· “National Still Life” interview ~ Cultural Programme, Bulgarian National Radio (2016)
· “National Still Life” WomeninPhoto UCA, IG Takeover (2016)
· “National Still Life” Fraction Magazine editorial feature (2016)
· "Patternotion" Book project (2013)
· "Insecurity is a light sleeper" – editorial feature published in 62nd Floor magazine, New York (2012)
· "Freed Book" - 68 One-Page Stories, London Bookswap Network (2012)
· “What's It like?” - Volume Three, Community Perspective Book Project (2010)

Clients include
Chanel, Inglot, John Lewis, Virgin, Westfield, Lancôme, Matinique, Part Two, InWear, Chevignon, Glamour, Maxx,
London Fashion Week, Brighton Tattoo Convention, London Tattoo Convention, Jilted Royalty, Hermés Lucas, Ensell Taylor

Residency
Art Quarter Budapest, 2015

Research Activity

Presentations
"Na/otional Identity: An ethnographic survey", Photography+(Con)Text 2 Conference, Birkbeck College, University of London (2018)
· “National Identity and Photography”, Photography + (Con)text 1 Conference, Birkbeck College, University of London (2016)
· “National Identity’s Influence on Contemporary Photography”, Contemphoto 2016, Istanbul, Turkey (2016)
· “Writing as a subject specific skill in Photography Higher Education”, APHE Conference, Plymouth (2016)
“National Identity’s Influence on Contemporary Photography”, ESDA, Zaragoza, Spain (2016)
“National Still Life” Artist talk, UMH, Altea, Spain (2016)
· “National Identity’s Influence on Education”, Association of Photography in Higher Education Conference, Nottingham (2015)
· “How does National Identity influence creativity?” The Psychological Analysis of Visual Culture, PhD, MOME, Budapest, Hungary (2014)

Papers
· “Constructing identity in a Transnational Setting” - A qualitative research study - Investigating International Students’ experiences and the influence on identity formation. Linköping University, Sweden (2020)
· ‘Social Enterprise’s Educational role in Youth Rehabilitation', University of The Western Cape, SA (2016)
· ‘International Organisations’ Globalisation of Economy and Learning’, University of The Western Cape, SA (2016)
· 'Work & Learning', University of British Columbia, Canada (2016)
· 'Is more Education the Answer?', University of British Columbia, Canada (co-authored by Prof. Andrew Kane and Karen Minty) (2016)
· ‘Fostering Learning in Practice’, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia (2015)
· ‘The topic of curriculum’, UoG (2013)
· ‘Inclusivity in education’, UoG (2013)
· ‘Subject specialist study – Autonomous work’, UoG (2013)
· ‘Contextualisation in Photography: The Role of Theory and Research in the Photographic Practice’, UoG (2013)
· ’Wider Professional Practice – The Topic of Professionalism’, UoG (2012)
· ’Evaluation processes - theories of reflective practice’, UoG (2012)
· ‘The context of behaviour issues, case studies and future developments’, UoG (2012)
· ‘An initial understanding of the needs of learners’, UoG (2012)
· ‘Education changes in assessment and learning’, UoG (2011)
· ‘The principles of assessment validity, reliability and fairness’, UoG (2011)
· ‘Student centered learning’, UoG (2011)
· ‘Identifying your educational philosophy’, UoG (2011)

Other activities
· "Meshworks" Association of Photography in Higher Education Conference, Chief-Organiser (PCA) with Plymouth University (2016)
· "Photography Symposium I. II. III PCA". London, Organising member (2014, 2015, 2016)
· Contributing member for programme validation: PCA - BA (Hons) Photography, BA (Hons) Underwater and Surface based Imaging,
BA (Hons) Commercial Photography (Fashion, Advertising, Editorial)
· Shortlisting panel member: South West Graduate Photography Prize with Fotonow CIC (2011 - 2021)

Educational Activity

Lectureships
· University for the Creative Arts
· Falmouth University
· Birmingham City University
· University of the Arts London
· Arts University Plymouth

Visiting Lectureships
· University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth, UK
· Universidad Miquel Hernandez, Altea, Spain
· La Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón, Zaragoza, Spain
· Hochschule Anhalt, Dessau, Germany
· Moholy-Nagy University of Art & Design (MA Photography), Budapest, Hungary
· Art & Design Foundation, King Edward VI Community College, Totnes
· Galf College, Budapest, Hungary


External Workshops
· "Manifestation Workshop", SpacetoMove, Plymouth (2022)
· "Young Offenders Photography Workshop", Plymouth City Council, delivery with Fotonow CIC (2017)
· “National Identity” Workshop, Devon and Cornwall Refugee Group, Community Education delivery with Fotonow CIC (2017)
· “National Identity” Workshop ~ Gallery Synthesis, Sofia Photomonth, Sofia, Bulgaria (2016)
· “National Identity” Workshop, Photoblock, Photomonth, London (2016)
· “Identity’s influence on Creativity” Workshop, ESDA, Zaragoza, Spain (2016)
· “Identity’s influence on Creativity” Workshop, UMH, Altea, Spain (2016)
· “National Identity’s Influence on Education” Workshop, Association of Photography in Higher Education Conference, Nottingham (2015)
· "Take your Photography to the next level", Anderson Art Centre, Budapest, Hungary (2015)
· "Fashion Workshops", Plymouth City Council Summer School, with Fotonow CIC (2011, 2012)

External Courses (written & delivered)
· The Abundance Course, Glamour magazine (2022)
· 30-day Astrology Marathon, Glamour magazine (2020)
· Community Photography Education, Plymouth Community Homes, delivery with Fotonow CIC (2017)
· Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced – Studio Photography (2011-2015)
· Intermediate, Advanced – Digital Photography (2011-2013)
· PCA Fashion Week (2010-2016)

Funders
· "National Identity Project", Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts (2017)
· Plymouth City Council (2017)
· M-Shed, Bristol (2017)
· Hungarian Culture Centre, Sophia, Bulgaria (2016)
· Erasmus Education Mobility Grant (2011 - 2016)

Collections
The Heritage Collection, Houses of Parliament, UK