Artist CV

Born               Garforth, Leeds. Uk
Studied at     1985 Jacob Kramer - Leeds college or Art. (Meritted)
                       1988 Newcastle Polytechnic: Art and Graphic design (did not final)
                       1995 Leeds Metropolitan University:  Engineering (2:2)
Group Exhibitions
1984 Leeds “more for less” Leeds College of Art
1985 Leeds Photography Exhibition “Merrion Centre arts” Winner of best Black and white “Frozen bridge”
2010 November, Bergen – Norway Neonworkshops Neon Jul  - “Goddess of Dawn”
2011 February, Home from home - Artist book collective “light reading” & “silent resolution”
2011 May - July, Bridge Arts Castleford - Aire and Calder - “The Bottle”
2011 June,  Glass Art Society – Seattle USA “Electron water 2”

2012 July-Sept OPEN member exhibiton at The Art House Wakefield. "Sign'ature"
Solo Exhibition

2011 March - May, The Art House Wakefield “Burning Light 30th March – 25th  May

2011 September- October, Bridge Arts Castleford.
Workshops (delivered)
2002 Immanuel College Bradford UK
2008 - continual workshops at Wakefield UK
2010 S12 Gallery Bergen Norway
2011 Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester UK
2011 April Anla Glass Silkeborg Demark

2011 August NK projekt Berlin

2011 September Neon universe Wakefield


Various talks with workshops mainly on the history of neon
The Art House 22nd May 2011 “burning Light” a performance
2002 Burberry London - Christmas windows display Bond St & Regent St stores
2005 Paris- Adidas 3 stripe shoe aniversary celebration
2006 Moscow - Camel, freemotion,  dance events
2011 Leeds - Gibson guitars, Leeds store window display

2011 Huddersfield - Fender Guitars large Fender guitar neon
Private collections
1984 “The Window” Private buyer

2008 "Vase" Private buyer
2010”Goddess of Dawn” Hotel Neptun, Bergen, Norway

2009 Identity Cards - The Art House, Wakefield. with Dimona Arel (Israel) various pieces
2009 Wakefield Westgate Studios - Scandinavian light, with R Wheater (UK) “Let’s fill this city with artists”

Historical work
2006 “The Barnsley Stork” Elsecar Heritage Centre.
2009 “Wurlitzer Music” Clock from the 1940’s
1987 - current Various historical Beer signs and neon signs.
Other capital projects (non art based)
Oldham Signs/lighting - 1987 - 1992 Made neon for Disneyland Paris (Euro Disney Resort) 1991
Oldham Signs/lighting - Piccadilly circus neon signs Samsung, TDK, Nescafe. Fosters, Carlsburg.
Various lighting installations for Architectural lighting companys globally.
Aviation industry lighting/beacon instruments.
2002 Best illuminated display BSGA for Burberry Christmas windows.

2012 May Artist of the month "outside in" online Gallery operated by Pallant House Gallery
Various Magazine articles, Newspaper articles and local TV news reports.
2011 April BBC radio 4 interview "Piccadilly lights"

2012 August 4th BBC Radio Leeds - a Neon Indulgence