Current Positions

Lecturer, BA (Hons) & MDes Photography & Film, School of Creative Arts, Wrexham Glyndwr University, Wrexham, 2017 - present.

Honorary Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences, Bangor University, 2012 - 2018.

Lecturer and Co-Course Leader, MA Fine Art, School of Creative Studies and Media, Bangor University, 2015 - present.

Visual Artist / Filmmaker, 2004 - present.

 

education

Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy, 2017. 

Practice-based PhD, Leeds Beckett University, 2014.

MA (Merit) Contemporary Fine Art Practice, Leeds Beckett University, 2004.

BA (Hons) First Class, Visual Arts, University of Salford, 2002.

 

Previous University Employment

Lecturer (P/T) MA Fine Art, School of Lifelong Learning, Bangor University 2014 - 2015.

Sessional Lecturer BA Fine Art, School of Creative Industries, Media and Performance, Glyndwr University, 2014.

Lecturer (P/T) MA Fine Art, School of Creative Education, University of Salford, 2011-2012.

Research Assistant (P/T) Contemporary Fine Art & Critical Theory Group, University of Salford, 2009-2012.

Sessional Lecturer MA Fine and Applied Arts, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, 2007-2008.

Visiting Lecturer MA Contemporary Fine Art, University of Salford, 2006.

Visiting Lecturer BA Visual Arts and MA Contemporary Fine Arts, University of Salford, 2004.

Research Assistant (P/T) School of Art & Design, University of Salford, 2002-2009.

 

Educational interests

Expanded fields of Cinema and Photography; Film, Moving Image & Fine Art, in pre-cinema, early experimental films, avant-garde cinema, ‘dream films’ and artists’ videos; Analogue and digital photography; installation; performance; Multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations; Critical Theory; Kristeva; Research Methods; Creative Education; Curation.

 

Research Projects

In-between-ness: using art to capture changes to the self during antidepressant treatment 

Artist in Residence/Honorary Researcher, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCU HB).Funded R&D project with Dr S. Liggett, Dr R. Tranter and Professor Rob Poole, 2011-2014.

Visualising the Invisible, Artist in Residence / Researcher, Ablett Psychiatric Unit, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd. Arts Council of Wales, Safle & NHS funded project, 2009-2010.

 

Gallery Education Roles

Lead Artist / Artist Mentor in collaboration with MOSTYN / CLYCH / Penrhos School, 2015.

Artist / Filmmaker collaboration with Alana Tyson & Ruthin Craft Centre, 2015.

Lead Artist / Artist Mentor, Engage Cymru / Oriel Mostyn / Hard to Reach Young People, 2013-2014.

Lead Artist / Artist Mentor, Engage Cymru / Oriel Wrecsam / Wrexham Youth Offenders Team, 2013.