Bio

I have varied experience having been an Art teacher for 30+ years, working with all age groups from 3 – 90, with diverse abilities. I am also an Ex-Youth & Playworker, careers advisor & guidance counsellor. I have worked with and supported people in areas of Mental Health, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Women’s Health & Domestic Abuse.

I am a long term member of the London & South Region Committee of The Society of Bookbinders, I set up and was Editor of their Instagram (@societyofbookbinders) and webpage  2018-21 and managed the annual Book Arts Fair. I am a keen collector & supporter of Book Arts for 25+ years.

Qualifications & Training include: 

MA Book Arts,

PGCE in Art & Design,

BA (Hons) Constructed Textiles,

BTEC HND Textile Design,

Solution Focused Practice with BRIEF

Mindfulness with Bexley Community Mental Health

Business skills with The British Library Business & IP Centre

Coaching with The Open University and The Fearless Living Institute.

I follow the Guidance recommended by The European Mentoring & Coaching Council’s Code of Ethics.

My studio is at Thames-side Studios , in South East London, largest single site in UK, part of a 450+ community of studios in a wide variety of disciplines.

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