date of birth       09 / 04 / 78
    place of birth       Guildford, Surrey

         education  
        1997-2000       University of Wales Institute Cardiff
                                  BA (Hons) Ceramics
        1996-1997       Wimbledon School of Art
                                  BTEC National Diploma in art Foundation Studies

       exhibitions

                2008        'Reclaiming Beauty', Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracey, Devon
                                'Rarefind', New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
                                'Crafted', Winchester Discovery Centre, Winchester
                                'Origin: The London Craft Fair', Somerset House, London
                                'Ornament', Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre, South Wales
                                'Fireworks Studios: Ten Years On', Oriel Myrddin Carmarthen & Black Swan Frome

                2007        surreal showcase, Crafts Council at the V & A, London
                                surreal showcase, Selfridges, London
                                teapot exhibition, Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool
                               ‘Victoriana’, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham
                               exhibition, Bircham Gallery, Holt, Norfolk

                2006       SOFA, Chicago, USA
                               Origin: The London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London
                               Summer Exhibition, Oriel Ceri Richards, Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea
                               Craft Showcase, Wrexham Arts Centre, Wrexham
                               ‘Made In Wales’ Time Warner Building, New York USA
                               ‘Hereford Contemporary Craft Fair 2006’, Hereford
                               ‘Earth and Fire’ Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
                               ‘The Contemporary Craft Fair’ Bovey Tracey, Devon

                2005       CAL2005, Royal College of Art, London
                               Bright Young Things, RBSA, Birmingham
                               Summer Exhibition, The Alexander Gallery, Brighton
                               100% Design, Tokyo
                               ‘Table Manners’, Crafts Council Gallery, London
                               Christmas Exhibition, Leeds City Art Gallery
                               Christmas Exhibition, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham
                                Lustre, University of Nottingham

                2004       ‘Wish you were here’, Crafts Council Shop at the V&A, London
                               Showcase, Arts Council of Wales, Cardiff
                               Crafts at Bovey Tracey, Devon
                               Earth and Fire X, Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire

                2003       Chelsea Crafts Fair 2003, London
                               3rd Choengju International Craft Biennale, Korea
                               ‘New Wave’, Ruthin Craft Centre & The Scottish Gallery
                               Ceramic Showcase, Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown
                               ‘That Was Then’, Newport Museum and Art Gallery
                               ‘21st Century Teapots’, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
                               ‘Classic IX’ Kortrijk, Belgium

               2002        ‘Chelsea Crafts Fair 2002’ Chelsea Town Hall, London
                               ‘Tea For Two’ 20-21 Visual Arts, Scunthorpe
                               ‘Earth and Fire 8’ Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
                               ‘Cup’ Made - Contemporary crafts, Bristol

               2001       ‘Form and Transfer’ Drumcroon Arts Centre, Wigan
                              ‘National Eisteddfod of Wales’ Arts Council Pavilion Denbigh
                              ‘Destination Unknown’ Ruthin Craft Centre, Denbighshire
                              ‘One Year On’ With the Crafts Council, New Designers, London
                              ‘Craft Focus’ Mission Gallery, Swansea
                              ‘Earth and Fire 7’ Rufford craft centre, Nottinghamshire

              2000        ‘White Christmas’ The City Gallery, Leicester
                              ‘Use It’ Rufford Craft Centre, Nottinghamshire
                              ‘New Designers’ Business Design Centre, London

    
       awards           Creative Wales Award, Arts Council of Wales, 2007
                              shortlisted for ‘Homes and Antiques’ Talent around Britain Bursary 2004   
                              Special Citation, Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea, 2003
                              ‘Setting up Grant for Crafts people’, The Arts Council of Wales, 2001

      books &
publications  
       The Potters Guide to Ceramic Surfaces, Jo Connel, Apple Press, 2002
                              ‘Lookout’, CRAFTS Magazine, issue174, Jan/Feb 2002
                             Country Living Magazine, Feb 2003
                             Homes and Gardens Magazine, May 2003
                             BBC Homes and Antiques, October 2003
                             Traditional Homes Magazine, USA, June 2004
                             Vogue Magazine, March 2004
                             Elle Decoration, February 2004
                             Living Etc., March 2004
                             Teapots, Steve Woodhead, A&C Black 2004
                             Sunday Telegraph Magazine, October 2004
                             Period Living and Traditional Homes, June 2005
                             Period Living and Traditional Homes, March 2006
                             You Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, April 2006
                             Country Living Magazine, April 2007


    television         ‘High Performance’, HTV Wales, Feb 2001
                             ‘National Eisteddfod of Wales 2002’ TV coverage BBC Wales, Aug 2002
           radio          BBC Radio Wales, Roy Noble Show, November 2003