1989-90 Edinburgh College of Art

Post Graduate Diploma


1987-89 Camberwell School of Arts & Crafts

Foundation and BA Honours Degree




1994-present                        Lecturer, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee




                                    Paisley Museum, Glasgow, Scotland

                                    Triennale de Porcelaine, Nyon, Switzerland

                                    The Shipley Museum & Art Gallery, Gateshead

                                    Wellcome Buidling, University of Dundee

                                    McManus Galleries, Dundee

                                    The Beaches Museum, Kansas State University

                                    Museum, Kansa US


2014                        Inches Carr Trust, Craft Bursary 

2011                         Mino International Ceramic Competition, Japan. Received 

                               Honourable Mention.

2009                       Ceramic Review Award, Ceramics Open, RSBA, Birmingham

2007                       Creative Development Award - Scottish Arts Council

1995                        Scottish Arts Council Individual - Development Award

1994                        Cardiff Design Show - Makers Choice Award

1992                        Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award - Premier Winner




2012                       Gallery Nine, Bath

2012                       Gallery Altena, Holland

2012                       The Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh Solo Exhibition

2012                       Ceramic Art London. The Royal College of Art.

2012                       Visual Arts Scotland Annual Exhibition, Edinburgh

2011                       Mino International Ceramics Competition, Japan

2011                       Gallery Bevere, Worcester

2011                       The Hay Festival, Herefordshire

2011                      ‘Grafika’, RBSA Gallery, Birmingham

2011                       Ceramic Art London, Royal College of Art, London

2010                       Contemporary Ceramics, London

2010                       Gallery SCA, Mixed Exhibition, Shropshire 

2009                       Visual Artist Scotland, Gracefield Art Centre, Dumfries

2009                       Scottish Homes and Interiors, Craft Scotland

2009                       Open Ceramics Competition, RBSA Birmingham

2009                       Earth and Fire, Rufford

2009                       Society Scottish Artists, Vision Building, Dundee

2009                       Visual Arts Scotland. The City Art Centre, Edinburgh

2008                       Regatta Fine Art, Holt, Norfolk

2008                       Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

Photography by Shannon Tofts