BORN St. Austell, Cornwall, England
EDUCATION
1973 Masters of Education Degree - Western Washington University, USA
1964 - 1967 Trent Park College, (now Middlesex Univ.),London, England
PROFESSIONAL
2003 - 2009 Capilano College (Capilano University), Vancouver, Canada - Sessional Instructor, Surface Design
1973 - 2003 Capilano College (Capilano University), Vancouver, Canada - Surface Design and Design Instructor
AWARDS
2007 Bronze Prize for Fiber, The 5th Cheongju International Craft Competition, S. Korea
2007 First Prize - Sum of the Parts, International Surface Design Conference,
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, USA
2004 Canada Council Grant - Established Artist / Fine Crafts
2003 Surface Design Association Award - SDA Conference, Kansas City, USA
2001 Marianne Kor Award for Distinguished International Entry - Fiber Art International Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, USA
2000 Nominated for the Saidye Bronfman Award, Canadian Crafts Award
2000 First Prize - Measure for Measure, 11th. International Surface Design Conference,
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, USA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 LA Art Show: Tansey Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2016 Fauv: Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Mass., USA
2016 LA Art Show, Houston Art Fair, SOFA Chicago: Tansey Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
2015 The New Textiles: Transformed, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, Mass., USA
2015 SOFA CHICAGO: Tansey Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, USA
2014 Game Changers-Fiber Art Masters and Innovators, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, USA
2014 Art Palm Beach, Art Aspen, SOFA Chicago, Tansey Contemporary
2012 High Fiber Diet, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, USA
2012 Crafts Embrace the World, Choengju International Craft Competition Winners, Korean Craft Museum, S. Korea
2010-13 SOFA New York & Chicago, 2010/11 SOFA West, represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe
2011 Art in Embassies, Dept. of State, USA, Libreville, Gabon, Africa
2009 Palmbeach3, Palm Beach USA - represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
2008 Beijing Art Salon, Exhibition Hall of the World Trade Center, Beijing, China- represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
2008 SOFA Chicago, SOFA New York, USA, represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
2008 SOFA New York, USA, represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
2007 SOFA Chicago, USA, represented by Jane Sauer Gallery, Santa Fe, USA
2007 5th. Cheongju International Craft Competition, Cheongju, S. Korea
2007 12th. International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland
2007 Fiberart International, Pittsburgh, USA
2006 Pacific Rim Connections - Works of Lesley Richmond & Sang-jae Nam,
Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland
2004 Creative Link - The Grace Barrand Design Centre, Surrey, U.K
2003 Julie: Artisan's Gallery - Invitational Piece for 30th. Anniversary Exhibit, New York, USA
2002 Fibreworks - Canadian Contemporary Fibre Art, Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge, Canada
2002 New Wave - Convergence 2002, Vancouver, Canada
2001 World Competition of Arts and Crafts - Kanazawa, Japan
2001 Fiberart International 2001 - Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts, Pittsburgh, USA
2000 Fibreworks - Canadian Contemporary Fiber Art, Cambridge Gallery, Cambridge, Canada
2000 Measure for Measure - 11th. International Surface Design Conference,
Kansas City Art Institute, USA
1999 Fiberart International 99 - Pittsburgh Centre for the Arts, Pittsburgh, USA
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
2013 Green Art/Trees, Leaves and Roots, E. Ashley Rooney, Schiffer, USA
2012 Textiles - The Art of Mankind, Mary Schoeser, Thames and Hudson, UK
2011 SOFA Chicago 2011, Presentation of work for Friends of Fiberarts International
2011 Cover and article in Surface Design Association Journal, USA, Fall issue
2009 SOFA Chicago - presentation of work for Surface Design Association
2009 Art Textiles of the World: Canada, Telos Art Publishing, UK
2007 Portfolio Collection-Vol. 40, Telos Art Publishing, UK
2007 SOFA Chicago - presentation of work for the Friends of Fiberart International
2006 Visiting Artist, Fiber Dept., Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, USA
2002 Visiting Artist, Fiber Dept., Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Canada
2002-2006 Featured in several issues of Textile Forum Magazine - Germany and Surface Design Magazine - USA
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, USA
Art in Embassies, Dept. of State, USA, Libreville, Gabon, Africa
Peabody Energy, St. Louis, MO, USA
Royal Caribbean International Corporate Collection, Eclipse Cruise Ship
The Kamm Teapot Collection, Sparta, N. Carolina, USA
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA
Cheongju International Craft Biennale, Korea
Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland
Museum of International Folk Art, in Santa Fe, USA - "Textile Traces", a collection of 20 small pieces using new processes
Canadian Contemporary Fiber - Cambridge Galleries, Cambridge, Canada
Vancouver Museum, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Aichi Gakusen College - Nagoya, Japan