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C.V.


Education
2021-2023 MFA Fine Art, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
2014-2017 B.A. (Hons) Fine Art, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2013-2014 Art and Design Foundation Diploma, Coleg Menai, Bangor

Selected Commissions and Screenings
2021 Silicon Retina, Green Man Festival
2021 VRAL, Milan Machinima Festival
2021 Zine MYGC, Maes B, National Eisteddfod of Wales
2021 Online publication for curatorial research by Lousie Hobson and Elen Roberts
2020 Plastic Jacket, Green Man Field of Streams
2020 Eisteddfod Amgen, Cadwyn Cyfrinachol
2020 Anti Beta, [...], Mission Gallery, Swansea
2020 ANKLE TAP, Pontio, Bangor
2018 Gripping Wrists, LUX Scotland & Tendency Towards, Aberdeen

Exhibitions
2019 Anti Beta, Galeri, Caernarfon
2018 Smile Love It Might Never Happen, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2017 Fuzzy Bunny, Spit and Sawdust, Cardiff

Some Group Exhibitions
2021 Jerwood UNITe Open Studios
2021 AutoSave presents: Rhizodome, Online
2019 V&A Late, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2019 Y Lle Celf, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Llanrwst
2018 Y Lle Celf, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Cardiff
2018 Oriel Davies Open, Oriel Davies, Newtown
2018 Castell 03: To The Sea, Caernarfon
2018 Sightseers, g39, Cardiff
2018 North Wales Contemporary, Caernarfon
2018 Juncture, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2017 Lost Vegas Hotel, tactileBOSCH, Cardiff
2017 NOVA Welsh Arts Prize, touring exhibition: Royal Cambrian Academy, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Arcade Cardiff
2017 RAT TRAP (3), Cathays Cons Club, Cardiff
2017 The Hinge Which Separates and Connects, madeinroath, Cardiff
2017 79, madeinroath, Cardiff
2017 CARNAFAN, Caernarfon
2017 You Can Touch This, isthisit? online
2017 Degree Show, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2017 Fun Show 4, Arcade Cardiff
2017 Paper Work, MADE, Cardiff
2016 RAT TRAP (2), Jacob’s Antiques, Cardiff
2016 Cardiff Contemporaries, Cardiff Contemporary Festival
2016 113, madeinroath, Cardiff
2016 Galeri Open, Galeri, Caernarfon
2016 FreeHaus Students, FreeHaus, Llandudno
2016 PUSH, Riverfront Arts Centre, Newport
2016 RAT TRAP, Jacob’s Antiques, Cardiff



Awards, Residencies and Fellowships
2021 Jerwood UNITe Residency, g39 Cardiff
2020 RAT TRAP x g39, Cardiff
2019 Green Man Festival Residency
2018 Young Artist Scholarship - National Eisteddfod of Wales
2018 Brian Ross Memorial Award - Arts Council of Wales
2017-2018 Artists Benevolent Fund Fellowship, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2017 Young Artist Award - NOVA Welsh Arts Prize
2017 Helen Gregory Fine Art Purchase Prize
2017 Royal Hotel Residency, Llandudno
2016 Dulcie Mayne Stephens Memorial Trust Award in Fine Art

Curatorial
2016 - present RAT TRAP collective
2019 Codi, Wales Millennium Centre
2017 TOUCH, Llandudno Library

Talks, Performances, Panels and Podcasts
2021 Associate Speaker, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2021 Home&Away Artist Talk, Galerie Simpson
2020 Wales Arts Review Podcast Ep. 6
2020 Green Man Festival online Artist Talk
2019 Illumine Showcase Event, The Muse, Brecon
2019 Engage: Unlocking Culture Conference, Newcastle
2019 Green Man Festival Artist Talk
2019 British Council Connect South Africa Festival/S Conference, Johannesburg
2018 RAT TRAP at a-n Assembly, Cardiff
2018 Going Nowhere: An Early Career Artist Survival Guide, g39, Cardiff
2018 Professional Practice Lecture, Cardiff School of Art and Design
2018 Castell 03: To The Sea Artist Talk, Caernarfon

2017 UNITe Wales in Venice Half Term Show, g39, Cardiff