Adjudicator Guernsey Eisteddfod 2010, 2011 & 2013
1998- 2007 College lecturer Textiles /Art & Design. Tameside College

Higher Education
P.G.C.E 2004 Teaching Sunderland University Tameside College
M.A 2000 Textiles Manchester Metropolitan University
PG Diploma 1999 Textiles Manchester Metropolitan University
BA (hons) 1998 Embroidery Manchester Metropolitan University

Member of

Forthcoming Exhibitions 

Touring‘Traces’ ‘QuiltArt’ group New Brewery Arts Cirencester UK 


Solo show‘Alchemy’ Timeless Textiles Gallery NSW. Australia Nov 2019


Invitation ‘Dialogues’ ‘QuiltArt’ group Kirkcudbright Art Gallery Scotland Jan-Feb 2019

JuriedArt Quilt Masters Festival of Quilts NEC Birmingham, UK: Aug 9 -12, 2018

InvitationOrdering chaos; Piecing the Present Spartanburg Art Museum MA USA (Date TBA)


Juried    Scythia 12thinternational Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art Ukraine May 29 June 15 2018

Juried  SAQA 'Concrete & Grasslands' Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK: August 9 -12, 2018 

The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show, London, UK: March 1-4, 2018

Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London, UK: October 11-14, 2018

Knitting & Stitching Show, Dublin, Ireland: November 8-11, 2018

Knitting & Stitching Show: Harrogate, UK: November 22-25, 2018

Asia Quilt Festival, Shanghai, China Sept 2017


Juried    ‘Stitch in the South West’ Lansdown Gallery Stroud July 2016

            Stitch in The Southwest' Prestbury House Churcham Glos July 2016 


Juried    Scythia 8thinternational mini Exhibition Kherson Ukraine June 2017


Juried    Fantastic Fibers Paducah Kentucky USA April-June 2017

 ‘Portrait Shuffle’ Festival of Quilts Birmingham Aug 2016

Juried‘Mini-Textile’ exhibition Veere & Hawar The Netherlands April & May 2017 

Invitation‘Ordering chaos; Piecing the Present” Spartanburg Art Museum MA USA  (date TBA) 2018

Solo showFragments’ Timeless Textile Newcastle NSW Australia 16 November – 11 Dec 2016 

Juried‘World of Threads’  Oakville Ontario Canada Oct 29-November 27 2016

JuriedFrom Lausanne to Beijing 9th International Fiber Art BiennaleShenzhen, China Sept 10-26, 2016

Juried‘Art Quilt Masters’ Festival of Quilts Birmingham NEC Aug 11th-14thUK

Juried/TouringCapability Browne Landscapes, Embroiderers Guild,Artrix Centre for the Arts Bromsgrove UK September 2016

The Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace 5-9thOct 2016

The Knitting & Stitching Show, Harrogate International Centre 23rd-26thNov 2016

Fashion, Embroidery Stitch Show Birmingham NEC Birmingham March 2016 

JuriedFiber Art InternationalPittsburgh May 6th - August 23rd 2016

Juried'Concrete & Grasslands' Grants Pass Oregon USA June 1st - August 30th 2016

Juried ‘Fantastic Fibers’Yeiser Art Center Paducah KY    April 9th - June 4th 2015

Juried 'Structures' Old Fire Station Gallery Henley-on-Thames UK  19th-24th Nov 2015

Juried'International "Fiber Arts VII" Sebastopol CA USA Oct 23 - Nov 28 2015

Juried'Digital AlchemyInternational Quilt Festival Houston Texas Oct 23-Nov 1 2015

Juried ‘Art Al Vent XII’  Gata de Gorgos Spain August 2015

Juried/Touring'The World Quilt Show'New England USA August 18, 19, 20th 2015

Pacific International Quilt Festival XXIV California October 14-18 2015
Quiltfest OasisPalm Springs Oct 8-10 2015

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza XXIISept 17-20 2015

Juried ‘'Fantastic Fibers'Yeiser Art Center Paducah KY April 11th June 6th 2015

Juried/Touring ‘Wide Horizons IV'

AQS July 29- Aug 1 2015 Syracuse NY

AQS Aug 12 -15 2015 Grand Rapids, MI

AQS Sept 16-19, 2015 Chattanooga, TN

AQS Sept 30-Oct 3 2015 Des Moines, IA

AQS April 22-25, 2015 Paducah, KY

Juried‘H20' Art with a Heart Gallery Altrincham Cheshire UK  4th March - 3rd May 2015

JuriedFrom Lausanne to Beijing 8th International Fiber Art Biennale,Nantong, China Sept 30-December16, 2014

JuriedWorld of ThreadsOakville Canada Nov1-30th 2014


Juried/Touring Metaphors on Ageing

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Raleigh, North Carolina June 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania August 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Lakeland, Florida March 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Schaumburg, Illinois March 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Cleveland, Ohio April 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Worcester, Massachusetts April 2015

Fort Worth, Texas October 16-18, 2014 Tinley Park, Illinois November 20-22, 2014                             

'Art of the Needle 2' Coach House Gallery Guernsey 5th-31st October 2014

 Juried/touringWide Horizons IV Carrefour European du Patchwork, Alsace France

Juried/touringWide Horizons IV 

 ‘Abilmente’ Vicenza Italy 16th-19th October 2014

AQS Quilt Week Lancaster County Convention Center Lancaster, PA. USA March 11th- 14th 

AQS Quilt Week Albuquerque New Mexico 14th-17th Jan 2015 

'JuriedFlowers At Oxford' August 22-24 Lady Margaret Hall Oxford.

Invitation'Ultimate Quilt Artists'Festival of Quilts NEC Birmingham Aug 7-10th 2014 

Juried'Fantastic FibersYieser Art Center Paducah Kentucky April 5th-May 24th 2014

JuriedArt Quilt Elements, Wayne Art Center Philadelphia March 21 -May 3 2014 

JuriedAilsa Craig Quilt Festival 'Quilts of Great Britain' Canada May 19th - 24th 2014

 Juried/Touring‘Metaphors on Ageing’                                                                                                                               
International Quilt Festival Chicago Illinois June 19-21 2014                   

Quilt! Knit! Stitch! Portland, Oregon i13-16th August 2014

Fons & Porter Love of Quilting Expo Atlanta, Georgia September 11-13, 2014

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo Tinley Park, Illinois November 20-22, 2014

Quilting Expo Fredericksburg, Virginia October 2-4, 2014.          

Overland Park, Kansas October 9-11, 2014.         

Fort Worth, Texas October 16-18, 2014 

Tinley Park, Illinois November 20-22, 2014                             

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo-- Lakeland, Florida March 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Schaumburg, Illinois March 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo -- Cleveland, Ohio(April 2015

Original Sewing & Quilting Expo-- Worcester, Massachusetts April 2015


Juried/Touring‘Hidden Histories'
Creative Stitches/Fashion Embroidery & Stitch, Excel London: 3-5 April 2014

Sewing For Pleasure/Fashion Embroidery & Stitch, NEC Birmingham: 20-23 March 2014

Creative Stitches, SECC Glasgow: 6-8 March 2014

Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts, Event City Manchester: 6-8 February 2014

Quilters Guild - The Knitting & Stitching Show 13-16 March 2014 London Olympia

Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts, Westpoint Centre Exeter: 26-29 September 2013 

Juried/TouringFiberArts International San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, CA Nov 6-Jan 19th 2014

Juried/TouringFiberarts International Art Museum Myrtle Beach SC Jan 19th-April 24th 2014

Juried/TouringWorld Quilt Show Florida: West Palm Beach, Florida January 9 – 11, 2014 Pacific International Quilt Festival: Santa Clara, California Oct 2013

World Quilt & Textile Show XVII Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza: Oaks, Pennsylvania Sept 2013

World Quilt & Textile Show XVII 2013 New-England: Manchester, New Hampshire August 15-18 2013

Juried'Water Water' Old Fire Station Gallery Henley-on- Thames 14th-19th Nov 2013

Juried/TouringMetaphors on Ageing' Festival of Quilts Birmingham Aug 8-11 2013

International Quilt Convention, Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa Sept 6-8 2013

Contemporary Textile Group, Guernsey Picture Framers Gallery June 1st-July 27th 2011

The Button Project, The Heritage Centre Macclesfield 15th June-8th Aug

Guernsey Quilters St Peter Port May 2013

Juried/TouringFiberarts International Pittsburgh USA 19th April - August 18th 2013

Juried/Touring‘JJ Fox Open’ St James Guernsey 13th Nov - 4th Dec 2012

‘JJ Fox Open’ The Berni Gallery Jersey 1st-20th October 2012 

Juried‘Textiles & Mixed Media ”Eggspace Liverpool 17thAugust - 09th September 2012

juried‘Desparate Artwives’2 Leroy House Gallery Islington London June 28th -July 4th 2012

‘Stitch’ QEH Guernsey May-Aug 2012

Juried'Desperate Artwives' Vibe Gallery London May 2012

'Fresh Thinking:Art of the Needle' Coach House Gallery Guernsey May 2012

'TweetArt' Westgate Studio Wakefield March 2012

Juried'Contextus:a re-weaving of fabric's context in Art' Edinburgh Arts Complex March 2012

Festival of Quilts Birmingham NEC Aug 2011

Sarnia Arts open exhibition Guernsey July 29-7th Aug 2011

Meddygfa Albany Surgery Cardiff May/July 2011

Solo ExhibitionP.E.H Guernsey Feb/March 2011

Juried'Stitch' P.E.H Guernsey June/August 2010

Juried'Made To Fit' Willis Museum Basingstoke 20th March 17th April 2010

JuriedMourant Prize Guernsey Airport Dec 2009 -Jan 2010

‘Actionaid’ The Royal Institution of Great Britain, Mayfair, London November 2009

‘Actionaid’ John McAslan + Partners 5th-17th November 2009 

Textile Open Platform Gallery 29th August - October 21 2009

JuriedSurface/Space/Time' Crypt Gallery London August 27th, - September 10th 2009

JuriedMourant Prize Guernsey Airport Dec 2008 Jan 2009

Surface Gallery Open Nottingham 2008

Jersey Textile Open 2008

Juried'Stitched Up’ Crescent Arts Scarborough 2007

Juried‘Stitched’ Stroud House Gallery Stroud 2007

‘In the Bag’ Righton Gallery Manchester 2000

Juried‘Threads Contemporary' Platform Gallery Clitheroe Textiles’ 1999

Queens Park Hospital Blackburn 1998

Textiles The Righton Gallery 1998

Poetry Garden Central Library Manchester 1997

The Bobbing Show Atlanta America 1997

Euro-Stitch Amsterdam 19977


Textile Landscape: Painting with Cloth in Mixed Media, Cas Holmes – Batsford Ltd (Release date 6thSeptember 2018)

Be Creative Magazine issue 168 2018

Dimensional Cloth: Sculpture by Contemporary Textile Artists by Andra F Stanton, Josephine Stealey Schiffer Publishing (release date 28thJune 2018)

SAQA Art Quilt Quarterly journal issue 9 Winter 2018

Textile Fibre Forum, issue 126 June Cover & 7 Page interview 2017'

Be Inspired Magazine' issue 163 Aug 2017 

SAQA Journal Magazine Volume 27 no.1 2017

SDA Inaugural International Exhibition in Print. Surface Design Journal Winter 2017

'Exploring Fiber Art ' 3 - Volume book Edited by Ashley Rooney & Anne Lee - Schiffer Publishing 2016 (Including back cover image)

'Art Quilts International: Abstracts & Geometrics' Martha Sielman Schiffer Publishing December  2016 

Portfolio 23 Documenting the art quilt movement SAQA 2016

Textile Fibre Forum magazine, issue 124 2016

Art Quilt Collector magazine SAQA issue 3 2016 

‘Trees’ article Embellish Magazine Vol 25 March 2015 

'Excellence in Fibers' catalogue FiberArt Now magazine Collectors edition Vol 5 issue 2 Winter 2015/6

'Be Inspired Magazine' Vol 3 Nov 2015 8 page interview 

'Be Creative' with Workbox Magazine May/June 2015 Cover & 8 Page interview issue149

'Through Our Hands' Magazine issue 4 Feb 2015 Cover & 6 Page interview with Linda Seward

Inspirational Volume 2 2015 The Textile Blog 8 Page article, by John Hopper.

TextileArt around the World Textile-Link Books Ruurloseweg, The Netherlands 2014

CLOSE-UP Fashion Textile Journal Spring Summer 2014

The Quilter Magazine Summer 2014

1000 Quiltinspirations Quarry Books by Sandra Sider 2014

The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting by Linda Seward   June 2014

Fiber Art Now Magazine Winter 2013

Popular Patchwork magazine Nov 2013 

The Quilter Magazine Summer 2013

Fiber Art Now Magazine Winter edition 2013


Textiles: The Art of Mankind  by Mary Schoeser Thames and Hudson Ltd 2012

Front cover of ‘This Month’ magazine for August 1999


Silver Medal Winner Scythia 12thinternational Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art Ukraine 2018

Winner of SAQA ‘Golden Hour’ fabric design competition 2017 

Winner of Mourant 'Artist of the Year' Prize 2009- 10

Winner of most creative design category Euro-Stitch Competition 1997

Winner of second place, Home textiles category Euro -Stitch competition 1997

Radio/Online Interviews

interview with Anne Kempton Timeless Textiles Gallery

BBC Radio Guernsey Jim Cathcart Show January 2010
BBC Radio Guernsey Jenny Kendall-Tobias programme December 2010 
BBC Radio Guernsey Jenny Kendall-Tobias programme May 2012


‘Alchemy’ Experimental workshop Timeless Textiles Gallery Newcastle Australia 19/20/21 Nov 2019

‘Fragments’ Experimental workshop Timeless Textiles Gallery Newcastle Australia 19/20/21 Nov 2016


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