Art Education

2022 Paintbox Art School, Rock, Paper, Scissors (weekend course in studio)

2020 Paintbox Art School, Inspiration from Nature (online one day course)

2020 Paintbox Art School, Memoryscape, Abstaction through Walking (online one day course)

2019 Kittie Jones, The Old School Gallery, Alnmouth, Drawing Outdoors (a weekend course)

2017 – 2018 Bridge House Art, Ullapool, Portfolio Course (sixteen weeks full time)

2017 – 2018 Open College of Arts, Creative Arts Today (part time distance learning)

2017 Bridge House Art, Ullapool, Summer School, Journey to Painting (one week)

2016 Jamie Frost, Sculpture Lounge, Life Drawing (part time evening class)

2016 West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Screen Printing (a weekend course)

2015 – 2016 Kirklees College, West Yorkshire, Drawing and Painting (two years part time evening classes)

2013 Leeds College of Art and Design, Experimental Drawing (one week)

2013 Leeds College of Art and Design, Life Drawing (one year part time evening class)

2010 Leeds City College, Printmaking (one year part time evening class)

2010 Field Study Centre, Kindrogan, Pitlochry, Scotland, Willow Weaving (one week)

2010 West Yorkshire Print Workshop, Etching Printmaking (five evening sessions)

2009 St Martins College, London, Expressive Painting (one week)

2003 – 2004 York College, North Yorkshire, Open College Network Willow Weaving and Basket Making (part time evening classes)

1996, 1998-2004 The Leeds College of Art & Design, West Yorkshire Open College Network Level I-III Jewellery Design and Craft (part time evening classes)

1996 BTCV, Cumbria, NVQ Level II Forestry (part time course)

And other part time courses over weekends and evenings including metal sculpture, creative writing, watercolour painting, leather boot making and green wood turning.

Geology Education

1997 – 1998 The University of Newcastle, MSc Environmental Biogeochemistry

1992 – 1995 The University of Leeds, BSc Geological Science. Including an individual six week geology mapping project on the Isle of Skye, Scotland.