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I am an early career researcher, I have spent the last ten years building and running a small multidisciplinary studio as well as developing a career in FE & HE education. My specialist area of research and practice is editorial design, branding and book arts. 

I currently work at the University of Salford in Manchester and attend Northumbria University in Newcastle where I am a funded PhD candidate.


Graphic Design Studio Demonstrator

University of Salford 2017 -

Course Leader Graphic Design

Wakefield College 2016 - 2017

Course Leader Graphic Communication

Newcastle College 2015 - 2016

FE & HE Lecturer Art & Design

Newcastle College 2013 - 2015

Technical Demonstrator

Foundation Art & Design

University of Sunderland 2012 - 2013


PhD Communication Design

Northumbria University

January 2021 - January 2024

MA Communication Design

University of Salford

Distinction, Awarded September 2019

PGCE Art and Design

Teeside University

Merit, Awarded September 2015

BA Hons Graphic Design

University of Sunderland

1st Class, Awarded July 2011


Third China International Postgraduate Art Conference

Speaker & Exhibiting Researcher

China Academy of Art 

Shanghai Institute of Design - Nov 2019

Full Time Basis - MA Art and Design

University of Salford New Adelphi - Sep 2019

Ghosts of the Restless Shore
Space, Place and Memory of the Sefton Coast

Contributing Designer 

The Atkinson Gallery Aug – Nov 2015

The Resilience of the Wild

Contributing Designer

Customs House as a part of the Festival of the North East - 2013

Their Colours and Their Forms: Artists Responses to Wordsworth

Contributing Designer

Dove Cottage (The Wordsworth Museum) - 2013

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