'Illustration as a Business Choice' | Third Ward, Brooklyn, NYC     

an intensive practical, vocational course taught by illustrator Fernanda Cohen



3 month course in Traditional Drawn Animation | University of the West of England, UK


1999 - 2002

BA Hons Theatre Design | Nottingham Trent University, UK | First Class Honours         


1998 - 1999

Art Foundation Course | Kingston University, UK | Pass with Merit


1996 - 1998

A Levels in English, French, Theatre Studies, History of Art (A/S)



Professional Work


Illustrator | 'Look out, here comes Scary Fairy!' by Jana Bauer
A picture book in the making featuring Scary Fairy but for younger children

Illustrator | Theatre Hullabaloo & Theatr Iolo, UK
Illustrating a promotional flyer & poster for 'Luna', a play for 2-5 year olds
Creative Consultant & Designer | Farm to People, NYC
Logo design & consulting on the design of the company's new website 


Illustrator | 'Scary Fairy and the Fearful Forest' by Jana Bauer, published by Sodobnost, Slovenia
An illustrated children's book for 7-10 year olds


Illustrator | Intervention Gallery, London

Illustrating a series of cards & prints sold at a popup christmas market

Illustrator | Supercharged Food, Sydney, Australia

Providing illustrations for this healthy food brand's website

Illustrator | Posture Magnetic, New York, USA

Creating various illustrations to be printed on clothing

2009 - 2010

Illustrator & Creative Director | Basis, New York, USA         

Illustrating & designing all material and overseeing all visual aspect of the company



Illustrator | Paul Smith, UK       

Illustrating 33 characters for Paul Smith's 5th Avenue Christmas Window Display in Manhattan, NYC



Volunteer Workshop Designer & Leader | Aurelius for the Arts  (non profit)           

Co-running a series of complimentary art workshops for orphan girls aged 5-18 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


2007 - 2008

Workshop Assistant & Leader | HiArt!, New York, USA 

Assisting with and leading a variety of creative workshops for children aged 3-14



Design Consultant | Barbican Education, London, UK

Children's Literature Festival     

Styling of space and creation of projected visuals for a poetry performance hosted by Michael Rosen


Co-Workshop Leader | Barbican Education, London, UK  

"Animate the World" 2007 Festival

Experimental collage & live action animation workshop for families  


Set & Costume Design & Realisation | Theatre Centre, London, UK

'Walking on Water' by Sarah Woods

Directed by Bernadette O'Brien & William Elliott

Schools & venues touring, UK


Artist's Assistant | Barbican Education, London, UK  

'The Phoenix Project'

Working with artists and children in schools to create works of art celebrating the Barbican's 25th anniversary, displayed in its foyer spaces



Workshop Leader | Robert Blair Primary School, London UK  

Tutor for an after school set & costume design club for 6-11 year olds   


Installation Artist & Maker | 'Heart n Soul', London, UK  

'The Beautiful Octopus Club'

Albany Theatre, Deptford, UK

A club night especially for young adults with learning difficulties



Set and Costume Design & Realisation | Cardboard Citizens, London, UK

'Fractured' by Penny Cliff and Terry O'Leary                      

Directed by Tim Arthur

Tour to sheltered housing accommodation, UK


Set and Costume Design & Realisation | Action Transport, Cheshire, UK & Nottingham Playhouse Roundabout Theatre, Nottingham

'Bird Boy' by Nick Wood           

Directed by Kevin Dyer

Schools touring, UK



Illustrator | Theatre Centre, London, UK  

Activity pack & program to accompany the play 'One Dark Night' by Mike Kenny



Set and Costume Design & Realisation | Theatre Centre, London, UK 

'A Spell of Cold Weather' by Charles Way

Directed by Rosamunde Hutt

Manchester Royal Exchange Studio; venues touring, UK


Set & Costume Design & Realisation | York Theatre Royal, Yorkshire, UK 

'Bedtime Stories' devised by Chris Bostock, Paul Harman & Niladri                          

Directed by Damian Cruden

York Theatre Royal Studio, UK; Kijo Picture Book Village, Japan


Assistant Designer/Maker | Theatre-rites, London, UK  

'Shopworks' - a devised site-specific performance

Directed by Sue Buckmaster, designed by Sophia Clist

Sites: London & Vienna



Illustrator | Theatre Centre, London, UK  

Teachers' resource pack to accompany the play 'Breaking China' by Fiona Graham