Richard Ford Award, Prado Residency, Madrid, Spain(2009) Awarded by The Prince’s Drawing School, London (Now the Royal School of drawing). 

I was awarded a £1200 bursery to travel and stay in Madrid for one month to develop my drawing and understanding of great Spanish Art in the Prado Museum. This was a great period of learning and the opportunity offered me a chance to focus soley on Art.

Major Public Commission

Commissioned by the Yorkshire Main Commemorative Trust

‘The Edlington Collier’ Unveiled 2012

This is my first major public commission which is now on permanent display at the Yorkshire Main Community Centre in Edlington, Doncaster, South Yorkshire.


Born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire 16/10/1985

Church View College, Doncaster, South Yorkshire: Awarded Distinction for National Diploma in Fine Art.

Church View College, Doncaster, South Yorkshire: Awarded Distinction for Foundation in Art and Design.

 Canterbury Christ Church University(2005-2008): Awarded 1st Class Degree in Fine Art Painting

Post-Graduate Certificate(MA) The Prince’s Drawing School, London.

Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Art and Design, Canterbury Christ Church University


 “Summer” Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, 2006, 2007

Canterbury Arts Festival, The Marlowe Centre, Kent, 2007

Nevill Gallery High Street Canterbury, 2007

Horsebridge Gallery, Whitstable, 2008

Degree Show, Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury, Kent, 2008

 “Fast Forward” Sidney Cooper Gallery 2009

“The Drawing year” The prince’s drawing School, London, 2009

The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London 2009

Ludlow Poetry and Arts Festival, 2009

‘Art for Haiti’, charity exhibition and auction, High Street Canterbury, 2010

The Affordable Art Fair, Battersea, London 2010

Manchester BuyArt Fair 2010

Transport Exhibition, Tickhill, 2011

Doncaster Open Art Exhibition, 2011/ 2012

Ruth Borchard self-portrait competition, Kings Place Gallery, York Road, London, 2013

Solo Exhibition-‘Painting in the park’, Cusworth Hall, Doncaster, 2013

3 Man Show, ‘Chalk Marks’. The Art and Rose Gallery, Pocklington. 2015

Staithes Festival, showing with Staithes Studio Gallery 2015. 

Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) Mall Galleries, London 2015

Recently shortlisted 

RA Summer exhibition 2014

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, Mall Galleries, London 2015

The Haworth Prize- Northern Landscape Painter- Mall Galleries, London 2015


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