COMMISSIONS 


“We need 2 tlk”
4th July - 2nd November 2024
Commissioned by Ikon Gallery & the University of Birmingham


“Miss Olga, to you and I”
19th July  2024
Commissioned by the National Gallery, London


“Promise me tomorrow”
November 2023
Commissioned by iniva


SHIFT: “Between Empathy & Care”
December 2022
Commissioned by Freelands Foundation


“Sites of Laughter and Love” 
September 2022
Commissioned by GRAIN Photography


“Eulogies are meant to be sad”
December 2021
Commissioned by Public House


“Our words, Our world”
December 2021
Commissioned by Iniva
 

“Most of all”
July 2021 2022
Commissioned by Cheap Cheap Gallery


Degas, De’Anne & Miss La La
5th May 2021
Commissioned by The Barber Institute of Fine Arts


“Vinora”
December 2020
Commissioned by ReFramed


“Break Bread With Me”
30th October- 6th November 2020
Commissioned by Vivid Live TV x Alex Billingham


“Great-ish: The gaslighting of a nation”
September 2020
Commissioned by Film and Video Umbrella



SOLO SHOWS


“Epiphany: Temporaire”
9th February  - 21st April 2024 
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK


“Epiphany: Temporaire”
26th August  - 17th September 2023
Block 336, London, UK


“Seeking”
29th January - 27th February 2022
QUAD Gallery, Derby, UK


“Two Truths and Lie”
23rd July- 6th August 2019
Centrala Space, Birmingham, UK



WORKSHOPS


“Going for broke: Art Education CPD”
31st January & 6th March 2024
New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK


“Turning Together: I’m talking to you”
15th July 2023
FACT, Liverpool, UK
 

“Iniva’s CoLab” workshops
June-July 2023
Holyhead School, Birmingham, UK


“Shaped by Emotion” Wellbeing Wednesday
21st June 2023
Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK


“Sonic Signals”
7th June 2023
Chandos Primary School x Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK 


“The More Things Change...” family & school workshops
29th April - 8th July 2023
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK
 

“Navigating the arts...”
16th July 2022
Ort Gallery, Birmingham, UK


“Write me up: a workshop evidencing queerness through photography & poetry” 10th July 2022
Queer Youth Art Collective x Grand Union, Birmingham, UK


“Amplify”
25th June 2022
Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK


“Call & Respond: artist development workshop”
21st October 2021
Sainsbury Art Centre, Norwich, UK


“4UBU: Saturday Art Club”
21st August - 9th October 2021
New Art Exchange, Nottingham, UK


“Art students engage with A special place: IKON in the 1990’s”
22nd July 2021
Ikon Gallery x King Edward VI Five Ways, Birmingham, UK 


“IYP X BHC”
18th March 2021 
Black Hole Club x Ikon Youth, Birmingham, UK


“Contemporary Art Space Project: year 2” 9th- 23rd June 2021
Iniva x RSA academies (working with Holyhead school, Handsworth), UK


“Two Truths and a Lie”
3rd - 6th August 2019
Centrala Space, Birmingham, UK 



TALKS & SEMINARS


“Exodus Crooks in conversation with Orphée Kashala”
15th March  2024
Ikon Gallery Birmingham, UK


“Artist Talk”
 15th February  2024
Coventry School of Art & Design, Coventry, UK


“RECKONING: Walking Tour & Artists’ talk”
17th September 2023
ICF @ Block 336 x San Mei Gallery, London, UK


The role of the artist in public life
30th March 2022
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK


“Artist Talk”
29th January 2022
QUAD Gallery, Derby, UK


“Artist Talk”
8th October 2021
Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham, UK


“A talk for film & video students” 16th March 2021
Birmingham City University School of Art, Birmingham, UK


“Art house lecture series guest lecture” 8th March 2021
University of Worcester x Meadow arts, Worcester, UK


“Anti-racism, allyship and best practice” 15th September 2020
Birmingham women’s and children’s NHS foundation trust, Birmingham, UK


“Creative Media Entrepreneurship” 6th January 2020
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK


More than medicine22nd October 2019
Birmingham women’s and children’s NHS foundation trust, Birmingham, UK


GROUP SHOWS


“Promise Me Tomorrow: Radical Art Education Practices and Processes”
5th June - 26th July 2024
Stuart Hall Library, London, UK


“Kultura sessions: Birmingham”
October 2022
Occupy White Walls and Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK


“PRONOUNced” Culture ConneX
30th July - 28th August 2022
Phoenix Art Space, Brighton, UK 


“Collective Processes” HOME
13th -22nd December 2021
In Partnership with Gucci London, UK 


“Welcome to a New Earth” Black Hole Club
3rd -11th December 2021
Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK


“The Soft Prison”  Museum of the Home30th September - 28th November 2021
In partnership with Art angel Collection, London, UK


“In reality, these things need to be said”
6th - 29th August 2021
Backlit, Nottingham, UK 


“DOOM: Turn away from the sun” Black Hole Club
21st - 26th June 2021
Vivid Projects, Birmingham, UK


The Travelling World Is Not Arriving
March 2021
Format Festival, Accessible online by Freelands Foundation


Give birth to me tomorrow” Artists’ Moving Image Festival
21st- 24th January 2021
LUX Scotland, UK


PACK  West Midlands art exhibition ”
1st May 2020
Wolverhampton, UK


Herstory
25th April 2020
BOM, Birmingham, UK


“Uncertainty and the Unknown” 5th June- 11th October 2019
Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham, UK


“When we were twelve” Graphic Design Degree show
May 2012
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK



TEACHING


Visiting Lecturer
March 2022 - Present
Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham, UK 


Freelance Artist career advisor
June 2022, July 2024
Artquest One to One, London, UK


Mentor & Workshop facilitator May 2023 - May 2024
ATHAC (Access to Heritage, Art and Culture) Birmingham, UK


Fine Art lecturer
January 2021 - November 2021
Loughborough College, Loughborough, UK


Art & Design teacher
September 2017 - December 2020
Mander Portman Woodward, Birmingham, UK 


Trainee Art teacher
November 2016- April 2017
Halesowen College, Birmingham, UK


Art technician & teaching assistant April - August 2017
SEK International school, La Garriga, Spain


Art & Photography practitionerJune 2016, June 2017
National Citizen Service, Birmingham, UK



PUBLICATIONS


Promise me tomorrow: notes on climate change and pedagogy
April 2024
Commissioned by iniva, London, UK 


40 years on and the need to rally: Exodus Crooks in conversation with Keith Piper January 2021
A-n The artists information company (Black Hole Club as guest editors)


Mayday reader
May 2020
Black Hole Club


Representation in art education: The absence of Black art
2018
Published by Yellow zine



EDUCATION


Masters in Arts and Education Practices September 2019- September 2021
Birmingham School of Art, Birmingham, UK


PGCE PCET Art & Design
September 2016 - August 2017
Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK


BA (Hons) Graphic Design
October 2019 - July 2012
De Montfort University, Leicester , UK


Foundation Degree in Art and Design September 2008- June 2009
Birmingham Metropolitan College, Birmingham, UK


RESIDENCIES


“How to do nothing”
23rd May - 28th May 2022
B.O.O.K, Birmingham, UK 


A Tale or Two
4th October 2021 - 9th January 2022
New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK







A-n Artists Council member 2022-2025
Arts Council England DYCP recipient 2022

Currently mentored by: Vivid Projects (UK), ICF (international), Marcia & Philip Henry (JM)