Professional

Teacher, Textiles & Product Design, Beauchamp College Leicester, From Autumn '10
Arts Council Regional Artists' Advisor for The East Midlands, From Mar '09
Lecturer, Part Time. De Monfort University, Leicester. 'Mixed Media Textiles' BA, From Autumn '08 - Spring '10 Present and 'Fashion Fabrics & Accessories' BA, From Autumn '09 - Spring '10
Artist In Residence (1 day per week) De Monfort University, Mixed Media Textiles from Autumn '08-Spring '10
Registered as a Self Employed Freelance Designer & Designer/Maker From Summer '07

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Mixed Media Textiles, De Monfort University '04-'07, First Class
BTEC Foundation Diploma In Art & Design, Gateway College Leicester '04, Distinction
A Levels - 3 A-B, As Levels - 1 A, GCSE's - 10 A*-B

PGCHE (Post Graduate Certificate In Higher Education) De Monfort University Jun '09-Jun'10

Exhibitions

2010

The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, until May
'Sentimental Stitching' The Model House Gallery, Cardiff 26 Jan-9 Mar
The Art House, Hampshire, from 1 Feb
The Collection, Lincolnshire, Feb-Apr

The Creative Leicestershire Exhibition, The Ferrers Gallery, Staunton Harold, Leicestershire, May-Jul
The Cherry Tree Gallery, Knutsford, until June
The Selvedge Summer Fair, Archway, London, 26th June
'Gifted' Christmas Exhibition, Newcastle Borough Museum & Art Gallery from Nov

2009

'Designer Crafts 2009' The Mall Galleries, London, 9-17 Jan
The Beetroot Tree, Derbyshire From 22 Jan - 20 Apr
'Loving You' The Craft & Design Centre, The Headrow, Leeds, 24 Jan - 21 Mar
'The Feel Good Factor - The Art Of Paper' touring exhibition of Staffordshire, Feb - Jul
'Spring 2009' The Catmose Gallery, Oakham, Jan-Jun '09
The Hub, National Centre for Craft & Design, Lincolnshire, from 27 Mar
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, from 25 Mar
Solo Showcase, EMEO, Brussels, Belgium, Apr-Jul
Debbie Bryan Gallery, Nottingham, from June
'Botanical Gardens' Platform Gallery, Clitheroe, Lancashire 27 Jun - 22 Aug
'Tea Party' SDC Gallery, London, 3 Sept - 24 Oct
The City Gallery, Leicester, For Christmas '09 from Sept-Jan
'Lustre' Contemporary Craft Fair, Lakeside Arts, University Park, Nottingham, 6-8 Nov
Form Contemporary Craft, Torfaen, 6 Nov - 9 Jan '10
The Crafts Cabinet Newcastle Borough Museum & Art Gallery, Nov-Jan
'A Feast For The Eyes' Gallery II Bradford University, 18 Nov-16 Dec

2008

The Appleyard Gallery, Holt, Norfolk, Nov 07- Present
White, Blue, & Silver Boxes. Powder Blue, Stoneygate, Leicester Jan - Jun
Regency Wedding Fayre, Leicester, Jan '08
'First Sight' Hove Museum & Art Gallery, New Church Road, Hove, 31 Mar-2 Jun
The Catmose Gallery, Rutland, 4 Apr - 30 Aug
'Future Bright' NHS touring exhibition; City Gallery, Leicester 22-26 Apr. The Ten 2 Gallery, Hinckley 13-24 May. Gallery 3, Oadby, 5-30 Aug. Charnwood Museum, Loughborough 4-28 Sept
'Well Thread' The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 25 Apr-2 Jun
'Spring Fever - The Secret Garden' Harding House Gallery, Lincoln, 3 May-Jun 7
The Festival Of Stitch, Market Harborough, 10 May '08
'One Year On' @ New Designers, Business Design Centre, London, 3-6 July
The Cherry Tree Gallery, Knutsford From Aug '08
'Autumn Showcase' Bilston Craft Gallery, West Midlands, 19 Aug-1 Nov
The Knitting & Stitching Show Birmingham, NEC, 11-14 Sept
Showcase at The Design Factory, Lincolnshire 29 Sept-13 Oct
The Knitting & Stitching Show London, Alexandra Palace, 9-12 Oct
'I Do - The Craft Of Weddings' Bonhoga Gallery, Shetland 18 Oct-16 Nov
The Knitting & Stitching Show Dublin, RDS, 30 Oct-2 Nov
'Treasures' at The Diana Porter Gallery, Bristol, from Nov
'Objects Of Desire' Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, Lancashire 8 Nov '08-10 Jan '09
'Genesis' SDC Gallery, Rivington Street, London 11 Nov - 3 Jan
'Christmas Craft' Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford, 15 Nov-4 Jan
The Knitting & Stitching Show Harrogate, International Centre, 20-23 Nov

2007

18th Open Exhibition, City Gallery, Leicester, Nov '06-Jan '07
DeMonfort University Degree Show, June
New Designers, Business Design Centre, London, July
The Graduate Showcase at The Knitting & Stitching Show NEC Birmingham Sept
The Graduate Showcase at The Knitting & Stitching Show Alexandra Palace, London, Oct
The Graduate Showcase at The Knittting & Stitching Show RDS Dublin, Oct
The Graduate Showcase at The Knitting & Stitching Show International Centre, Harrogate, Nov
19th Open Exhibition, City Gallery, Leicester, Nov '07 -Jan '08

Stockists

The Appleyard Gallery, Holt, Norfolk from Nov '07
MiMi Interiors, Melbourne, Derbyshire from Mar '08
The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from Apr '08
Boudoir By Celine C, Pembroke Lane, Dublin from Jul '08
Coastal Creatives, Bournemouth from Jul '08
Rubanesque Passementerie, South William Street, Dublin from Oct '08
Artlink Gallery Shop, Hull from Dec '08
The Edge Gallery, Lancaster from Jan '09

Awards


The Creative Leicestershire Development Bursary
Award 2009 (£2,000, July '09)
The Society Of Designer Craftsmen Awarded Distinction Licenciateship (Jan '09)
The Embroiderers' Guild Scholarship Award 2008-09 (£1,500, April '08)
The Embroiderers' Guild Selection for The Graduate Showcase (July '07)
New Designers Award 2007 - Shortlisted (July 07)
DeMonfort University Christopherson Award (July '07)
DeMonfort University Roadley Award (Apr '07)

Press

'Fall Textile Art Events' FibreArts Nov/Dec '07
'Your Essential Guide To What's Happening In November & December' Embroidery, Nov/Dec '07
'Temperance & Herbal Remedy Inspired Textiles: Linda Marie Young Experiments With Remnants of The Past' Workbox, Feb/Mar '08
'It's Show Time' Stitch, Feb/Mar '08
Work Featured on the BBC's 'Making it in the Sun' documentary Autumn '07
'Award Joy For Young Designer' The Leicester Mercury, 21 Mar '08
'Venue Inspires Competition Win' Rossendale Free Press 28 Mar '08
'Braunstone Artist Wins National Award' Braunstone Life, Apr '08
'Graduate Scoops Embroiderers' Guild Award' Arena, May '08
'Boxing Sucess' The Gateway, Jun '08
'One Year On' Design Week Vol 23 No 26 Jun '08
'Buy Me' The Times, Tues 2 Jul '08
'Talent Spot' Living Etc Jul '08
'New Designers' Craftsmen Craft & Design Jul/Aug '08
'Preview' Fibrearts Summer '08
'Design Stars Of The Future' Gift Focus Jul/Aug '08
See Art Buy Art Love Art Fresh Autumn '08
'Embroiderers' Guild Scholars 2008' Embroidery Sept/Oct '08
'Uniquely Different' Countryside La Vie, Autumn/Winter '08
The Knitting & Stitching Show Catalogue 2008
Crafts Guide: SDC Gallery Crafts Nov/Dec '08
The Made In Leicestershire Directory 2009
'Designer Crafts at the Mall 2009' Embroidery Jan/Feb '09
'Artists Awards' FibreArts Apr/May '09
'Boxing Clever' Sewing World May '09
Textile Ideas Spring '09
The Craft Blueprint
in association with the Crafts Council June '09
Makers Gallery
Craft & Design Magazine Sept/Oct '09
Get There Selvedge Sept/Oct '09
Galleries Guide Crafts Magazine Nov/Dec '09
Featured on the BBC's 'Inside Out' Feb '10
Selvedge Magazine - all issues in 2010
'All Beautifully Wrapped Up' Leicestershire Weddings Spring '10

Also, Images of work featured on printed marketing for various organisations including New Designers, Diana Porter Gallery, Shire Hall Gallery, SDC Gallery, Catmose Gallery, Craft Centre & Design Gallery Leeds, Embroiderers' Guild (various '08 & '09), 'Own Art' & The SDC Commission Competiton Spring '09, Design Factory and Crafts Council publicity.

Workshops & Artist Talks

Box Workshop at Hove Museum & Art Gallery, May 24 '08
Children's Box Workshop, St Marys Fields School, 21 Jun '08
Box Workshop at The Catmose Gallery, Oakham, 15 Nov '08
Embroiderers' Guild, Lutterworth Branch, Feb 26th '09
Box Workshop, Braunstone West, Leicester 28th Feb '09
Embroiderers' Guild Northamptonshire Branch, 7 Mar '09
Box Workshop Embroiderers Guild Cheltenham 14 Mar '09
Box Workshop Hampton Court Palace, London 8 Apr '09.
Box Workshop Market Harborough, 9th May '09
Embroiderers' Guild, Sheffield Hallam Branch, 13 May '09
Box Workshop The Guildhall, Leicester City Centre, 30 May '09 - as part of Galleries &
Museums Month.
Box Workshop at The Catmose Gallery, Oakham, 6 Jun '09
Embroiderers' Guild, Stamford 18 June '09
Box Workshop at West Bridgeford Embroiderers' Guild 26th Sept '09
Box Workshop at Embroiderers' Guild Lincolnshire 24 Oct '09
Box Workshop at Embroiderers' Guild Stamford & Rutland 28 Nov '09
Box Workshop, Catmose Gallery, Oakham 12 Dec '09
Box Workshop, Lutterworth, 6 Feb '10
Box Workshop, Folk & Transport Museum, Belfast, March '10
Box Workshop, Preston, 1 May '10
Box Workshop, 'Art Through Textiles' Sheffield, 8 May '10
Box Workshop, Leamington Spa, 4 June '10
Embroiderers' Guild, West Brigford Branch, 10 Jul '10
Sketchbook Making Workshop, Catmose Gallery, Oakham 17 Jul '10
Box Workshop, Wales, Weekend Course 17-19 Sept '10
Box Workshop Embroiderers Guild Cheltenham 9 Apr '11
Box Workshop, Wolverhampton Apr '11
Box Workshop Lichfield Embroiderers Guild May '11

Freelance Card Design

Woodmansterne LTD, Watford. Aug/Sept '07 & June '08. 25 Designs sold to date.

Commissions

Galeria De Torrox, Calle Baja, Spain, Aug '07, Apr '08
Four large stitched wall artworks for 2 traditional pharmacies, Lancashire, Dec '07
Coastal Creatives Boutique Gallery Sept '08
Diana Porter Gallery Boxes for Christmas Window Oct '08
Boudoir by Celin C Dublin Oct '08
'The Feel Good Factor - The Art Of Paper' Boxes in just paper, Jan '09
The SDC Gallery, Tea Party Exhibition, July '09
Various private commissions, especially Weddings

Other Credentials

Full Designer/Maker Member of The Design Factory
Registered as a Creative Practitioner with Creative Partnerships
Licenciate with Merit
of the Society of Designer Craftsmen from Jul '08
& Awarded Distinction Licenciate of the Society of Designer Craftsmen Jan '09
Listed on the Crafts Council's National Register Of Makers
Approved Member of Made in Leicestershire
& Approved Web Listings With...
New Designers Online, Selvedge Designer/Makers, The Textile Directory, & Selected by Craft & Design.



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