Having lived in Glossop for over 15 years, my background is in teaching and I currently work as an independent ceramics artist, selling my work and teaching ceramics from my studio as well as in schools and community settings.

I have been involved in developing the arts in Glossop through working with schools on ceramics projects and establishing the Derbyshire Open Arts, an annual event which has encouraged local artists to join together and promote the arts in Glossop. This led to artists working together on the town’s Arts Trail, another community event providing the opportunity to exhibit art in the town.