Deborah's experience

Future events

Cheltenham Open Studios 25th September 2021 - 3rd October 2021.

Curriculum Vitae

Exhibitions

2021

Cotswold Sculptors Association at Berkeley Castle. 4th July -1st September 2021.

Cotswold Sculpture Park, March-October 2021.

Selected for the 168th Exhibition for Royal West of England Academy (RWA),Queens Road, Bristol. 5th December 2020 - 7th March 2021 extended to May 17th.

Cotswold Sculptors Association / Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury / 21st March - 31st May 2021

Finalist in Chaiya Arts Awards in the gallery@oxo, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street. London SE1 9PH. 13th -24th May 2021 - Rescheduled from 2020

Cheltenham Open Studios exhibition at Montpellier Gardens Cheltenham 4th-13th June 2021

Delamore Arts, Ivybridge, Devon. From 17th May 2021

The Oxford Group, Grey's Court, Oxford, 12th June - 18th July 2021

Stroud Select Art Trial, Stroud Christian Community Church, 73.75 Cainscross Road, Stroud, GL5 4HB. 19th/20th and 26th/27th June 2021

Forest and Rivers Open Studio, at Gloucester City Works, Alfred Street, GL1 4DF. 3rd-11th July 2021

Cotswold Sculptors Association, Berkeley Castle, 4th -28th July 2021

2020

Guest Judges Prize for South West Academy of Fine and applied arts (SWAc). 4th November - 11th December 2020

Winner of Christian Arts Festival: Eden. Montpellier Gardens Gallery, Cheltenham. 3rd-7th December 2020

Selected finalist for online IMPACT exhibition 15th June -30th September 2020

Highly Commended by Newent Art Competition Exhibition at The Secret Gallery 1st - 29th August 2020

Victoria Methodist Church, Bristol (next to the RWA), 25th February - 13th April 2020

Abbey Gardens Malmesbury Creating Spaces, Cotswold Sculptors Association Indoor and Outdoor Exhibition. 1st August - 31st October 2020

Delamore Arts, 1st May - 31st May 2020

Stroud Arts Trail, Clay Workshop Unit beneath Pegasus Arts. 17th/18th & 24th/25th October 2020

2019

Holy Trinity, Sloane Square, 28th October - 9th November 2019

All Hallows by the Tower, London. 15th -27th October 2019

Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester. 21st August - 8th September 2019

Dursely Methodist Church, Gloucestershire. 13th - 20th August 2019

St John's Northgate, Gloucester. 19th July - 9th August 2019

Far Open Studios, City Works (6th -14th July 2019)

Cheltenham Open Studios, City Works (8th-15th June 2019)

Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham. 9th-13th May 2019

St Peter's Church, Winchcombe. 25th April - 12th May 2019

Abbey Gardens, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. 1st April - 30th May (outdoor), 1st April - 26th April (indoor) 2019

Fresh Air Art Fair, Cheltenham Racecourse (26th -28th April 2019)

Coventry Cathedral (10th March - 12th April 2019)

Exhibiting at Dean Heritage Centre, Forest of Dean GL14 2UB (from 1st December 2018 to February 2019)

2018

All Hallows by the Tower, London (16th - 27th October)

Penallt Arts, Wales (30th August - 3rd September)

Testimony of the Dispossessed at St Michael's Without, Bath (7th -17th August)

Testimony of the Dispossessed at St Saviours, St Albans (22nd June - 1st July)

Forest Open Studios Art Trail (7th - 15th July)

Royal Opera House Arcade Gallery, Pall Mall, London (16th - 21st July)

Cotswold Sculpture Association, Creating Spaces, Uley (16th June)

City Works with Far Open Studios (7th - 14th June)

Wootton Under Edge Sculpture exhibition (24th -28th May)

Testimony of the Dispossessed at Gloucester Cathedral (10th -20th May)


2017

Creates Gallery Monmouth (November - present)

The Secret Gallery, Newent (7th - 15th October)

Forest and Valley Open Studios (7th -15th October)

St. Stephens Walbrook, London (4th - 15th September)

Forest and Valley Exhibition (1st - 16th July)

Showborough House Sculpture Garden (27th April - 11th June)

Norwich Cathedral (18th April - 30th May)

Gloucester Cathedral Cloisters (28th April -1st May)

Montpelier Gardens, Cheltenham (18th - 24th April)


Prizes and Awards

Winner of Christian Arts Festival (2020) Guest Judges Prize Winner for SWAc (for Reflections 2020)

South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts Sculpture School's Award (for Reflections 2020)

Finalist for online IMPACT exhibition (2020)

Highly Commended by Newent Art Competition (2020)

Finalist in Chaiya Arts Awards, OXO Gallery London (2020)

Finalist for the Emerging Artist Awards, Creates Gallery, Monmouth (2019)

Congnises trophy for Bath City Farm Bench associated with Bath City College (24th May 2017)


Public Commissions

Congnises trophy for Bath City Farm Bench associated with Bath City College (24th May 2017)


Public Sculptures

'The Hand of Fannie Storr' - Gloucester NHS Trust. 2021 (funded by crowd funding).


Press

Church Times article on sculpture 'Touch' 31st July 2020

'Continuum' and 'Pentecost' Sculptures appeared in TV program '4 in a bed'. Date TBC

'Entwined' appeared on Sky Arts TV May 2019

Interviewed and co-presented with the BBC Radio Gloucestershire Jon Smith Show (21st Feb 2019)

Creates Magazine page spread (Autumn 2018)

BBC Radio Gloucestershire news (with Cardiff University scanning technology- 5th August 2018)

Interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire (14th March 2018)

Interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire (27th February 2018)

Interview and photo for Gloucester Live Online (15th July 2017)

Interview and photos in Gloucester Echo (30th April 2017)

Interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire (17th March 2017)

Interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire (4th December 2016)

The Gloucester Review interview (3rdJune 2016)

Interview with BBC Radio Gloucestershire (13th March 2016)

Interviewed for article in the Metro (April 2016)


Festivals

Gloucester Stone Carving Festival (25th - 27th August 2018)

Barton and Tredworth Community Festival (Saturday 11th August 2018)

Gloucester Academy Carving Workshop (20th July 2018)

Matson Sculpture Festival (19th March - 2nd April 2018)

Auction fundraiser for female refugees (9th September 2017)

Summer of Music Arts and Culture (SoMAC) (15th - 16th July 2017)

Salzburg Stone Carving Festival, Austria. (3rd- 5th June 2016).

Gloucester Stone Carving Festival: gained the highest bid (May 2015)


Education:

2016 (Feb-June) 3D Carving course Bath City College.

2015 - 2016 Distinction in Stone Masonry Diploma level 1 Bath City College.

2007 - 2010 MA Marketing University of West of England.

2006 - 2007 Yr 1 BA in Fine Art University of West of England.

2004 - 2005 OCN level 3 in Sculpture Open Learning Centre, Knowle, Bristol.

1989 - 1990 P.G.C.E. Nene College, Northampton

1986 – 1989 Birmingham University BSc Hons Biological Sciences