97 - 98 Masters Degree in Sculpture/Ceramics with Distinction. University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
90 - 93 BA Hons Degree in Sculpture/Ceramics. University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Solo Exhibitions: (selection)
11/2015 'Papaver Rhoeas' Biotissue Sculpture multi-venue exhibition
Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond, London, UK
Sir John Soane's Museum, London, UK
Gordon Museum of Pathology, King's College London, UK
Brunei Gallery, SOAS, London, UK
Foundling Museum, London, UK
Freud Museum, London, UK
Florence Nightingale Museum, London, UK
Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, London, UK
Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum, London, UK
Museum of the Order of St John, London, UK
10/07 ‘Faces of Battle’ Project Facade Exhibition. National Army Museum, London, UK
12/00 ‘Safe From Harm’, Year of the Artist exhibition. The Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds, UK
Group Exhibitions (selection)
09/15 - 11/15 Womens Work - Masculinity and Gender in Contemporary Fibre Art, San Diego Art Institute, USA.
03/15 'Slippage - The Unstable Nature of Difference. Contemporary Art Space Chester. UK
01/15 - 04/15 Faces of Conflict - Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, UK
10/14 - 01/15 'The Needle's Eye' KODE Bergen & National Museum of art, Architecture and Design, Oslo. Norway.
04/14 - 09/14 'Re:Collection'. Museum of Arts and Design New York, USA
04/13 'Gone Viral'. Marion Art Gallery, State University New York. USA
02/13 'Heads, Shoulders Genes & Toes'. Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University. USA
12/11 - 03/13 'In Your Face' Curated by Nick Knight. SHOWstudio, London. UK
04/09 - 08/09 ‘Kreig Und Medizin’. Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
11/08 - 02/09 ‘War + Medicine’. The Wellcome Collection, London, UK
11/07 - 02/08 ‘Pricked’: Extreme Embroidery. Museum of Arts & Design, New York, USA
03/07 - 08/07 ‘Diagnosis Art’. Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany
10/06 - 02/07 ‘Diagnosis Art’. Kunst Ahlen Museum, Munster, Germany
04/05 ‘Somatechnics’. Macquarie University Gallery, Sydney, Australia
10/04 ‘Future Face’ Wellcome Trust Exhibition. The Science Museum, London, UK
05/03 ‘Treat Yourself’ Wellcome Trust Exhibition. The Science Museum, London, UK
04/03 ‘Digi-Monde’ Contemporary Art & Science Exhibition. Orleans House Gallery, London, UK
04/03 ‘Bodily Alter(c)ations’. Macquarie University Gallery, Sydney, Australia
10/02 ‘Short Cuts To Beauty’. The Victoria & Albert Museum, London
11/00 ‘7OVER5’. New Contemporary Art. Leeds Metropolitan Gallery, UK
11/00 ‘Eden’. Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture. Radley College Gallery, Oxford, UK
09/00 ‘Parade’: Leeds Contemporary Art Now. East Street Gallery, Leeds, UK
03/00 ‘Formerly Known As Art’ (F,K,A,A). Contemporary Fine Art in Leeds. The Wardrobe, Leeds
01/00 ‘Invisible Body’. Wellcome Trust Sci-Art Collaboration. The Atrium Gallery, London, UK
Public and Private Collections:
2016. Papaver Rhoeas Sculpture. Gordon Museum Of Pathology. London, UK.
2015. Project Facade Sculpture. National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway.
2009. Project Facade Sculptures. The National Army Museum, London, UK.
2008. Project Facade Sculpture. The Museum of Arts & Design, New York, USA.
2008. Project Facade Sculpture. The Wellcome Collection, London. UK.
Commissioned Collaborations/Projects & Residencies (selection):
2017 Artist in Residence, The Lowry, Salford, UK.
2017 Legacies of War Artist in Residence, Leeds University, UK.
2016-17 Artist in Residence, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London UK
2012 (ongoing) Artist in Residence, Dental Institute, King's College London. UK
2014. Artist in Residence. 1914FACES2014. College of Humanities, Exeter University. UK
2004/7. Artist in Residence & Research Associate, The Gillies Archives. Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup, UK
2003/7. Artist in Residence & Research Associate, School of Dentistry & Maxillofacial Surgery. Guys Hospital, Kings College, London. UK
2000. Artist in Residence. Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds. UK
Funding and Awards:
2016 Arts Council England. Grants for the Arts Award.
2014-15 Papaver Rhoeas, Biotissue Remembrance Sculpture. Wellcome Trust Arts Award
2014 Creativeworks London 'Creative Entrepreneur in Residence' Award for 'Novel Networks'
2007 Remote Handling: Project Facade Digital Learning resource. The Wellcome Trust
2007 Wellcome Trust Supplementary Sci-Art Award. The Wellcome Trust
2004-06 Wellcome Trust Sci-Art Production Award for ‘Project Facade’. The Wellcome Trust
2003-04 Wellcome Trust People Award for ‘Face Corset/Bioglass Implant Development’. The Wellcome Trust
2003 ‘Changing Bodies/Changing Selves’ Conference travel bursary award. College London
2000 Year of the Artist Residency Award, The Thackray Medical Museum Leeds. Arts Council England
2000 Princes Trust Business Start Up Funding. The Princes Trust
99, 00/ 1 3 Individual Artists Awards. Arts Council England
1997 Post Graduate Study Award. Training & Enterprise Council
2015 Papaver Rhoeas. Co-curated with Niamh White
2007 Faces of Battle. National Army Museum, London
2000 Curator/Exhibition and events co-ordinator (50+ exhibitions). Brass Gallery, Leeds
2000 Safe From Harm. The Thackray Medical Museum, Leeds
2016 Keynote speaker. Junior Trainee Group of the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons Glasgow.
2015 Guest Speaker, 'A Terrible Beauty'. Project Facade to Papaver Rhoeas. Norwich Museum & Art Gallery in conjunction with Norwich University of the Arts. Norwich, UK.
2015 Guest Speaker at LondonLASER, University of Westminster, London, UK
2015 1914FACES2014 Conference speaker. Exeter University. UK
2014 Guest Speaker, Norwich Fashion Week. UK
2009 Guest Research Speaker in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies. University of Leeds, UK
2009 'Cosmetic Cultures' invited conference speaker. University of Leeds, UK
2009 Skin Deeper: Cosmetic Surgery & Culture invited speaker. Opera North. Leeds, UK
2008 International Battlefield Surgery Conference invited speaker. The Café Royal, London, UK
2008Theorising Practice; Practice in Theory, Symposium. Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
2008 Guest Speaker at ‘Skin Deeper’ public lecture in conjunction with ‘Skin Deep’ Operatic production by David Sawer & Armando Iannucci. Opera North, Leeds, UK
2008 Keynote Speaker & Judging panel member, WIRAD Research Competition, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. UK
2007 Speaker at ‘Textile Identities’ Conference. Textiles Forum South West, Taunton, UK
2007 Beyond Prescription: Connecting Medicine, Culture & Research. Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
2006 ‘Strangers in a Strange Land’: Joint speaker with Prof Robert Whittle & Artist Heather Barnett. Arts Festival, UK
2005 Joint speaker with Dr Andrew Bamji from the Gillies Archive ‘Surgeons at War: Trafalgar to Tikrit’. The Hunterian Museum, London, UK
2005 Project Facade-Gillies Archives Public lecture. The Dana Centre, London, UK
2005 Project Facade/Gillies Archive Public lecture. The Hunterian Museum, London, UK
2003 Speaker at ‘Changing Bodies, Changing Selves’ Conference. Macquarie University Sydney, Australia
2002 Speaker at ‘Short Cuts to Beauty: in Contemporary Society’. The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Radio Coverage and Interviews: (selection)
21st Apr 05 Featured interview for Project Facade . ‘The Deep End’, Radio National, ABC Australia
28th Apr 03 Panel debate on The Face Corset Project. ‘The Deep End’, Radio National, ABC Australia
3rd Apr 03 Item on Face Corsets & Bioglass Implants. Material World’, PM Programme BBC Radio 4
3rd Feb 01 Radio interview. ‘Safe from Harm’ at the Thackray Medical Museum. BBC Radio Leeds
Television Coverage and Interviews: (selection)
27th Feb 14. BBC1 'Spotlight' interview by Justin Leigh
17th Feb 14. BBC WW1 at Home. Interview by Jo Loosemore
13th Dec 04 TV feature on Face Corsets & Bioglass implants. ‘London Tonight’ ITV
23rd April 03 Live TV interview on Face Corset & Bioglass implants project. ‘TODAY’, Channel 9 Australian National TV
Feb 2001 Year of the Artist residency and exhibition feature. ‘Tonight‘ Yorkshire Television
2016 Garage Magazine/SHOWstudio. StyleShootDraw editorial. Issue 11 A/W 2016
2016 W Magazine. Rihanna Cover story editorial. Photography by Steve Klein. Styling by Edward Enninful
2015 Sunday Telegraph Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Michael Baumgarten. Styling by Daniela Agnelli
2015 Flaunt Magazine. Editorial featuring Elizabeth Banks. Photography by Hunter & Gatti. Styling by Zoe Costello
2015 Interview Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Dominick Sheldon. Styling by Andrew Mukamal
2015 W Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Steve Klein. Styling by Edward Enninful
2015 Schon! Magazine. Editorial. Photography Desiree Mattsson. Styling by Margrethe Gilboe
2014 Harper's Bazaar China. Editorial. Styling by Lucia Liu
2014 FAME Magazine. Feature Interview by John Rawson
2014 Vioro USA Magazine. Feature article by Matteo Guizzardi.
2014 SHOWstudio & Garage Magazine. 'Always & Forever' editorial. Photography by Nick Knight
2014 CR Fashion Book. Editorial. Photography by Benjamin Vnuk
2014 Valstrom Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Lauretta Suter
2014 Voir Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Abi Bansal
2014 Schon! Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Rossella Vanon
2014 Fantastics Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Joanna Krause.
2014 Huf Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Magic Owen.
2013 Hunger TV. Editorial. Photography by James Hazlett-Beard
2013 Peut-etre Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Nathalie Malric
2013 Huf Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Roberto Aguilar
2013 The Lab Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Jorge Perez Ortiz
2013 Chaos Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Packard Stevens
2013 Tangent Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Alexi Izmaylov
2013 Vogue Italia. Editorial. Photography by Miles Aldridge
2013 Interview feature in Vogue Turkey by Yaprak Aras
2013 Garage Online. Editorial. Photography by Alena Jascanka
2013 Vogue Germany. Editorial. Photography by Sebastian Kim
2012 Mint Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Alexi Izmaylov
2012 Fiasco Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Nicola Favaron.
2012 Vogue Italia. Noomi Rapace Editorial. Photography by Michelangelo Di Battista.
2012 Vogue Italia. Editorial. Photography by Paolo Roversi.
2012 Vogue Italia. Editorial. Photography by Ben Hassett.
2012 AnOther Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Robi Rodriguez.
2012 Hunger TV. Editorial. Photography by Joel MacGregor.
2012 The Hunger Magazine. 'Slick Licks' Editorial. Photography by Rankin.
2012 W Magazine. 'Dame of Thrones' Editorial. Photography by Tim Walker.
2012 Novembre Magazine. Editorial. Photography by Brett Lloyd.
2012 Interview Magazine. 'Goya' Editorial. Photography by Fabien Baron.
2012 W Magazine. 'Magical Thinking' Editorial. Photography by Tim Walker.
2012 Theo-Mass Times. Feature.
2011 Vogue China. 'White Swan' Editorial. Photography by Liz Collins.
2011 POST Magazine. 'The Man Who Fell To Earth': Film by Jacob Sutton.
2011 3rd Floor Magazine 'Substructural Illusion': Feature Interview by Laura Nicol.
2010 V Magazine. 'MirrorMirror' Editorial. Face Corset fashion feature photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
2010 Dash Magazine. 'Fatal Attraction' Editorial. Photography by Emanuele Savoia.
2009 AnOther Magazine. 'Clown' Editorial. Photography by Nick Knight.
2007 Artist/Designer Profile. I-D Magazine
2005 'Extreme Fashion' C Smith & S Topham. Prestel.
2004 'Glitterbugs' for SHOWstudio by Simon Foxton
Publications & Catalogues:
2017 See Yourself X. Madeline Schwartzman. Blackdog publishing
2016 Feature interview in 'Text', Vol:43. The Textile Society, Author Penny Claydon.
2016 Otherwordly. Edited by Theo-Mass Lexileictous, Sven Ehmann, Robert Klanten. Gestalten
2016 Crafts Magazine ‘Front’ feature
2015 Corps Recomposés. Emmanuelle Raingeval. Aix Marseille université
2015 Sculptures, Etudes sur la sculpture. Emmanuelle Raingeval. PURH
2015 Paddy Hartley. Of Faces and Facades. Ed by David Houston Jones & Marjorie Gehrhardt. Black Dog Publishing
2015 Figuring It Out, Disfigurement in Twentieth-& Twenty-First-Century Art & Literature. Catherine Parayre & Leslie Boldt. Arsenal Pulp Press
2015 Face Politics. Jenny Edkins. Routledge
2014 Strange Materials, Storytelling Through Textiles. Leanne Praine. Arsenal Pulp Press
2012 Textiles. The Art of Mankind. Mary Schoeser. Thames and Hudson
2012 Shibusa-Extracting Beauty. Ed: Pip Dickens and Monty Adkins
2010 Machine Stitch. Authors. Alice Kettle & Jane McKeating
2010 Art + Science Now. Author: Steve Wilson. Thames & Hudson
2009 Front Cover feature story. The Journal of Israeli Military Medicine
2009 Mask of Agony, feature article by Editor Martin Mace. Britain at War Magazine
2009 Art in Stitches. Article by Frederique Joseph-Lowery. Art Press Magazine
2008 ‘Change Me’, Project Facade feature article by Paddy Hartley. History Today
2008 War + Medicine review by Colin Martin. British Medical Journal
2008 ‘A Stitch in Time' feature by Denna Jones on Paddy Hartley & Project Façade. Embroidery Magazine
2008 Interview with Project Facade founder Paddy Hartley. Family History Monthly
2008 ‘Facing the Past’, Faces of Battle exhibition feature article. Legion Magazine
2008 ‘Draag je Emoties’ fashion special by Aynouk Tan. Featured Artist. De Pers Dutch National Newspaper
2008 Featured artist for ‘Pricked: Extreme Embroidery’ review. Crafts Magazine
2008 American Style Magazine full-page feature. American Style Magazine
2008 MAD BOOK. Museum of Arts & Design New York, Permanent Collection Catalogue
2008 Contemporary Textiles: The Fabric of Fine Art. Editor: Nadine Monem. Blackdog Pub
2008 Skintight: An Anatomy of Cosmetic Surgery. Author: Meredith Jones. Berg Pub
2007 Featured artist for ‘Pricked: Extreme Embroidery’ preview. Crafts Magazine
2007 Textile Forum Magazine feature. Textile Forum Magazine
2007 Pricked: Extreme Embroidery exhibition catalogue. Museum of Arts & Design Pub
2007 Beyond Prescription: Connecting Medicine, Culture and Research. LCACE Pub
2006 Diagnosis Art. Exhibition catalogue. Kunst Ahlen Museum Pub
2004 Future Face. Author Prof Sandra Kemp. Wellcome Trust Pub
2004 Blueprint Magazine: Masked by Nature by Remi Abbas. Blueprint Magazine
2004 Face Corset/Bioactive glass implant feature article by Mark Henderson. The Times
2003 ‘Treat Yourself’ review by Colin Martin. The Lancet
2003 ‘Nip & Tuck’ Artist Story: Face Corset & Bioglass Implant feature. AN Magazine
2002 Artist & Face Corset feature. Metro (London)
2001 ‘Safe from Harm’ exhibition feature article. Yorkshire Post
2000 Exhibition review of ‘Safe From Harm’ by A. Hickling. The Guardian
2000 Featured Artist double page spread. exhibit;a arts journal
2000 Artist Profile by Rich Jevons. The Leeds Guide
Guest lecturer: (2007 ongoing)
Amsterdam Fashion Academy, Holland.
Arts University Bournemouth
Batley School of Art & Design
University Centre Blackburn
Central St Martins
Coventry School of Art & Design
Cleveland College of Art & Design
UWIC, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee
University Centre Doncaster
University of Derby
East Coast School of Art
Gray's School of Art, Robert Gordon, Aberdeen
Hereford College of Arts
Leeds Metropolitan University
Leeds College of Art & Design
London College of Fashion
Liverpool John Moores
University of the Highlands & Islands, Moray.
Norwich University College Of The Arts
School of Art & Design, Middlesex University
Norwich University College Of The Arts
Southampton Solent University
University of Wales, Trinity Saint David
North East Worcestershire College
Winchester School of Art
2009 Photoshop tutor. The Victoria & Albert Museum, London
2010 ‘Forms of Narrative’ Keynote Speaker. Perthshire Visual Arts Forum, Scotland
2009 Textile Residential Weekend Event Leader, FUSION Textile Group. Ushaw College, Durham
2009 Artist Mentor on the FABRIC Artist Mentoring Programme. Creative Bradford
2008 Digital Print and Embroidery guest lecturer. London College of Fashion
2002 Families & Young People event designer. The Victoria & Albert Museum, London