BAhons – Environmental Design
HND – 3D Design
City & Guilds – Purpose made joinery- Advanced craft
Employment History:
2000 – Present:
Self- employed; Designer/maker; Forres, Morayshire, Scotland.
Volunteer; Maintenance & Development; ‘Findhorn Foundation’, Findhorn Morayshire, Scotland.
Volunteer; Renovation of a ‘Grade 2’ listed building C.1850; At that time the ‘Amitabha’ Buddist centre required structural repair & the design of religious/ceremonial items, to be sympathetic with both, the ambiance of the building and the Buddhist culture; St Audries House West Quantoxhead, Somerset, England.
Full-time Student ( BAHons + HND ); Part-time ‘Care Assistant’ in various ‘Care Homes’ for the elderly; Worthing, Sussex and Portsmouth Hampshire, England.
Joiner; Various tasks involved in setting up and maintaining a designer/makers workshop; ‘Wellard & Follis Ltd, Barnham, Sussex, England.
Trainee Joiner ( City & Guilds ); Boat and house joinery, pattern and jig making general duties in a family-run joinery; ‘Rookwood Products’ The Wittering, Sussex, England.
Self- employed Portrait artist; Commisioned Pencil drawings of animals and people; Worthing and Chichester, Sussex, England.
Itinerant Horticulture/Agricultural worker: Various seasonal work on numerous farms; UK and continental Europe.
Production Engineer: Turning, Drilling, Milling, Grinding, Tool-making, Fitting, etc. Sharpe & Wright, Worthing, Sussex, England.