All artwork work is for sale. I try to keep works affordable, so almost all are under £100, and start at £40.

'The Entire Theatre of the World' works are £47 - £60 + postage.

For all sales and anything else  rather than use the form submission at the bottom of the page, please email


Studied at St Andrews University, City of London Polytechnic (formerly 'the Cass'), Central St Martins College of Art

Associate lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Art,

Cambridge School of Art, 2019 - 2021


Educator at the British Library, 2003 - 2019

Visiting lecturer 2012 - 2019:

Royal College of Art, University of the Arts London (Camberwell College of Arts, Central St Martins College of Art & Design) - History of printing, history of publishing


Adult education tutor, 2018 to present:

Bishopsgate Institute (History of printing, Language and the First World War, History of the English language)

University of the Arts London (from 2022) History of the printed image

City Lit (from 2022) History of the printed image

Some exhibitions & projects:

The Fictive Archive, Art and Science Think Tank, ISELP, Belgium, 2021 - 2022

Hommage à Trois, Associació Internacional Duana de les Arts, Barcelona, 2021 - 2022

Dark Harbour, Jam on the Marsh Festival, 2021

Going Home, Contemporary Applied Art, 2015

Subversive Design, Brighton Museum, 2013

Gone Away, Valentines Mansion, 2010

Births, Chimneys and Lightermen, Greenwich Peninsula, 2008

Medicine Now, Wellcome Collection, 2007 - 2014

Words and Forgetting, Kings Lynn, 2007

Encounters with Objects, Hunt Museum, Limerick, 2006

Contemporary Art Norwich, 2005

Sample, Embroiderers’ Guild, Williamson Art Gallery, Dutch Textile Museum, Hall Place, 2003

Treat Yourself, Wellcome Collection / Science Museum, 2002

Welsh National Eisteddfod, St Davids, Pembroke, 2002

Lies and Belonging, Hastings Museum, 2001

World Health Organisation, UK / Germany / Iceland, 2000

In the Picture, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, 2000

Walking on Eggshells, Nottingham, 2000

New Contemporaries, 1999

Mr & Mrs Walker Have Moved, Kettles Yard, 1998, with Anne Eggebert

Artist in Residence, The Natural History Museum, London, 1996-7

Work in Public Collections

The Natural History Museum

London Metropolitan University

Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

The Wellcome Collection

The New Art Gallery Walsall

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The Public, West Bromwich

I am available for talks and courses on the history of printing, on the history of the English language, and, when possible, critical tours of the British Library Treasures Gallery.

For books on the English language during the First World War, etymology, and social history, see (but don't buy on) my Amazon author page 

Studio 1, Valentines Mansion, Ilford, IG1 4XA

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