Nature and the environment have always been my main source of inspiration, this has been influenced by growing up in the Cumbrian countryside and being surrounded by the most beautiful landscapes.
With an MA in Design Innovation and Environmental Design alongside a BA in Illustration, I see myself as a versatile creative. When working on a number of live projects I have gained experience in collaborative working, presenting and engaging with stakeholder form a variety of different sectors.
Horatio's Garden Residency - (location & date to confirm), Upcoming Spring 2019
Possibilities - Garment Factory, Glasgow, September 2018
New Designers - Business Design Centre, London, July 2017
Degree Show 2017 - Manchester School of Art, June 2017
Canopy: Manchester - Manchester Museum, Manchester, April 2017
Creative Review: Gradwatch 2017: New Designers https://www.creativereview.co.uk/gradwatch-2017-new-designers/
Manchester City of Trees: Canopy Manchester http://cityoftrees.org.uk/event/canopy-manchester-exhibition-illustrated-caroline-may
Artist in Residence, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Glasgow, June - August 2018)
A six-week residency at Horatio’s Garden, visually documenting the recovery gardens and interacting with patients.
Young Carers, NHS 24 (Glasgow, January - April 2018)
A collaborative project hoping to improve the day to day lives and connections for Young Carers in Scotland.
Glasgow as a National Park City, John Muri Trust and The Volunteer Conservationists (Glasgow, January - April 2018)
A collaborative project resulting in the creation of a set of principles presented to the John Muri Trust and the Volunteer Conservationists to take on.
Decordia Works (Creative Team), Boardmasters Festival (Cornwall, August 2017)
I worked as part of the creative set up team for the festival, working on a variety of different set design tasks.
Tree Charter (Project Funded by Woodland Trust, Tree Charter and Lyrix Organix) (Manchester, March - June 2017)
I was selected to do a funded project which would result in an exhibition and workshop with the focus of the trees in Manchester, for the benefit of the Woodland Trust & the Tree Charter.
Design Academy (Facilitated by Design Council) (London, November 2016)
This process was a four-day module, where each individual group got given a health care related question, which we had to reframe, solve & present to the Design Council in London. The team I was in were highly commented and came first place in the process.
Wedding Stationary Design (Summer 2015)