EDUCATION

[ 2022 ] 'In Your Own Words: Glass Sculpting', Full scholarship recipient to Shelley Muzylowski Allen Masterclass. Corning Museum of Glass, New York, USA.

[ 2019-21 ] Master of Fine Arts in 3D Studio Practice, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA

[ 2019 ] 'Sparking Life into Art: Sculpting Animals in Glass', Scholarship recipient to Grant Garmezy Masterclass. Toledo Museum of Glass, Ohio, USA

[ 2017 ]  ‘Back to the Drawing Board’ with Nate Cotterman and Adam Holtzinger, Penland School of Crafts, USA

[ 2013 ]  Glass Engraving Techniques, Morley College, London, UK

[ 2012-13 ]  Interactive and Digital Design Level 2 Certificate, SCOLA

[ 2008-11 ]  BA Honors Degree in Three Dimensional Design specialising in Glass, UCA Farnham, UK

[ 2006-07 ]  BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, UCA Epsom, UK

[ 2004-06 ]  A-Levels in Art and Design, Maths and Physical Education, London, UK

 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

[ 2021-current ] Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Glass Studio Technician, Philadelphia, USA 

[ 2022 ] Glass sculpting demonstrations at Wheaton Village Arts Museum, 'Fantasy Faire' event, New Jersey, USA

[ 2022 ] Member of Contemporary Glass Society, UK and member of Glass Arts Society, USA

[ 2021 ] '3D to 4D' Foundations Instructor, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA

[ 2020 ] Hot and Cold Glass Instructor, 'Introduction to Glass', Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA

[ 2019 ] Teaching Assistant to Allison Hoag, 'Introduction to Glass, Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA

[ 2019 ] Visiting Artist Demo at Fire Nation Glass Studio, Holland, Ohio, USA

[ 2018-19 ] Rothschild & Bickers Ltd, Studio Assistant, Hertford, UK

2017-present ]  Freelance coldworker for British glassmakers such as Liam Reeves & Charle Stern, London, UK

[ 2016-17 ]  Simon Moore, Workshop Manager and Apprentice Blower, London UK

[ 2013-15 ]  Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg, Glass Cutter and Hot Glass Assistant, Paris France & Prestigne, Wales

[ 2013 ]  Teaching Assistant, Scott Benefield's 'Colour and Canework' course at the Glasshub, Wiltshere, UK

[ 2013 ]  Notarianni Glass, work experience hot and cold shop assistant, Cheshire, UK

[ 2012-13 ]  Artist in Residence at UCA, Hot Glass Department, Farnham, UK

[ 2012 ]  International Festival of Glass, 'Al Fresco' Demonstrations, KT Yun's Minimelt, Stourbridge, UK

[ 2011-13 ]  Smithbrook Glassblowing Studio, Short Course Tutor and Studio Assistant, Cranleigh, UK

[ 2011-12 ]  Simon Moore, studio assistant, London, UK

[ 2010-12 ]  Michael Ruh, hotshop assistant, London, UK

[ 2009 ]  Ove Arup and Partners, Glass Facade Department, work experience, London, UK

[ 2008 ]  Jake Mee, hotshop assistant, Surrey, UK

[ 2008 ]  Aaronson Noon Glassblowing Studio, hot and coldshop assistant, work experience, London, UK

 

EXHIBITIONS, AWARDS AND PRESS

[ 2022 ] International British Glass Biennale, Stourbridge, UK

[ 2022 ] Glass Art Society, 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 'Connection', Tacoma Museum of Glass, Washington, USA

[ 2022 ] Article,'In Profile: Theo Brooks, Glass Tech', Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Author: Emily Herbein, USA

[ 2021 ] International Bulgarian Glass Biennale, Sofia, Bulgaria

[ 2021 ] Arts commission 'Accelerator grant' winner, Toledo, Ohio, USA

[ 2021 ] Article 'Arts beat: Visions of an elusive home & contemporary reflections on Bronze Age artifacts', BG Independent, USA

[ 2021 ] Solo Show 'Ritual Relations', Riverhouse Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, USA

[ 2021 ] David Peace Prize 2021, Guild of Glass Engravers, 2nd place, UK

[ 2021 ] Article: 'New Worlds in Art', The Sentinel-Tribune, Ohio, USA

[ 2021 ] Affordable Art Fair, New York, with River House Gallery, USA

[ 2021 ] Bloch-Heskett Ethnic Arts Award, Ohio, USA

[ 2021 ] Sentinnel Tribune Newspaper, ‘New Worlds in Art’, front page, Bowling Green, USA

[ 2021 ] 'MFA Thesis Show' Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA

[ 2020 ]  'Decomposed, Recomposed' Working Artist Collective, USA

[ 2020 ]  Art Hole Magazine, ' Issue 3', London, UK

[ 2020 ] 'RAW' Juried MFA Exhibition, University of Montana, Montana, USA

[ 2020 ] 'Yrami Vessels' permanent collection Heijan Glass Museum, China

[ 2020 ] 5th. Session Of The Craft Glass Creation & Design International Competition & Exhibition, Heijan City, Guangzhou, China

[ 2020 ] Craft & Creation Awards, 2 x 'Good Work Award', Heijan City, Guangzhou, China

[ 2020 ] The Venice Glass Week, Palazzo Loredan, Venice, Italy

[ 2019 ] Ringholtz Art Award, Wyoming, USA

[ 2019 ] PLAY, The Times Art Museum, Beijing, China

[ 2019 ] Open Contemporary Young Artist Award, The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, UK

] 2018 ] New Horizons, Coast Gallery, Zhuhai, China

[ 2018 ] Creative Quarterly Magazine, Issue 53, January 2019

[ 2018 ] Edge of the Ocean, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, UK

[ 2017 ] An Eclectic Christmas Exhibition, London Glass Blowing Gallery, London, UK

[ 2017 ] Awarded UK Artist Fellowship at Penland Craft School by the Crafts Council UK

[ 2013 ] European Talent Advancement for Glass, Zwieseler Kolbl, Zwiesel, Germany 

[ 2013 ]  Surrey and Hants Newspaper, Article 'New Partnership to Promote Art'

[ 2013 ]  Rising Stars Professional Development Award - Runner up

[ 2013 ]  Rising Stars, New Ashgate Gallery

[ 2012 ]  Winter Showcase, Mine Gallery

[ 2012 ]  Work in Permanent Collection of Praska Gallerie, Czech Republic

[ 2012 ]  Stanislav Libensky Award 'Cherchez la Femme', Prague Castle, Czech Republic

[ 2012 ]  Lambeth Weekender Newspaper, Article 'Step Inside Lambeth's Art World'

[ 2012 ]  Canvas and Cream Gallery

[ 2012 ]  Designer Crafts at the Mall Galleries, Shop in Show

[ 2012 ]  Awarded Licentiate Status of the Society of Designer Craftsmen

[ 2011 ]  Artist Newsletter Magazine, Article,'Urban Studios'

[ 2011 ]  Lambeth Open, Portico Gallery

[ 2011 ]  Wolf and Badger Graduate Design Award Finalist

[ 2011 ] New Designers Exhibition, Business Design Centre, London, UK