Awards

In reverse chronological order:

March 2012: Fife Council / Creative Scotland Visual Art and Craft Award towards research into computerised machine knitting techniques

June 2010: Creative Scotland: Craft Innovation and Creative Development, Dundee University

June 2006: Scottish Arts Council Travel and Exhibition: Itami Japan

May 2003: Scottish Arts Council Training Award

April 2002: Scottish Arts Council Award towards residency at the Central Finland Institute of Arts and Crafts

July 2001: June Baker Trust Award towards research trip on traditional felt to Central Asia

June 2001: Scottish Arts Council Award towards research trip on traditional felt to Central Asia

May 1999: Scottish Arts Council Award for developing new mixed media collaboration with glass artist Inge Panneels

October 1999: Scottish Arts Council Grant to set up a small business in Costume and Hat Making

March 1996: KG Ponting Memorial Bursary for a research project at the Museum of Costume Research Centre, Bath

July-Sept 1996: Training Award from Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft, Koeln to attend a course in millinery techniques at the Australian Opera, Sydney, Australia