Fin is an artist, animator and educator.
|(Interactive Painting) University of Northumbria 2007
(Multimedia) Huddersfield 1998
(Painting) Sheffield Hallam 1991
(Secondary, Art & Design) Brighton 1985
(3D, printmaking)Bath Academy, Corsham 1978
|Current||animator and stained-glass-maker, working from home|
2018 Crew member at Baltic art gallery
2000-2006 Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Computing, University of Northumbria
1998-2000 Lecturer in Media Technology, Lincoln University
1995 Trainee researcher/ presenter Bradford Community Broadcasting
|1991-4 Gallery based work
Exhibitions & Education Officer, Eastthorpe Gallery, Mirfield& Leeds Metropolitan University Gallery;
Live Art Officer, Ferens Art Gallery, ROOT 93
1987-90 Adult Education Art tutor, Hull & Cottingham.
1985-7 Art Teacher, Howden Secondary School
|Exhibitions & Projects|
|2017||Illustrations for The Real Tree by Anna Round|
|2016||Book Chapter from the Mapping Cinematic Norths conference; "Every Good Boy Deserves Fun: One Dog's Journey to the North" Find the book here|
|2014||Knitted installation, with Miki Z, for Carrying the Fire festival/ conference
Knitted/ sound and Light installation, with Miki Z for MiMa/ Middlesbrough Council event "Don't be Afraid of the Dark"
|2009||“Showing Off Failure” paper presented at MeCCSA conference, Bradford Media Museum, January
“Animating Painting” paper presented at Image 2.0 conference, Falmouth, September
|2006||Serious Play time, Glue Gallery, Newcastle- (interactive work )|
We Are Transparent, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle ( interactive work)
|2002||Cyberkitchen at www.the-cyber-kitchen.com
|Paintings & old stuff|
|2000||Illustrations for, Co-authoring chapter in Principles of Interactive Multimedia M T Elsom-Cook (McGraw- Hill)|
|1999||Studio (solo) on-line exhibition for Art in the Open
(photography)> take the tour
Mobile Homes - (solo) Art in the Open, Hull (performance)
|1998-9||Digital Views of Bradford Project. Website for Cartwright Hall Education department, related paper presented to Museum Documentation Association conference
CTI-AD Outline Magazine Reviews (digital arts)
|1997||Floating Sheds, (solo) Art in the Open, Princes Quay Dock (installation)
Darling, wouldn't you love a new bed? (solo) Quay Art , Hull (painting)
|1996||Love Lust and Cookery (solo) Springfield, Hackney
Secret Stories (4 person), Woodland Gallery Greenwich
Making Faces (touring), Artreach, Liverpool
|1996||Works included in Damn Fine Art Cherry Smyth, Cassell
Work reproduced in Women Artists Diary, International Women Artists Diary
|1995||Pretend Families Bretton Hall, Wakefield
The Family, Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre
|1994||Red, Generation X, Manchester
Lurv, Scunthorpe Museum & Art Gallery
Family, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
Happy Families, Dewsbury Museum & Art Gallery
Coast to Coast, Albert Dock, Liverpool
You can read my bio (standard CV) or the alt.cv ... or just look at the work...
|2019||"Night on the Toon" selected for Pride Socially Engagesd Art Salon, Brighton.
"Line" selected for/ screened at Norwich Film Festival & 11th Underground Film Festival
Baltic is Curious, BALTIC Gallery Gateshead, Screening of "Man", "Baby" & "Night on the Toon"
|2018||"Tour" selected for/ screened at Sunderland Short Film Festival and at Romford Film Festival|
|2017||Sunderland Short Film Festival: screening of "The Slow Lane"
Walthamstow International Film Festival : screening of "Garden",
Shakespeare Film Festival: "Shakespearean Woman part4": winner, animation category
|2016||Amy Johnson Anniversary Festival, Hull: screening of "Blue Sky"|
|2015||Wimbledon Short Film Festival & Leamington undeground Cinema festival screenings of " Blue Moon cafe", which wins the 60 second Max challenge (Leamington Underground Cinema 2015)|
|2014||March:BBC online hosting of "Freedom"
December:BBC online hosting of "Referendum" for "Draw the News"
Wimbledon International Short film festival and Breeze Creatives, Durham & Whitley Bay Film Festival screenings of "Baby" (animation; with soundtrack by Nik Alevroyiannis)
Mapping Cinematic Norths conference, Sheffield screening of "North"
|2013||Bradford Animation festival screening "Box"
Leamington underground Cinema festival screening "North"
Wimbledon Short Film Festival screening "Box"
Guardian Witness 1-minute film assignment "Heat"... winner
Star & Shadow women's film night screening "Voice of the Shed", "Wee(d)" and "Painting"
|2012||Animated Exeter: Screen Out Loud screening "The Voice of the Shed" and "Painting"
"Women and Sheds" - 3 of the 10 selected for Norwich Film Festival One Minute Movie section.
|2011||Owd Towser (Holmfirth Arts Festival) screening “The sea”
Kestle Barton Gallery Fruit & Flower Show – “Women and Sheds” animation/ installation - voted best in show
Treberfydd Gallery Summer Show (Digital Painting) screening “The Dragonfly Effect” animation
Fundada Artists Film Festival, Wakefield screening “Paper” and "Women & Sheds (10 minute cut)"
Salisbury Animation Open screening "Voice of the Shed"
|2010||animated short "Paper" screened at Concept Film Night, Institute of Digital Innovation and at Kino European Short Film Festival Manchester|
Slow Light, Gallery North, Newcastle- screening "eight and a half"
Nexus ArtScreen, Gateshead - screening "Life"