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I am an artist/maker based in Bristol, a member of Centrespace Cooperative. My passion is to create new ways of expressing personal narrative; casting my own stories through mixed media sculpture, shadow theatre, and book arts, and working therapeutically with adults and children to help them communicate and acknowledge theirs. I am an arts mentor for the Koestler charity.



2005 Arts Council England

1992 David Canter Memorial Award

1978 East Anglian Arts Association Award



Contemporary Arts Society,  Crafts Council, Portsmouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Shipley Art Gallery, Ken Stradling Collection

EXHIBITIONS since 2006 (cv on request)

2023 Maker in Focus. Craft in the Bay. Cardiff

2022 Ken Stradling Collection Christmas exhibition. Bristol

2019 Winter Show. Abergavenny Art Shop Gallery. Monmouthshire 

2019 Det Gule Huset. Oslo, Norway 

2018 Solo exhibition. Craftco Gallery, Southwold 

2018 Galerie Handwerk, Munich, Germany

2016  Nonsense. Ruthin Craft Centre

2016  Retrospective. The Ken Stradling Collection. Bristol

2015  Is it wood? Ruthin Craft Centre

2014  Newark Park. Stroud International Textiles

2014  Safer Cities for Women. Action Aid, Dublin

2010  Smile.  Ruthin Craft Centre

2008  Godfrey and Watt. Solo exhibition. Harrogate

2008  Twenty Twenty Applied Arts. Shropshire

2006 - 2007  Solo National Touring Exhibition. Curated by Ruthin Craft Centre

Catalogue: ISBN 1-900941 95 3



2015  Diploma in Therapeutic Life Story Work. IATE/East London University

2013 Postgraduate Higher Diploma. Integrated Arts Psychotherapy. IATE/London Metropolitan University

2008 Certificate of Arts in Health for Participatory Visual Arts. Insider Arts, Exeter

1976 Crafts Council Apprenticeship to the wooden toymaker Ron Fuller

1971-1974 Manchester College of Art and Design. B.A. (Hons) Graphic Design


Craft Research. Volume 7 no 2. Portrait review: Authenticity in Practice. The work of Eleanor Glover. Reviewed by Martin Woolley, Coventry University . U.K. ISSN 2040-4689


Bereavement Care Journal.  Published May 2016 BC 35:1 7-1 Routledge : ISSN 0268:2621 “Spotlight on Practice” re. Bristol based creativity courses for bereavement. ISSN: 0268-2621. Co-authors: Dr Gillian Rice, Claire Williamson, Val Phillips

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