I grew up in Yorkshire and Cumbria and studied a foundation course in Art and Design in Carlisle before moving to Guildford to study Book Binding and Restoration / Conservation
I worked as an Archive Conservator for Sheffield Libraries and Archives from 1988 to 2006 gaining Accredited and Registered status as an Archive Conservator in 2000.
I n 2006 my family and I moved back to Cumbria to be nearer my family and in 2007 I began my business as a freelance Conservator and Bookbinder.
|R ecent work has included;|
|T he Wordsworth Trust at Grasmere - surveying their library and undertaking preservation measures, training students on all aspects of Preservation and Conservation and holding workshops.|
|S underland University - Neemarc (North East England Mining Archive Research Centre) Project - surveying items, undertaking Conservation work and training staff.|
|T he National Trust - in-situ Conservation work at Townend Library Troutbeck|
|P rivate Clients.|
|I am a member of;|
|S ociety of Bookbinders||A rchives and Records Association|
|I nstitute of Conservation||D esigner Bookbinders|
|N orth West Federation of Museums and Art Galleries|
|M ade in Cumbria|
|I am available for talks, demonstrations, workshops, surveying of collections and full conservation and bookbinding.|
If you would like further information my email is email@example.com
mobile: 07729 125 314 or 015395 60334