2022 Awarded Arts Council funding ‘Develop Your Creative Practice’ to change to sustainable materials, learn new skills and to align my practice to the environment.

2018 Awarded Arts Council England funding  as Lead Artist of re:collect group project ‘An Undertaking’

2014 Awarded funding from Friends of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery as part of artist group re:collect ’Cabinet of Curiosity’

2014 Awarded Arts Council England funding as part of artist group re:collect ‘Curiosity re:collect Interventions Exhibition and Cabinet of Curiosity Tour’

2012 Selected for Shropshire Contemporary Artist Development Programme funded by Arts Council England and Shropshire County Council

2011 ‘Gills’ Awarded High Merit by Westhope College in 30th Anniversary competition: Inspired by Nature

2011 ‘Next To The Skin’ awarded 1st prize Embroiderers’ Guild West Midlands Regional Day Competition

2009 ‘Trees’ Commended Entry, Embroiderers Guild National Members Competition

1993 University of Huddersfield awarded Textiles Student of the year ‘Albert Hirst Prize’

1993 Awarded Textile Society Scholarship