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2016 University of Sunderland, MA Glass (Part-time)
2014 University of Sunderland, BA (Hons) Glass and Ceramics
2011 Newcastle College, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design



2018 Academic Bronze Award, Emerge 2018

2017 Glass Sellers Arts and Craft Student Award, British Glass                          Biennale

2017 craft&design Highly Commended Award, British Glass Biennale

2016 C.G.S Glass Prize & New Graduate Review, Second Prize
2016 Excellence in Glass Prize (awarded by Sedgefield Pottery                         Supplies), MA Degree Show
2014 Friends of the National Glass Centre Prize in Glass, BA Degree                 Show



2018-Present Retail Administrator, National Glass Centre

2015-2018 Gallery Learning Facilitator, National Glass Centre

2014-2015 Graduate Internship, National Glass Centre

2012 Research Internship, Bede's World


2016-Present National Glass Centre, Screen Printing Public Workshop           Tutor

2016 University of Sunderland, Visiting Tutor (MA Glass), Printing on               glass

2016 National Glass Centre, National Art & Design Saturday Club,                   Tutor, Printing on glass

2016 National Glass Centre, Public Workshop Tutor, Printing on glass


2019 Ireland Glass Biennale, Dublin Castle, Dublin

2019 Loud and Clear, New Brewery Arts, Cirencester 
2019 NGC 21, National Glass Centre, Sunderland

2018 Emerge 2018, Bullseye Projects, Portland, Oregon, USA

2018 Milano Vetro-35, Castello Sforzesco, Milan, Italy

2017 British Glass Biennale, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge

2016 MA Glass Exhibition, National Glass Centre, Sunderland

2015 Contemporary Prints From Indigenous Australia, Bede's World, Jarrow

2014 The Wedding Wonder, National Glass Centre, Sunderland

          New Designers 2014, Business Design Centre, London
          Glass and Ceramics 2014 Degree Show, National Glass Centre, Sunderland
2013 Return of the Lindisfarne Gospels: Kaleidoscope, Bede's World, Jarrow
          Glass and Ceramics 2014 Dry Run, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
          Maze Arts Exhibition Series, Quay Arthouse and Studios, Newcastle
2011 Diploma Final Show, Newcastle College School of Art & Design
          Eight By Eight By Eight, Newcastle Arts Centre, Newcastle

Untitled, Jade Tapson
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