2005 – 2007 University of Ulster, Belfast, M.A. Applied Arts, Ceramics
2001 – 2002 Crafts Council of Ireland, Ceramic Design Skills Course, Kilkenny
1996 – 1999 University of Ulster, Belfast, B.A. Honours Fine and Applied Arts, Ceramics
1995 – 1996 Bournemouth and Poole College of Art & Design, Foundation Studies
2012 Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Major Individual Artists Award
2007 Craft NI, Making It Programme
2007 Craft Council of Irelands 3rd Level Postgraduate Award
2006 Richard K Degenhardt – Beleek Collectors Scholarship


2008 25 Piece porcelain tea-set, Chief executive of the Arts Council for the boardroom, Mac Neice House, Malone Road, Belfast


2008 Guldagergaard Ceramic Research Centre, Denmark