Education:

Norwich University of the Arts, MA Fine Art (Distinction), 2017

University of Southampton, BA English (First Class Hons), 2001

Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design, Higher National Diploma in Natural History Illustration (Distinction), 1992


Exhibitions:

2020 The Discerning Eye, online

2020 The Imprudent Portrait Exhibition, online

2020 The Spring Art Fair, Pivotal House, Norwich

2020 'Creative Odyssey', Mandells Gallery, Norwich

2019 Sir John Hurt Art Prize, Holt Festival, Auden Theatre Foyer, Gresham's School, Holt

2019 'Meeting With Myself', St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich

2019 Refresh Art Award, 5th Base Gallery, 23 Heneage Street, London

2018 'Recent Works', Anteros Gallery, Norwich (solo exhibition)

2018 Connection: Open 2018, Handa Gallery, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

2017 Hermione Hammond Drawing Award, Cass Art, Islington, London

2017 The Bishop’s Art Prize, The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral

2016 ‘Dialogues’, St Georges, Norwich University of the Arts

2013 ‘Paint Out Norwich’, The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral


Published Texts:

Monahan, E. (2016), ‘Drawing pareidolia: Journal extracts reflecting on practice-based research’, Journal of Arts Writing by Students, 2: 2, pp. 127-40


Professional Practice:

2019 Tutor on 'Cultivating a Reflective Practice for Creative Development' workshop

2019 Co-founder and tutor on 'Just Draw It' courses

2018 Connection: Open 2018, 'First Prize'

2018 Drawing Tutor, Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich

2017 The Bishop’s Art Prize, ‘First Prize’

2017 Hermione Hammond Drawing Award, ‘Highly Commended’

1992 – 2015 Illustrator (clients include OUP, Channel 4, Ladybird, Orchard Press, Dominie Press and QED Publishing)