Personal profile


I trained as a teacher and later as an artist at Chelsea and the Royal College of Art, gaining the Allen Lane Prize for Design History. I have taught in UK Art Schools, including University of the Arts London (Chelsea and Camberwell Colleges). I currently teach part-time at Roehampton, working also at the British Library and taking on freelance projects. I am a Fellow in Holocaust Education at the Imperial War Museum, London and have worked with several other key organizations involved in Holocaust education. These include: Yad Vashem, Beth Shalom, Facing History and the Wiener Library. As well as exhibiting artwork and publishing illustration, I write and publish on a variety of cultural subjects. For Penguin Books, I wrote and curated an app for iPad on Anne Frank's The Diary of A Young Girl (Definitive Edition). I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Artwork Commissioning clients include:

Welsh Channel 4 Television (S4C) Royal Caribbean Internationaland various organisations, publishers, design groups and private individuals.Illustrations commissioned and published by (indicative list):
BBC Publications; Bodley Head; Century Hutchinson; J.M. Dent; Frances Lincoln;
Free Association Books; The Guardian; Octopus Books; Oxford University Press; Hamish Hamilton; Heinemann; Hodder & Stoughton; Jessica Kingsley; Lion Books; Mantra; Thomas Nelson; Quartet Books; Weidenfeld & Nicolson, The Women's Press.

Work reproduced by:
Medici Fine Art Cards; Pictorial Charts Education Trust (PCET);
and as fine art prints for the lnland Revenue.

Art Work Featured in:
Lines in the Sand: New Writing on War and Peace (Frances Lincoln 2003)
British Contemporary Art (1993)
The Encyclopaedia of Pastel Techniques (Headline, London, 1992)
The Artist (1989)


At the British Library (BL) I deliver talks and workshops to complement BL displays, including: Sacred Texts; Taking Liberties: The Struggle for Britain's Freedoms and Rights; the Avant-Garde; Henry VIII; 1968; Points of View (19th Century Photography); Comics Unmasked; Georgians Revealed; Illuminated Manuscripts; Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy; Shakespeare in Ten Acts; Evolving English (the use and development of the English language). As an artist and designer, I'm interested in all forms of visual communication and film, as well as language and literature. My particular interest is the representation of the Holocaust and human rights in art, literature and film. 


Professional affiliations

Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts (RSA)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Imperial War Museum Fellow in Holocaust Education

British Library, Creative Educator (since 2007)


MA (RCA), BA (First Class Honours)

Cert Ed, B.Ed (part 1)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Imperial War Museum Fellow in Holocaust Education

Research projects

2009 Facing History and Ourselves - Holocaust and Human Behaviour

2006 Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel - Holocaust Studies

2005 - 2006 Imperial War Museum, London - Holocaust Art

Consultancy work

- Imperial War Museum (IWM) - Holocaust Education and Holocaust Art

- British Library (BL) - working with the BL permanent and temporary collections. I also contribute to the British Library website, writing notes on poetry, creative writing and feminism.

- Other institutions include: The British Museum; Charles Dickens Museum; University of the Arts London (Chelsea and Camberwell Schools of Art); Institute of Contemporary History & Wiener Library, London; St Mary's University College, Twickenham.


Art, Design and Illustration
Holocaust Education.

(2012 - 2013)
Penguin Books / Beyond the Story - for app on The Diary of Anne Frank

(2007 - present)
British Library, creative learning and (since 2010) website teachers' notes

(2010 - 2011)
The Charles Dickens Museum, London

(2008 - present)
Holocaust Education Adviser, Golden Reed Productions Ltd (documentary films)

(2008 - 2012)
Co-ordinator and Programme Convenor, Jewish Resource Centre, University of Roehampton

(2004 - 2009)
Ben Uri Gallery, London NW8

Art Consultant to Sterling Insurance Group Ltd

Creative Artist and Education Leader for Pascal Theatre Company

(2001 - 2)
Art & Creative Director / Original Designer, Jewish Renaissance Magazine


I currently teach the following modules:

  • Madness and Metaphor: Culture on the Edge
  • Media City and Cultural Capital
  • The Holocaust and the Problem of Evil (For Department of Humanities)

I have also supervised Dissertations and taught the following:

  • Visual Culture
  • Ways of Seeing
  • The Holocaust in Art, Literature, Drama and Film
  • The History of Children’s Book Illustration (for MA Children’s Literature)