2005 -MA Fine Art, Nottingham Trent School of Art and Design. Awarded distinction for investigation of site.
2004 BA Hons Fine Art, Nottingham Trent School of Art and Design.
3rd prize at Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery Open Exhibition Competition 2019.
Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts 2015. BBC Get Creative Champion 2015.
1st prize at Thoresby Gallery Open Exhibition Competition, Nottinghamshire 2014.
Arts Council England, Grants for the Arts 2014.
1st Prize-winner of Halls Fine Art Open Competition, Weston Park Granary Art Gallery, Shropshire 2011.
Shortlisted for The Art of Giving, Saatchi Gallery, London 2010.
Most interesting use of the theme ‘inclusion’, The Good Shepherd, Qube, Shropshire 2005.
3D prize-winner, Nottingham Open Exhibition Competition, Nottingham Castle 2004.
National Winner, Shopping Bag, Slug and Lettuce Bar Culture, London 2003.
Highly Commended: Cosy, living sculpture, Derby Arts Festival, Derby 2003.
2015 - 2015 Artist in Residence, Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5JA (11th September until 30th October).
2005 - 2008 The United Reformed Church, Derbyshire.
2004 - 2005 Artist in Residence, Surface Gallery, Nottingham.
2018 Benson & Clegg, 9 Piccadilly Arcade, Jermyn Street, London SW1Y 6NH. Portrait of His Majesty King George VI.
2017 Winchester Cathedral, Jane Austen portrait with 5000 cotton tapes.
2016 Bromley House Library, Nottingham (200 years).
2014 Nottinghamshire County Council Arts Development Service. Part of the World War One Centenary Commemorations across City and County trent-to-trenches.
2013 Liberty, London.
2013 Paul Smith, London.
2008 Site Specific Commission, Derbyshire.
BBC TV Breakfast East Midlands Today Monday 20th November 2017.
BBC Radio Derby with Ian Skye Monday 20th November 2017 at 7.45am.
BBC Radio Nottingham with Mark Dennison Monday 15th May 2017 at 10.35am.
artsbeat magazine Derbyshire feature October 2018
embroidery THE TEXTILE ART MAGAZINE May/June 2018
Radio Times Magazine 17th - 24th November 2017
Homespun Magazine 'Designer Edge' Australia June 2017
Nottingham Post - Winston Churchill 5th Sept 2016
Labelling Art - An interview with Joy Pitts www.hatalk.com 17th Aug 2016
Put this on - a blog about dressing like a grown up June 2016
Nottingham Post May 2016
Radio Times Magazine 16th - 22nd April 2016
Country Life Magazine March 2016
Erewash Borough Council Magazine Label of Success Winter 2015
Nottingham Trent University Alumni Network Magazine spring/summer 2015
Ilkeston Life publication WW1 Pigeon September 2015
LIFESTYLE De kunst van het lablen March 2015
Nottingham Post January & April & October 2015
Costume & Textile Association catalogue 2014
HM Revenue & Customs Pulse Magazine August 2014
Nottingham Post June & July 2014
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition catalogue June 2014
Nottinghamshire Today June 2014
Nottingham Post - New meaning to designer labels May 2014
Craft & Design Magazine by Rachael Chambers March/April 2014
Cley 13 Contemporary Art catalogue 2013
North Norfolk News July 2012
Cley 12 Exhibition catalogue 2012
Express & Star Shropshire August 2011
an Magazine The Weston Park Fine Art Open 2005
Qube catalogue INCLUSION 2005
Derby Evening Telegraph August 2003