Exhibitions

Exploratorium - San Francisco
Curious Contraptions
November 2016– January 28, 2018

Art Unpacked -Marvellous Mechanicals Touring exhibition.
Craven Museum & Gallery, Skipton - 5 August – 23 September 2017
Catterick Library, Catterick Garrison - 30 September – 16 December 2017
Platform Gallery, Clitheroe - 19 January – 24 March 2018

The First Gallery Southhampton
Moving On -Automata and Puppets
September 2015

The Centre For The Applied Arts - Ruthin Craft Centre
Group Automata Exhibition.
December 2014 - Jan 2015

Leeds Craft and Design Gallery
All I want for Christmas.
November 2014 - Jan 2015

Mechanical Mules and More - Solo exhibition of Automata
Farfield Mill, Sedbergh
October - November 2014

Yorkshire Sculpture Park In the Spotlight Showcase
Mixed Media/ Wood Applied Arts
June 2014 –August 2014

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre – Greenwich Exhibition
Paul McPherson Gallery London
Dec 2013 – Feb 2014 ​

'Recycled Rescued Restored'
Heart Gallery Hebden Bridge
Aug - Sept 2013 ​

ReCollection
Craven Museum & Gallery, The Town Hall, Skipton ​
paintings by Roo Waterhouse and automata by Lisa Slater
Jan– May 2013

'Out of the Stable' ​
Blackheath Gallery London.
Awarded best in show
July 2012

Lancashire and Yorkshire Craft Open, ​
Platform Gallery, Clitheroe.
May 5 - July 2012

Christmas Show. Bankfield Museum, Halifax
Nov – Dec 2011 ​

Art teachers Past and Present. ​
Craven Museum & Gallery, The Town Hall, Skipton
Jan 2008

Solo exhibition of photographs 'Women and dogs' ​
Organic House Hebden Bridge,
supporting exhibition charity calendar Breast cancer care.
Sept 2007


Employment
Tutor at Northhlight Art studios Sept 2012 - present
Part time Design Technology Teacher St Marys School Menston ​ Sept 2012 - present
Education manager for The Engineering Development Trust. ​ Jan 2009 - April 2012
Head of Faculty , Design and Technology Skipton Girls' High School Sept 1989- Dec 2008

Education
PGCE Design Technology, Sheffield Hallam University. ​ ​ Sept 1988 -July 1989
BA (hons) 2.1 Three Dimensional Design Wood /Metal/Ceramics & Glass. ​ Sept 1985 -June1988
Manchester Metropolitan University. ​
Art Foundation Course Mid-Cheshire College. ​​ Sept 1984 -July 1985
Tarporley County High School. ​​ Sept 1977 -June 1984

Other Experience
Education program Design Museum- London/ Arkwright Scholarship interview panel / Guest speaker at the Annual National Advisors and Inspectors Conference / AQA Examiner and Moderator for GCSE Resistant Materials

Published Work
Manchester Healthy Schools – 'Living & Growing' / QCA consultation - Creativity in Technology / Film 'Creating A Balance' Promoting girls into Design Technology / Economatics – Illustrated Educational Resources /YPO - Make it Safe - Guidance for DT KS1&2 / DATA Magazine- Article 'How design projects can link with the community'