2018   Dreaming of Dead Fish (Warrington Museum and Art Gallery, UK)
2016   Instruments of Industry (Touchstones Museum and Art Gallery, Rochdale, UK)
2014   The Event of The Thread (Helmshore Mills Textile Museum, UK)
2012   Standing at the Gates (Ackworth School, West Yorkshire, UK)
2011   The Naming of Place (Ackworth School, West Yorkshire, UK)
2011   Marking Time, Weaving Place (Brass Gallery, Leeds, UK)
2010  Mapping Movement (The Bowery, Leeds, UK)


2019   Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce (Glasgow Women’s library, UK)
2018   Ruth Barker & Hannah Leighton-Boyce (Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK)

S E L E C T E D  G R O U P  E X H I B I T I O N S

3rd October – 10th November Major Conversations, Turnpike Gallery (Leigh, UK)
13th – 29th September Not Photography – group show, Bankley Gallery (Manchester, UK)
continues to 9th November Each Toward the Other – group show, Bury Sculpture Centre (Bury, UK)
continues to 13th September Manifestation – group show, Rogue Artists’ Studios, (Manchester, UK)
continues to 24th November Personal Structures PAPER Pavilion, Palazzo Mora Venice Biennale (Venice, IT)

2019   Major Conversations (Platform A, Middlesborough)
2019   Harry Meadley – ‘But what if we tried? (Touchstones, Rochdale)
2018   Manifesto (Rogue Artists Studio, UK)
2018   Dialogues 5 – Mark Devereux Projects (Newbridge Projects, UK)
2018   Bankley Open (Bankley Gallery, UK)
2018   The Art of Magic, touring exhibition (Exeter Phoenix, Exeter; The Horse Hospital, London; Full of Noises, Barrow-in-Furnace; Robin Wood Mill, Todmorden; Analogue Farm, Rochdale; Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle UK)
2017   Castlefield Gallery at The Manchester Contemporary (Old Granada Studios, Manchester, UK)
2016   Excuse Me While I am Changing (Rogue Projects Space, Manchester, UK)
2016   New Work at The Manchester Contemporary (Old Granada Studios, Manchester, UK)
2016   Women Artists from 1861 -2015 (Touchstones Art Gallery, Rochdale, UK)
2016   Manchester Histories Festival (Touchstones Art Gallery, Rochdale, UK)
2015   For Posterity (Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK)
2015   People and Process: A history of Salts Mill (Salts Mill, Saltaire, UK)
2015   Film Screening of The Last Yarn (St. Asaph Cathedral, Wales, UK)
2014   GodsbridgeX (The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, UK)
2013   Anual 2013 (La Escocesa, Barcelona, Spain)
2013   Not Just for Christmas, (The Contemporary Art Society North, PS Mirabel, Manchester, UK)
2013   Neo:Graduates show (Neo:22 Bolton, UK)
2013   Cloth & Memory {2} (Salts Mill, Saltaire, UK)
2013   Castlefield Gallery at The Manchester Contemporary (Spinningfields, Manchester, UK)
2013   If not here, where (Didsbury Parsonage, Manchester, UK)
2013   TESTBED (Lionel Dobie Project, Manchester, UK)
2013   Hand-made Futures, curated by Blank Media Collective (Contact Theatre, Manchester UK)
2013   Through (neo:gallery22, Bolton, UK)
2013   The Frost Art Museum Drawing Project (The Frost Museum, Miami, USA)
2012   Manchester Artists’ Book Fair with Hot bed Press (Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK)
2012   MA Show (Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University UK)
2012   Journeys (Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, UK)
2011   CUBE Open 2011 (The CUBE Gallery, Manchester UK)
2011   Workhouse (Hive Gallery, Manchester, UK)
2011   Cartograph (The Brass Gallery, Leeds, UK)

R E S I D E N C I E S 

2019   Artists & 3D Print residency, PrintCity (Manchester School of Art, UK)
2018   Research residency, Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
2017   Research residency, Glasgow Women’s Library, Glasgow
2017   Curfew Tower 17 ‘IMPOSE||LIFT’ residency with Juliet Davis curated by The Penthouse (Cushendall, NI)
2016   Thee month print residency, Neo Artists Studios, Bolton
2015   One year research residency, Touchstone Museum and Art Gallery Archive, Rochdale
2013   Three week collaborative residency, -TO-AND-FRO- Rogue Project Space, Manchester.
2013   One year residency, AA2A Manchester School of Art, Manchester
2013   One month Studio residency, La Escocesa Studios, Barcelona
2012   One month collaborative residency, Armley Mills, Leeds
2008-11   Three year studio residency, Ackworth School, West Yorkshire