Gosport Gallery

An Exhibition of Mesmerising Machines

15th Sept 2020 - 19th Dec 2020

Fantastic Fairground Factory Exhibition

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle, Cumbria

29th June - 6th October 2019

Curious Contraptions – Inside the Fairy Tale Factory

Exploratorium - San Francisco 

November 2018 – January 20th 2019

Marvellous Mechanicals

Willis Museum Basingstoke

6th October to 18th December 2018

A Cabaret of Mechanical Movement

Falmouth Art Gallery

June 30th - September 8th 2018

Stuff And Nonsense

Summer Exhibition, Harding House Gallery Lincoln.

July 21st - August 28th 2018

Automata on the Pier with Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

Hastings Pier, Hastings, East Sussex

March 15th – April 15th 2018

Explora - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Curious Contraptions

February 17th – 20th May 2018

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


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 History

Part time Design Technology Teacher St Marys School Menston  Sept 2012 - Dec 2020

Tutor at Northhlight Art studios Sept 2012

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


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