Since graduating she has pursued a career solely as a visual artist and has exhibited internationally, with solo shows in Belfast and London, residencies and commissions across the country, as well as exhibitions in Europe.
In 2004 she was awarded the Royal British Society of Sculptors Annual bursary and Roy Noakes Awards for Come Fly With Me. In 2006 she was awarded first prize for Red or Dead in the Premio Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, International Competition for Young Sculptors, Milan (for artists under the age of 40), and in 2007 she was selected as one of the Courvoisier Future 500 (top 10 art and design), featured in The Observer.
Recent exhibitions include a major solo show at the James Hockney and Foyer Galleries (UCA, Surrey) (2008), a collaboration with Selfridges (London) and a commission at the Laing Art Gallery (Newcastle) as part of the Great North Run Cultural Programme.
Her drawings and installations are international private collections including the Sylvie Fleming Collection and the collection of the Museum of Old and New Art, Tazmania, in which the piece Tracing Time will feature in the inaugural exhibition in 2010.