Education
First Class BA (Hons) Contemporary Fine Art, Sheffield Hallam University 2008
Triple Distinction ND Fine Art Studies, College of West Anglia, 2005

Solo Exhibitions
Window Video, Kuji Shop, Sheffield, Feb 2011
Amber 2003, Greyfriars Artspace, Kings Lynn, Feb 2008
Studio: Exhibition, Nelson, C110, Psalter lane, Feb 2008
Darren Chouings, End Gallery, April 2007

Curatorial Projects
PRISM 1, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, November 2008
PRISM 2 Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, January 2009
PRISM 3, Showroom Cinema, Sheffield, February 2009
PRISM 4, Bank St Arts, Sheffield, October 2009
PRISM 5, Bank St Arts, Sheffield, January 2010
PRISM 6, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, May 2010
PRISM 7, The Orchard Centre, Sheffield, October 2010
PRISM 8, The Orchard Centre, Sheffield, February 2011
PRISM 9, Gate 5, Shalesmoor, Sheffield, May 2011
PRISM 10, The Orchard Centre, Sheffield, October 2011
PRISM 11, Rear Buildings, The Orchard Centre, Sheffield, February 2012
PRISM 12, The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, July 2012
PRISM 13, The Huttons Building, Sheffield, Nov 2012

PRISM 14, The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, July 2013
PRISM 15, The Old Post Office, Sheffield, December 2013
PRISM 16, The Millennium Gallery, Sheffield, July 2014
Art in the Pub #2, Psalter Tavern, April 2008
I didn't mean it, honest, Psalter lane, April 2008
Art in the Pub, March 2008

Collaborative Exhibitions
Brightside 11:24, Small Gallery,(In collaboration with Alex Hislop), Psalter lane, Nov 2007
Je t'aime!Oh! dites-le avec des pavés!, Showroom Cinema (In collaboration with Daniel Fogarty), Showroom Cinema, July 2008

Group Exhibitions
PRISM 13, The Huttons Building, Sheffield, Nov 2012
Sheffield Fringe, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK, June 2012
wAVe,(as part of Sensoria 2012), CADS, Sheffield UK, April 2012
ALIGHT, The HUB.s, Sheffield, UK, March 2012
Pub Scrawl (collaborative video with Geo Law), Sheffield, Jan 2012
Hantu Presents: Art on Your Sleeve:, Dan Sane, Sheffield, UK, September 2011
mailto:, Drift Station Gallery, Nebraska, USA, June 2011
Bound, Part 2: The Archive Show
, Unit 3b Artspace, October 2010
The Last Hurrah: Sheffield Hallam University, June 2008
Please take one: C110, Psalter lane, Feb 2008
B090 28303 (Arboreal Installation), Armadillo Self Storage, March 2007

Presentations in Conferences and Workshops
Working in Arts and Digital Events Management, Sheffield Hallam University, January 2015
5 Years UnLtd & HEI, A Celebration Event ,Pannelist, November 2014
Education Perspective, Adventures In Social Entrepreneurship, Google Campus London for UnLtd, May 2014
Dream, Act, Inspire, Sharp Project Manchester for UnLtd, May 2014
NUS National Conference as Social Enterprise Pannelist, April 2013
Festival of the Mind, Sheffied, September 2012
Audio and Visual Techniques in Video Art, Kings Lynn Visual Arts Centre, June 2005

Internships and Paid Positions
The Children’s Media Conference Limited, Production Manger, Present (2015)
The Children’s Media Conference Limited, FOH and Volunteers Manager, July 2011 (Paid)
Central Saint Martins London / University of Sheffield, AV Technician, July 2011 (Paid)
Sheffield Doc/Fest, Events Manager, June 2011 (Paid)
Party Monster Sheffield, Co Founder, Oct 2011 (Paid)
Sheffield Doc/Fest, Stage Manager, November 2010 (Paid)
Art Sheffield 08, Invigilation, Annika Eriksson Park Hill illumination, February 2008
Sensoria, Sheffield’s festival of Music and Film, (Design and Marketing), April 2010
Sheffield Contemporary Art Forum, February- March 2008
Driven, Fieldgate Gallery London, July 2007

Parties and Events
99 Mary St (2013) Opening Event for Gallery / Hired by DED
The Children’s Media Conference Limited (2013) Opening Keynote: Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Children’s Media Conference Limited (2013) Opening Night Drinks Reception
The Children’s Media Conference Limited (2013) CMC OMG 10 year anniversary party
The Children’s Media Conference Limited (2011) Opening Keynote: Lane Merringfield
The Children’s Media Conference Limited (2011) Opening Night Drinks Reception
The Children’s Media Conference Limited (2011) Hubs Delegate Party
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) BBC X-Platform Drinks
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Opening Night
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) The Large Blue Lunch - Making Effective Use of the Web
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Director's UK Drinks
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) BBC Fresh Drinks with Zai Bennett
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Crossover Drinks
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) TFI present the DOCS AND DIGITAL Roller Disco
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) TFI present the DOCS AND DIGITAL Roller Disco After Party
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Birds Eye View Morning Networking Event
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Meet Skillset
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Drinks Reception with Audio Network
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Wellcome Trust Networking Event
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) MEDIA Desk MeetMarket Drinks
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Friday Night Party and Dinner (City Hall)
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Arab Networking Event
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Why Poverty? Screening and Reception
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Co-Pro Cafe
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Doc Campus Drinks
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Saturday Night Party
Sheffield Doc/Fest (2011) Sheffield Doc/Fest Staff/Volunteers Party

Awards / Recognition
Named as Studio 54 Expert by Yorkshire Artspace 2014
UnLtd Recognition Award for Sheffield Hallam University: Outstanding HEI new to Social Enterprise
Staff Member of the Year 2013 : Sheffield Hallam Students' Union
Fine Art Achievement Award 2004-2005
Cross award in Fine Art 2003

Additional Builds and Design
www.prismsheffield.co.uk
www.darrenchouings.co.uk

Video Editing
Fly Birdie Fly (for Julie Westerman and Dr John Hart)

Press
PRISM featured in…
Ashes & Millionaires #1
Article Magazine #8
Exposed Magazine October 2009 Issue