Thompson’s qualifications include a BA(Hons) Fine Art from DeMontfort University, and an MA Computer Visualisation and Animation from Bournemouth University, National Centre for Computer Animation, (NCCA).
After graduating from DeMontfort in 1989 she continued to practice as an artist and participated in the Foundry Works Studio Group in Leicester. Her work was included in a number of group exhibitions, as well as a solo touring show.
Since completing the postgraduate course at Bournemouth in 1994 she has taught undergraduate and postgraduate students at the NCCA, as well as having research experience. Since 1996, she has taken an active interest in art made with new media and has contributed reviews to rhizome.org and participated in CREAM – Collaborative Research into Electronic Art Memes, editor: Josephine Bosma. She now has a website which reviews a mixture of art online, local and national exhibitions: transjuice.org. She has also contributed reviews to furtherfield.org.
2014 Sept BYOB event, screened animation Erth
2009 Sept Second Salon; Group Show at Kube Gallery, Poole
1998 March New Currents; Portsmouth Arts Centre, Shockwaves festival
1996 March Creativity and Cognition Conference
1992-1993 Fyfe’s Revenge Ikon Gallery Group Touring
1992 June Group Exhibition, Woods Gallery, Leicester
1990-91 solo touring exhibition, Nottinghamshire County Council
1989-90 Group Touring exhibition, Nottinghamshire County Council
1989 Dec Open Exhibition, Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham