Curriculum Vita for FIONA WINNING as at May 2017




Work in Collections

Stephens & Scown Solicitors, Exeter.

Prestige Properties, Sherborne.

Goody, Clancy & Associates, Boston, USA

Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP

Other Private collections, in UK, France, Canada, Tokyo, Vietnam, Sweden.



Qualifications include-

B.A Fine Art (Painting)  Winchester School of Art

City & Guilds FAETC

R.S.A. Diploma Theatre Studies

Certificate in Counselling Skills  (Bristol University)

PGCE Secondary Art (University of Exeter)


Career history includes-

Trainer & Facilitator– With a commercial training organisation,

Leading 1,2 and 3 day courses for professionals and

small business in; Communication skills,

Assertiveness Training, Negotiating Skills,

Self-Presentation Skills, Basic Counselling Skills.


Tutor & Facilitator for Adult Education– running courses in

Assertiveness Training, Effective Parenting,(The Parent Network)

Women Returners, Residential courses in

Confidence building for short term unemployed,

Life skills for disadvantaged and disaffected young people on work experience,

Outreach work, working with vulnerable people

in sheltered accommodation.

Occupational Art for users of day centres.



Counsellor – Within a GP setting and private referrals,

relationship/health issues.


Art Teacher – Secondary & primary schools.


Tutor & Facilitator– In a prison setting. Group work for

Addressing offending behaviour issues, Motivational Skills,

Accredited Art courses.

Visual ArtistPainter, Printmaker, Site Specific works.


……….questions, and more questions, is this an inquisition?

When were you happiest?                   for a moment yesterday.

What is your greatest fear?                 being alone in my third age.

What is your earliest memory?       trying to dodge the catkins on the pavement, I thought they were little snakes, arggggg I can remember it now, I was 3 or 4

Which living person do you most admire, and why?        My daughter, for her resilience, courage and determination.

What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?           procrastination

What is the trait you most deplore in others?               arrogance

What was your most embarrassing moment?              I’ve blocked it from my mind

What is your most treasured possession?                       my lap top,……. did I really say that?

What makes you unhappy?              violence towards children

What do you most dislike about your appearance?         my frown

If you could bring something extinct back to life, what would you choose?                                           a real childhood

Who would play you in a film of your life?            Maxine Peeke

What is your most unappealing habit?                not cleaning the bath after using oils

Cat or Dog?                    Dexter, my daughters cat.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?             mind your own business!

To whom would you like to say sorry, and why?                My granny, for not going to see her very often.

Have you ever said “I love you” and not meant it?           probably

Which living artist do you most admire?                  Yoko Ono

What is the worst job you’ve done?       working behind a bar in a pub in Winchester.

How do you relax?        hot baths

What is the closest you’ve come to death?        falling asleep at the wheel of my car

What keeps you awake at night?          my brain

What is the most important lesson life has taught you?      no pain no gain.


What is your favourite smell?      um ? freshly ground coffee

Where would you like to live?        I haven’t decided yet.

If you could go back in time where would you go?       1978


somewhere in Gozo







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