Born in Oxford, England
Lives and works in Bristol and Blaenavon.


2000- 03 MA Visual Culture Bath Spa University College,UK

1997- 98 Exploring Abstract Art University of Bristol,UK

1990- 97 Visual culture: Theory and Practice Queens Road, Bristol, UK

1992- 95 BA (Hons): Fine Art ( First Class ) University of the West of England, UK

Selected group exhibitions:

2016 'Scientifically stitched' Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ.USA
2015 Lori Warner Gallery, Chester, CT. USA
2011 Made by Hand: Tredegar House, Newport, Wales.
2011 Stitch London: The Science Museum, London.
2011 At the invitation of the British Lichen Society: Natural History Museum, London.
2010 The Biology of Fungi - IMC9, Edinburgh.
2009 Spike Island Open Studios, Bristol.
2007 Joint show: Awning project, Bristol.
2007 Mivart St. Open Studios, Bristol.
2006 Joint show : ‘All about is calm’ The New Gallery – Gloucester Royal Hospital.
2006 The Weekend Gallery Art Fair, Circomedia, Bristol.
2006 Mivart St. Open Studios, Bristol
2005 ‘Generation Games’. Plan 9. Bristol,
Exhibition and collaboration with visual artist and Goldsmith’s Lecturer, David Mabb.
2005 North Bristol Art Trail, Bristol
2005 Selected artist - ‘The Bristol Pack’.
2005 Selected artist - Spike Island Open.
2004 Mivart Street Open Studios. Bristol.
2004 Group show: Taurus crafts. Lydney.
2004 ‘Streets Alive’. Corn St. Bristol.
2004 ‘Front room’ Art trail. Bristol
2003 MA show: Bath Spa University college
2003 Jamaica street ‘open studios’. Bristol.

Solo Exhibitions:

2007 Elin Thomas: Prema Arts Centre. Dursley. Gloucester, UK
2007 Lost Horizons, ‘here’ Gallery. Bristol, UK
2006 Elin Thomas: The Crypt Gallery. St Georges, Brandon Hill. Bristol, UK
2005 Elin Thomas: The Wine Gallery. Chelsea. London, UK
2005 Elin Thomas: Cafe Maitreya. Bristol. UK
2004 Hybrids: Il Bordello. Welshback Bristol. Uk
2003 Elin Thomas: ‘here’ Gallery. Bristol, UK