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curriculum vitae.

EDUCATION

2006

Bachelor of Education, Charles Sturt University

1993

Bachelor Arts/Visual Arts, Newcastle University

         

EXHIBITIONS AND ART SELECTIONS

 

2024

The Hive (Science Centre) - Ulverstone, Tasmania January - April 2024

CEMENTA Inc 2024, Kandos - Curated artfestival, September

Bathurst Regional Art Gallery - Foyer Exhibition, September - November 2024

Rosby Gallery - Mudgee, November

2023 

While The World Waits - Curated group show, ArtsOutWest, travelling NSW for 18 months 

Western Plains Cultural Centre Dubbo, solo show,  HOMEGROUND program : 'A Lot of Little Nothings' 

Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra ACT - group show : 'Unearthed'

Cowra Regional Art Gallery - solo show : 'Little Nothings'  

Rosnay Vineyard, Canowindra - group show ' MYCOLOGY - fine arts fungi' with Lachlan Landcare  

Manly Art Gallery & Museum - WINNER - Northern Beaches Environmental Art Design Award ceramics/small sculpture

Orange Regional Gallery - group show : 'Here/Now'

Belconnen Arts Centre Canberra, ACT solo show : 'Plasticus Organicus' 

M16 Gallery, Canberra - collaboration with Freya Jobbins : 'Uberlastung'

Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre  - FINALIST - The Hornsby Art Prize 

Campbelltown Arts Centre - FINALIST - Fisher's Ghost Art Prize, Contemporary section

2022

While The World Waits - curated group show, ArtsOutWest, travelling NSW for 18 months

Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT  - TRACES exhibition group show 

Orange Regional Gallery Here/Now open show

The Breadtag Project multi-platform art/ environmental  project (ongoing since 2018)

The Suburban Review - cover of issue #28 Leaven 

 

2021

Cementa Spirit of 21 - selected as part of OPEN MIKE short video/films

Inscribe/Orana Arts  - selected as illustrator for anthology book - collaboration with Helena Pastor

OutbackArtsCentre, Coonamble NSW - WINNER  3D/Installation art, Waste To Art

Orange Regional Gallery Here/Now open show

Pepper St Gallery, Adelaide - Reduce, Reuse - Curated group show Fringe Festival 

Cowra Art Gallery, -  Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Exhibition, Highly Commended (drawing/ painting)

 

2020 

Cowra Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre  -Polychromatic solo show  

Grenfell Art Gallery INSIDElifeINSIDE  solo show 

2019 

Corner Store Gallery, Orange  - 8 X 10 curated group show 

Spiral Gallery, Bega South Coast NSW  - Endangered curated group show 

Cowra Art Gallery, Lachlan Valley Biennial Art Exhibition - Highly Commended (miniatures)

2018

Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT  -TRACES exhibition Group show 

Corner Store Gallery, Orange NSW  - Works On Paper Curated group show  

Cowra Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre - Whimsy & Wonder Solo show - 

Brooklyn, New York USA -The Sketchbook Project  - Participant in project 

The Breadtag Project - multi-platform environmental project begins

 

2017

ArtShed, Bathurst ( ArtsOutWest ) - Invincible  (Artists With and Without Disability) Curated Group Exhibition 

Cowra Japanese Gardens & Cultural Centre Between Here and There  - solo photography exhibition    

Grenfell Art Gallery  - Domestica Botanica - solo show  

 

2016 

Grenfell Art Gallery  - After Dark - selected for Contemporary Australian Photography slideshow, curator Hamish Ta’me  

Women In Focus - 111 women Community art /photographic installation, collaboration with Cowra Council for International Women's Day  - pop up gallery Kendal St Cowra and The Mill Gallery 

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, AWARDS, GRANTS, RESIDENCIES

  • THE HIVE, ULVERSTONE TASMANIA - Artist Residency  January 2024

  • REGIONAL ARTS NSW - selected to be part of Work Of Art program 2023-24

  • REGIONAL ARTS AUSTRALIA - selected to be participant at ARTLANDS September  2023, Canberra

  • CEMENTA/ KANDOS  recipient of Artist Residency, November 2023 

  • ORANA ARTS - Grant recipient for ArtistResidency, a collaboration with Freya Jobbins

  • FRANKIE MAGAZINE - WINNER  - Good Stuff Awards - People's Choice & Craft categories December 2022

  • ORANA ARTS/ CORRIDOR PROJECT Artist Residency, September 2022

  • LIGHTHOUSE ARTS / Hunter Writers Group - Artist Residency, Newcastle, 2022

  • PUBLISHED- photography/co-creator 'Tag Art' Children's book, Firefly Educational Publishers 2022

  • AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM AND RESEARCH ASSOC. (ACARA) - collaboration to create lesson plans/ educational resources with breadtags

  • ORANA ARTS - 2021, recipient of Studio Grant for arts practice

  • REGIONAL ARTS AUSTRALIA - 2021, grant recipient to attend ARTLANDS, Tasmania

  • ORANA ARTS and Mudgee Art House - 2021,  recipient of Studio Co!lab print collaboration

  • CORRIDOR PROJECT AIR + PDLab  - 2020, Artist Residency

  • ARTSOUTWEST - selected as contributor to Art book for distribution to heath services

  • AMBASSADOR for Micador Art products - 2018 - ongoing , featured artwork on packaging, content creation, tutorials etc 

  • WINNER NATIONAL ONLINE CREATIVES/blogging for KIDSPOT#VOICES OF 2015, Home and Wellbeing

  • Social media content creator : Creatively Squared, Scotch Aus/NZ FordAustralia, Kidspot, Country Culture, Fat Mum Slim, amongst others

  • Founder of The Collage Club, international collage group on Facebook (900+ members) 

  • Creative workshop host ( 2015 - present ) throughout NSW

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