Biography

Education

1989
Degree with Distinction, Bachelor of Art (Fine Art) at LaTrobe University, Bendigo. Final year major: Printmaking.
1995
Bachelor of Art with Honours (Painting) at University of Tasmania School of Art, Hobart. Inclusion on the Dean’s Roll of Excellence.

Solo Exhibitions

2005
New Works : Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney.
2001
Cluster : Motorworks Gallery, Melbourne.
2000
The Jewel Box : Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney.
1999
Written in Water : Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney.
1998
Mapping an Unknown Sea : Nisart Gallery, Launceston.
1997
Silent Spaces : Nisart Gallery, Launceston. Tasmania.
1995
Sweet & Sour : Couch Culture Artspace, Hobart.

International Exhibitions

2005
Flavour : The Art Loft Gallery, Singapore.
2005
XXXI Anniversary Batik : Sala Barna Gallery, Barcelona.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010
NetWork : Ballarat Art Gallery, Ballarat.
2006
Melbourne Art Fair : Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne, Barcelona.
Xmas Group Show : Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne.
2005
Discovery Art Show : Gasworks Art Park, Melbourne.
2004
Tree in Changing Light : BowerHouse Gallery, Milton, NSW.
Melbourne Independent Artists’ : Sydney Art Fair.
Melbourne Grammar Exhibition : Motorworks Gallery, Melbourne.
Group Exhibition: Wesley College, Melbourne.
Melbourne Independent Artists’ : Sydney Art Fair.
2003
Work Circles : Dantes Gallery, Fitzroy.
Strange Space. Phyllis Palmer Gallery, LaTrobe University, Bendigo.
2000
Emerging Artists : Aardwolf Gallery, Melbourne.
8 Artists : Art Exhibit Services, Melbourne.
1999
Do Not Touch : Traveling Exhibition, Tasmania.
Works on Paper Prize : Bendigo Regional Art Gallery. Victoria.
Artist Show : Metropolis Gallery, St. Kilda.
1998
A Flourishing Ecology : Long Gallery, Hobart.
Inkpots to Internet : Phyllis Palmer Gallery, LaTrobe University, Bendigo.
1997
The Australian Printmedia Awards : Powerhouse Museum, Sydney.
New Tasmanian Artists : Charles Hewitt Gallery, Sydney.
Female Form : Nisart Gallery, Launceston.
Hutchins Art Prize : Long Gallery, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart.
1996
View Landscape : Horsham Regional Art Gallery. Vic.
View Landscape II : Burnie Regional Art Gallery. Burnie.

Prizes and Awards

1998
Arts Tasmania Professional Development Grant.
1989
Printmaking Award : LaTrobe University, Bendigo.
1998
LaTrobe University Staff Award.

Professional Development

1998
Solar Plate Techniques. Conducted by Milan Milovich.
1995
Working alongside Raymond Arnold at his MT Nelson Printmaking Studios, Hobart.
1994
Bookbinding and Presentation Portfolio Workshops. Conducted by Peter Wegner.

Collections

ArtBank
Macquarie Group Collection, LaTrobe University, Bendigo.
Launceston General Hospital
International & National Private Collections.

Employment

2002-present
Designer/Partner, Preloaded Design, Graphics and Web design. Projects include; picture books, card sets, websites and promotional material.
2003
Printmaking/Photography Technician, Monash University, Chisholm.
2000-2002
Melbourne Etching Supplies, Fitzroy.
PG Printmaker Gallery, Fitzroy.
1999-2000
Drawing Tutor, Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart.
1998
Artist, Beyond Productions, Sydney. Skills required: painting, sculpture, mould making, make-up and set production.
1996-1998
Manager, Entrepot Art Products, Tasmania University, School of the Arts, Hobart.
1993-1994
Technician/Tutor, Printmaking Department, LaTrobe University, Bendigo.
1993
Manager, Siens Art Shop, LaTrobe University, Bendigo.