Artists CV (short)

Education
Curtin University – Art Practice, Visual Culture/Research, Contemporary Art, Experimental Drawing; SIT - Environmental Ceramics (Adv Dip); Certificate Visual Art & Design; Art/Illustration, Ceramics Course, Fine Art tuition, Cert IV Workplace Assessment & Training, Diploma of Business - FLM in Art. MIECAT - Graduate Diploma of Creative Arts Therapy

Solo Exhibitions
2008 ‘Undercurrent’ Percolator Gallery, Paddington
2007 ‘Bush Symphony’, RM Galleries Hamilton
2006 ‘Nostalgia Nostalgia’, RM Galleries, Hamilton
2004/2 Freestyle tout, Brisbane
2001 Design Askew, Brisbane
1999 The Grand View Fine Art Gallery, Cleveland Point
1998 Edward Blake Gallery, Cotton Tree Maroochydore
1994 ‘Cairns Post Collection’ Cairns Regional Gallery, Cairns

Selected Exhibitions
2008 Art Quirks Toowoomba Regional Gallery Emerging Artists Awards
2006 The Churchie Emerging Art Exhibition, The Collector’s Exhibition, Contemporary Art Society of Victoria; Toowoomba Regional Gallery
Emerging Artists Award, ‘Flash Trash’ The Combined Rotary Show, St Bernard’s Art Show, St Sebastian’

Private Collections
2004 The Department of Child Safety,
2005 Toowoomba Regional Gallery Award Acquisition x2 totems from ‘Flash Trash’
2006 Women’s Law Association Qld, Commissioned Award prize
2004 Women’s Law Association Qld, Commissioned Award prize
2003 Women’s Law Association Qld, Commissioned Award prize
1994 The Cairns Post Collection, TAFE Mossman Acquisition prize ‘Bohemian Woman’
Other works Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, UK, Canada, Japan and the US.

Prizes & Achievements
2005/0 R A D F Grants for community projects: Kilcoy & Livingstone Shire,
2004 Brisbane city council & DET Chermside Art Project - Lead Artist
2000 Nudgee College Art Show, 2nd prize, Contemporary
1993 RADF Grant, Painters & Collectors Exhibition Forum

Commissioned Work
2009 Brisbane City Council Q150 Queensland Mosaic project, Brisbane City panels
Brisabane City Council Q150 Landmark Tree project, 5 Brisbane schools
2008 Brisabane City Council Queensland Departmnet of Main Roads, Bald Hills Heritage Trail, Mural Arterial Road Underpass Lead Artist,
collaboration with Nancy Torrens
2006/
04/03 Woman’s Law Association Qld, Lawyer of the Year Award Painting Commission
2004 Mosaic Seating Wall, 30m, Chermside Art Project – BCC/DET CJP Project
TAFE entry Mural, anti-graffiti project Collaboration, 1.8 x 2.7m bass relief,
Paddington Public Art Project, Ceramic Mural Collaboration, cultural imprints
2003 Mural Wall Project abstract 30sqm, student collaboration, Kuraby Special School
2002 Mosaic 9x9m unique wall, consultation, St Laurence’s College Sth Brisbane
2001 Egypt Bass relief entry, 2.3x .9 m, synthetic stone sculpture/gold inlay Kangaroo PT Mosaic entry, 3.6sqm, Brisbane Girls Grammar,
Mural, New Farm Primary School
2000 Pebble Mosaic – 6 wall 120 sqm, Versacce Palazzo, for RW Design, Café La Vie, Westfield Chermside, 68sqm mosaic/inlaid wall &
acrylic canopy, Concept Design – Duporth Ave Development Project, Maroochy Shire.