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  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


2015-16 Melbourne Polytechnic Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design
2013 Melbourne Polytechnic Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
2004 University of Melbourne Diploma of Education
2003 Monash University Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Honours) majoring in sculpture
1998 NMIT Units in Printmaking
1981-3 Phillip Institute of Technology 3 year Diploma of Fine Art


Deakin University Art Collection 2001 (Burwood, Melbourne) (Artists Book)
Westgarth Aged Care Art Collection 2014 (Westgarth, Melbourne) (Artists Book)
Private Collections between 1995-2016


Powerhouse Museum (Make Lace Not War publication for the International Lace Awards)
pages 44 & 179. Powerhouse Publishing Sydney 2011
Deakin University (Face to Face publication - Deakin University Creative Artists response to the Deakin University Art Collection). page 16
21D Issue 4 2012/13 – Light. pages 46 - 47
Shortlisted artist 2014 Edition Lidu ABW International Book Award

Formal Memberships

Art Education Victoria
VIT (Victorian Institute of Teaching)
NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts)
Craft Victoria

Selected Employment

2011-2016 Sessional Art Teacher Melbourne Polytechnic Work Education Centre (Preston Melbourne)
2014/16- Sessional Teacher RMIT School of Global Urban and Social Studies (Melbourne)
2010-2011 CRT (casual relief teaching) Austin Hospital School (Heidelberg. Melbourne)
2005-2009 Specialist Art Teacher Croydon SDS (Croydon. Melbourne)
2003-2004 Artist in Residence, Bulleen Heights School (Bulleen. Melbourne)
2000-2002 Coordinator of Northern Arts & facilitator of community projects (City of
Darebin Melbourne)
2001 Facilitator - mosaic mural project for the Darebin Artists Action Group (City
of Darebin. Melbourne)
2000 Artist In residence Neami (Neami National is a community mental health service) (Shire of Whittlesea)
1999 Artist in residence, Dandenong West Primary School (Dandenong.Melbourne)
1999 Coordinator/Artist, Maribyrnong Festival (City of Maribyrnong. Melbourne)
1998 Community Artist (Shire of Whittlesea Melbourne)
1996-2001 Workshop Artist/Sculptor, Reverse Garbage Truck (Footscray. Melbourne)
1995-6-7-8-9-20 Community Artist & Residences (City of Darebin. Melbourne)
1995-6-7-8-9 Art Teacher, Merrilands Community Centre (City of Darebin Melbourne)
1986-1987 Artist/Designer, St Martins Youth Theatre (South Yarra. Melbourne)
1986 Sculptor, Play Box Theatre (CBD. Melbourne)
1984 Sculptor, ‘The Firm’ (Scene & prop makers for the ballet & theatre) (Fitzroy. Melbourne)
1984 Sculptor, Victorian State Opera (West Richmond. Melbourne)
Selected Exhibitions

2016 Melbourne Polytechnic Advanced Diploma of Jewellery and Object Design Graduates Exhibition (Northcote Town Hall Northcote, Melbourne) ‘Flux’ Group exhibition
2015 Contemporary Gallery Cernavaca Morelos (Cernavaca. Mexico) ‘Fragmentos’ group exhibition
2015 Counihan Gallery (Brunswick. Melbourne) ‘Science Friction’ group exhibition
2013 Toyota Community Spirit Gallery (North Melbourne), ‘All creatures great and small’ group exhibition
2013 Bundoora Homestead (Bundoora. Melbourne) ‘Microscopic Telescopic’ group exhibition
2013 Castlemain Festival (Castlemain Victoria) ‘Twins’ solo exhibition
2012 Active/Spaces (Northcote. Melbourne) Solo exhibition
2011- 2013 Powerhouse Museum (Sydney) ‘Make Lace Not War’ group exhibition
2011 Counihan Gallery (Brunswick. Melbourne) ‘Three Sisters’ group exhibition
2011-2010 Stephen Mclaughlan Gallery (CBD Melbourne) ‘The Circle Show’ group exhibition
2010 Brenda May Gallery (Waterloo. Sydney) ‘Paper Works’ group exhibition
2008 Upstairs Flinders Lane (CBD. Melbourne) ‘Lost in the garden of Adonis’ solo exhibition
2007 Red Gallery (Fitzroy. Melbourne) ‘Dark Light’ group exhibition
2006 McCulloch Gallery (CBD. Melbourne) ‘Mothers’ group exhibition
2005 Darebin La Trobe Acquisitive Award (Bundoora. Melbourne. selected artist) group exhibition
2005-2007 Linden Centre of Contemporary Art, (St Kilda. Melbourne) ‘Post Card Show’ group exhibition
2003 Monash University Graduates Exhibition (Caulfield. Melbourne) group exhibition
2002 Northern Arts members exhibition (Fringe Festival – Melbourne) ‘Lust’ group exhibition
2002 Stonnington Stables Museum of Art, Deakin University (Toorak. Melbourne. Selected artist) ‘Artists Books’ group exhibition
2001 MLC Acquisitive Award (Hawthorn. Melbourne. selected artist) group exhibition
1999 Nillumbik Acquisitive Award (Eltham. Melbourne. selected artist) group exhibition
2001 Preview Gallery (Collingwood. Melbourne) ‘Parts of a Whole’ solo exhibition
1999-2001 Preview Gallery (Collingwood. Melbourne) ‘Redbox Artists’ group exhibition
1999-2001 Gallery 69 Smith Street (Fitzroy. Melbourne)’Voyage’ group exhibition
1998-2000 Northcote Town Hall (Northcote. Melbourne) ‘Going Further and Art Now’ group exhibitions
1997 The Women’s Centre (CBD. Melbourne) ‘Women’ group exhibition
1995 City of Darebin Arts Fair (Northcote. Melbourne) group exhibition
1995 Women’s Gallery (Fitzroy. Melbourne) ‘Womens Show’ group exhibition

Where to Buy

Work is not available for sale through the SNAG website. Please contact the artist directly to inquire about making a purchase.