Lives and works in Canberra, Australia

 

Education

 

2010           Bachelor of Visual Arts, Honours

                   Sculpture workshop, School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra

2007- 08     Diploma of Sculpture

                   School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra

1990 - 92    Bachelor of Fine Arts

                   College of Fine Arts, NSW University, Sydney

Solo Exhibitions and Projects
 

2019           Occupy 

                   Foyer Gallery, Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT

2018           Locus, installation

                   ANCA Gallery, ACT

2017           Encasement, installation

                   Canberra Museum and Gallery, ACT

2015           Inkening

                   DIP Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2014           No Conclusions, installation 

                   SLOT Gallery, Sydney

2013           Something Familiar - 2 person show

                   M16 Artspace, ACT

2012           Thin Blue Line

                   The Gallery, Canberra Grammar School, ACT

2011           Place of my Predilection

                   Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka, ACT

Selected Group Exhibitions


2020           Sculpture by the Sea - upcoming

                   Bondi, NSW

2020           Contour 556, Sculpture Biennale - upcoming

                   Canberra, ACT

2019           M16 Drawing Prize

                   M16 Artspace, ACT     

2019           Fisher’s Ghost Art Award Exhibition

                   Campbelltown Arts Centre, NSW

2019           North Sydney Art Prize

                   Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, North Sydney, NSW

2019           Here and Now

                   School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, ACT

2018           Contour 556, Sculpture Biennale

                   Lake Burley Griffin and East Gallery, ACT

2018           From small things big things grow

                   GOST and Megalo Print Studio, ACT

2017           Sculpture by the Sea

                   Bondi, NSW

2017           Canberra Grammar School Sculpture Festival

                   CGS, Canberra

2017           Shake It Up - site specific installation for Art Not Apart arts festival

                   Nishi Gallery, Canberra

2016           Quickdraw

                   Canberra Contemporary Art Space,  ACT

2015           No Place Like Home

                   M Contemporary Gallery, Sydney

2015           North Sydney Art Prize - sculpture/ephemeral art exhibition

                   Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, North Sydney, NSW

2014           Blaze Eight

                   Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT

2013           Sculpture in the Street

                   Canberra, ACT

2013           Sunshine Coast Art Prize(SCAP)

                   Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland

2013           Strand Ephemera 2013 - outdoor sculpture exhibition

                   Townesville, Queensland

2013           North Sydney Art Prize - sculpture/ephemeral art exhibition

                   Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, North Sydney, NSW

2013           Momentum -  emerging and established female sculptors of the Canberra region

                   Belconnen Arts Centre, ACT

2011           Inside

                   Strathnairn Arts Association, ACT

2011           The Edge - sculptural works by artists of the Canberra region

                   Belconnen Arts Centre, Canberra

2009           Sculpture by the Sea - National outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

                   Bondi, NSW

2009          “Books….beyond words” Artists Books Exhibition

                   East Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria
 

Awards, Grants and Commissions
 

2019          Finalist M16 Drawing Prize

2019          Finalist Fisher’s Ghost Art Award

2019          Shortlisted for Public Art Commission Goulburn Council

2019          Major Open Award winner, North Sydney Art Prize

2017          Arts ACT Project Funding

2017          Perrier-Jouet Sponsorship Award, Sculpture by the Sea

2017          University of New South Wales Sponsorship Award, Sculpture by the Sea

2017          Commission installation REVERB, Molonglo Group, ACT

2015          Commissioned installation Bloom, National Portrait Gallery Australia, ACT

2013          National Press Club’s Emerging Artist Award from Capitol Arts Patrons’Organisation, ACT

2013          Winner Goulburn Art Prize, NSW

2013          Finalist Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Qld

2013          Winner Emerging Artist Award, North Sydney Art Prize, NSW

2013          ArtStart Grant, Australia Council for the Arts

2010          EASS (Emerging Artist Support Scheme) Canberra Grammar School Exhibition Award, ACT

2010          EASS Strathnairn Arts Exhibition Award, ACT

 

Residencies

2019         Living Studio Residency, Belconnen Arts centre, ACT

2016         Megalo Print Workshop Artist in Residence, ACT

2014         Gunyah Artist in Resident, NSW

2014         Graduate in Residence, Sculpture Workshop, Australian National University

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