EDUCATION

2015            Honours - Digital Art, Griffith University, Queensland College of Arts (QCA), Gold Coast Campus, QLD

2009-10       Bachelor of Fine Arts (Major: Sculpture/ New Media) GPA: 6.69 Griffith University, (QCA), Brisbane, QLD

2006-08       Diploma of Visual Arts, Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, QLD

2005-06       Cert. IV Vis. Arts and Contemp. Craft, Central Queensland Institute of TAFE, Mackay, QLD

1994            Cert. III Introductory to Community Services, & Cert III Aged Care Services, Para Institute of TAFE, Elizabeth, S.A.

AWARDS & GRANTS

2018             Regional Arts Development Fund - Germinate, Arts Queensland & Gold Coast City Council, QLD

2017             Regional Arts Development Fund - Germinate, Arts Queensland & Gold Coast City Council, QLD

2017             Australia Cultural Fund

2010             Godfrey Rivers Medal Recipient, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, QLD

2010             Fine Arts Award, Outstanding Initiative & Commitment to Sculpture, Griffith University, (QCA), Brisbane, QLD

2009&2010   Award for Academic Excellence, Griffith University, QCA, Brisbane, QLD

2009-2010    Honors College, Griffith University, QCA, Brisbane, QLD and selecting the options from the toolbar.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2018            Luminous Bodies - International Arts Residency, Toronto Island, Toronto, Canada

2017            Coo-ee "Come to me" Community Arts Project

                    International Artist Residency – M500, Maybole, Scotland, UK

                    Artist Residency – Silkwood Independent school, Gold Coast, QLD

 2014           Finalist, Rick Amor drawing prize, Ballarat Regional Gallery, Ballarat, Victoria

                    Finalist, Marie Ellis art prize, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley, QLD

  2013          Overall 1st Prize, Rotary Club of Tweed Heads, New South Wales

                    Rotary Club of Tweed Heads South, New South Wales

                    Finalist, Toyota Community Spirit Emerging Artist Award, Melbourne, Victoria    

2010            Formation of Artist Run Initiative, Bad Pixels, Brisbane, QLD

2009            Finalist, “Churchie” National Emerging Art Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

                    Finalist, Art workers Award, Metro Arts, Brisbane, QLD     

2008            Print Collection, Southbank Institute of Technology Brisbane, QLD

2007           1st Prize – Oxlade’s Prize, South Bank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, QLD

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017            Coo-ee “Come to me” Community Arts Project, Maybole Scotland/Gold Coast, QLD

2014            Gold Coast Art Centre, Bundle Road, Southport, QLD

2012            East Coast Dreaming, Atrium Gallery, Australian High Commission, Singapore

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020            Bohemia Studio Gallery, Westbury, Tasmania

2020            Deloraine Creative Studios, Deloraine, Tasmania

2019            Minds Do Matter - Queen Victoria Museum , Invermay, Launceston, Tasmania

2019            Sunscreening – Networks, The Walls Artspace, Miami, QLD

2018            Luminous Bodies Open studios, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto Island, Toronto, Canada

2018            The Morris Art Prize, Carrara, QLD

2016            Satellites of Love and Regions of Alienation, Gold Coast Art Centre, QLD

2016            Dharnarama, The Walls one day walking tour, Miami, QLD

                    (Exhibited work, "The Art of Screaming in the park" an interactive community Arts glass sculpture)

2015            Tools of the trade, The wandering room, Jugglers Art space, Brisbane, QLD

                    Boarders Art Prize, Tweed River Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW

2014            Marie Ellis Art Prize, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley, QLD

2013            Australia Day Group Show Australian High Commission, Singapore

                    Rotary Club Art Prize, Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia

                    Boarders Gold Coast Art Prize, GCCA, Surfers Paradise, Queensland

                    Toyota, Community Spirit, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

2011            Square Invasions, Instinc, Singapore

2010            Wake up with your head, QCA Graduation Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

                    Bad Pixel, BARI Festival (Brisbane Artist Run Initiative) Brisbane, QLD

                    9 CENTS, Griffith University, QCA Project Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

                    Eating Biscuits, Level Gallery, Newstead, QLD

                    Bad Pixel BARI Festival, St George Square, Brisbane, QLD

                    Bad Pixel, Glow 32 – City Studio, Brisbane Studio Spaces, QLD

                    Bad Pixel, Jugglers Art Space, Fortitude Valley, QLD

                    Bad Pixel, Synergy, Blue Room Cinebar, Rosalie, QLD

2009            IAM, Women’s Legal Service, West End, Brisbane, QLD

                    The Churchie National Emerging Art Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

2008            Exit, Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane, QLD

                    The Green Dragon, St George Bank Art Prize, Brisbane, QLD

                    Spring Art, St Sebastian’s Spring Art Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

                    When Pigs Fly Left Art Exhibition, Art Factory, South Brisbane, QLD

2007            First Prize – Cabaret, Suncorp Piazza, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

                    Belonging (RAW 07) Travelling Art Exhibition, Mackay & Proserpine, QLD

                    The Green Dragon Art Prize, Brisbane, QLD

2006            Interlude, Morningside Campus TAFE, Brisbane, QLD

                    Seeing you, seeing me, seeing things, RAW 06, Mackay, QLD

                    Brisbane Outsider Artists, Verge 11th National Ceramics Conference QLD