2016 Rainbow Gallery. Moonambel, Victoria
2015 Artist in Residence, Box Hill Community Arts Centre. Box Hill, Victoria
2015 Town Hall Gallery, Hawthorn, Victoria.
2012 – Recent Works. Eden Arts. Lakes District. England.
2012 – Recent Works. Arts Complex. London Rd., Edinburgh. Scotland.
2011 – Recent Works. Whitespace. Gayfield Square, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2008 -‘Evenings at Home’ (Recent Works) , Studio Art Edinburgh. St Stephens St, Edinburgh. Scotland.
2006 – ‘Ode to Carmellorlea’, Eltham Community Art Gallery. Victoria, Australia
2005 – ‘Walking’, Gasworks Arts Park . Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2003 – ‘Where the Fences Guide and The Gates Introduce You’ Arts Academy, The Post Office Gallery The University of Ballarat. Victoria, Australia
1999-‘Expressions of Interest’, The University of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 – ‘Alumination’. Art Gallery of Ballarat.
2014 -‘Aural Landscapes’ Brunswick Street Gallery. Fitzroy, Victoria.
2014 – ‘Essence’ Beth Hulme Gallery. North Fitzroy, Victoria
2013 – Nillumbik Art Prize. Montsalvat. Eltham, Victoria.
2012 – Arts Complex. London Rd. Edinburgh, Scotland.
2009-2012 – Three Harbours Festival, Power Station Exhibit
2009 – 10:30, Graduate Exhibition, Ballarat Arts Academy
2005- ‘Custom Made’ Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery
2001- ‘Abstract’ – Convent Gallery, Daylesford
2001 – ‘Better than Ten TV’s’ Span Galleries, Flinders Lane, Melbourne
‘Hung, Drawn and Quartered’, The CUB Malthouse Gallery
2001- ‘An Open Space Odyssey’, Ballarat Begonia Festival
1999 – ‘What an Honour’, Warrnambool Regional Art Gallery
1997 – “Unified Diversity’, Ararat Regional art Gallery
1997 – ‘Six Assemblies’ The University of Ballarat
1996 – ‘Paper works’, Art Gallery of Ballarat
2015 Largest Display of Handmade Sheep, Guinness World Records.
2015 Artist in Residence, Box Hill Community Arts Centre.
2013 – Finalist, Nillumbik Prize
2006 – Villa Maria Travelling Scholarship
1997- Timken Acquisition Award, Ballarat Winter Festival
1997 – David Pratt Award (Best Drawing), The University of Ballarat
2000-2003 – Master of Arts
Arts Academy, The University of Ballarat, Australia
1998-1999- Bachelor of Visual Arts, Honours (First Class) University of Ballarat, Australia
1995-1997 – Bachelor of Visual Arts, The University of Ballarat, Australia
1988-1993 – Stawell Secondary College
Current – Senior Instructor for Adults with a Disability
This role predominantly consists of facilitating Sensory and Community Arts based programs at a Day Service for adults with a disability.
(Refer to my updates page for further information).
2015 – Guest Artist, National Wool Museum
Travelling to various locations across regional Victoria,this role was held in conjunction with the Project Coordinator position below.
2015 – Artist in Residence, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
This opportunity was funded by the City of Whitehorse Council, where I was working in ‘The Loft’ studio at Box Hill Community Arts Centre for the year.
The work created during the residency was a response to the centres surrounds. It’s gardens, architecture and active creative community.
2013-2015 – Project Coordinator, Shaun the Sheep Pompom Parade in the Pyrenees.
A Community arts project that travelled throughout regional Victoria, where free workshops were held to contribute to breaking the world record of the
‘The largest display of handmade sheep.’
2015 – Arts Tutor
Leading Art workshops at Box Hill Community Arts Centre
2014 – 2015 President, Pyrenees Presents
A voluntary role for a not-for-profit organisation that promotes and contributes to the Arts in the Pyrenees region of Victoria.
2009-2012 Upward Mobility Project, Edinburgh, UK
Community Arts Worker/Workshop Facilitator
Upward Mobility runs Community Arts and Healthy Living Projects for vulnerable youth and adults at an Arts Complex in Edinburgh.
I facilitated Art & Design workshops and curated exhibitions for the students and coordinated events for World Community Arts Day, a mural by the students for a local fire station, and an Art Auction for the charity.
2007-2009 Tiphereth. Coordinator of Art & Craft Studio. Edinburgh, UK
Leading a team of 3 Co-workers, 5 volunteers and 16 Service Users for an Art and Craft studio for adults with a disability. Also facilitating workshops within the studio, and coordinating two arts and crafts fairs each year.
2003-2006 Senior Instructor for adults with a disability. Melbourne
Running classes for participants at a day service for adults with a disability in the Arts and community access.
From 2003-2006 I also organised numerous projects such as International Day of People with a Disability, myriad social events, and Arts exhibitions for all participants.
In March 2006, I was the first recipient of the Villa Maria Travelling Scholarship where I spent 6 weeks in the UK exploring Community Arts and Arts in the Disability field
2000-2003 Art Tutor. Ballarat, Victoria
Tutoring Art to adults with a disability at an adult education centre
Setting long term art projects for each individual as well as developing art portfolios for potential further education
2000-2001 University of Ballarat School of Visual Arts. Tutor 2nd Year Painting and Drawing.
Tutoring Visual Art students in a studio setting; teaching a variety of techniques and approaches within set projects in the fields of drawing and painting.
1996-2016 Artist in Residence/Community Artist/Art Tutor
For the past 20 years, I have been running Arts programs and workshops within community and educational settings.
These workshops have varied in concept and age group – running workshops for all ages and abilities where programs have been run for art as therapy, to connect with local communities or for those who wish to develop and/or explore their skills and creativity within the Arts.