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Born Mid-West Region, Western Australia

Works Mount Victoria, Blue Mountains New South Wales, Australia

 

Artist Statement

Art is a representation of one’s perception that allows the viewer to enter a visual conversation with an artwork. Art stimulates the mind and the refreshed mind reengages with the world.

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) – Printmaking major

Western Australian Institute of Technology (WAIT)

Post Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Art – English Teaching)

Curtin University (formerly WAIT)

Exhibitions

1981 – Entrant Channel 7 Young Artist Award – Art Gallery of Western Australia

1982 – Dog Exhibition – Fremantle Arts Centre

1982 – Dolphin Theatre University of WA & Bunbury Tour- Performance Art, Bloomsbury Group

1982 – Graduate Show – WAIT Exhibition

1984 – Miller Gallery – New Printmakers Exhibition

1985 – Finalist Warnambool Print Prize

1985_1986 – Set designer-painter & print graphics – Winter Theatre (Northbridge, WA)

1987_2000 – Project management, illustrator, designer, computer graphics, animation and interface

designer various IT & education organisations (Documenta: Multimedia & ITC Services, Dr Disk)

1993_1996 Maltings Gallery (Northbridge, W.A.) – Miniatures Exhibition and other group exhibitions.

1997 – Exhibitor (computer multimedia via VHS tape) Perth Institute of Contemporary Art PICA

1999 – Qualified for City of Sydney Street Art Market exhibitor and participated in events

1999_2017 – Previous Committee Member Blackheath Art Society (BAS). Various group

2001 – McDowell Gallery (Blackheath NSW)

2003 – Developed concept and prepared successful grant application NSW Government Partnerships for Development with Blackheath Art Society for website

2008_2012 – Exhibiting through numerous Blue Mountains galleries and group exhibitions. ArtStreet, Blackheath Art Society exhibitions, Winter Magic Festival Exhibitor, Rhododendron Festival exhibitor

2012_present – Exhibiting Self-representing – participant & speech maker ROCK SOLID FOUNDATIONS: A celebration of Edith Cowan University’s Indigenous Alumni, ArtStreet, Mt Wilson Bloom Festival Exhibition, Book Week film street library art (Ethel Turner house, Leura) Macarthurs Arcade.

2016 – Solo exhibition “About Time” Gallery One88 Katoomba (May-June)

2016 – Finalist Gallipoli Art Competition – Tri-national – Gallipoli Memorial Club, Sydney

2016 – Finalist Rick Amor Drawing Prize – National – Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria

2016 – Solo exhibition “About Colour” Gallery One88 Katoomba (Nov-Dec)

2017 – Off The Edge exhibition, Six Mount Victoria artists, Gallery One88 Katoomba

2018 – Exhibiting member at Gallery Blackheath – an artist’s run initiative (Jan-Dec)

2018 – Blue Mountains Portraits Exhibition – Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

2018 – Blue Mountains Collectors’ Edition #5 Exhibition – Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

2018 – Highly commended M&G NSW 150th Anniversary of Railway in Mount Victoria Exhibition design

2018 – By Local exhibition – 4 artists at Mount Victoria Manor Gallery

 

Collections

Edith Cowan University collection, Curtin University Printmaking collection, Mallesons Stephen Jaques Law Firm, Nissan Motors – United Arab Emirates, PJ Architectures, private collections in Australia and overseas.

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