visual artist, writer and curator
0429 416 707
PO Box 85
MALENY QLD 4552
2013 Master of Cultural Heritage. Deakin University, Melbourne.
2011 Master of Contemporary Art (Visual Arts Research Specialization). University of Tasmania, Launceston.
2010 Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies University of Queensland, Brisbane.
2008 Bachelor of Visual Arts with Distinction. University of Southern Qld., Toowoomba.
1972 Diploma of Education James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland
2013 Life Stories 2012 Oral History Collection by Dorothy Haig Published by Killarney Memorial Aged Care (200p softcover)
Research Paper Reclaiming Cultural Heritage published in Art, Antiquity and the Law, Dec 2010, Powys, LD2 3BX, United Kingdom
PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
2010 Undercurrent St Marys Underpass, Main Roads Queensland, Warwick, QLD
2008 Their Memories Stand Tall, Avant Garden, East Creek Park, Toowoomba, QLD
2015 Morris Mania Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery Stanthorpe July 4 – August 16
2015 Thread is my connection with other worlds, Warwick Art Gallery, June 19 – July 28
2015 Memory Keepers, Grassland Gallery, Tambo, January 16 – February 20
2015 memory Keepers, Dogwood Crossing Art Gallery, Miles, March 6 – April 14.
2013 Laced with place Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe, Queensland
2013 The Phantasmagoria of the Interior Gallery 157, Brisbane.
2013 Memory Keepers Texas Regional Art Gallery, Texas, Queensland.
2012 The Phantasmagoria of the Interior Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Stanthorpe, Queensland
2011 Laced with place Royal Historical Society, Brisbane, Queensland
2011 Laced with place Dogwood Crossing Gallery, Miles, Queensland
Selected Group Exhibitions
2016 Confluence, Dogwood Crossing Miles, Group Workshop Outcome with others, Feb 26 – April 9
2012 Mulberry Jali Stanthorpe Art Festival
2011 Downlands College Art Exhibition, Jumpers and Jazz Festival, Temporal Street Exhibition, Warwick, Qld.
2010 Revealed Brisbane City Council Library, Brisbane, Jumpers and Jazz Arts Festival, Temporal Street Exhibition, Warwick, Qld.
2009 Alice Springs Beanie Festival, Beanie Wearable Art Exhibition, Alice Springs, NT.
Jumpers and Jazz Arts Festival, La Pompa Wearable Art Performance, Warwick , Q
Jumpers and Jazz Arts Festival, Street Exhibition, Warwick, QLD
Scots PGC Art Prize, Warwick, QLD
2008 Graduart, USQ Gallery, Toowoomba. Emerging Artists, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery. Jumpers and Jazz Arts Festival, Tree Jumper Exhibition.
Warwick Art Prize, textile and print entries, Warwick, QLD
Libris Awards, The Biennial National Artist Book Awards, Mackay, QLD
Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe, QLD
2007 Fashion Fantasia Wearable Art, Hobart, Tasmania. Warwick Art Prize, textile and print entry. Carnival of Flowers Wearable Art Competition, Toowoomba.
Scots PGC Art Prize.
ART AWARDS AND PRIZES:
2013 Southern Downs Regional Art Prize, Memories of a Fibulanomist, Winner 2D category.
2010 Jumpers and Jazz Arts Festival, Street Exhibition Textile Art, Highly Commended.
2008 Somewhere a child Warwick Art Prize, Works on Paper, Highly Commended.
Jumpers and Jazz Arts Festival, Tree Jumper Exhibition, Highly Commended.
2007 Winning Entry Judged, Carnival of Flowers Wearable Art Competition.
Third Prize, Fashion Fantasia Wearable Art, Hobart, Tasmania.
Scots PGC Art Prize, Second Prize print entry.
Warwick Art Prize, Textile Award, Highly Commended.
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE/ TUTOR
2010 Memory Imprint , St Patricks School, Allora and Allora Historical Society Museum.
2009 Impressions, National Trust of Queensland, Wolston House, Wacol, Queensland.
2011 RADF Turns Twenty Warwick Shire Hall, Stanthorpe Cultural Centre.
2010 A is for Animals (Australian War Memorial) Curatorial Assistant QANTAS Founders Museum, Longreach
2010 I Wish I lived in Wonderland, Curatorial Assistant, Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, Qld.
2009-2011 Selection and installation of regular exhibitions for local artists at Warwick and Allora Business Premises: The Condamine Medical Centre Gallery Warwick, Café Jacquis (2010) , The Warwick Hotel (2009, 2010) Allora Medical Practice.
2011 The Scots PGC Art Prize: Exhibition Curator
2009 The Scots PGC Art Prize: Exhibition Curator
2008 Students in Print 2008 Artist Books from USQ , Guest curator, Warwick Art Gallery.
PROFESSIONAL & ACADEMIC MEMBERSHIPS
Golden Key international Honour Society, USQ Chapter
National Association of Visual Artists (NAVA)
Royal Queensland Historical Society
1972-2006 Employed permanently in a variety of Education settings.
2006 – present Self employed