Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

2005

Certificate III Visual Arts & Contemporary Craft Challenger Tafe, Rockingham, W.A.
Certificate IV Assessment & Workplace Training Challenger Tafe, Applecross, W.A.

1991

Diploma Fine Art National Art School, East Sydney Technical College, Darlinghurst, Sydney.

1988

Diploma Graphic Art School of Visual Arts, Darlinghurst, Sydney.

1983-91

Registered Nurse Certificate St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst.

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Soul Thoughts – BlackCat Gallery, Collingwood Melbourne, VIC

2012

Timely Breath, Untimely Death Festivals Australia Grant, Serpentine Room, Mandurah.

2012

Wetlands: From Bunyip to Beautiful, People’s Gallery, Mandurah Community Museum.

1991

A Part of Me (Graduates) National Art School, East Sydney Technical College, Sydney.

Group Exhibitions

2017

Life – Stages & Crossroads, Ellenbrook Arts Gallery, W.A

Open Studio Collective, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, W.A.

Painting

2018

Mandjar Art Award, Alcoa Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

2017

Soul Thoughts, The BlackCat Gallery,Collingwood Melbourne, VIC.

Tiny Treasures, Contemporary Art Spaces, Mandurah, W.A.

Life – Stages and Crossroads, Ellenbrook Arts Gallery, W.A.

Open Studio Collective, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, W.A.

Mandjar Art Award, Alcoa Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A

Art Trail, Stretch Festival, Mandurah W.A

2016

Tiny Treasures, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, W.A.

Ellenbrook Art Award, Ellenbrook, W.A.

Sensorium, (Joint Solo Exhibitions), Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, (CASM), W.A.

Mandjar Art Award, Alcoa Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

2015

Tiny Treasures, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah W.A.

Linden Art Postcard Show, Linden New Art Gallery, St Kilda, Melbourne, VIC.

Clifton Art Award.

Crab Fest Plein Air Art Competition, Mandurah, W.A.

Mandjar Art Award, Alcoa Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

2014

Mandorla Art Award, Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth, W.A.

Digital City in a Connected World, (Telstra) CASM, Mandurah W.A.

Clifton Art Award.

Cossack Art Award, Old Bond Store, Cossack, W.A.

Mandjar Art Prize Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

9×5 Exhibition, Alcoa Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

Tiny Treasures, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, W.A.

2013

9 x 5 Exhibition Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

Art in Nature Exhibition Peel Harvey Catchment Council, Mandurah, W.A.

2011

9 x 5 Exhibition Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

2010

Mandjar Art Prize Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

2009

9 x 5 Exhibition Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Mandurah, W.A.

1996

Mosman City Inaugral Art Prize Mosman Council City Chambers, Sydney.

1994

Genesis II Campbell Street Gallery Darlinghurst, Sydney.

1991

Genesis I, National Art School, East Sydney Technical College.

1989

Fine Art Exhibition National Art School Gallery, East Sydney Technical College.

1988

Fine Art Exhibition National Art School Gallery, East Sydney Technical College.

1982

Lloyd Rees Youth Exhibition, Lane Cove Municipal Library Lane Cove.

Sculpture

2017

Prototype Festival, Hubbub Fringe Festival, Mandurah W.A.

Sculpture Exhibit, Alcoa Art Gallery, Mandurah W.A

2014

Digital City in a Connected World, (Telstra) CASM, Mandurah W.A.

Installations

2017

Prototype Festival, Hubbub Fringe Festival, Mandurah W.A.

Photography

1989

National Art School Group Exhibition, National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst.

1988

National Art School Group Exhibition, National Art School Gallery, Darlinghurst.

School of Visual Arts Student Exhibition, Crown Street, Darlinghurst.

Graphics

 

1988

School of Visual Art Group Exhibition, Crown Street, Sydney.

Awards and Prizes

 

2014

Mandorla Art Award – Finalist

A Digital City in a Connected World -Finalist – Two Highly Commended:

Eye See a Future- Sculpture

Connections -Mixed media on linen CASM (Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah) Telstra sponsored theme.

1988

Logo design for Sisters of Charity Logo Design Competition

Design for St Vincent’s Hospital International Recruitment Brochure

Commissions

 2016-2018

Portraits, mixed media, individual clients.

 

2011

Public Event Signage Banners, Children’s Festival, City of Mandurah.

2010

St Damien of Molokai Portrait, Dawesville Catholic Primary School.

1986-91

Portraits, oil, individual clients.

Art Employment

       2018

Gallery Attendant, Contemporary Art Spaces, Mandurah, W.A.

2017

Artist Studio Residency, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, W.A

Gallery Attendeant, Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah, W.A

2007-14

A Brush with Art Fine Art School, Teacher/Founder, Mandurah.A Brush with Art Annual Exhibitions, Curator, Falcon e-Library.

2013

Totem Pole Installation, Facilitator, Stretch Festival, Mandurah.

2012

Giant Story Book School Project, Project Manager, City of Mandurah.

Children’s Festival Painting Workshop, Facilitator, City of Mandurah.

Children’s Festival Decorations, Facilitator, City of Mandurah.

Channel 7 Crabfest Plein Air Children’s Art, Facilitator, City of Mandurah.

Breath Foreshore Installation, Facilitator, Stretch Festival, Mandurah.

Theatre Sets, Alice in Wonderland, Artist, Fishtrap Theatre, Mandurah.

2011

The Journey Wall Project, Project Manager,Stretch Festival, City of Mandurah.

Sculptural Letterbox Project, Project Manager, Stretch festival, Mandurah.

Community Flag Project, Facilitator, Stretch festival, Mandurah.

Naidoc Day Banner Project, Facilitator, City of Mandurah Naidoc Celebrations.

Children’s Festival School Banner Competition, Project Manager, Mandurah.

2010

Mall Memories Project (Sculptural Installation), Facilitator, Stretch Festival.

Master Artist Workshop, Stretch Festival, Mandurah.

Fine Art Adult Classes, Jacksons Drawing Supplies, Mandurah.

Community Painting Group, Facilitator, Jacksons Drawing Supplies, Mandurah.

Window Installation, Book Week, Facilitator, Falcon eLibrary, Mandurah.

Medieval Costume Making Workshop, Facilitator, City of Mandurah.

The Pillars of Faith,Window Installation,Artist, Dawesville Catholic Primary.

The Sea, Window Installation, Artist, Dawesville Catholic Primary.

Restoring Religious Statues, Artist, St Damien’s Parish, Dawesville.

2008-10

Church Banners, St Damien of Molokai Parish, Dawesville.Holiday Workshops Falcon e-Library, Facilitator, City of Mandurah.

Founded Community Painting Group to encourage adult artists.

2005

Tafe Art Facilitator, Fine Art Department, Challenger Tafe Rockingham.

2007-12

Stage Backdrops, Dawesville Catholic Primary School.

2004

Costume & set design, Dance Sensation Performing Arts Studio, Lane Cove.

2002-03

Photographer Dance Sensation Performing Arts studio, Lane Cove.

2000-03

Townsville Arts Group, member, Townsville,Queensland.

1991-94

Art Teacher, Holiday & After School Care, Willoughby City Council.

1990-00

Freelance Wedding Photographer.

1989

Diversional Therapist, Eversleigh Home of Peace, Petersham.

1983-86

Registered Nurse, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney.

Professional Services

      2017

Murray Musical Society Youth Art, Judge, Pinjarra, W.A.

2015

Common Threads Body Art 2015 Judging Panel, Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, Mandurah W.A.

Media/Interviews

 

2015

Common Threads Wearable Art/Body Art Interview, DVD, Stretch Festival, City of Mandurah, W.A.

Published Work

2011

Photography for Journey Wall Project postcards/posters,City of Mandurah.

2010

Artwork for Enrolment Folder, Dawesville Catholic Primary.

2009

Corporate design/Logo, Dawesville Ducks Swimming Club.

2000-03

Corporate design/logo, Dance Sensation, Lane Cove, Sydney.

1996-00

Corporate design/logos, Regional NSW.

1996

Promotional Design Breakaway Programme, Willoughby City Council.

1994

Corporate Design/illustrations, Family Day Care, Willoughby City Council.

‘Back to Trangie’ Promotional designs/logo,Trangie Centennial Celebrations.

Promotional posters/brochures, Hairdressers Expo, Sydney.

1988

Logo design, Sisters of Charity Anniversary

Book Illustrations “Going Home after a Heart Attack”,St Vincent’s Hospital.

Artwork/design International Recruitment brochure, St Vincents Hospital.

Book Illustrations, Maggie May Gordon, Poet & Playwright.

Logo design/illustrations, St Vincents Hospital Accreditation Programme.

1986

Logo design, Hunters Hill Prayer Group.

1986-1992

Wedding/21st Invitation design.

1983

Cassette Tape Cover, Servants of Yahweh, Sydney.

Art Career Achievements

 

Invited to partake in the Festival Australia Grant for the Breath series.

Creating and developing A Brush with Art Fine Art School for children. To encourage and motivate young Artists in the Mandurah Region.

Invited to create, promote and implement an Arts Care Programme that would target “at risk” teenagers in the Willoughby region, Sydney.

Invited Board Member of Dawesville Catholic Primary.

Designing and illustrating St Vincents Hospital Brochures for international recruitment.

Illustrating “Going Home After a Heart Attack” Book, St Vincents Hospital, Sydney.