Biography

Education  
2006-2009 Bachelor of Fine Art (Painting), RMIT University
1994-1999 Visual Arts, Box Hill Institute of TAFE
1993 Certificate of Art & Design, Fremantle TAFE
1975-1977 Bachelor of Arts, History & Politics, Melbourne University
Employment History  
1999-2010 Art Tutor and Administration Assistant, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
2009 Office Coordinator, Ceramics Victoria Incorporated
2001-2009 Art Tutor, Kew Neighbourhood Learning Centre
2003-2007 Artist, Artist-in-Schools Program, City of Whitehorse
Residencies  
2016-2017 Artist-in-Residence St Vincent's Hospital Caritus Christi Hospice
2016 Arte Studio Ginestrelle Italy
2014 Artist in Residency, Vallauris, France
2010 Artist in Residence, Galeri Art Point, Penang,Malaysia
1999-2000 Artist in Residence, Box Hill Community Arts Centre
Solo Exhibitions

2017

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2015   

2014

2013

2011

2011

2000

Landscapes, St Vincent's Gallery St Vincen's Hospital Melbourne

Upon Reflection, Tacit Gallery Melbourne

Complementary, Quadrant Gallery, Hawthorn

Display Hutches, City Library, Melbourne

After Rain, Louey & Lane Gallery, Glen Huntly Melbourne

Penang and Back, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne

Modern World, The Glass Gallery, Northcote Town Hall, Northcote, Melbourne

Box Hill and Beyond, Box Hill Community Arts Centre

Recent Group Exhibitions  
2017 90 x 90: 90 Artworks from 90 years of collecting, Whitehorse Artspace
2016 Artestudio Ginestrelle, Art Gallery Le Logge, Assisi, UNESCO, Italy
2016 Legacy of the Impressionts, Whitehorse Art Space, Melbourne
2015 Finalist, Manly Library Artist Book Award 2015, Sydney
2014    Exposition, Artist in Residency Program, Vallauris, France

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Her Presence in Colours XI, Mongolian National Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 

Prints 25, Art Space, City of Whitehorse

Vessel, Ceramics Victoria, Herring Island

Just Because.... Ceramics Victoria Members' Exhibition, Melbourne

'A Book in a Bag.....' exhibition, 69 Smith Street, Collingwood

Clayworkers Exhibition, Bulleen Art & Garden, Melbourne

Acquisitive Ceramic Award, Decal Award, Award winner, Whitehorse Art Space.

'the printed image', Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney

Finalist 'Libris' Artist Book Award, Mackay Artspace, Queensland

Dozen, A group exhibition of ceramics and prints, Open Drawer, Camberwell

A New Direction, International Women Artists Exhibition,Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts Museum, Vietnam 

New Ceramics, Subject Matter Art Space, Hawthorn

Breaking the Drought, Ceramics Victoria, Herring Island Summer Arts Festival.

You are here, Stockroom, Kyenton, Victoria

Sculptural & Artist Books, 69 Smith Street, Collingwood

Books.....beyond words, Merit Award, East Gippsland Art Gallery

Transferring the Image, Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Newtown, Sydney

Ephemeral by Nature - Lasting by Design, Whitehorse Art Space, Box Hill, Melbourne

 2011 Northern Exposure 2011, The Street is the Gallery, Northcote, Melbourne
  Wish You Were Here, Ceramics Exhibition, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Melbourne
  Wall Space, 69 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  Finalist, Manly Library Artist Book Award 2011, Manly, Sydney
2010 Atlas, Artist Books, Artisan Book Shop, Fitzroy
  Snip, Slice, Saw, Hand Held Gallery, Melbourne
  The Valda Quick Biennial Paper Arts Exhibition, Bundoora Homestead, Melbourne
  The Secret Life of the City , 69 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne
  Oasis, Ceramics Victoria, Herring Island Summer Arts Festival
2009 Between the Lines, Artist Books, Artisan Book Shop, Fitzroy
  Eclat-Xpressive Ceramics, Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Collingwood, Melbourne
  Finalist '.....Home...', Box Hill Community Arts Centre
  9 x 5, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Melbourne
  Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Seventy Four Steps, B.A. Fine Art Painting Graduate Exhibition, RMIT
  Botanica, Pigment Gallery, Melbourne
  Dream of Peace, International Women Artists Association, Beijing National Gallery, China
2006 Life of Colours, International Women Artists' Association, Daegu, Korea
2005 Her Light in Colours, International Women Artists'Association, Manningham Gallery, Melbourne
  Finalist, She Who Belongs, Walker Street Gallery, Dandenong, Melbourne
  Finalist, Operation Art, Meat Market Gallery, North Melbourne
  The Sixth Sense, Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Box Hill, Melbourne
Publications  

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2015

2014

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2011

International Contemporary Art Guide 2016, Artestudio Ginestrelle, Assisi, Italy

Imago Mundi, Luciano Benetton Collection, Looking Down Under, Milan, 2015

Her Presence in Colours X1, International Women Artists' Exhibition, Mongolia, 2014

Catalogue, A New Direction, International  Women Artists' Exhibition, Fine Arts Museum, Vietnam 2012

Books Beyond Words, East Gippsland Art Gallery, 2011

 

2008 International Women's Artist Exhibition Catalogue, Dream of Peace, Beijing
2006 Catalogue, Life of Colours, Daegu Culture & Arts Centre, Korea
2005 Catalogue, Operation Art,, Curator Dr Megan Evans, Australian Nursing Federation, Melbourne
2004 Catalolgue, Close to the Heart, Manningham Gallery, Pheobe Publishing, Melbourne
Collections & Awards:  
2015 Luciano Benetton Collection, Looking Down Under, Milan, Italy
2014 Artist in Residence Collection, Vallauris, France
2013 The Ken West Award, Alcove Art Shop, Melbourne.
2013 Acquisitive Ceramic Award, Decal Exhibition, award winner
2011 Manly Library Artist Book Collection, Sydney
2011 City of Whitehorse Art Collection, Box Hill, Melbourne
2011 Merit Award, Books....beyond words, East Gippsland Art Gallery, Victoria
2000 Box Hill Community Arts Centre, Melbourne