Australian Art


Born: 1953 Port Pirie, SA
  • Contemporary
  • Sculptor
  • Established

Born in Port Pirie, South Australia, 1953. Presently living and working in Adelaide, S.A.
1977 Diploma in Design (Ceramics), S.A. School of Art
1978 Tenant potter, Jam Factory Workshops, Adelaide
1992-3 M.A. Visual Arts, University of South Australia
1997 Glasgow School of Art MFA Program
2000 Artist in residence, Jam Factory Ceramics Studio, Adelaide
1980 Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide
1981,83,87 Bonython Gallery, Adelaide
1991 Enkyo, Ichinomiya-city, (Nagoya), Japan
1993 Cuppacumbalong Craft Center, Canberra
1994 Draft Only, Union Gallery, Adelaide
1995 A bowl is a bowl is a bow....Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide
1995 Birds Have Fled, University of South Australia, Art Museum
1996 Calculations, Contemporary Art Center, Adelaide
In remembrance of things.... Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide
1997 Newberry Gallery, Glasgow School of Art
1999 National college of Arts, Lahore, Pakistan (Asialink)
2000 Night Shelves, Jam factory Purple Space
2001 About being here, Sherman Galleries, Hargrave, Sydney
2002 Haecceity Arts, Melbourne
Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide
2003 Bett Gallery, Hobart
2004 Sherman Galleries, Sydney
1978 Pugmill Award exhibition, Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide
1980 Art of Craft, traveling exhibition, Art Gallery of S.A.
1989 Cuppacumbalong Craft Center, Canberra
1992 Graduate Diploma Exhibition, University of South Australia Art Museum
1993 Masters & Graduate Diploma Exhibition, University of South Australia Art Museum
1997 Glasgow School of Art MFA Graduate exhibition
gift, Zone Gallery, Adelaide: shunt, Platform, Spencer Street Railway Station, Melbourne
1998 Contemporary International Ceramics, The Sybaris Gallery, Michigan, USA
Pining, North Adelaide School of Art Gallery
Twins, Contemporary Art Center of SA: Shunt, SA Touring exhibition program
Landing, works from the collection, Contemporary Art Center of SA
2000 Chemistry - Art in South Australia, 1990-2000, Art Gallery of SA
2001 International Ceramics 2, Sybaris Gallery, Michigan, USA
Haecceity Arts, Melbourne
Orbit, University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide
2002 Ritual of Tea, Contemporary ceramics & metal, Jam Factory Gallery, Adelaide Festival
2003 Future Function, Manly Art Gallery & Museum
Ceramics: the Australian & New Zealand Context, Campbelltown City Art Gallery
Still Life, Anna Bibby Gallery, Auckland
1978 Pugmill Award for functional ceramics
1980, 91, 94 S.A. Department for Arts, project grant
1982, 88, 95 Australia Council, development grant
1989 Japan/South Australia Cultural Exchange Scheme, travel grant
1993 Australian Post Graduate Award Scholarship
1996 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Arts Scholarship
1999 City of Hobart Art Prize, Ceramics
2000,02 Arts SA, project grant
2001 Visual Arts Crafts Fund, Australia Council, New Work
1992-3 Garden of Memories, Pennington, S.A., with H Valamanesh
1997-9 Irish Famine Memorial, Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney, with H Valamanesh
COLLECTIONS Alice Springs Crafts Center, Art Gallery South Australia, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Campbelltown City Art Gallery, private collections Australia, Japan, USA


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