Australian Art


Born: 1951 WA.

    1951 Born WA.
    1993 Awarded Scholarship, Ausglass Printmaking Workshop.
    1995 Awarded Special Purpose Administration Grant (Union Street Design Studio Inc) The Australia Council.
    1995 BA Hons, SCU.
    1997 Awarded Partnership Grant (Union Street Design Studio Inc in Association with the Centre of Contemporary Craft), The Australia Council.
    1998 Awarded University Postgraduate Research Scholarship.
    2000 MA, Southern Cross University (SCU).

    1992-97 Various exhibitions.
    1998 Elvis Has Left The Building, Barebones Artspace, Bangalow.
    Past Tense/Future Perfect, Touring Exhibition, Craftwest and Object Galleries.
    Window Show, Contemporary Art & Design Gallery, Brisbane.
    New Work - Union Street Design Studio Inc, Object Galleries, Sydney; The Crafts Council of QLD.
    The East Coast Sculpture Show, Thursday Plantation, Ballina.
    Gold Coast Ceramic Award, Gold Coast Arts Centre.
    The Buttery Art Prize, A&I Hall, Bangalow.
    1998/99 A Country Practice, touring survey show curated by Felicity Fenner & Anne Loxley, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, COFA, UNSW, Sydney; Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW; Moree Plains Gallery, NSW; Tamworth City Gallery, NSW; Broken Hill City Art Gallery, NSW.
    1999 New Sculpture 1999, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
    Abstraction, Roxy Gallery, Kyogle, NSW.
    Interior/Exterior, Barebones, Artspace, Bangalow.
    Art, Design, the Process, curated by Jennifer Hardy, Susan Tiller and Ron Newman, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.
    Christmas Collectables, Gadfly Gallery, Perth WA.
    Conrad Jupiter's Art Prize, Gold Coast Arts Centre.
    Gold Coast Ceramic Award, Gold Coast Arts Centre.
    Solo, Connection, Support, Balance, SCU Art Museum.
    1999-00 Birthday/Survey Exhibition, Access Contemporary Art Galley, Sydney.
    2000 Sculpture 2000, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
    Organo, Shuum Studio, Brisbane.
    19th National Craft Acquisition Award 2000, Museum and Art Gallery of NT, Darwin.
    Solo, A Kind of Order, Access Contemporary Art Gallery, Sydney.
    East Coast Sculpture Show, NSW.
    Minimal Transendence Pages, Fusions Gallery,QLD.
    2002 New Objects/New Things, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
    Birthday Show, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
    2003 Dangerous Toys - Sculpture 2003, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
    Three Colours - Blue, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
    2004 Sculpture 2004, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.
    Three Colours - White, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney.

    1992 Student Union Art Prize, UNENR.
    1993 Student Representative, UNENR, 7th Annual Ceramics Conference.
    1994 Encouragement Award, Trinity Art Prize.
    1995 Acquisitive Art Award, SCU Union.
    Union Street Design Studio Inc Commission, Xu Restaurant, Millennium Hotel, Sydney.
    1996 Highly Commended, Trinity Art Prize.
    Commission, Gallery Store, Queensland Art Gallery.
    1998 Highly Commended, East Coast Sculpture Show.
    Merit Award, Gold Coast Ceramic Award.
    First Prize, Ceramics, The Buttery Art Prize.
    1999 Outstanding Achievement in Visual Arts, SCU Union.
    Special Merit, Gold Coast Ceramic Award.
    Gerda Pinter Award, Conrad Jupiter's Art Prize.
    2000 Acquired, 9th National Craft Acquisition Award 2000, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.
    Highly Commended, East Coast Sculpture Show.
    Josephine Ulrick Award for Excellence, 19th Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD.

    1992 Periphery, No.13, Nov, p5.
    1994 Periphery, No.18, Feb, p28
    1995 Byron Echo, April 19, p25.
    Australian House & Garden (Supplement) Dec, p33.
    1996 Vogue Entertaining, Feb/Mar, p5.
    1997 Makers and Marketing, Abi Parker, Pottery in Australia, Vol.36 No.3, pp9-10.
    Front Cover, CFCC Financial Report.
    Meeting the Challenges with Confidence, H Stephens, Object, No.4 pp56-57.
    1998 A Cooperative Spirit, J Bugden, Object, No.1 p34.
    Domain, July 24, p3.
    Australian House and Garden, Aug, p42.
    Out Among the Tea Trees, Lismore Echo, Sept 17, p32.
    Periphery, Sept.
    Seeking Advice', Miles Ahead, pp18-19.
    Making and Marketing, M McKinnon, The Great Yarn Event, pp52-53.
    Catalogue, A Country Practice.
    Catalogue, Past Tense/Future Perfect.
    Reproduced, Ceramics Technical No.7, p85.
    Catalogue, The East Coast Sculpture Show.
    Craft Arts International, Rosemary MacFarlane, No.45, p104.
    1999 Clean lines next to godliness, Robert Cook, Arts Today, West Australian, April 12, p5.
    Domain Sydney Morning Herald, Oct. 7, p2.
    G.Auty, "Everyone's A Winner" Weekend Australian Arts Review, Nov. 27-28, p23.
    2000 What's New, Design, Marie Claire, Summer, p.43.
    Reproduced, SCU Art Museum and Collection, promotional brochure.
    Exhibitions, Craft Arts International, #48, p.118.
    Catalogue, 19th National Craft Acquisition Award 2000, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.
    18th Gold Coast International Art Award 1999, Ceramics, Art and Perception Magazine, Review by Gordon Foulds, #40, p.77.
    Be there, domain, SMH, August 24, p 5.
    2004 Work reproduced in ‘Sculpture 2004’, ‘Today’ show,
    Ch. Nine Network, Jan 28.

    SCU Art Museum; Gold Coast City Art Gallery; Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory; Brisbane City Gallery; Lismore Regional Gallery; The Beach Hotel, Byron Bay; Millennium Hotel, Sydney .


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