Education

2001    Master of Art – Fine Art - Ceramics
Victorian College of the Arts, Victoria, Australia

1991    Post Graduate Diploma Ceramics
Monash University, Victoria, Australia

1986    Bachelor of Art Degree - Fine Art- Ceramics & Painting
RMIT University, Australia


Solo Exhibitions & Workshops

2015    Handbuilding Sculpture workshop
Atelier d’Art de France, Paris, France

2013    Workshop demonstration
Dieuelfit, France (Invitational)

2002    Inner Territories/Outer Boundaries 
Preview Gallery
Collingwood, Melbourne, Australia

1999    The Human Animal
Artist’s Garden Gallery
Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia

1997    The Earth Is My Witness
Mura Clay Gallery
Newtown, Sydney, Australia

1995    Workshop demonstration & Lecture
Ballarat Ceramic Group
Ballarat University, Victoria, Australia

1995    Saturn’s’ Return
Dairing Gallery
Richmond, Melbourne, Australia

1993    Roar Anger, Coloured Love
Blackwood Street Gallery MMCC
North Melbourne, Australia


Commissions & Awards

1996    Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
Ceramic sculpture commission

1996    Robina Town Centre, QLD
Ceramic Sculpture commission

1995    Mothers Art and Walt Disney
Clay modelling for “Beauty & the Beast” musical props

1997    Artists at Work Commission
Group artist Installation /collaboration Designed by artist Deborah Halpern

1989    Attwood Veterinary Research Building
Public art ceramic sculpture commission


Collections

2016    Ms Cora
Private Collection-America

2016    Mr de Boer
Private Collection-the Netherlands

2015    Mr van Zadelhof
Private collection-the Netherlands

2012    Nillumbik City Shire Council, VIC
Permanent Collection - Australia

2009    Nillumbik City Shire Council, VIC
Permanent Collection - Australia

1999    Sir Patrick Stewart (Actor)
Private collection - England

1998    Stanthorpe City Art Gallery, NSW
Permanent collection - Australia

1997    Western Sydney University, NSW
Permanent collection - Australia

1996    Gold Coast City Art Gallery, QLD
Sculpture walk-Permanent collection

1996    Campbelltown Art Gallery, NSW
Permanent collection - Australia 

1993    Monash University, VIC
Permanent collection - Australia


Publications and Reviews

2002    Masters Research Publication
The Body Bind - thesis

1997    Victorian Ceramic Group Editorial
Nov - Dec Issue

1993    Pottery In Australia
Volume 32, Number 2 Page 26

1993    Craft Arts International
Pages 89, 90, and 91. Issue 29

1993    Craft Victoria Newsletter
Review by Douglas Cameron


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015    Victorian Craft Award (finalist)
Sofitel Melbourne, Victoria

2015    Evelyn County; Nillumbik Artists
Eltham, Victoria

2015    Terres Australes; (Invitational)
Atelier d’Art de France, Paris, France

2015    Encore
Manningham Gallery, Victoria

2014    Manningham Ceramic Art Award
Manningham Gallery, Victoria

2013    Maison de la Ceramique
Dieulefit, France

2010    Clunes Ceramic Award
Finalist - Clunes, Victoria

2010    MLC Public Hanging Exhibition
Selected - Kew, Victoria

2010    Yarra Valley Open Studio Program
Open studio and exhibition
Healesville, Victoria

2010    Sticks YVOS Award
Selected - Yarra Glen, Victoria

2009    Nillumbik Art Award
Honorary Mention - Monsalvat VIC

2009    Manningham Ceramic Award
Finalist Manningham Gallery, Victoria

2008    The Postcard Show
Linden Centre for Contemporary Art
St Kilda, Melbourne, Australia

2002    Fragments
Artistcare Gallery
Sth Melbourne, Australia

2002    Shepparton Art Gallery
Finalist Myer Ceramic Award
Shepparton, Victoria, Australia


Other relevant experience/employment

2011-16    National Gallery of Victoria
Assistant Collection Manager

2010        National Gallery of Victoria
Assistant Loans Registrar

2009        National Gallery of Victoria
Documentation Registrar

2008    The Australian Institute of Archaeology
Documentation volunteer

2001    Masters Showcase
Victorian College of the Arts Gallery
VCA – Victoria, Australia    

1998    The National Gold Coast Ceramic Award
Finalist - Gold Coast City Art Gallery

1998    Stanthorpe City Art Gallery
Stanthorpe, NSW, Australia

1997    Victorian Ceramic Group Inc.
 Finalist - Stepps Gallery
Carlton, Victoria

1996    Let’s Celebrate Our Local Talent
Invitational Exhibition
Potters Gallery
Warrandyte, Victoria, Australia

1993    The 13th National Gold Coast Ceramic Award  
Finalist Gold Coast City Art Gallery

1991    Mornington Peninsula Craft Event
Mornington Peninsula Gallery

1990    Walkers Ceramic Award
Westpac Gallery
Victorian Arts Centre