About

 

Education
2012 Bachelor of Visual Arts, Honours – first class. Edith Cowan University, W.Australia.
2006 Bachelor of Visual Arts. Edith Cowan University, W.Australia.

Residencies/workshops
2015 Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy – Academic figure painting in oil workshop
2014 Angel Academy of Art, Florence, Italy – Academic painting of the 17th century workshop. Arquetopia, Oaxaca, Mexico – one month artist residency.

Commissions
2016 Perth Public Art Foundation Cow Parade
2014 City of Joondalup POPP murals.
2015-2016 St John of God tapestry design.

Solo exhibitions
2016 Love Spells for a Thief, Margaret River Gallery, Margaret River, W. Australia.
2013 pup pup is the boss of the stars, free range gallery, Perth, W.Australia.
2012 The Death of the Party, Turner Gallery, Perth, W.Australia.
2010 Milk and Whispers, Friends of Leon Gallery, Sydney, NSW. Milk and Sleep, HQ Gallery, Leederville, W.Australia.
2008 Infinitas Gracias, Tinoco y Palacios Gallery, Oaxaca, Mexico.
2007 Lost in a Fog, Million Fishes Art Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A. Hearts and Bones, free range gallery, Subiaco, W. Australia.

Select Group exhibitions
2016 Stations of the Cross, BRAG Bunbury and Wesley Church Perth.
2015 Home and Housed, Spectrum project space, Edith Cowan University and Bunbury Regional Art Gallery. FORM Public Salon, 101 Albany Highway, Victoria Park. Art Auction, Paper Mountain, Northbridge, W.Australia
2014 Eggtooth, Spectrum project space, Edith Cowan University, W. Australia. (curator) Here Comes the Future, Margaret River Art Gallery, W. Australia.
2011Beauties and Beasts, Elements Gallery, Dalkieth, W.Australia.
2010 Femme, Studio 281, Maylands, W.Australia.
2009 Milktooth, free range gallery, Perth, W.Australia.(curator) 2007Milk, KURB Art Gallery, Northbridge, W.Australia. Arc, free range gallery, Subiaco, W.Australia. Fluther, Million Fishes Art Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

Awards
2016 Kennedy Prize. Mandorla Art Award. Bayswater art award – winner best resident.
2015 Portia Geach Memorial Award. City of Wanneroo art award – winner works on paper. Busselton Art award – highly commended. Bayswater Art Award – highly commended. Mandjar Art Award. Minnawarra Art Prize. Cossack Art Award
2014 Vasse art prize. Mandorla Art Award. Albany Art Prize.
2013 Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Award – winner.
2012 Portia Geach Memorial Award. Mandorla Art Award. Cossack art award.
2009 The Blake Prize Directors Cut.
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Collections
Education Department of W.A.
Edith Cowan University.
St John of God Hospital.
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
City of Wanneroo.

Relevant experience
I have been a self employed artist since 2007 with both solo and group shows at various locations around Australia and internationally and the following workshops, exhibition curation and commissions.
2015 – current Milktooth Arts Project Space, co-founder. developing and delivering art classes to children. Edith Cowan University, Sessional Painting Lecturer.
2014 Eggtooth, Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University; exhibition curator.
2011-2016 AWESOME festival and AWESOME in partnership with LWP property group, various children’s community art workshops and illustration commissions.
2012 DADAA Artlink Children’s program workshops.
2011 Edith Cowan University, Artist assistant for artist with special needs.
2009 Milktooth, free range gallery; exhibition curator.
2007 Set Design and painting, Healthy Eating Children’s Puppet Show, Artschange, San Francisco, U.S.A.