Studies


1990-92   Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Bach. of Fine Art (Painting)
1990-91   VCA Art History Study Tour to Europe

 

Collections


Artbank
Art Gallery of New South Wales, gifted by Margaret Olley
Bendigo Art Gallery
Brisbane City Hall
City of Albany
City of Port Phillip
Colac Area Health
Department of Education, Queensland
Downlands College
Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale

Genazzano FCJ College, Kew
Hotel Sofitel, Melbourne

Lowensteins
Mercure Harbourside
Victorian College of the Arts

Awards & Prize Exhibitions


 

2013   The Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, finalist SA Museum

          Sulman Prize, finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales

2012   Gold Award, finalist, Rockhampton Art Gallery; R&M McGivern, finalist, Maroondah Art Gallery
2011   Sulman Prize, finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales
          Winner, People’s Choice, Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, finalist, Bendigo Art Gallery

2010   Winner, Albany Art Prize, Vancouver Arts Centre, WA  Calleen Art Award, finalist, Cowra Regional Gallery
2009   Winner, People’s Choice, Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Art Gallery; Arthur Guy Memorial Art Prize, finalist,  

          Bendigo Art Gallery; Highly Commended, The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, South Australian Museum

          Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, finalist, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery; Mt Buller Art Prize, finalist;

          First Prize, Corangamarah Art Prize; Flannagan Art Prize, Ballarat;  R&M McGivern, finalist, Maroondah Art Gallery
2004   First Prize, Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale, $10,000 Rosemount Art of Food Award
2001   First Prize, Australian Artist Magazine Competition
1997   Portia Geach Memorial Award, finalist, S.H. Irvin Gallery, Sydney
1995  The Sulman Prize, finalist, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
         2nd Prize Keith & Elizabeth Murdoch Travelling Scholarship, VCA Gallery
1995   2nd Prize Victorian Tapestry Workshop design for Melbourne Town Hall
1994  Gold Coast City Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, finalist, Gold Coast City Art Gallery
1993  Alice Prize, finalist, Alice Springs
1992  Artworkz 4, finalist, Gallery 101, Melbourne; Alice Prize, finalist, Alice Springs
         Mid Year Award, Victorian College of the Arts
1991  Theodur Urbach Award, Victorian College of the Arts


Grants & Studio Residencies


2002   Shortlisted for Nillumbik Residency Program, Victoria
1999-2000  Professional Development Grant, Kick Arts Collective, Arts Queensland
1997   Australia Council Overseas Studio Residency - Besozzo, Italy
1996   Regional Arts Development Fund Project Grant, Arts Queensland, Solo Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2019    Tabletop Variations, Arthouse Gallery, Sydney

2017    Make Believe, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne & Sydney

2016    Wild Life, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne

2015   The Company of Unlikely Travelllers, Sydney Contemporary represented by Mossgreen Gallery

2014   Unstill Lives, Mossgreen Gallery

2013   Tabletop Performances & Other Balancing Acts, Mossgreen Gallery

2012   Strange Relations, Melbourne Art Fair, represented by Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne​

2011   Wild Things, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2010   The Spoon Collectors, Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide;  Tabletop Variations, Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne
2009   Hunting & Collecting, fortyfive downstairs, Melbourne
2007   The Collector, Mahoney’s Galleries, Melbourne
2001   Clockwise, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2000   A Time for Flight & Rest, Cafe La, Hotel Sofitel, Melbourne
1999   The Pursuit of Happiness, Cairns Regional Gallery
1996   Menu, Cairns Regional Gallery, Queensland; Still Life in Painting, Gallery 101, Melbourne
1995   Square Paintings, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1994   Recent Paintings, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
1993   Recent Paintings, Crawford Gallery, Sydney

Group Exhibitions

 

2014 ART in Embassies, United States Embassy, Canberra
2010 Net Work, Ballarat Art Gallery
2006 Linden Postcard Show, St Kilda
2005 Linden Postcard Show, St Kilda
2004  Mahoneys Galleries, Melbourne
2002  Mahoneys Galleries, Melbourne

Art in Australia, Works From the Collection, VCA Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Xmas Show, Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney
2000 Seventh Contemporary Art Fair, (Australian Galleries), Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
1999 Fine Painting & Sculpture, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1998 Sixth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, (Gallery 101), Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
End to End, Six Far North Queensland Artists, Gallery 101, Melbourne
1997 Fields of Vision, Doggett Street Studios, Brisbane
Gals Work, Recent Acquisitions by Female Artists, St Kilda Town Hall, Melbourne
1996 Artists of North Queensland, Cairns Regional Gallery
Fifth Australian Contemporary Art Fair, (Crawford Gallery), Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
1994 Gallery Artists, Crawford Gallery, Sydney
Fourth Contemporary Art Fair, (Crawford Gallery), Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne
1991 Images of Women, Gryphon Gallery, University of Melbourne; Award Show, VCA Gallery
Small Works, Wide Visions, Downlands College, Toowoomba, Qld


Publications

 

Prue Gibson, Art Collector Special Edition, Sydney Contemporary, 2015

Naomi Gall, Art Collector, Issue 70, Oct/Nov 2014
The Adelaide Review, July 2013, cover image

Mikey Cahill, Herald Sun, Weekend Livelist, August 27, 2011
Prue Gibson, Australian Art Review, Issue 23, May - July 2010
Stephen Bevis, Arts Editor, West Australian, 26 March 2010
Dr Christine Nicholls, Asian Art News, Hong Kong, July/ Aug 2009
Patricia Anderson, Editor’s Choice, Australian Art Review, Issue 20, Aug- Oct 2009
Australian Art Collector, Newsletter, Artist Milestones, 11 August 2009
David McKenzie, The Colac Herald, Aug 10, 2009
Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 13 June, 2009
Canberra Times, Sat 13 June, 2009
Vogue Living Magazine, Nov-Dec, 2008
Urbis Magazine, Issue 46, 2008
Melbourne Lawyer Magazine, Issue 05, July 2006
Australian Art Review, Issue 8 July 2005 – October 2005
Update Magazine, Helpmann Academy, Dec 2004-March 2005​
Mosman 2088 Magazine, Issue 16, September, 2004​
Macedon Leader, November 2003​
Rob Serebro, The Canberra Times, September 2002​
Image used, The Weekend Australian, 2-3 February 2002​
Artbank Website, www.artbank.gov.au, 1999​
Image used, The Australian’s Review of Books, 12 May 1999​
Sandra Hodgson, Flying Arts Gazette, January 1999​
Neville Drewery, Images 3, 1998, Craftsman House​
John Millington, The Courier Mail, 27 March 1998​
Gordon Foulds, Craft Arts International, March 1998​
Joan Winter, Gal’s Work Catalogue Essay, November 1997​
Robyn McKenzie, Gal’s Work Catalogue Essay, November 1997​
Peter Denham, Arts Nexus, August 1997​
Lesley Shelley, Arts Nexus, October 1996​
Nicola O’Hanlon, House & Garden, August 1996​
Emily Ross, The Melbourne Weekly, October 1994​
Bronwyn Watson, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 September 1994​
Elwyn Lynn, The Australian, February 1994​
Elwyn Lynn, The Australian, 7 August 1993​
Bronwyn Watson, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 August 1993​

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