biography

Lives and works in Melbourne

 

Selected solo exhibitions

 

2018 

heide project, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

 

2017

memento, CRAFTVictoria, Melbourne

survey, window project commission, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre 

 

2014

commute installation, Akira, Gertrude Street, Fitzroy

Art this way, Yarra City Council, Melbourne, Victoria

wangaratta project, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, Victoria

tokyo project, Youkobo Artspace, Tokyo, Japan

 

2011

foundation: a proposed intervention, Bus Projects, Melbourne

f04 project 02, State of Design Festival, Melbourne’s GPO

 

2009

proto, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne

 

2008

home, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne

Recent work, curated by Global Art Projects, Sofitel, Melbourne: L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program

 

2002

shadowforms, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

 

Selected group exhibitions

 

2018

Intercontinental Line 2, Abstract Project Gallery, Paris

 

2017

Another Look: Contemporary Artists and the Collection Commission Project, Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery, Melbourne

Bayside Acquisitive Art Prize, Bayside Arts and Cultural Centre, Brighton Town Hall

Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, Victoria

 

2016

Fabrik, the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne; Sutton Gallery, Melbourne; and the Margaret Lawrence Gallery, Victorian College of the Arts

Collected II, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, Victoria

Basil Sellers Art Prize 5, the Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne

Faux Studio, c3 Contemporary Art Space, Melbourne

 

2015

More love hours: Contemporary Australian artists and craft, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, the University of Melbourne

Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Award, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta, Victoria

Works from the Collection, MAMA, Albury

 

2012

National Works on Paper Award, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria

Pin-up @ something together, The Compound Interest, Melbourne

 

2011

Artist artists, Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria

Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Deakin University, Melbourne

 

2010

f04 project 01, Melbourne’s GPO

Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize, Williamstown, Victoria

 

2009

Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition and Awards, Yering Station, Yarra Valley, Victoria

Albury Art Prize, Albury City Art Gallery, New South Wales

 

2008

knit one, purl one, knit one, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Hawkesbury, New South Wales

 

Awards and residencies

 

2015

Australian Artists’ Grant, NAVA

 

2014

Studio Residency, Youkobo Artspace, Tokyo, Japan

 

2012

Finalist, National Works on Paper Award, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria

Finalist, Deakin University Small Sculpture Award, Deakin University, Victoria

 

2010

Studio Residency, Australian Tapestry Workshop, Melbourne

Finalist, Williamstown Festival Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne

 

2009

Winner, Yering Station Sculpture and Exhibition Awards, Yering Station, Yarra Valley, Victoria

Highly Commended Finalist, Albury Art Prize, Albury City Art Gallery, New South Wales

 

Commissions

 

2003–4

Suite of 18 sculptures from the Shadowform series, Crown Promenade Hotel, Melbourne. Commissioned by Crown and Bates Smart Architects

 

Academic

 

1986, 1988-1990

Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

1983-85

National Art School, Sydney

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