biography

Lives and works in Melbourne

 

Selected solo projects and exhibitions

 

2021 

mainframe d- 979, Sculptural installation facade, permanent Public Art commissioned by Warren & Mahoney Architects, Sydney

 

2020

d- 1531, textile wall drawing installation installed in Deloitte, Melbourne, commissioned by Art Pharmacy, Sydney

shadowform 2020, installation Public Art commission, Saint Francis Place, Melbourne

 

2018 

ll & lll, Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne

 

2017

memento, CRAFTVictoria, Melbourne, exhibition included a commissioned essay by Amelia Winata

survey, window project commission, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne 

 

2014

commute installation, Public Art commission installed at 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 and commissioned by Global Art Projects, Sofitel, Melbourne: included in L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival Cultural Program

 

2002

shadowforms, Firstdraft Gallery, Sydney

 

Selected group exhibitions

 

2021

Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art, Montsalvat Gallery

 

2020

Art Aid Gippsland, Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

 

2019

Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast

Small Forms: Small Sculptures from the Collection, Wangaratta Art Gallery, Wangaratta

 

2018

Intercontinental Line 2, Abstract Project Gallery, Paris

Threads, GAGPROJECTS, Adelaide

Couplings, Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney

Herbaceous Borders, BlockProjects, Melbourne

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

 

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

 

2020

National Assistance Program for the Arts Grant, Myer Foundation

 

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

 

2021

mainframe d- 979, Sculptural installation façade, permanent Public Art commissioned by Warren & Mahoney Architects, Sydney, unveiled 2021

 

2020

d- 1531, textile wall drawing installation at Deloitte, Melbourne, commissioned by Art Pharmacy, Sydney

shadowform 2020, installation commission, Saint Francis Place, Melbourne

 

2017

survey, project commission, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Melbourne 

 

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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