Curiculuum Vitae

born 1972, Adelaide, South Australia

lives and works in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

selected publIcatIons

2020     Art Edit September Show Case

2020     Real Living                                                                                                                         

2019     Art Edit March Feature Ones to Watch

2018     House & Garden Magazine May Front Cover & Contents                                            

2017     House & Garden Magazine September p36

awards

2018     NSW Parliament en Plein Air Art Prize Finalist                                                              

2018     Bowral District Art Society Art Prize Finalist

collectIons

Private collections in the UK, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, India, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania, Brisbane.

publIc works

2020     Wylie’s Landscapes  The Nest Creative Studios

2019      Road Trips  The Nest Creative Studios

exhibitions

2020.   Small Works Christmas Show_ Project Gallery 90

2020.    The Viewer is Prsesent _ Mounted ARI

2019.    Coming Home _ Art Money & The Other Art Fair Melbourne

2019.    Coming Home again _ Barangaroo The Other Art Fair Sydney

2019.     Group Christmas Show_Project Gallery 90

2019.    Grounded_Wellington Street Projects,

2018.    Women in the Land/ Movers & Shapers_Hazelhurst Gallery

2018.    Life Blood_Grace Cossington-Smith Gallery

2018.    Sunburnt Country _ Saint Cloche Gallery

2017.    Never Fenced Country_ Saint Cloche Gallery SOLO

2002.     Arterial Gallery Group Show_ South Australia

1997.   Helpman Academy Group Show_ South Australia

educatIon

2020     Master of  Art, University of New South Wales

1999.    Bachelor of Visual Communication,  University of South Australia

 

overview of collaborative exhibition Sunburnt Country:

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Collaborating for a second time with ceramic artist Agatha Pupaher and curator Kitty Clarke at Saint Cloche, Sunburnt Country is a phrase from the poem My Country, written in 1908 by a youthful Dorothea Mackellar. She wrote a love song to her home in rural New South Wales while she was away with her father in England.  Agatha and I both related to the poem, sharing stories of time in rural/ outback Australia, away from home, making a home where we found ourselves. We shared of  missing those open, rural places now as we are living in the racy, urban spaces of  New South Wales.

This exhibition combined the form and colour from the paintings with earth collected from the Broken Hill environs, to create a variety of drinking vessels, platters, vases and objects’ d’art, for a visual, tactile showing of these reflections on the landscape west of Sydney.