CV

1987      Born Cessnock, Australia

2008      Advanced Diploma Newcastle Art School TAFE, Newcastle

2011      Bachelor of Fine Art (Distinction) University of Newcastle

2012      Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) Class 1 University of Newcastle

2016      Master of Philosophy (Fine Art) The University of Newcastle, including one year exchange at &                             Parsons School of Design, The New School, NYC.

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

2017      Finalist for 2018 Create NSW, Fellowship Emerging, Art Space, Sydney

2015      Margaret Olley Memorial Scholarship

2014      APA University Scholarship

2013      Nick Waterlow OAM Highly Commended Award

2013      Finalist for the Macquarie Group Emerging artist

2013      Winner of the $35,000 Doctor Harold Schenberg Scholarship and the National Tertiary Art Prize, PICA

2013      Finalist in “Hatched” the National Tertiary Art Prize, PICA

2012      University of Newcastle Student Art Prize

2012      The Jennie Thomas Travelling Art Scholarship, University of Newcastle

2008      Emerging Artist, Art Scrawl, Hunter valley

2007      Finalist Carol Duval Memorial Award for Painting

2005      Awarded Excellence in art Mount View High school

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020      Bodies On A Rock, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, NSW, curated by Kim Blunt

2019      Poems To The Poems, Matsushima Bunko Museum, Japan, (curated by Ryota Sato)

2017      Relics, GCS Gallery, in association ACP, Sydney, (curated by Casuarina Bird)

2016      Rites of Passage: The Lost art of Being Human, WATT Space Gallery, Newcastle

2015      Traveller, Standard Practice Space, NYC,(curated by Jessie English)

2013      Primal Crown, 7000 Padauk, Myanmar, (curated by Nathalie Johnston)

2012.     Primal Crown, Honours exhibition, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2012.     REIM, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle, (curated by David Wills)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020      20:20 “Edge Of The Garden”, MAMA, Albury, (curated by Nanette Orly, Andrea Briggs, Michael                               Moran).   

2019      All The Rivers Run, The Australian Consulate, NYC, (curated by Simone Douglas)

2019      At The Edge Of The Universe, Pingyao International Festival of Photography, China, (curated by                             Simone Douglas)

2018      Cmon step on my Lego CONTINGENCY”, LungA studios, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland, (curated by Lotte                         Rose Kjær Skau & Daniel Grossman)

2018      818 Project, Newcastle Art Gallery, (curated by Sarah Johnson)

2018      Weaving Stories, Art Space Realm, Maroondah, Melbourne

2018      Gift @ First Wink, Top Floor at Wellington, Sydney, (curated by Emily Parsons Lord & Maeve                                   Parker)

2017      2018 Create NSW Visual Arts Emerging Fellowship, Curated by Talia Linz, Art Space,    Sydney

2016      Its Timely, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle, (curated by Gary Carsley)

2016      Home, Auckland Festival of Photography, NZ (curated by Simone Douglas)

2015      Scraping, Digging, Unearthing, 25 East Gallery, New York

2015      25 WATT, WATT Space Gallery, Newcastle

2015      Ash Island and its Transformations, “Hattie & Nellie”, The Lock Up, Newcastle, (curated by Belinda                      Howden)

2014      Macquarie Group Emerging Artist, Sydney

2013      Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, (curated by Leigh Rob)

2013      Alterations, Curve Gallery, Newcastle

2012      Kindred, UON Annual student art prize, Watt Space, Newcastle

2012      Art Collectors Choice, Newcastle University Gallery, Newcastle

2012      Hood Winked, Curve Gallery, Newcastle, (curated by Lisa Who)

2011      3:5 Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2011      WAM, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

PUBLICATIONS

2020      Art Guide Australia

2020      The Maitland Mercury

2018      Art Guide Australia

2018      The Newcastle Herald

2018      Art Monthly

2016      The Newcastle Herald Review

2015      A Bowery Residency Promo

2013      Dec 30 The Maitland Mercury

2013      September Real Time 116 (Aug/Sept issue) Cover and article

2013      January 1 Cultural Developments Featured Artists, (web)

2013      April 24 PICA interview,(web)

2013      April 22 The Australian

2013      April Art Collectors

2013      April 22 The West Australian

2013      April 23 The University of Sydney (Web)

2013      April 23 The University of Western Australia (Web)

2013      June 7 Myanmar art Revolution Blog

2012      March 3 The Newcastle Harold

RESIDENCIES

2020      Parramatta AIR Program, Australia

2019      Matsushima Bunko Museum, Kojima, Japan

2019      Space Bodies III, Ontario, Canada

2018      LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2016      Lunga School, Seydisfiordur, Iceland

COLLECTIONS

The Macquarie Group,The University of Newcastle, Curve Gallery.