Born 5.5.1987


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

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

2011 Bachelor of Fine Art (Distinction) University of Newcastle

2008 Advanced Diploma Newcastle Art School TAFE, Newcastle

2005 Higher School Certificate, Mount View High School, Cessnock



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, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth Western Australia

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



2017 Relics, Grace Cossington Smith Gallery in association ACP (Australian Centre For Photography), curated by Casuarina Bird

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

2015 Traveller, Standard Practice Space, curated by Jessie English, A Bowery Residency, New York

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

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

2012 RE’IM, Watt Space Gallery,  curated by David Wills, Newcastle

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



2018 C’mon step on my Lego “CONTINGENCY” Curated by Lotte Rose Kjær Skau & Daniel Grossman, LungA studios, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2018 1818 Project, Curated by Sarah Johnson, Newcastle Regional Art Gallery

2018 Weaving Stories, curated by Art Space Realm, Maroondah, Melbourne

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

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

2016 Its Timely, Curated by Gary Carsley, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle

2016 Home, Auckland Festival of Photography, Curated by Simone Douglas, Silo Park Wynyard, NZ

2015 Scraping, Digging, Unearthing, 25 East Gallery, New York2015 25 WATT, WATT Space Gallery, Newcastle

2015 Ash Island and its Transformations, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle

2014 Macquarie Group Emerging Artist, Sydney

2013 Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

2013 Alterations, Curve Gallery, Newcastle

2013 Popped, John Paynter Gallery, Newcastle

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

2012 Curve Collection, Curve Gallery, Newcastle

2012 Art Collectors Choice, Newcastle University Gallery, Newcastle

2012 Click Space, Newcastle University, Newcastle

2011 3:5 Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2011 WAM, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2009 Directors Choice Tighes Hill TAFE, Newcastle



2016 The Newcastle Herald Review

2015 A Bowery Residency Promo

2015 Paper Mag Photographer

2015 Sep Interview, Web

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 (web2013 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

2012 June 6 Maitland Mercury (Elixir Lifestyle)



2018 Internship with photographer Jessie English, Brooklyn, NYC

2018 LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

2016 Lunga School, Seydisfiordur, Iceland



2018 1818 Project, Newcastle Regional Gallery, curated by Sarah Johnson

2016 Its Timely, Curated by Gary Carsley, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle

2015 Paper Mag, Magazine, Photo article, MYRKUR, New York

2014 Ash Island and its Transformations, The Scott Sisters 150-year anniversary, The Lock Up Gallery, Newcastle

2012 Commissioned Portrait of the Dean Of Law, University of Newcastle



The Macquarie Group Collection, University of Newcastle Art Collection

Curve Gallery, Private Collections in New York, Newcastle, Sydney and Perth


Industry Experience

2015 Photographer, Paper Mag Online, Photo article, MYRKUR, New York

2015 lighting Assistant, Remedial Media, New York, Quidad Campaign

2015 Simone Douglas Artist Assistant, Parsons The New School, New York

2012 Studio Demonstrator, Photo media School of Creative Arts, University of Newcastle