CV

Born 5.5.1987

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

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

AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS

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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

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

2015 Traveller, Standard Practice Space, A Bowery Residency, New York

2013 Primal Crown, 7000 Padauk, Myanmar, (Burma)

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

2012 RE’IM, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2012 Hood Winked, Curve Gallery, Newcastle

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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

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

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

2012 WAM, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2011 3:5 Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2011 WAM, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

2011 Collaborative, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

2009 Animals, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle

2009 Directors Choice Tighes Hill TAFE, Newcastle

2008 Discipline Pod Space, Newcastle

2008 Departure, POD Space, Newcastle

2008 Graduation exhibition, Front Room Gallery Newcastle

2007 The Green Corridor, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle

CURATING

2012 WAM, Watt Space Gallery, Newcastle

PUBLICATIONS

2016 The Newcastle Herald Review

2015 A Bowery Residency Promo

2015 Paper Mag Photographer

2015 Sep Interview( Web) http://vimeo.com/107437725

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) http://culturaldevelopmentconsulting.com/2012/12/31/7066/

2013 April 24 PICA interview (web) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-gGP6efo0s

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

2012 June 6 Maitland Mercury (Elixir Lifestyle)

RESIDENCIES 

2016 LungA School, Seydisfjordur, Iceland

COMMISSIONS

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

COLLECTIONS

The Macquarie Group Collection, University of Newcastle Art Collection

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

EMPLOYMENT

2015 Artist Assistant, Parsons The New School, New York

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