Born in Sydney and raised in Newcastle, Australia.
Currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia
Master of Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW.
Post-graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies. City Art Institute, Sydney College of
Graduate Diploma in Education. Newcastle College of Advanced Education.
Diploma in Art. Newcastle College of Advanced Education.
Art Certificate. Newcastle College of TAFE.
2017 Staged Stills Thienny Lee Gallery, Sydney
2016 The Still Lives of Toys Sheffer Gallery, Sydney
2015 Exits and Entrances Sheffer Gallery, Sydney
2011 Staging Beckett Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney
2009 Depot II Gallery, Danks Street, Sydney
2007 Beatty Gallery, Sydney
2005 Stanmore Galleries, Sydney
2003 von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
2001 Ewart Gallery, Sydney
1999 von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1997 von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1995 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1993 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1991 von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1991 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Kuringai Arts Centre (KAC) Tutors Exhibition
2017 Class Act See Street Gallery Meadowbank TAFE
2016 KAC Tutors Exhibition
2015 KAC Tutors Exhibition
2014 KAC Tutors Exhibition
2013 KAC Tutors Exhibition
2013 Workshop Arts Centre Teaching Artists Exhibition
2012 Sydney Gallery School Staff Exhibition
2012 WAC Teaching Artists Exhibition
2012 KAC Tutors Exhibition
2011 1200K West COFA Space UNSW Sydney
2009 SOAG Gallery, Newcastle.
2008 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize, Kudos Gallery, COFA
2008 Salut See Street Gallery, Sydney Gallery School
2007 Related Duties See Street Gallery, Sydney Gallery School
2007 Per Annum Trapezium Gallery, Nepean Art and Design Centre
2007 Tighes Hill Gallery, Newcastle.
2005 A Rum Business See Street Gallery, Sydney Gallery School.
2005 Carnevale Art Bishop Barry Centre, St Andrew’s Institute, Sydney
2003 Art of Orange Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Newtown
2003 Re-Connections The Muse Gallery, Sydney Institute of TAFE
2001 Roar Studios Auction, Melbourne
1999 King Street Gallery, Newtown
1997 M-B-K-One Bondi Pavilion, Sydney
1997 Art for East Timor Bondi Pavilion, Sydney Fringe Festival
1996 Eight Men Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
1995 Borderline Warwick Regional Gallery, Queensland
1994 von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1991 Ten Taylor Street Gallery, Sydney
1986 Five Young Painters von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
1985 Dialogue Arthaus Gallery, Sydney (joint exhibition)
1985 Still-lives: Three Views F04 Gallery, City Art Institute, Sydney
1984-2003 Collectors Choice von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle
Portrait commission Warners Bay High School.
Various portrait commissions and Archibald Prize submissions.
2014 Doug Moran National Portrait Prize – Semi-finalist
2010 Blacktown Art Prize- Selected Finalist
2009 Glebe Art Prize – Highly Commended Painting
2009 Blacktown Art Prize – Selected finalist
2009 Fisher’s Ghost Art Prize – Selected finalist
2008 Fisher’s Ghost – Selected finalist
2008 Blacktown Art Prize – Selected finalist
2008 Tim Olsen Drawing Prize – Selected finalist
2004 Blacktown Art Prize – Highly Commended Painting
2003 Lane Cove Art Prize – 1st Drawing
Published / Reproduced
2009 Newcastle Morning Herald, Jill Stowell, Sept 19.
2003 Newcastle Morning Herald, Jill Stowell, July 12.
1991 Australian Weekend Review, Elwyn Lynn, July 1-2.
1991 2RSR FM Radio Sydney, Gwen Nettlefold, July 8.
1991 Newcastle Morning Herald, Jill Stowell, Feb 26.
1991 The Sun Herald, Grahame Timbrell, Feb 26.
1988 Artists and Galleries of Australia, Max Germaine, Craftsman House Publishers.
Private collections in Australia and Europe.