CV

Education
2008-12 Doctor of Creative Arts/University of Wollongong
2004-06 Master of Creative Arts by Research/University of Wollongong
2000-02 Oil Painting Technique and Principles/Charlie Sheard Studio School, Sydney
1996-97 Bachelor of Creative Arts (3rd year)/University of Wollongong
1992 Bachelor of Arts – Fine Arts (2nd year)/Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
1990 Bachelor of Fine Arts (1st year)/University of Tasmania School of Art
1983 Bachelor of Science (Hons.) University of New South Wales
Teaching
2007-14 Sessional Lecturer, Painting/ University of Wollongong
2005-14 Tutor, Art Theory/University of Wollongong
2009-12 Tutor, Media and Cultural Studies/University of Wollongong
2005-13 Teacher, History and Theory of Cultural Productions/TAFE West Wollongong
2004-09 Teacher, Painting and Drawing/TAFE West Wollongong
2004 Teacher, Drawing and Printing Workshops/Hazelhurst Regional Gallery
Commissions/Residencies
2003-12 Portrait commissions
2001 Visiting Artist/Illawarra Area Health Service
1998 Artist in Residence/Wollongong City Gallery
Solo Exhibitions
2013 One Work / Drawing Room, Kings Cross
2013 Hang Ups / The Egg & Dart, Thirroul
2012 desire / FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong
2010 dirty laundry / FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong
2006 Collecting the Self: Paintings / FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong
1999 Umbilical Wire / Wollongong City Gallery
Selected Group Exhibitions
2014 Le Salon Dans Le Salon: The Egg & Dart Pop-Up Exhibition / Moore St, Austinmer
2014 The Gong / Tortuga Studios, St Peters
2013 12x12x12 / The Egg & Dart, Thirroul
2013 Presence and Absence / Wollongong City Gallery
2013 Transitions / University of Wollongong
2013 Intersensorial Threads / FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong
2013 Ditto #2 / Drawing Room, Kings Cross
2012 WCG Resident Artist Program 20th Anniversary / Wollongong City Gallery
2011 37 / Wollongong City Gallery
2011 art atm / gallery: 5crownlane, Wollongong
2010 Women’s Work / Project Contemporary Artspace
2010 Shelf Life / Delmar Gallery, Trinity College, Sydney
2009 Faculty of Creative Arts Staff Show / FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong
2009 TAFE West Wollongong Staff Show / Project Contemporary Artspace
2008 berg & black Inaugural Exhibition / Clifton School of Arts
2008 Faculty of Creative Arts Staff Show / FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong
2008 TAFE West Wollongong Staff Show / Project Contemporary Artspace
2007-08 Blake Prize Travelling Exhibition
2007 (collected) women / Wollongong City Gallery
2001 Displaced Desires / Project Centre for Contemporary Arts, Wollongong
2000 Illawarra Visions / Wollongong City Gallery
1999 Heritage of Health / Wollongong City Gallery
1999 Biomorphs / Gallery 4A, Sydney
1997-98 Machine / Casula Powerhouse / Watt Space, Newcastle/Project CCA, Wollongong
1996 Ways of Knowing / Project Centre for Contemporary Art, Wollongong
1993 Taking the Pith / Bare Gallery, Newtown
1993 Floor to Ceiling Show / Swanston Street Gallery, Melbourne
Symposium
2013 Thinking Drawing: Making Drawing / National Art School, East Sydney
Prizes
2009 Finalist Fisher’s Ghost Art Prize
2008 Finalist Sulman Prize
2008 Finalist Fisher’s Ghost Art Prize
2007 Finalist Blake Prize
2007 Finalist Mosman Art Prize
Publications
Collecting the Self: Painting and the Ambiguous Body. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag (2008)
Acquisitions
Wollongong City Gallery
University of Wollongong
Private collections