Awards

2020
Finalist Lethbridge Small Scale Art Award
Finalist Shirley Hannan National Portrait
Prize
Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
Finalist Calleen Art Prize
Finalist Brisbane Portrait Prize
Finalist Stanthorpe Art Prize

2019
Finalist Brisbane Portrait Prize
Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award

2018
Awarded Signature Status – Portrait Society of America
Finalist Portrait Society of America
Members Prize
Finalist Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize
Finalist Ravenswood Prize for Women
Finalist Hunters Hill Art Prize-Highly Com
Salon Des Refuses – People’s Choice
Semi Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2017
Semi Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait
Prize
Finalist Manning Naked and Nude Art Prize
Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize
Finalist Kennedy Prize

2016
Finalist Hunters Hill Art Prize
Finalist Salon des Refuses
Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
Finalist 2015/16 ARC International Salon
Finalist Eutick Memorial Still Life Award
Finalist AME Bale Art Prize

2015
Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize
Finalist 2014/15 ARC International Salon

2014
Winner Kennedy Prize
Semi-finalist Doug Moran National Portrait
Prize
Finalist 2013/14 ARC International Salon

2013 
Finalist Archibald Portrait Prize
Finalist Black Swan Portrait Prize

2012
Finalist Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
Finalist Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize
Finalist Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize
Finalist and Winner Still Life Section –
Mortimore Prize

2011
Finalist Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize
Finalist and Winner Small Painting Section –
Mortimore Prize
Finalist Nora Heysen Still Life Centenary
Award (Judge’s Commendation)

2010
Finalist Portia Geach Memorial Award
Finalist Mortimore Prize in Drawing and Still
Life Painting
Joshua Smith Prize for Classical Drawing
(Julian Ashton Art School)
Jocelyn Maughan Prize for Drawing Drapery
(Julian Ashton Art School)

2009
Winner Sydney Mechanics School of Arts
Scholarship at Julian Ashton Art School
Winner People’s Choice Manly Selective School Art Exhibition

2008
Finalist in portrait section of Mortimore
Prize

2007
Finalist Australian Artist Magazine for still
life painting

CeramicFinalist on twelve occasions, including six first place awards for ceramic artwork at Ceramic Art Association of NSW competitions.

Exhibitions

2020
Artists at Home, Group Exhibition, Rochfort Gallery

2019
Bloody Beautiful, Group Exhibition – Still Life at Rochfort Gallery

2018
Salon des Refuses, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Ravenswood Prize for Women, Ravenswood School
Hunters Hill Art Prize, Hunters Hill
Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize, Bega Regional Gallery

2017
Unfashionable Solo Exhibition, m2 Gallery, Surry Hills
Manning Naked and Nude Art Prize, Taree
Kennedy Prize, Adelaide
Medley, Group show, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney

2016
Shades of Reality IV Exhibition, Depot Gallery, Danks St, Waterloo
Portia Geach Memorial Award – S H Ervin Gallery
Salon des Refuses – S H Ervin Gallery, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
EMSLA Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

2015
Artarmon Gallery – Joint exhibition with Bruce Rowland
Eleven – Group Exhibition, Depot Gallery, Danks St
Portia Geach Memorial Award – S H Ervin Gallery
Black Swan Portrait Prize

2014
Shades of Reality, Group Exhibition, Mary Place Gallery
PAA Exhibition, Australian Embassy, Washington
Journeys West, Group Exhibition, Orange Regional Gallery

2013
Archibald, NSW Art Gallery
Black Swan Portrait Prize, Perth
Shades of Reality – Group Exhibition, Mary Place Gallery
PAA Multi-Cultural Exhibition, Parliament House, Sydney

2012
Doug Moran Portrait Prize, Moran House, Sydney
Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize
Shirley Hannan Portrait Prize, Bega Regional Gallery
Mortimore Prize, Dubbo
Portrait Artists Australia Ten Year Celebration, Art House Hotel

2011
Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize
Mortimore Prize, Dubbo
Nora Heysen Centenary Prize, Adelaide

2010
Portia Geach Memorial Award, S H Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Mortimore Prize, Dubbo
Julian Ashton Art School Student and Teacher Exhibition

2009
Manly Public School Art Exhibition
Julian Ashton Art School Student and Teacher Exhibition

2008
Mortimore Prize, Dubbo

Education

2019 
Workshop at Menorca Pulsar with Nick Alm, Spain

2013 
Grand Central Academy, Portrait Workshop, New York

2012 
Studio Escalier, Drawing Workshop, Paris

2011 
Continuing study at Julian Ashton Art School

2010 
Full time scholarship student at Julian Ashton Art School

2009 
Part time study at Julian Ashton

2008 
Summer Short Course at National Art School
Commenced part time study at Julian Ashton

2007 
Winter course with Mignon Parker (Mixed Media) at Mitchell College, Bathurst

2005
Diploma of Visual Art (Northbridge School of Visual Arts)

2001
Product Certified Ceramist (practicing ceramic artist 1998-2005)

1993-4
Life Drawing Willoughby Workshop Art Centre

1987
Dip Ed/Primary Teaching (Kuring-gai College Advanced Education), Teaching 1988-1991

1983
Certificate Graphic Design (Randwick Technical College)