Awards

2019

Finalist in Portia Geach Memorial Award

2018

Awarded Signature Status – Portrait Society of America

Finalist Portrait Society of America Members only Prize

Finalist Shirley Hannan National Portrait Prize

Finalist Ravenswood Prize for Women

Finalist Hunters Hill Art Prize

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)

Jocelyn Maughan Prize for Drawing Drapery
(Julian Ashton)

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

Ceramic

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

Exhibitions

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

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)