Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2009-2014

PhD in Visual Arts, Charles Darwin University

2013

Cert IV in Training and Assessment

2008/9

Graduate Diploma in Languages (deferred)

2007

Bachelor of Visual Arts(Hons), Charles Darwin University

2005 – 2006

Bachelor of Visual Arts, Charles Darwin University

2001 – 2005

Associate Degree in Art and Design, Northern Territory University / Charles Darwin University

2001 – 2004

Certificate IV in Textile Design and Printing, Northern Territory University

1977 – 1980

Diploma of Teaching. Townsville College of Advanced Education

 

Additional Training:

 

2018
Non-toxic printmaking, Henrik Boegh, Capileira, Spain

2014
Japanese woodblock carving and printing, knife and tool sharpening, Shoichi Kitamura studio, Kyoto

2014
Travel Chinese, Confucius Institute, Charles Darwin University

2010
Traditional Chinese woodblock carving and printing, traditional Chinese watercolour and ink painting, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, PR China

2010
Chinese woodblock carving and printing, traditional Chinese watercolour and ink painting, Hainan University, Haikou, PR China

2003
Textile Design and Product Development Workshop, Northern Territory University, Darwin

1994
Beginner Bahasa Indonesia

1992
Beginner Mandarin

1988
Visual Communication Course

Awards and Scholarships:

2013

Graduate Scholar, 13th International Conference on Diversity in Organisations, Communities & Nations, Charles Darwin University

2010

DEEWR (Dept of Employment, Education and Work Relations) Endeavour Research Grant

2009

Australian Postgraduate Award, Dept of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

2008

Chancellor’s Medal for Higher Education, Charles Darwin University

2006

The Dean’s Honours Scholarship for Visual Arts, Faculty of Law, Business and Arts, Charles Darwin University

2003

The Jacksons Drawing Supplies Prize for high achievement by a fashion studies student, Faculty of Law, Business and Arts, Northern Territory University

 

PROFESSIONAL ART PRACTICE

Exhibitions:

2022

Connections-Tales that split apart, (group exhibition), Centre For Print Research,

University of the West of England, Bristol.

Top End Reflections: The Printmakers’ Garden, (virtual group exhibition), Centre For Print Research, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Bookish, (group exhibition), Print Council of Australia, Melbourne Athenaeum Library.

 

2021

Recycle, Rework Remake, (group exhibition), Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin.

Not Going Places, (group exhibition), Darwin Visual Arts, Darwin.

Bookish, (group exhibition), Print Council of Australia, on-line.

5th biennial Inkmasters Print Exhibition 2021,Tanks Art Centre, Cairns.

Transformation, (group exhibition), Impact 11 International Printmaking Conference, Hong Kong, (on-line).

 

2020

PriNT 2020, (group exhibition), Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin.

2020 Vision, (group exhibition), Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin.

 

2019

Overwintering Project Print Portfolio, (group exhibition), Nan Giese Gallery, Darwin/Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour.

Refugia, (group exhibition), Northern Editions Gallery, Darwin.

Art and Adaptation, CityLife Platform, Darwin.

NT Connections Japan, (group exhibition), Kokawa, Wakayama, Japan.

 

2018               

Out of the Box, solo artist book exhibition, Impact 10 Numancia CC, Santander, Spain.

Lotus Effect, (group exhibition), Impact 10 Numancia CC, Santander, Spain.

Harmony, (group exhibition), Tactile Arts, Darwin.

2017

Connecting Life After (group exhibitions), Tactile Arts, Darwin.

2016               

priNT, (group exhibition), Northern Centre for Contemporary Art, Darwin.

Fire Works, (group exhibition), Tactile Arts Gallery, Darwin.

An Awful Lot of Coffee, (group exhibition), Darwin Visual Arts Association.

2015

Gold Mountain Takeaways, (group exhibition), Sanshang gallery, Hangzhou, China.

It’s not all black and white, (group exhibition), Mayfair gallery, Darwin Northern Territory.

 

2013

Art is easy and all music sounds the same, Chan contemporary art space, Darwin.

Balancing on Borderlines, solo exhibition, Mayfair gallery, Darwin Northern Territory.

 

2012

Here &/or There: Art From Northern Australia (group exhibition), Nan Giese Gallery, Darwin Northern Territory

 

2011

Trading Cards (group exhibition), Darwin Visual Arts Association

Here &/or There (group exhibition), Jogja Gallery, Jogjakarta, Indonesia

 

2009

The Gleaners (group exhibition), Darwin Visual Arts Association

Point (group exhibition), Charles Darwin University

 

2008

Takeaway (group exhibition), Territory Craft Gallery, Darwin

 

2007

Hatched (National Graduate Exhibition), Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

 

2006

Eclosion (Graduate group exhibition), Charles Darwin University

Sculpture in the Parks, Darwin

DVAA Members’ Exhibition, Darwin Visual Arts Association

This Is Not a Drill (group exhibition), Darwin Visual Arts Association

 

2005

Once Upon A Time (with Jengis Isdianto and Kokwai Chai), Darwin Visual Arts Association

 

2004

Wait and See (group exhibition), Charles Darwin University Gallery

2003

Student Art Exhibition – Relief Printing Northern Territory University

Daffodil Day Fashion Competition Darwin

Innovation Fashion Parade at Northern Territory University

 

2002, 2003

Members’ Exhibitions 24HrArt, Darwin

 

EMPLOYMENT

2015-2020

Associate Supervisor Postgraduate Research, School of Creative Arts and Humanities/College of Education, Charles Darwin University

2013-2020

External tutor (casual), School of Academic Language and Learning/College of Education, Charles Darwin University

 

2008-2014

Editioning Printmaker, Northern Editions Printmaking Workshop, Charles Darwin University

 

2011

Casual printmaking lecturer, Charles Darwin University

 

2009

Casual printmaking lecturer (relief teaching), Charles Darwin University

 

2008

Printmaking technician, Charles Darwin University

 

2007

Studio Coordinator/Editioning Printmaker, Northern Editions Printmaking Workshop, Charles Darwin University

 

1998

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service – technician

 

1988-1996

Department of Employment, Education and Training

 

1982-88

Department of Social Security

 

1982

Catholic Education Department

 

1980-81          

Department of Education

Additional Run Workshops

2017   Drypoint (printmaking)    Arte Moris Dili, Timor Leste

Honorary Positions

2021-…     Adjunct Research Associate, Charles Darwin University