Education

 

2011 - Master of Fine Arts, Monash University 

2004 - Honours, 1st class, Bachelor of Fine Art, University of Newcastle 

2002 - Advanced Diploma of Fine Art, H.I.T. Newcastle

 

Selected solo exhibitions

2015 - New York, Leonard Joel, South Yarra 

2014 - The Beehive, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne 

2013 - Relics of Utopia, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy

         - Picnic At Phoenix Falls, Incinerator Art Gallery, Moonee Ponds

         - Requiem for Urban Ruin: The Lock-up, The Lock-up Cultural Centre, Newcastle

 

2012 - Substituting Nature, C3 Contemporary Art Space, Abbotsford

 

2011 - The Ascension of Ruins, Post Graduate Gallery, Monash University, Caulfield

 

2009 - Requiem For Urban Ruin, Bus Projects, Melbourne

         - Mr Perkins’ Leg, Platform Art Space, Melbourne

         - Stories From Mr Perkins’ Shed, Guildford Lane Gallery, Melbourne

 

2008 - The Rebellious Garden Shed, Seventh Gallery, Fitzroy

         - Injection; Resurrection, John Miller Gallery, Newcastle

 

Selected group exhibitions

2016 - This Place. That Place. No Place. curated by Irina Asriian/Chukcha In Exile Projects, Neon Parlour, Thornbury 

         - Under Construction, curated by Claire Watson, Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Bundoora

         - Closing Exhibition, curated by Marie Schoenmaker, Conduit Arts, Fitzroy 

2014 - Seven Trumpets, curated by David Ashley Kerr, Strange Neighbour, Fitzroy

         -The Gleaner’s Archive, curated by Verity Hayward, D11, Docklands ​

 

2013 - Noise Flash, curated by Todd Anderson-Kunert, 2013 Liquid Architecture Festival Melbourne 

         - Resonant Residents, Conduit Arts, Fitzroy. With Ben Taranto and Leo Kavanagh

 

2012 - City’s New Ruins, curated by Davey Wornock, The Substation, New Port. With Alison Bennett, Llawella Lewis                               and Anna Maria O'Keeffe 

2011- 3-day Exchange, curated by Marie Shoenmaker, Dear Patti Smith, Fitzroy  

        - Open Up, curated by Malcom Lloyd, Kings ARI, Melbourne 

        - Subject to Ruin, No No Gallery, North Melbourne. With Llawella Lewis

    

2010 - ARKit and ACCA popup program, curated by Melanie Upton, ARKit, Southbank  

         -  A Short History of Mystery, Gallery 99, Fitzroy 

         - Gifted, Jenny Thomas Traveling Artists Scholarship, curated by Gillean Shaw, Faculty Gallery,                                                          Newcastle University

         - Sustainable Living Festival, curated by Karin Neumann, Federation Square, Melbourne

 

Collections

 

  • Newcastle University, New South Wales

  • Camberwell Grammar School, Victoria 

 

Prizes/Achievements/Scholarships/ Residencies

2016 - The Incinerator Art Award, Shortlisted, Moonee Ponds

2015 - Agendo Art Award, Shortlisted, Abbotsford

2013 - The Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award, Shortlisted

         - The Substation Contemporary Art Prize, Shortlisted 

         - The Lock-Up Artist Residency, Newcastle

 

2012 - Artecycle Art Prize, 1st Prize, Moonee Ponds

          - Small Unexpected Grant, Yarra City Council

 

2010 - Artecycle Art Prize for Outdoor Sculpture, Moonee Ponds

 

2009 - Monash University Post Graduate Travel Grant for Field Research 

     

2005 - Faculty Medal, Faculty of Education and Arts, University of Newcastle  

    

2004 - Finalist, Brett Whitely Traveling Artists Scholarship

          - Jenny Thomas Traveling Artists Scholarship

    

2003 - Finalist, Brett Whitely Traveling Artists Scholarship