Painting on loaction


2016 The Sensation of Place Plimsoll Gallery, University of Tasmania
2013 Terra Ambulare (Earth Walk), 24 meter public art installation, City of Hobart.
2009 Cloud Garden, Chapman Gallery, Canberra
2007 A Bend in the River, Christine Abrahams Gallery Melbourne
2001-06 Circumnavigating the Island, Solo Touring Exhibition
Danish National Museum, Frederiksborg, Denmark
Faculty Gallery, Monash University, Melbourne
Salamanca Arts Centre, 10 days on the Island Festival, Hobart, Tasmania
Devonport Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania
Warrnambool Regional Art Gallery, Victoria
Mass Gallery, Victoria, Despard Gallery, Tasmania
2004 Roaring Beach and Beyond Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
2002 The View from Here, Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Light on Water, Artist in Residence exhibition, Firbank Grammar School
1999 Thin Blue Line, Temple Studios, Melbourne
1998 Edge of the World, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne
1996 Journey's North & South, Salamanca Arts Centre Hobart


2014 Tarkine, Brightspace Gallery, Melbourne
2013 Shore thing, Brightspace Gallery, Melbourne
2013 From the Island, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
2012 "Moment" Monash University Faculty Gallery, Caulfield VIC
2009 Glover Prize, Tasmania
Buller Art Award
Tasmanian Art Award
Same but Different, Kristian Pithie Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Lexicon, City Library, Melbourne
2005 On the Island, Despard Gallery, Hobart
Glover Prize, Tasmania
Artsofar, Office of Premier & Cabinet, Parliament House, Victoria
2004 Glover Prize, Tasmania
John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery
2003 Island Art Prize, Tasmania
Artists for Tarkine, Bright Gallery, Melbourne
2001 From the ground up, Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne
200-01 We are Australian, National and International touring exhibition Commonwealth Department Immigration & Multicultural Affairs
2000 Fleming Muntz Art Prize, Albury Regional Gallery
1998 Caught Looking, Jackman Melbourne & Tap Gallery Sydney
1997 Studio Xposed, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
Pride & Prejudice, Despard Gallery, Hobart
1996 Paint Brush will Travel, Star Palace Hotel, Delhi, India
1995 Viva la Donna, Women's Gallery, Melbourne
1989 Twelve Days , Australian Centre Contemporary Art, Melbourne
1988 Heidelberg-Heritage,9x5, Linden Gallery


2011-13 Public Art Commission, Hobart City Council & Tasmania Community
Development Fund
2011 Research Travel Grant, University of Tasmania (to Oxford University)
2010 Research Scholarship University Tasmania (PhD)
2007 Research Grant Monash University Publications
2006 Dame Elizabeth Murdoch Trust Fund Grant
2005 Research Travelling Fellowship Monash University
2004 Artist in Residence, Arthur Boyd Trust, Bundanon. N.S.W.
2001-04 HECS exempt Scholarship, MFA, Monash University
2001 Artist in Residence, Firbank Grammar School. Melb.
1998 Pat Corrigan Grant, National Association of the Visual Arts
1998 Australia Council Cultural Community Development Grant
City of Melbourne Public Arts Program Artist in Residence,
Sails Project with the Pacific Island Council
1997 Pat Corrigan Grant, National Association of the Visual Arts


Artbank , Macquarie Bank, Joseph Brown Collection, Lowenstein - Sharp, Monash College, Melbourne, Firbank Grammar School, Melbourne. Jon Voight Collection U.S.A. Mary Steenburgen Collection U.S.A. Private Collections, Australia, United Kingdom, France and the United States


Current PhD candidate, College of Arts, University of Tasmania (under examination )
2001-04 Masters of Fine Art (by Research) Monash University, Melbourne
2004 Certificate IV Work Place Training and Assessment, Victoria University
1985-87 Bachelor Fine Art, Phillip Institute of Technology, ( RMIT) Melbourne


2008-16 Lecturer in Charge/subject convener Painting & Drawing, Australian Catholic University.
2004-15 Lecturer, Drawing, Faculty Art, Design & Architecture, Monash University
2005-10 Lecturer, Drawing, Monash College International
2001-09 Co-ordinator Studio Art Program, C.M.N / Winja Ulupna
Aboriginal Women's Art Program, St.Kilda.
2004 Independent Assessor, School of Creative Arts, University of Melbourne
2003 Lecturer, Drawing, School Creative Arts, University of Melbourne
2000-04 Lecturer, Painting, Drawing, Studio Materials,
Department Art Design & Multi Media, Victoria University


2014 Night , Work from 1st year students at the ACU , Graham Street Studio Gallery.
2012 Moment, five painters, Faculty Gallery, Monash University
2009 Winja Tiddas, Australian Catholic University Gallery
2007 Paintings From Winja Ulupna, Gasworks Park & Art Gallery
NAIDOC Indigenous artists exhibition, St.Kilda Town Hall
Creative Minds THeMHS International Conference, Melbourne Convention Centre
2001 First Time Out, Indigenous Artists in St.Kilda. artsofar Gallery
2002 Deadly, Urban Dreaming Project, artsofar Gallery Melbourne and Regional tour to 5 Aboriginal Centres throughout Victoria
1996 Caught Looking, Identity & Self Portrait, Jackman Gallery, Melbourne & Tap Gallery, Sydney
1996 Towards 2006, Arts Access & Department of Health & Community Services, Footscray Community Centre
1995 Sub -Lime Light, Salamanca Arts Centre Hobart


2012 The Sensation of Place; translating the experiential sensation of a space into a work of art, chapter for book, A Sense of Space, , Harvestway House, Oxfordshire, U.K.
2012 Moment, catalogue essay, Monash University
2011 A Sensation of Place, Space & Place conference paper , Oxford University
2009 Winja Tiddas, catalogue essay Australian Catholic University
2007 Form, Content and Meaning in Urban Aboriginal Painting at Winja Ulupna, Exhibition Essay, GasworksPark & Art Gallery Creative Minds, Exhibition Essay, Melbourne Conference Centre.
2005 Research project linking Aboriginal Community Art program to Educational Institutions for accreditation. CMN, Uniting Care.
2004 Traditional Symbolism in Victorian Aboriginal Art, Research Project Creative Ministries Network, Uniting Care, Victoria & Tasmania
2001-08 Various reports & research in urban aboriginal art programs for CMN


2013 Time's Passing Parade, review of public art installation, Terra Ambulare (Earth Walk) Hobart Mercury
2009 Cloaked with meaning, review, Ross Moore , The Age,
Imagine if batik was the new black, review, Robert Nelson, The Age
Cloud Garden, catalogue essay, Fiona Trigg. Chapman Gallery, Canberra
2007 Still Waters, catalogue essay, Kit Wise. Christine Abrahams Gallery
2006 Australian Visit, Catalogue essay, Bronwyn Scanlon, Danish National Museum, Denmark
2005 Joerg Andersch, Review, Mercury, Hobart
2004 Masterful Melancholy, article, Felicity Allan, Herald Sun, Melbourne
2004 All About the Island, catalogue essay, Dr. Robert Nelson
Beauty & Hidden Agendas, article, Laura Murry Cree, State of the Arts Tasmania, the New Sea Change, The Age, Melbourne & Sydney Morning Herald Monumental Art, The Advocate, Launceston Reconciliation scape The Examiner, Launceston
2001 Close Up, Documentary profile, The Arts Show, ABC Television,
The Nature of the Beast, Robert Nelson, The Age, Melbourne
Ann's vision Stretches festival horizons, The Mercury, Hobart
I'll take Tasmania, Robert Nelson, The Age, Melbourne
Sightlines, radio interview, Bruce Berryman 3RRR, Melbourne
Arts with Mary Lou Jelbart, radio Interview, 3MBS, Melbourne
Arts Talk, Julie Copeland, radio interview, ABC Radio National
Profiles, Art Monthly, March & Art Almanac, April
2000 ArtsTalk with Mary Lou Jelbart, ABC Radio National
1998 Bedding down Art, Peter Timms, The Age
Painting at the Edge of the World, Port Phillip Leader
Review, Sunday Arts, ABC Radio National
Interview, Sightlines, Bruce Berryman, 3RRR Radio Melbourne
Review, Caught Looking, The Age, Melbourne
Caught in the Self Light, Interview, The Age, Melbourne
Interview, Arts Today, Martin Portis, ABC Radio National
Exhibition displays inner self, Port Phillip Leader
1997 Profile Interview, TV Frames, City Tv Toronto, Canada