Master of Fine Art, R.M.I.T. 1995
Diploma of Fine Art, R.M.I.T
Diploma of Physical Education, University of Melbourne
Trained Teachers Certificate, Melbourne Secondary Teachers College .
Lecturer in painting, drawing, papermaking, tutor in Art History at the Arts Academy University of Ballarat, 1989-2012.
Artist in Resident at Barnacoyle House, County Wicklow, Ireland, 1978-80. Organized by Noel Sheridan and the Australia Council.
My studio practice includes painting, drawing and paper art using handmade paper and I have exhibited extensively in Australia and Ireland. My work can be found in the following collections: Mornington Peninsula Arts Centre, Swan Hill Regional Gallery, Artbank, Western Mining, Broken Hill City Art Gallery, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, University of Ballarat, Hanji Centre, Wonju South Korea.
Study tours in papermaking and I.A.P.M.A conferences have taken me to Thailand, Japan, Burma, South Korea and throughout Australia.
Recent solo shows include:
Flow and Eddy, backspace, Ballarat, 2012
The 4 Rivers 2010, Space 22, Ballarat, 2010
The 4 Rivers, Yarra Sculpture Space Melbourne, 2009
I am a driver on the Western Highway. Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, 2006
From the Gardens, Horsham Regional Art Gallery, 2005
My next solo exhibition opens at Brunswick Street Galleries, August 24th 2012
Recent selected exhibitions:
I.A.P.M.A exhibition Wonju South Korea, 2010
Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, 2010
St Patricks College Art Prize, 2009
John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery Sale, 2008