EDUCATION
  • 2019-Current in progress PhD -Doctor of Philosophy, Visual Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
  • 2006 Master of Fine Arts, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
  • 2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts Drawing, First Class Honours, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
  • 2002 Bachelor of Fine Arts Drawing, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne
  • 2000 Diploma of Visual Arts, RMIT
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • 2019 Voicing the Void, Confirmation exhibition, VCA ArtSpace, Southbank
  • 2013 Libidinal Mobility, Artbox Pozible, Melbourne
  • 2007 Strange News from Another Star, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2006 I Always Suspected I Was Watching TV Instead of Living Life, Margaret Lawrence Gallery VCA, Melbourne
  • 2004 You’ve Changed, Metro 5 Gallery Melbourne
  • 2003 Phantasm, Metro 5 Gallery Melbourne
  • 2001 Pins and Needles,  Spare Room, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne
PUBLIC ART COMMISSIONS
  • 2009 Strange News From Another Star, QUT Creative Arts Precinct Billboard, Brisbane
  • 2007 I Always Suspected I Was Watching TV Instead of Living Life, QUT Creative Arts Precinct Billboard, Brisbane
  • 2005/2004 Mirvac Docklands Billboard Project, 50 Lorimer St, Docklands, Melbourne
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
  • 2013 Libidinal Mobility, Artbox, The Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne
  • 2010 Anteroom, Abrahams Gallery, Richmond, Melbourne
  • 2010 Small Gems Group Show, Metro Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2008 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne.
  • 2008 Australian Marine Conservation Art Auction, State Library of Queensland
  • 2008 Moran Photographic Prize , finalist online gallery
  • 2006 Selekta, West Space, Melbourne
  • 2006 Next Wave Festival WWW. Artist Running Space, Melbourne
  • 2005 ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award Exhibition , ANZ, Melbourne
  • 2005 Archibald-Citigroup Photographic Portrait Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • 2003 Flashpoint, Metro 5 Gallery, Melbourne
  • 2003 Be Mine 69, 69 Smith St., Melbourne
  • 2003 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship, VCA Gallery (Margaret Lawrence), Melbourne
  • 2002 Wallara Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, VCA Gallery (Margaret Lawrence), Melbourne
GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • 2009 Rupert Bunny Visual Arts Fellowship Finalist
  • 2008 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize Finalist
  • 2008 Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize Semi-Finalist
  • 2005 ANZ Visual Arts Fellowship Award Finalist
  • 2005 Anthony Ganim Postgraduate Award
  • 2004 – 2006 Australian Postgraduate Award
  • 2004 Archibald Prize – Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Portrait Prize Finalist
  • 2004 Proud, Postgraduate Award Winner
  • 2003 Contemporary Drawing Prize Winner, Victoria College of the Arts
  • 2003 Keith and Elisabeth Murdoch Travelling Fellowship – Highly Commended
  • 2002 Wallara Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, VCA Gallery (Margaret Lawrence), Melbourne
  • 2002 St Kilda Postcard Show (Postcard Winner)
COLLECTIONS
  • Victorian College of the Arts Collection
  • Private Collections, Australia and Internationally
PUBLICATIONS
  • Artlink. Vol 27, no. 4, 2008
  • Art and Australia, Spring 2007
  • NGV Magazine, Spring 2007
  • Photofile, Spring 2007
  • Backhouse, Megan. “Art Galleries”, The Age, 2 September 2006
  • Mark Hammond, Mina Young, Essay in Unfinished Journeys, McMillan Press, Melbourne 2006
  • Sophie Knezic, High Gloss, Catalogue Essay: I Always Suspected I was Watching TV instead of Living Life, April 2006
  • Ten Things to Do, The Age, 25th April 2006
  • Artist of the Moment, Art Journey:Melbourne Docklands Public Art Walk. VicUrban: Melbourne, 2005
  • Citigroup Photographic Prize, The Australian, March 2005
  • Art and Australia, Spring 2004
  • The Good Weekend, The Age, September 2004
  • Around the Galleries, The Age, November 2003
  • Arts Review, Herald Sun, September 2003
  • Australian Art Collector, Issue 23, January 2003

 

 

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