Masters of Fine Art
MaHKU (University of the Arts), Utrecht, The Netherlands
Bachelor of Arts – Fine Art, Sculpture
RMIT University. Graduate (with distinction)
Advanced Diploma – Graphic Art
Diploma – Art and Design
City of Yarra Plinth Project – Edinburgh Gardens, Fitzroy
Public art sculpture – The Unsung Hero.
National Wool Museum
Gallery installation – Spidergoat & the Insect Electro.
Public installation held in the Bendigo Conservatory. City of Bendigo. Re-imagining Bendigo Creek
Fed Square Creative Projects
Public art installation in the Atrium of Fed Square – Batmania.
Public art installation in seven large vitrine light boxes attached to the exterior of the Dandenong Municiple Building – Bats
Mobile performance space. City of Melbourne Arts Grant funded project. An on-going collaboration with theatre company ‘Maybe_Together’ artist Alex Desebrock.
Write Around the Murray Festival, NSW
Interactive sculpture – International Year of Reading, City of Albury – The Reading Pod.
Public installation held in the Bendigo Conservatory. City of Bendigo – Tricky Traps
EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS
White Night Ballarat
Installation – Spidergoat & the Insect Electro
Art for Social Change – Incinerator Gallery
Sculpture – Wild City
Melbourne Knowledge Week
‘Tech Lab’ collaboration with audio visual technology artists Georgie Pinn, (Electric Puppet) Daniel Calvo (Mosser Studio) and dancer Fiona Cameron – Shapeshifters.
Collaborative sculpture – Wild City.
Sculpture By The Sea
Curated International outdoor public sculpture show – Piece of Mind
Yarra Sculpture Gallery
20 years of the Contemporary Sculptors Association – Piece of Mind Experiments
University Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Public art installation in the Oude Hortus – Tricky Traps
Fort De Gagel, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Installation in empty fortress – Frequencies
Albury Library Museum – Write Around the Murray Festival
Public art installation – Batmania
National Gallery of Victoria
Interactive installations – International Sculpture Garden – Tricky Traps / Reading Pod
Sculptural performance space, Atrium, Federation Square – aMoment Caravan
Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi, NSW
Curated International outdoor public sculpture show – Tale of Romance
Montalto Sculpture Prize
Finalists sculpture exhibition, Red Hill, Victoria – Becoming Animal
Sustainable Living Festival – 3D Sustainability Exhibition
Curator and exhibiting artist.
Sculpture by The Sea, Cottesloe, WA
Funded by Ephemeral Artist Subsidy. Curated International outdoor sculpture show.
Interactive public sculpture at Werribee Mansion Gardens, Victoria.
Melbourne Fringe Festival – Yarra Sculpture Gallery
24 hour long sculptural event and exhibition participant and exhibitor.
Incinerator Arts Complex. Curated group show exploring themes of sustainability and recycling, Victoria.
Art in Real Life
The artists home as a site of inspiration and creativity. Art bus project curated by Coalesce ARI, Victoria.
Yarra Sculpture Gallery
Heater – group show curated by David Waters, Victoria.
Curated group exhibition at Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Victoria.
Artland – Moreland Public Art Show
The Drawing Tree a collaborative outdoor installation with artist Sarah Moore. Curated group Show, Victoria.
New Ideas Lab – City of Melbourne
Collaborative sculpture project including urban ecologists and children – Wild City
City of Melbourne – Arts Grant
Public art exhibition support for ‘Batmania’ – Atrium, Federation Square 2015
Arts Victoria – Artists in Schools Program
Christmas Hills Primary School. A collaboration with students led to the installation of a permanent outdoor interactive sculpture garden.
Arts Victoria – Extended School Residency
Ascot Vale West Primary School. A collaboration with three artists, Kid’s Own Publishing and the students led to the publication of three books.
Arts Victoria – Community Partnerships Grant with The Royal Children’s Hospital
The ‘Mobile Gallery’ was developed with patients. It is a permanent touring interactive sculpture on wheels providing a mobile exhibition space for the hospital.
City of Yarra – Small Project Grant
2013 & 2019
The ‘Mobile Gallery’ for The Royal Children’s Hospital /. Wild City at the Abbotsford Convent
Australia Council of The Arts – ArtStart Grant
Support grant for emerging arts career.
City of Melbourne – Arts Grant
‘The Seeds of Ideas’ project fostered the dreams and ideas of participants through creative workshops at Artplay.
New York Study Tour Scholarship – RMIT University
International studies in NY city, USA.
COLLECTIONS & AWARDS
National Wool Museum / Collection
Art for Social Change – Incinerator Gallery / People’s Choice Award
RMIT / Art & Design
ARTS BASED WORKSHOPS – Artplay / Kid’s Own Publishing / Incinerator Gallery / National Wool Museum / Zoos Victoria
Dune Shack Residency, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
Laughing Waters Artists in Residence, Victoria, Australia
Yarra Sculpture Gallery Winter Artist in Residence, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Albury Library Museum Artist in Residence, NSW, Australia
BAT / Book by Tessa Laird PHD – Lecturer in Critical and Theoretical Studies, Victorian College of the Arts / Reaktion Books / Click for book link
The Age / Interview Kylie Northover / April 2, 2015 / Click to see article
3RRR Melbourne / Conversation with Steve Wide, Alicia Sometimes & Declan Fey / Friday, April 3rd, 2015
Click to listen to radio interview / Interview starts at 2:17minutes
ABC 612 Brisbane / Interview by Kelly Higgins-Devine / Interview starts at 31:40
ABC 774 Melbourne / Interview by Del Irani