EDUCATION

Masters of Fine Art – To be completed in July 2016
2015
MaHKU (University of the Arts), Utrecht, The Netherlands

Bachelor of Arts – Fine Art, Sculpture
2011
RMIT University. Graduate with distinction

Associate Diploma – Graphic Art
1995
Swinburne Tafe

Associate Diploma – Art and Design
1993
Victoria University

 

COMMISSIONS

Fed Square Creative Projects
2015
Public art installation in the Atrium of Fed Square – Batmania.

Dandenong Municipal Building
2014
Public art installation in seven large vitrine light boxes attached to the exterior of the Dandenong Municiple Building. Nocturnal Festival.

National Gallery of Victoria
2013
Interactive installations – commissioned for Summer Sunday Sessions throughout February, International Sculpture Garden.

aMoment Caravan
2012
Mobile performance space. City of Melbourne Arts Grant funded project. An on-going collaboration with artist ‘aMoment’.

Write Around the Murray Festival, NSW
2012
Interactive sculpture – International Year of Reading, City of Albury.

Bendigo Conservatory
2011
Public installation held in the Bendigo Conservatory. City of Bendigo.

 

GRANTS

City of Melbourne – Arts Grant
2014
Public art exhibition support for ‘Batmania’ – Atrium, Federation Square 2015

Arts Victoria – Artists in Schools Program
2014
Christmas Hills Primary School. A collaboration with students led to the installation of a permanent outdoor interactive sculpture garden.

Arts Victoria – Extended School Residency
2014
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
2013
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
Drawing sessions got local residence involved in the creation of the The ‘Mobile Gallery’ for The Royal Children’s Hospital and helped fund casting the sculpture.

Australia Council of The Arts – ArtStart Grant
2013
Support grant for emerging arts career.

City of Melbourne – Arts Grant
2011
‘The Seeds of Ideas’ project fostered the dreams and ideas of participants through creative workshops at Artplay.

New York Study Tour Scholarship – RMIT University
2010
International studies in NY city, USA.

 

EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS

University Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2015
Public art installation in the Oude Hortus – Tricky Traps

Fort De Gagel, Utrecht, The Netherlands
2015
Installation in empty fortress – Frequencies

Albury Library Museum – Write Around the Murray Festival
2015
Public art installation  – Batmania

White Night
2013
Sculptural performance space, Atrium, Federation Square, Victoria.

Sculpture By The Sea, Bondi, NSW
2013
Curated International outdoor public sculpture show.

Montalto Sculpture Prize
2013
Finalists sculpture exhibition, Red Hill, Victoria.

Sustainable Living Festival – 3D Sustainability Exhibition
2013
Curator and exhibiting artist.

Sculpture by The Sea, Cottesloe, WA
2012
Funded by Ephemeral Artist Subsidy. Curated International outdoor sculpture show.

Harvest Festival
2012
Interactive public sculpture at Werribee Mansion Gardens, Victoria.

Melbourne Fringe Festival – Yarra Sculpture Gallery
2012
24 hour long sculptural event and exhibition participant and exhibitor.

Artecycle
2011
Incinerator Arts Complex. Curated group show exploring themes of sustainability and recycling, Victoria.

Art in Real Life
2011
The artists home as a site of inspiration and creativity. Art bus project curated by Coalesce ARI, Victoria.

Yarra Sculpture Gallery
2011
Heater – group show curated by David Waters, Victoria.

Toyota Awards
2011
Curated group exhibition at Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Victoria.

Artland – Moreland Public Art Show
2010
The Drawing Tree a collaborative outdoor installation with artist Sarah Moore. Curated group Show, Victoria.

 

RESIDENCIES

Dune Shack Residency, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA
2015

Laughing Waters Artists in Residence, Victoria, Australia
2014

Yarra Sculpture Gallery Winter Artist in Residence, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
2012

Albury Library Museum Artist in Residence, NSW, Australia
2012

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PRINT MEDIA

The Age  /  Interview Kylie Northover  /  April 2, 2015  /   Click to see article

 

RADIO INTERVIEWS

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

Click to listen to radio interview

 

ABC 774 Melbourne / Interview by Del Irani

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