Extended CV

Education

1992-1995Bachelor of Arts - Visual (1st class Honors)Canberra School of Arts, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT

1984-1985Art Certificate (Honors)Hunter Street School of Art and Design, Hamilton TAFE, Newcastle, NSW

1980-1983Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship (Honors)Tighes Hill College of TAFE, Newcastle, NSW

Selected public and corporate commissions

2013O'void Mirror Stainless and Automotive paint. UAP (urban Art Projects).Foyer of the Marriott Hotel, Baohua, China

2011neO 70th Floor Lobby of the new 103 storey Four Seasons Tower, Guangzhou. Commissioned throught Urabn Art Project UAP. Guangzhou. China

2007Incolink Entrance SculptureStainless steel form VIC

2005Playhouse Theature Sculptural Foyer Seating Utilising recycled Jarrah flooring and steel platePlayhouse Theatre, Newcastle, NSW

2004Sculptural Privacy ScreenMGT Architects, for Wing Tia HoldingsSingapore

2003IdentityAccessible Arts sandstone sculpture projectNewcastle University, Newcastle, NSW

2001Stage II artworks for Curtin Shopping CenterLaser cut handrails and 3 large fiberglass bird sculptures on carved wooden poles.ACT Government, ACT

2000Dickson Shopping Center sculptural worksCast aluminum pole sculptures for canopy structure. ACT

1997Honeysuckle Heritage Area Sculptural bollard projectDesign and Manufacture of 144 Sculptural Bollards reflecting the industrial and cultural heritage of the site. Honeysuckle Development Corp.Honeysuckle Development Corp. Newcastle, NSW

Selected exhibitions

2011Lorne Sculpture Exhibition Lorne, VIC

2011Sculpture by the SeaBondi, NSW

2011ElementalCraft ACT, Canberra

2010McClelland National Sculpture Survey and AwardMcClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, VIC

2010Sculpture by the SeaBondi, NSW

2009Lorne Sculpture exhibition Lorne, VIC

2009Fringe Furniture Alumni ExhibitionMelbourne Museum , Melbourne, VIC

2009SILVER: Fringe Furniture 2009 Meatmarket, Melbourne, VIC

2009Aqueous Bloom Gasworks, Melbourne, VIC

2009Sculpture 2009 Australian Art Resources, Melbourne, VIC

2009Cecile and Colin Riggs Design AwardsIan Potter Center NGV Melbourne,VIC

2008Helen Lempriere National Sculpture AwardWerribee Park, VIC

2008Palmer Environmental Sculpture exhibitionPalmer, SA

2008Latitude at DesignexSydney, NSW

2008Contempora 08Docklands, VIC

2008University of Western Sydney Sculpture PrizeUWS, NSW

2008Fringe FurnitureMelbourne Museum, VIC

2008Sulpture by the SeaBondi, NSW

2007Pacific Connections Del Mano GalleryLos Angeles, USA

2007McClelland National Sculpture AwardMcClelland Gallery, VIC

2007Shy Boy, She Devil, and Isis:The Art of Conceptual Craft Boston Museum of Fine Art Ron Wornic CollectionBoston, USA

2007Woollahra Small Sculpture PrizeWoollahra, NSW

2007Melbourne Fringe Furniture Melbourne MuseumMelbourne Fringe Festival, VIC

2007Site Unseen Ephemeral Sculpture Installationsat Dight’s Fall’s and Quarry ParkMelbourne Fringe, VIC

2007ContaminationsGasworks Art Park, Albert Park. VIC, 2007

2007Sculpture 2007Australian Art Resources, Melbourne, VIC

2007Workshopped 07Sydney Design Week Sydney, NSW

2006Workshopped 06 Sydney Design WeekSydney, NSW

2006Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award Werribee Park, VIC

2006Sculpture by the Sea Sydney, NSW

2005Masterpieces in WoodNarek Galleries Tanja, NSW

2005Masters of WoodSydney Convention Centre, Sydney, NSW

2004SOFArepresented by Narek GalleriesChicago USA

2004Form and Spirit ITEInternational Turning ExchangePhiladelphia. USA

2004Curv-itureRed Gallery, Savannah. USA

2004Pioneering CraftPei Ling Chan Gallery, Savannah. USA

2004Workshopped 04Sydney Design WeekSydney, NSW

2004CurveCraft ACT, Canberra, ACT

2004CollectVictoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K

2004Cromwell’s Art PrizeSydney Biennale, Jackson Gallery and Australian Embassy, Sydney, Melbourne and Washington DC, USA

2004Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award Werribee Park, VIC

2003National Sculpture Prize National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

2003Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award Werribee Park, VIC

2003Salone Satellite Milan Furniture Fair, Milan, Italy

2002Sculpture by the Sea Sydney, NSW

2002Hands OnObject Galleries, Sydney, NSW

2002Surface and FormInternational Fine Wood Exhibition, Defining Futures Forum at Craftwest.Perth, WA

2002Defining the Object IVQuadrivium Gallery, QVB. Sydney, NSW

2002Rocking ChairsAn exhibition of concept rocking chairs.Sotheby’s, Milan, Italy

2002Creative FellowsAn exhibition by (Arts Award) ACT Churchill FellowsLinks Gallery. Canberra, ACT

2002Black, White and Grey MatterCraft ACT, Canberra, ACT

2002Informwith trainee Michael Cammack - Australia Council Mentorship Program Exhibition.Craft ACT, Canberra, ACT

2002SOFA represented by Narek GalleriesChicago, USA

2001Selected Visions:Public Art in Canberra from Federation to TodayCanberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra, ACT

2001Outsite site specific sculpture exhibitionAlice Springs, NT

2001North Coast Sculpture Exhibition Thursday Plantation, Ballina NSW

2001Rings of HistoryNational Touring ExhibitionCraft ACT, Canberra, ACT

2000ConstructBrisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane, Qld

2000MetallicANCA Gallery, Canberra, ACT

2000Sculptural Furniture Brisbane City Art Gallery, Brisbane, QLD

2000Little Bowl ShowSaskatchewan Craft Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada

2000Sculpture from the SeaHazellhurst Gallery, Sydney NSW

2000Defining the Object IIQuadrivium Gallery, QVB, Sydney NSW

1999Solo: ConcentricExhibition of Contemporary furniture utilizing industrial technologyCraft ACT, Canberra, ACT

1999Sculpture By The SeaSydney, NSW

1999Royal Blind Society Tactile Art PrizeObject Galleries, Sydney, NSW

1999Diamonds are ForeverCAPO Art AuctionNational Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT

1999Inami International Wood Sculpture CampInami, Japan

1999ConstructCraft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1999Ex HedrasCanberra Museum and Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1999Solo: PrototypesLinks Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1999CutawayCraft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1998HeartwoodNational Sculpture ForumDept of Foreign Affairs, Canberra, ACT

1997ConvivialityCraft ACT Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1997Thinking DrawingsAustralian National Capital Artists Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1997Australian Artists Against RacismInstitute of the Arts, Canberra, ACT

1997Asian ArtAustralian National University, collaboration, with Nath Chun PokCanberra, ACT

1996Translations CSAAustralian National University, collaboration, with Nath Chun PokCanberra, ACT

1996Box as ContainerInstitute of the Arts Gallery, Canberra, ACT

1992Solo: Exhibition of PhotographyCopy Center, Raymond Terrace, NSW

1990Solo: Paintings, Drawings and SculptureVon Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle, NSW

Selected grants, fellowships, prizes and awards

2011International Sand Sculpture FestivalParticipant. Theme: "Masterpieces of World Culture"St. Petersburg, Russia

2009Sculpture WorkshopPort Hedland. Western Australia

20082008 Guest Lecturer. Australian School of Fine Furniture, UTAS TasmaniaLaurnceston, Tasmania

2008International Artist and Residency: joint interntional collaborationMariestad, Sweden

2008Speaker: joint interntional collaborationMariestad, Sweden

2005Residency: Studio Sem,Pietrasanta, Italy

2004International Artist: Emma 2004Collaborative Workshop and Conference.Emma Lake, Canada

2004Speaker: Annual Furniture Society Conference.Savannah, USA

2004Speaker: Furniture Futures Forum.Butter Factory, Cooroy, QLD

2004Resident Artist: ITE International Turning Exchange,Philadelphia, USA

2003Resident Artist ‘Designing Futures’ Craftwest. Perth, WA

2002Speaker: International ‘Designing Futures’ Forum,Craftwest. Perth, WA

2001Artforum Lecturer: Public Art Projects undertaken inCanberra, CMAG. ACT

2001Participant: Outsite Site specific sculpture symposium.Alice Springs, NT

2001International Artist: Collaborationz 2001Workshop and Conference.New Zealand

2000International Artist: Emma 2000Collaborative Workshop and ConferenceEmma Lake, Canada

1999Visiting Artist in Design: Wood WorkshopInstitute of the Arts, Australian National University. ACT

1999Australian Representative: International Wood Sculpture Camp.Inami Toyama, Japan

1999Guest Participant: National Ice Carving Championships.Inami Toyama, Japan

1999Guest Speaker: Inami Design Camp ’99.Inami Toyama, Japan

1998Visiting Artist/Lecturer in Design: Wood Workshop, Institute of the ArtsAustralian National University. ACT

1998Churchill Fellowto develop Carving Figurative Sculpture & Design practiceEurope and USA

1998Facillitator/Australianrepresentative Easter Island/ Australia Maoi Carving collaborationChilean Embassy, ACT

1996Cambodian Exchangefacilitation and collaboration with Carver Nath Chun Pok at the Institute of the Arts, ANU, ACT

1995Visiting Artist Collaboration with Teachers/ Students Fine Arts University, Phnom Penh, Cambodia