Artistic Practice

As an artist I specialise in ceramic and sculptural art. I focus on a raw, organic styling inspired by the natural world often incorporating found objects and natural materials. These works can range from small jewellery items and ceramic vases to large outdoor sculptures.

Education

Present - Masters Information Services (Librarianship)
Charles Sturt University  
2008 - Bachelor of Visual Arts (Hon) – Object and Design
University of Sydney (Sydney College of Arts)
Graduated April 2009 with Second Class Division 1 and Distinction Average
2007 - Bachelor of Fine Arts Studies
University of Western Sydney, Nepean
Graduated April 2008 with a High Credit Average

Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Spirit and Nature

    July – Dragonlair’s Gallery (Hurstville Museum and Gallery)
    Hurstvile - NSW, Australia
    First solo exhibition
    Ceramics, ‘Bumper Bark’ (car parts, paper bark), Acrylic Paintings
  • 2016

    Peace in Death

    September–October – Rookwood Cemetery Sculpture Walk
    Rookwood Cemetary - NSW, Australia
    Curated exhibition of various sculptures displayed within the grounds of Rookwood Cemetery – Rookwood Cemetery (NSW, Australia)
    Winner of Peacock Gallery Auburn Arts Studio Residency and Mentorship Award
    Winner of the People’s Choice Award
    Ceramics, Plaster, Natural Materials (Soil)
  • 2014

    In The Beginning

    November – ArtSHINE Gallery Tailored Collection
    Sydney – NSW, Australia
    Group Exhibition for the opening of ArtSHINE Gallery – CoSydney –
    Ceramics

    Revolution

    May – Manning Bar Artist Collection
    Sydney – NSW, Australia
    Group Showcase with RAW Artists
    Bumper Bark, Ink Drawings, Photography, Jewellery
  • 2013

    Bumper Bark

    December–January 2014
    Blacktown – NSW, Australia
    Highly Commended at Blacktown City Art Prize
    Recycled and Organic Material (Car Parts and Bark)

    Showcase Collection

    October – Australian Art Show
    Sydney – NSW, Australia
    Group Exhibition with Artist Hive
    Ceramics, Sculpture, Ink on Paper
  • 2012

    Grounded Light

    September – ‘The Annexe’ Brick Lane Gallery
    London – United Kingdom
    Group Exhibition
    Ceramics, Canvas (with Mixed Media)
  • 2010

    Dialogue

    October – North Hertfordshire College
    Hitchin – Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Staff Exhibition
    Ceramics, Sculpture, Wire, Beads
  • 2008

    In My Life

    November – Sydney College of the Arts
    Rozelle – NSW, Australia
    Graduation Exhibition
    Ceramic and Mixed Media

    Bumper Bark

    September – At The Vanishing Point Sculpturthon
    Newtown – NSW, Australia
    Group Exhibition of selected works from the Sculpturthon event
    Recycled and Organic Material (Car Parts and Bark)

    Organ-ic

    August – Gaffa Gallery
    – NSW, Australia
    Group Exhibition of SCA Visual Arts Object and Design Honours students Ceramics
  • 2007

    'Untitled'

    November – UWS Out of Z Box
    Penrith – NSW, Australia
    End of Year Exhibition
    Recycled and Organic Material (Car Parts and Bark)