Born USA. Lives and works in Melbourne, Australia

Education

2010 Master of Fine Arts (By Research), Monash University
1998 Four month studio residency, Umbria, Italy
1997 New York Studio School Drawing Marathon, Adelaide Central School of Art, Adelaide
1984 BA (Painting), Victoria College, Melbourne

Solo Exhibitions

2014 King St Gallery on William, Sydney
2012 Hill Smith Gallery, Adelaide
2012 King St Gallery on William, Sydney
2011 Erlösung: The Animal Gaze, Dianne Tanzer Gallery + Projects
2010 King St Gallery on William, Sydney
2010 Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2009 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2007 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2006 Eva Breuer Art Dealer@Chapman & Bailey, Melbourne
2005 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2004 contexere, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2003 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2002 A Thousand Words, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
2001 Eva Breuer Art Dealer, Sydney
2000 The Hurlstone Paintings, Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1999 Adelaide Central Gallery, Adelaide
1999 Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1998 Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1998 Centro Storico, Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne
1997 Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1996 Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1996 The Bride, a collaboration with Mariana Hardwick
1995 Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
1995 Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1994 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne
1993 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1991 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne
1991 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney
1990 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Melbourne
1988 Holdsworth Contemporary Art Galleries, Sydney
1986 Holdsworth Contemporary Art Galleries, Sydney
1986 Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1986 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide

Group Exhibitions

2014 Salon de Refuses, S.H. Ervin Gallery, NSW
2013 Last but not least, King Street Gallery, Sydney
2012 The Animal Show, King Street Gallery, Sydney
2012 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing
2011 Zoo AiR, Newcastle University Gallery, NSW
2010 ACGA @ Fed. Square, Melbourne
2009 SQUARED, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
2009 Some Recent Painting :The Director’s Cut, John Buckley Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Salon de Refusés National Trust S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2008 Convergence, a Monash University Research Cluster exhibition, Shifted, Melbourne
2007 Natura, 45 Downstairs, Melbourne
2004 Precious Platters, fund-raising exhibition for The Jewish Museum of Australia,Sotheby’s, Melbourne
2003 University of Anhui, The People’s Republic of China
2002 ASYLUM, Dante’s Upstairs Gallery, Melbourne
2002 We are Australian, Melbourne Immigration Museum, Melbourne
1997 Exposure, Artists’ portraits of artists, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1997 Australia Felix, Benalla, Melbourne
1996 A Taste in Art, in support of Community Aid Abroad, Sotheby’s, Melbourne
1996 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, Victoria
1996 Australia Felix, Benalla, Victoria
1996 Still Life, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney
1995 Chelsea Arts Club, London
1995 Australia Felix, Benalla, Victoria
1992 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery
1991 The Open Door, Sotheby’s, Melbourne
1990 University of Vermont, USA
1990 Alice *125, City Square, Melbourne
1988 Heidelberg and Heritage, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1988 Still Life in the 80′s, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
1988 University of NSW Invitation Art Purchase Exhibition, Sydney
1988 A Horse Show, Heide Gallery, Melbourne
1987 A Drawing Exhibition, Reconnaissance Gallery, Melbourne
1987 Paintings from The Leeuwin Estate, Greenhill Galleries, Perth
1986 Oz Drawing Now, Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sydney
1986 Heart and Spirit, Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide
1985 Six Young Artists, Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sydney

Curated Exhibitions

2012 Five Miles from the Sea, Richmond Town Hall, City of Yarra
2011 Exquisite Corpse, Fulton Street Collective, Chicago, USA
2011 Five Miles from the Sea, Victoria University Gallery, Melbourne
2010 painthing (as one), Australian Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide
2006 Whiteout, Benalla Regional Gallery, Maroondah Gallery
2005 Whiteout, Span Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Whiteout, Maroondah Art Gallery, Melbourne
2002 Just Married!, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne
2002 The Painted Fold: The Garment in Art, Charles Nodrum Gallery, Melbourne
2000 Celebrating The Exquisite Corpse, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo
2000-2002 We are Australian, national touring exhibition
1998 Exposure, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1997 Australia Felix, Benalla
1995 Australia Felix, Benalla
1990 Alice *125, Melbourne
1989 Heidelberg and Heritage, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1988 A Horse Show, Heide Gallery, Melbourne
1986 Oz Drawing Now, Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sydney

Awards and Residencies

2013 Banyule Works on Paper Award, finalist
2012 Geelong contemporary art prize, finalist
2012 Tattersalls Prize, finalist
2012 Paul Guest Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, finalist
2012 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing, finalist
2011 Acquisition by City of Yarra Contemporary Art Collection
2011 Hazelhurst Art Award, NSW, finalist
2011 Zoo AiR Artist in Residence, Taronga Zoo
2010 John Leslie Art Prize, Gippsland Art Gallery, finalist
2010 Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls NSW, winner
2010 Art Gallery of NSW Sulman Prize, finalist
2009 Travel scholarship, Monash University
2009 Hutchins Prize, Tasmania, finalist
2009 R & M McGivern Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, finalist
2009 City of Hobart Works on Paper Prize, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, finalist
2009 Mt. Eyre Vineyards Prize, finalist (winner Viewers’ Choice)
2009 R. & M. McGivern Prize, Maroondah Art Gallery, finalist
2006 Art Gallery of NSW, Sulman Prize, finalist
2006 Tattersalls Club Art Prize, Brisbane Art Gallery, finalist
2005 Banyule Works on Paper Prize, finalist
2005 Tattersalls Club Art Prize, finalist
2003 Redlands Westpac Art Prize, finalist
2003 Art Gallery of NSW, Sulman Prize finalist
2003 R. & M. McGivern Prize, finalist
2003 Nillumbik Art Prize, finalist
1997 Geelong Contemporary Art Prize, finalist
1997 Conrad Jupiters Prize, finalist
1996 Art Gallery of NSW Sulman Prize finalist
1993 Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition
1993 R.M. Ansett Award, winner
1990 Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition
1990 Nillumbik Prize, winner
1988 University of NSW Invitation Art Purchase Exhibition
1988 Nillumbik Art Prize, winner

Collections

Artbank, Arthur Anderson & Co., BHP Biliton, City of Hamilton Art Gallery, City of Yarra, The Dobell Foundation, Dovery Manor Museum, Porlock, UK, Holmes a Court Collection, The Kedumba Collection, The Leeuwin Estate, Melbourne Water, Macquarie University, Nillumbik Shire Collection. Private collections in the UK, USA, Thailand, Italy, Belgium and Saudi Arabia.

References and media coverage

2013 Crisp Magazine, Issue 1
2013 MONOCLE issue 61, volume 07, page 181 Collingwood Text Carli Ratcliff, photos John Laurie
2013 messenger COLLECTIVE Launch issue,Habitat Spaces, pgs 096-097
2012 Daniella Miletic, The Age, Life & Style, Sep 8
2012 Sydney Morning Herald, April 6-8
2011 The Design Files, Aug 10
2011 Qantas Inflight Magazine – The Australian Way June issue
2011 Robert Nelson, The Age, Melbourne April 20
2011 Eliza Hope, Herald Sun, Jan 29
2010 Real Living magazine, May
2010 Western Suburbs Weekly, Perth, May
2010 Lissa Christopher, ‘Open Gallery’, Sydney Morning Herald – Spectrum, May 15-16, pp14
2009 Natalie Walton, Daily Imprint, June 10
2009 Jeff Makin, Gallery Snapshot, Herald Sun, Feb 23
2006 Jeff Makin, ‘Critic’s Choice’,Herald Sun, July 31
2004 Megan Backhouse,The Age,Dec 4
2004 Robert Nelson,The Age,Dec 1
2004 Jeff Makin, ‘Critic’s Choice’,Herald Sun, Nov 29
2000 Robert Nelson, The Age, Melbourne, Aug
2000 Juliet Peers, ‘Celebrating the The Exquisite Corpse’, Artlink, Vol.20.No 4
1999 Adam Dutklewicz, The Advertiser, Arts, Adelaide, Sep 6
1999 Giles Auty, The Weekend Australian, Arts, Sydney, Mar 20-21
1999 Catherine Lambert, Sunday Herald Sun, The Arts, Jan 17
1998 Nevill Drury, IMAGES 3 Contemporary Australian Painting, pub. Craftsman House, Sydney
1997 Sonia Heitlinger, A Taste in Art, In support of Community Aid Abroad, catalogue, Sotheby’s
1997 Ronald Millar, ‘ In search of the game’s top 10′, The Sunday Age, Melbourne, Oct 26
1997 Roz Layton, Vogue Entertaining, Aug / Sep., pg. 34
1994 Antonia Williams, Vogue Entertaining, pg 110-113
1994 A. & S. McCulloch, The Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Allen and Unwin, Sydney
1993 Susan McCulloch, ‘Today Arts’, Herald Sun, 8 Oct
1993 B. Watson, ‘Arts’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 Feb
1993 Judy Annear, The Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition catalogue
1991 Robert Rooney, ‘Galleries’, The Weekend Australian, Sydney, Aug 31-Sep 1
1990 Frances Lindsay, The Moet & Chandon Touring Exhibition, Moet & Chandon Art Foundation
1993 Elwyn Lynn, ‘Art’, The Australian, Sydney. Feb
1991 Elwyn Lynn, ‘Art’, The Australian, Sydney. Mar 2
1986 Elwyn Lynn, ‘Art’, The Australian, Sydney. Nov 11
1985 Elwyn Lynn, ‘Art’, The Australian, Sydney. Dec 7