C.V.

Education

2001  Bachelor of Visual Arts, Monash University, Gippsland

Travel

2017  Studio Residency, forty-five downstairs, Melbourne

2012  Mexico, South America

2012  Blender Studios, Melbourne

2011  Studio Residency, Appleton Street Studios, Richmond

2010  Burning Man Festival, West Coast USA

2009  Canada, America, Mexico, Central America

2007  United Kingdom, Europe

2006  Artist in Residence, Nurse’s Quarters, Sydney

2003  London, Dublin, New York, Europe

Solo Exhibitions

2017  Art, Life, Love, Death, Immortality and a Respectable Haircut…, fortyfivedownstairs – Melbourne

2016   Edit, Darebin Arts Centre – Preston

2014   Dancing with Death, Raglan Street Gallery – North Melbourne

2014   Don’t Slow Down, Ten Lawson – Albert Park

2012   M N M L V M X M L (II), Gallery 577 – Fitzroy

2011   M N M L V M X M L (I), Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

2009  Movement Mashes, Linton and Kay Contemporary – Perth

2008  Chinese Whispers and Chain Reactions, Gippsland Art Gallery – Sale

2008  All I Wanted was a Pepsi, Groundfloor Gallery – Sydney

2008  The Last of What’s Left, Jackman Gallery – St. Kilda

2007  I’d Like to Dance With You, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

2007  Overload, Groundfloor Gallery – Sydney

2006  Pretty When You Lie, Artworks Gallery – Southport

2006  Graphic Exploits and Other Gratuities, blank_space – Sydney

2005  Contemporary Leftovers, Latrobe Regional Gallery – Morwell

2005  Boxing Clever, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

2005  Words, Music and Mayhem, Jackman Gallery – St Kilda

2004  Ignite, Jackman Gallery – St Kilda

2003  Nocturnal Selections, Stella Dimadis Galleries – Melbourne

2003  Travelling without Moving, Gippsland Art Gallery – Sale

2003  Art Boy vs. Bar Boy, Switchback Gallery – Churchill

2002  Moderns Gods, Glen Eira City Gallery – Caulfield

2001  Fine Focus: Recent Work, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

Selected Curated Exhibitions

2016   1000 2000’s, Blindside Gallery – Melbourne

2015   (un)natural, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

2013   A Book About Death, Tweed River Art Gallery – Murwillumbah

2013   Translations, The Melbourne Pavilion – Flemington

2011  6th P.A.F International Drawing Biennale, Steps Gallery – Carlton, Benalla Art Gallery – Benalla

2011  Artist’s for Artist Proof, The Worker’s Club – Fitzroy

 2010  Of Snowflakes & Spacetime, T.S.C.G – Port Melbourne

2010  Sweet Streets, 1000 Pound Bend – Melbourne

2010  Grand Opening, For Walls Gallery – Melbourne

2010  Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition – Toorak

2008  Matryoshka Principle, Pine Street Gallery – Sydney, Bus Gallery – Melbourne

2008  Hockey Plot, West Space – Melbourne, Gippsland Art Gallery – Sale, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

2007  Going to Town, Blindside Gallery – Melbourne

2006  New Energies, Meeniyan Art Gallery – Meeniyan, West Gippsland Art Centre – Warragul, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr, ARC Gallery – Yinnar

2004  Not for the Dinner Table, Stella Dimadis Galleries – Melbourne

2001  Textual, Gippsland Art Gallery – Sale

2001  Work: Cut, Paste, Paint, Create, Burn, Faculty Gallery – Caulfield

2000  exploring the self, Gippsland Art Gallery – Sale, Nicholson St. Gallery – Bairnsdale, First Site Gallery – Melbourne

2000  Gippsland Centre for Art and Design, Faculty Gallery – Caulfield, Switchback Gallery – Churchill

2000  Beyond Zone 1, Cowwarr Art Space – Cowwarr

2000  It’s a Big, Big World, Faculty Gallery – Caulfield

Awards

2017   Finalist, Whyalla Art Prize

2017   Finalist, Stencil Art Prize

2017   Artist in Residence Programme, fortyfive downstairs

2016   Finalist, Clayton Utz Art Award

2015   Semi-Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2015   Finalist, Agendo Art Award

2014   Finalist, Clayton Utz Art Award

2014   Finalist, Arc Yinnar Drawing Prize

2014   Finalist, Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award

2014   Finalist, Cambridge Studio Gallery Portrait Prize

2013   Winner, RAW Melbourne Visual Artist of the Year

2013   Finalist, Mount Eyre Art Prize

2013   Finalist, Stencil Art Prize

2013   Finalist, Agendo Art Award

2013   Finalist, Lethbridge 10,000 Small Scale Award

2012   Achievement Award, Arc Yinnar Drawing Prize

2012   Finalist, Marie Ellis OAM Prize for Drawing

2012   Semi-Finalist, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize

2012   Finalist, Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing

2011   Finalist, Black Swan Prize for Portraiture

2011   Finalist, Agendo Art Award

2011   Finalist, Archangel Art Prize

2011   Finalist, Art Scene Today Art Prize

2011   Finalist, Mount Eyre Art Prize

2011   Finalist, Prometheus Visual Arts Award

2010   Recipient, Sandra Bardas Studio Grant

2010   Finalist, Arc Yinnar Drawing Prize

2010   Finalist, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

2010   Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize

2010   Finalist, Limestone Coast Art Prize

2010   Finalist, Stanthorpe Arts Festival

2009  Finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize

2009  Finalist, Agendo Art Award

2009  Finalist, Sunshine Coast Art Prize

2008  Finalist, Arc Yinnar Drawing Prize

2007  Finalist, City of Whyalla Art Prize

2007  Finalist, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

2007  Finalist, Prometheus Art Award

2006  Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize

2006  Finalist, Arc Yinnar Drawing Prize

2004  Finalist, Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship

2002  Finalist, Alice Springs Art Prize

2002  Finalist, John Leslie Art Prize

2000  Semi-Finalist Arts Award, Young Australian of the Year Awards

2000  Regional Arts Development Grant, Arts Victoria

2000  Aurora Australis Award, Spiritual Art and the Imagination

Collections

Cowwarr Art Space, Cowwarr

Gippsland Art Gallery, Sale

Young & Free Australian Contemporary Street Art

Bardas Family

Appleton Street Studios

Comme, Melbourne

Tolarno Hotel, Melbourne

Private Collections: Australia, Singapore, Ireland, UK, USA

Publications/Media

2017   Art, Life, Love, Death, Immortality and a Respectable Haircut…, exhibition publication with introduction by Briar Holt

2017   Sunday Arts Magazine, JOY 94.9

2017   Smart Arts, Triple R

2016   Order and Chaos, Molly Hancock, Upstart

2014   Dancing with Death, exhibition publication with essay by Ashely Crawford

2014   Interview with Alex McCulloch, The Arts Show

2012   Busy Playing Art, Taran Marston, Substance

2012   Busy Playing Art, Documentary by Alexandra Bignell & Peter Wolf Lowe

2012   Nostalgia for the Future, essay by Rodney Forbes

2010   A Re-usable Canvas, Gabrielle Procter, Melbourne Times Weekly

2010   Interview with John Sheridan, Midweek Arts 3MBS FM

2009  Organised Chaos in Art, The West Australian

2009  Interview & Artist Profile, Art Re-source

2008  Chinese Whispers and Chain Reactions, exhibition catalogue

2008  Hockey Plot, exhibition catalogue with essay by Claire Watson

2007  The Act of Sampling, essay by Louise Tegart

2006  New Energies, exhibition catalogue

2005  Contemporary Leftovers, exhibition catalogue with essay by Clive Murray-White

2004  Artist Profile, JJJ Radio

2004  Not for the Dinner Table, exhibition catalogue with essay by Melissa Loughnan

2003   Interview with Vicki Kerrigan, JJJ Radio – Artery Program

2001  The Arts Accordion, Arts Victoria

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