• My Profile

    SKILLS
    creative art specialising in natural fibres
    textile sculpture and collage
    printmaking
    painting and drawing including graphic design
    papermaking and artist books
    weaving and spinning
    knitting and rugmaking
    jewellry and beading
    toymaking and leather work
    photo-etching, engraving, sandblasting ceramic and vitreous surface
    art management and
    workshop facilitation including classroom work
    work skills training and assessing
    ability to advocate on behalf of groups or individuals small business management
    community fundraising and volunteering

    PERSONAL ATTIRBUTES
    friendly and personable
    flexible and resourceful
    excellent time management skills
    professional personal presentation
    capacity to develop effective programs and strategies
    good sense of humour
    excellent rapour with children of all ages
    creative and imaginative


    INTERESTS
    Transdisiplinarity - human spiritual activity
    Archeology – ancient traces of humanity
    Symbolism - ancient mathematical patterns

  • 'Loss of Presence'


    EXPERIENCE
    Commissioned Natural Fibre Scultpure and Drawings of photographic subjects to produce wood carvings
    Costume and Fashion Design including Formal, Wedding and Debutante
    Graphic Photography, Advertising and Marketing
    Business ownership retail, wholesale and manufacturing craft and clothing industries
    Teaching creative arts and workskill training

    ART EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS

    2017

    Bridges 2017 Canada
    'Alternation' (triptych) 30x30cm x 2 paintings - cotton, graphite and acrylic

    Helpmann Academy
    Graduate Exhibition
    'Labyrinthine Collective I'
    (triptych) 100x150cm x 15 drawings - graphite and graph paper

    2016
    Bridges Conference
    Finland August 9-13 Juried Exhibition 'Labyrinthian Exists' (triptych) 20x25cm x 3 paintings - acrylic and cotton

    Lethbridge Gallery, Small Scale Art Award, Art Competition Finalist, June 11-19 Exhibition 'Labyrinthine Existence Collective' I & II, - 2 x digital prints on cotton paper

    2014 Encounter, UniSA Grad Show December 11-18, Kaurna Building, Unisa City West
    'Atana Dapuritojo Potinija' 36 photo-etched ceramic tiles (1.5x1.5)

    2014 Scratching the Surface August 6, Liverpool Street Studios, Unisa City West
    ‘They are coming’ 80x80cm 15 -etched ceramic tiles and 720 -mosaic tiles

    2013 Unisa City West Campus Art in Public - 20m Mural, 2 year tenure - January (2 weeks)
    achieved a High Distinction working within one of the 4 groups of students (20 total) to produce outdoor, original, visual art painted on a designated wall, located at the centre of the campus, commisioned by the university's School of Art, Architecture and Design for assessment.

    2012 Follow the Thread Exhibition 10 April - 19 May, Stationmaster's Art Gallery
    'Loss of Presence' 2mx1.5m cotton, minerals and found objects
    textile art project

    1975 ANZ Art Competition
    for the Environment - 2nd prize for collaged portraiture

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Master of Visual and Creative Arts Practice (current studies 2016/17)
    Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) Graduated 2016
    Bachelor of Visual Arts (Painting) Graduated 2014
    Diploma in Child Care
    Cert IV Training and Assessment
    Cert IV Business Management
    Cert IV Horticulture
    VCE Year 12 Environmental Science