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Visual Arts Practice: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking 

Resides and works Mid North Coast NSW   


 2016        MFA Research UNSW Art and Design 

 2014        Cite International des Arts, Paris, UNSW Studio 

 1992        Guest Artist Hampton Editions, Long Island, New York

 1986        Graduate Diploma Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney

 1980        Diploma in Art, Newcastle College of Advanced Education, Newcastle

                 member Sydney Printmakers 1980 to present



Teaching -North Coast Institute TAFE in painting, drawing, printmaking 1999-2016

Solo Exhibitions (abbreviated) 

   2022       BMGart Adelaide; Flower in the Wind, notations of memory

                   Blended Geographies VMG Art series, Catherine Asquith Art, South Yarra, Melbourne

   2019       Port Macquarie Regional Gallery, Within and between the space of landscape, Port                       Macquarie NSW

   2017       Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Walking in the space of landscape, Maitland NSW

   2016       Grafton Regional Gallery; Retracing Memory, Grafton NSW

   2015       Tamworth Regional Gallery; In Conversation: The Nymphéas, Tamworth NSW 

   2014       BMGart, Adelaide, S.A

                   Cite des Arts, Open studio -Drawing as site, Paris, France

                   Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Drawing as site, Paris and Giverny, Coffs Harbour                        NSW

    2012       Catherine Asquith Gallery, Mark and Place – the Space Between; Melbourne

    2011       Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, A Silent Conversation, Coffs Harbour

    2010       BMGart, Aspects of Transience, Adelaide, South Australia 

                  Catherine Asquith Gallery Resilience, Melbourne

                  Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie Layered Reference, Friends of the                           Gallery print commission 

     2008     Catherine Asquith Gallery, Interplay, Melbourne

                  Tamworth Regional Gallery, Transience, Tamworth

                   Catherine Asquith Gallery,  New Territory Melbourne


Award Exhibitions


A finalist in The Glover Prize; EMSLA, The Fleurieu Water Prize, The Alice Prize, 3xCountry Energy Landscape Prize; Sunshine Coast Art Award; Fishers Ghost Award; 3 x finalist in The JADA prize and acquisition; the Dobell Prize for Drawing; Printmaking: 2 x MPAC Print Prize, Mornington Arts Centre; Fremantle Print Prize, Fremantle Arts Centre; Henri Worland Print Prize, Warrnambool Regional Gallery and acquisition; Seoul International Print Biennale, National Museum of Modern Art Seoul, Korea;3x Swan Hill Regional Gallery Print Award, Swan Hill Regional Gallery; Mosman Art Prize; Gold Coast City Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery


Publications, reviews and essays (abbreviated)

Within and between the space of landscape, Interview between the artist and Curator, Bridget Purtill

Port Macquarie Regional Gallery Glasshouse Port Macquarie 2019

Retracing memory: essay Louise Martin Chew, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, 2016

In Conversation: the Nymphéas, essay Louise Martin Chew, Tamworth Regional Gallery, Tamworth, 2015

Air, Light, Space -Contemporary Abstraction, essay Louise Martin Chew, introduction Niomi Sands, Port Macquarie Regional Gallery at the Glasshouse, Port Macquarie, 2013

A Silent Conversation, essay Christopher Orchard, Dr Leigh Summers, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery 2011

View Points -Approach to Landscape essay, Laura Murray Cree, Catherine Asquith Gallery, 2011

Resilience, essay John McDonald; Catherine Asquith Gallery 2010 



National Gallery of Australia; AGNSW; Print Council of Australia; Parliament House, Canberra; Grafton Regional Gallery; Gosford Regional Gallery; Coffs Harbour City Gallery; Bathurst Regional Gallery; Port Macquarie Glasshouse Regional Gallery; Tamworth Regional Gallery; Warrnambool Regional Gallery; Narrabri City Collection; Charles Sturt University Collection; Chancellery, Melbourne University; Newcastle College of Advanced Education, University of Newcastle;  Print Council of Australia Secondary Schools Project; Artbank; Transfield Collection; Shell Company Australia, London, UK; State Bank of NSW; NAB; IBM; Price Waterhouse; Crowne Melbourne; Mc Laren Vale Wines; Montrose NSW

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