BORN
3 June 1962
currently living and working at Lake Wapengo NSW

EDUCATION
1982-1986 Diploma of Art (Printmaking) Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018  being here  Narek Gallery, Bermagui NSW
2017  feast and forest  Under the Greenwood Tree, North Tamborine QLD
2016  Illumination  Nancy Sever Gallery, Canberra ACT
2016  Twenty nine moments  Rathdowne Galleries, Melbourne VIC
2015  Small Kingdoms  Narek Galleries, Tanja NSW
2013  The first day of summer  the Electric Wall, Canberra ACT
2010  North country south country  Framed Gallery, Darwin N.T.
2009  102 reasons  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra ACT
2009  Recent work  Ivy Hill Gallery, Wapengo NSW
2005  Common Ground  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra ACT
2001  Feast  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra ACT
2001  Scenes from the Palace Gardens  Framed Gallery, Darwin NT
1998  Inside Outside  Framed Gallery, Darwin NT
1998  A tiger in the garden  The Contemporary Art and Design Galley, Brisbane Qld
1997  Continuum  aGOG, Canberra ACT
1994  One Western Woman  aGOG, Canberra ACT
1990  A Sense of Place  aGOG, Canberra ACT
1990  Stories  Punch Gallery, Sydney NSW
1989  Prints & Paintings  Shades of Ochre, Darwin NT
1988  Ancient Hues & Alien Forms  Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016  On site – six artists working en plein air  Gallery Bodalla, NSW
2015  The Summer Exhibition  Nancy Sever Gallery, Canberra ACT
2014  Living like Gods  Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW
2013  Tuned  Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW
2010  Gulaga  Bega Valley Regional Gallery, NSW
2009  Companis  Marks and Gardner, Mt Tamborine Qld
2008  Sunprints  Spiral Gallery Bega & Megalo Print Gallery Canberra
2007  Atmosphere of Hope  Legislative Assembly, Canberra, Parliament House, Sydney, Spiral Gallery, Bega
2006  The Sound of the Sky  Museum & Art Gallery of Northern Territory
2006  Flock  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra
2006  Wingspan  Spiral Gallery, Bega
2004  Studio One Prints, the CMAG Collection  Canberra Museum and Gallery
2004  Contemporary Territory  Museum and Art Gallery of Northern   Territory
2003  In the Presence of Passion  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra
2003  Spoiled Earth  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra
2003  Reclaiming the Mainstream: contemporary humanist ideals  Counihan Gallery, Melbourne VIC
2002  Waterworks  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra ACT
2000-01  Art Towards Reconciliation  (exhibition toured through Spain, France & Germany)
2000  Triptych  Helen Maxwell Gallery, Canberra ACT
2000  Painted Proof  Canberra Contemporary Art Space, ACT
1999  Propositions Australiennes  Galerie Luc Queyrel, Paris FRANCE
1997  Morning Song  Woods Street Gallery, Darwin NT
1995  Bias Binding, Women’s Art Register 1975-1995  National Gallery of Victoria, VIC
1995  Changing Places, Cross Cultural Art from Australia  Asialink touring exhibition, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong
1994  Australian Naïve Art  Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney NSW
1992  Ngingingawula Murrakapuni, Ngingingawula Jilamarra  (with Tiwi women artists from Melville Island, NT) Australian Embassy, Paris FRANCE
1991  A Spirit of Place  Shanghai Hilton, CHINA

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
2013  Artist mentor, ‘My story my place’ Workability Bega NSW
2012  Artist mentor, Tulgeen 3D mural project, Bega NSW
2002-2008  Director, Spiral Gallery Collective, Bega NSW
2008  Coordinator, South Coast Solar Print Project, Bega NSW & Canberra ACT
2005  Coordinator, Living in Harmony mural project, Bega, N.S.W.
2004  Printmaker-in-Residence Megalo Access Arts, Canberra
2003-04  Coordinator, Painted Panels public art project, Bega NSW
2000  NT Artist in Schools Program Batchelor & Milikapiti School
1997-2002  Printmaking tutor Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
1990-93  Art Coordinator Munupi Association, Pularumpi NT

AWARDS & GRANTS
2007  Marketing grant for NSW artists National Association for the Visual Arts
1994  Professional Development Grant Visual Arts Board of the Australia   Council
1988  Project Grant Arts Development Board, Canberra

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Australia
Canberra Museum and Gallery
Museum & Art Galleries of the Northern Territory
Australian National University
ACT Legislative Assembly
Archive of Humanist Art, Victoria
Northern Territory University, Darwin NT
Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery NSW
Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga NSW
Australian Embassy, Paris FRANCE
Rupert Murdoch Collection
Numerous private collections in Australia, France, U.K. 

PUBLICATIONS
2013  Megalomania, 33 years of posters made at Megalo Print Studio
2006  Daena Murray, The sound of the Sky
2003  William Kelly Art & Humanist Ideals: Contemporary Perspectives
1999  Dr Joan Kerr Artists & Cartoonists in Black & White
1996  Dr Sasha Grishin Australian Printmaking in the 1990s
1994  Sandra Warner Australian   Naïve Art 
1992  Vision sur les Arts No.181 Paris
1992  Imprint Vol 27, No.3
1991  Max Germaine A Dictionary of Australian Women Artists
1990  Max Germaine Artists   and Galleries of Australia
1988  Print Council of Australia Directory 1988: Australian Artists Producing Prints

SELECTED COMMISSIONS
2008  Sunshine Coast Shire CouncilMaroochy River Recovery poster
2004  Micah Network, U.K. Millennium Development Goals card series
1998-2001  Land & Water Australia  large painting for ACT office and series of posters
1998  NT Office of Women’s Policy  Women’s Fellowship poster
1997  Smith Street Mall, Darwin  Cyclone Season ceramic mural
1997  Kakadu National Park Visitors Centre  Caring for Country mural
1996  Darwin Botanic Gardens  mural and ceramic mosaic
1995  Australian Association of Adult Education  poster and card series
1994  Human Rights Commission  commemorative banner
1989-90  Community Aid Abroad  series of poster designs