CV

CV

Born Melbourne    |     Lives + works in Sydney

 

EDUCATION

2012        Master of Fine Arts (Research) School of Media Art, Art + Design, UNSW (High Distinction)

1993        Master of Art (Administration), College of Fine Art, UNSW

1986        Bachelor of Media Studies, Deakin University (Rusden campus)

1978        Korowa Anglican Girls School

                      

SOLO SHOWS

2015        Transit, Contact Sheet, Sydney

2014        In Transit, 10×8 photographic gallery, Broadway Sydney

2012        Transit Zones, (MFA show) Cofaspace, University of New South Wales

1996        Fractured Light, Fringe Gallery, Eckersley Building, Adelaide Fringe Festival, SA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017        Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillimbah

2016        Salon Show, Contemporary Centre of Photography, Melbourne

2015        International Photography Festival, Leiden The Netherlands

2015        Head On, The Depot Gallery, Danks Street, Waterloo

2015        New World Chippendale Art Prize, NG Gallery Chippendale

2013        Hungarian Cultural Convention Art Show, Norwood, South Australia

2012        Members Annual Show, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

2011        Los Angeles Center for digital art (LACDA)

2011        Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture, Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillimbah

2007        Shoot the Chef, Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax Building, Sydney

1997        10th Australian Hungarian Cultural Convention, Norwood Town Hall, South Australia

1994        Remain in Light, Blaxland Gallery, Grace Brothers, Sydney

                Winter Magik, TAP Gallery, Sydney

1992        the night of your life, POD Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney

                Taylor Square photographic award/TAP Gallery, Sydney

                Taylor Made/Ten Taylor Street, Darlinghurst

                Group exhibition/Kinselas, Darlinghurst

                Art in shop fronts/Taylor Square Arts Festival, Darlinghurst

 

GRANTS + AWARDS

2017        Finalist, Olive Cotton Award, Tweed regional Gallery, Murwillimbah

2016        Best Street Photograph, Centre of Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2015        Finalist, New World Chippendale Art Prize, NG Gallery

2015        Finalist, Head On Photography

2011        Finalist, Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture, Tweed River Art Gallery

2009-11 Australian Postgraduate Award (APA scholoarship) MFA research, Art + Design, UNSW

2007        Winner, People’s Choice Award, The Sydney Morning Herald, Shoot The Chef

1996-99   Triennial Audience Development Grant, Australia Council for the Arts (Big Backyard)

1992        First prize: non-professional photography, the night of your life, Sydney Mardi Gras

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture catalogue, 2017

Head On Photo Festival, 2015 catalogue

COFA online magazine, July 2012, (http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/events/archive/605)

The Sun Herald, July 13, 2008 p. S31

The Sun Herald, October 28, 2007

The Sydney Morning Herald, October 2007, Good Food Month p. 17

The Deadly indigenous music awards, official program, 1999     

The Australian Financial Review, Alan Deans, (New York) Tuesday October 12, 1999 p.8

The Adelaide Advertiser, Samela Harris, Monday, February 19, 1996 p.16

The Adelaide Advertiser (Adelaide Daily) Adam Dutkiewicz, Friday March 8, 1996 p.12

dB magazine, February 1996, p.48

Magyar Elet, February 29, 1996 p.15

Front cover, Arts Yarn-up, produced by Gadigal information Services

The Australian, Arts Review, Saturday 28th January 1995

On The Street, 1995

The Australian Magazine, February 19-20, 1994

Musica Viva in schools, High Schools Education Program, 1994

Vivace, for Musica Viva, Volume 45, number 3, 1994

Where magazine, February 11-17, 1994

The Australian, February 1994

Mardi Gras festival guide, 1994

Icon, Front cover, March 1994

Musica Viva, performance project, National education brochure, 1993

the night of your life, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, published by Rural & City Media Services ISBN  0 646 10177, 1992  p. 90, 91, 96, 97, 116-117, 142, 143

 

COMMISSIONS

Big Backyard CD covers, 1995-2000

Whichway project, Photographic portraiture for Music NSW indigenous regional youth, 1997-98

Koori Radio Project: Arts Yarn Up, Gadigal information Services 1995

Damien Gerard Music Studios, Grow Your Own 1998

Brüel & Kjaer Australia, 1998-99

Official Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras photographer 1992-93

 

RESEARCH | INTERNSHIPS 

2011        International Centre for Photography (ICP) New York, USA

1991-93   Art Galley of New South Wales, Contemporary Art, Research

1991        National Gallery Of Australia  | Australian Photography Department

 

MASTER CLASSES | CONFERENCES

2016        Photography. Ontology. Symposium University of Sydney

2016        Master class “Photography and the Unseen” with Professor Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art         Institute of Chicago

2016        Les Recontres des la Photographie, Arles, France

 

FILM + SOUND

2012        Director of Photography| co-producer short film, “Love On The Airways” 

 

Official Selection + screenings: Kinofest (Bucharest), ContraVision Film Festival (Berlin), FilmColumbia (USA), International Izmir Short Film Festival (Turkey), Deep Fried Film Festival (UK), Hyart Film Festival (USA), Festival ArtDeco de Cinema (Brazil), Patras International Film Festival (Greece), Porto 7 (Portugal), International Short Film Festival Detmold (Germany) Golden Anteaters (Poland) & Courts des îles: festival international du court-métrage de fiction des îles du Monde (French Polynesia).

 

Radio producer/interviewer for internationally syndicated radio program The Big Backyard; including radio specials Turn Up Your Radio (National Centenary of Federation, Australian Embassy, Washington DC, USA), Australian Rock Legends (Australia Day special, 2005 WSFM) Sounds of Then (2006 Paradise FM, Indonesia