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ARTIST CV

"A true artist is not one who is inspired but one who inspires others" (Salvador Dalí)

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

 

2015: CERT IV in Training and Assessment at Skills Strategies International.

2012/17: Bronze Medallion, Australian Lifesaving Academy.

2010: Diploma of Education at the University of Western Australia.

2008: Adobe Illustrator Training Course at Prepress Netmedia Skills Training Centre.

2008: Adobe InDesign Course at Prepress Netmedia Skills Training Centre.

2006: Bachelor of Arts (Art) at Curtin University.

VISUAL ARTS TEACHING

2021 Term 4 - present: Visual Arts Teacher - Santa Maria College

2021 Term 3: Visual Arts Teacher - Christ Church Grammar School.

2021 Semester 1: Visual Arts Teacher - Chisholm Catholic College.

2020: Production Arts Head of Learning Area – Iona Presentation College.

2017-2020: Visual Arts, Design and Photography Teacher – Iona Presentation College.

2011-2016: Visual Arts Teacher – Nagle Catholic College.

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

2021

  • DOUG MORAN NATIONAL PORTRAIT PRIZE - Semi-finalist

  • MIDWEST ART PRIZE - Finalist

  • LESTER PRIZE FOR PORTRAITURE – Finalist.

  • BALCATTA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL - Drawing Workshop given for gifted and talented art students.

  • LETHBRIDGE SMALL SCALE ART AWARD - Finalist. Work exhibited at Lethbridge Gallery, Brisbane.

  • LETHBRIDGE SMALL SCALE ART AWARD - Artwork selected for Salon des Refusés exhibition.

  • LETHBRIDGE LANDSCAPE PRIZE - Artwork selected for Salon des Refusés exhibition.

  • MINNAWARRA ART AWARDS - Finalist and Artist Floor Talk.

  • ART INNOVATIONS GALLERY, BAROSSA VALLEY - Artwork exhibited.

  • LESTER PRIZE – Live portrait demonstration at Forrest Place, Perth.

  • NAGLE CATHOLIC COLLEGE - Mural created.

  • GERALDTON CITY COUNCIL: BOLLARD ART PROJECT – Design selected for print on bollards throughout Geraldton CBD.

 

2020

  • LESTER PRIZE – Artist Workshop to school students from Girls Academy school.

  • LESTER PRIZE – Live portrait competition at Yagan Square.

  • CITY OF MELVILLE ART AWARDS: Highly Commended in Drawing Category.

  • PETER CARNLEY ANGLICAN SCHOOL: Invited as Guest Artist to open their school exhibition and to exhibit my own artwork.

  • URBAN EXHIBITION - RAINE SQUARE: Solo Exhibition of portrait drawings.

  • SOUTH PERTH EMERGING ARTIST AWARDS – Finalist.

 

2019

  • LESTER PRIZE FOR PORTRAITURE: Podcast, Floor Talk, Live Drawing Demonstration and Workshop given at the Art Gallery of Western Australia.

  • LESTER PRIZE FOR PORTRAITURE – Finalist, Semi-Finalist and Baldock Family People’s Choice Award winner.

  • NAGLE CATHOLIC COLLEGE, GERALDTON: Mural created.

  • ST FRANCIS XAVIER COLLEGE, GERALDTON: Mural created.

  • BELMONT 360: Public mural created.

 

2018

  • NAGLE CATHOLIC COLLEGE, GERALDTON: Mural created.

  • BAYSWATER ART AWARDS: Best First Time Entry Award.

 

2017

  • FLOW VITALITY CAFÉ, GERALDTON: Two large scale outdoor murals.

  • CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON: Mural for Foreshore Disability Ramp.

  • NAGLE CATHOLIC COLLEGE, GERALDTON: Mural created for Carnarvon campus.

 

2016

  • SHARKBAY ART AWARDS: Highly Commended Award winner.

  • MATT AND KIM TO THE RESCUE (CHANNEL 9 SERIES): Three abstract artworks created for a televised home renovation.

  • TOKYO INTERNATIONAL ARTS FAIR, OMOTESANDO HILLS, TOKYO: Artwork exhibited.

  • ART IN MIND EXHIBITION, BRICK LANE GALLERY, LONDON: Artwork exhibited.

  • FUTURES, PRESENTED BY RAW: Artwork exhibited.

  • ELLINGTON JAZZ CLUB, PERTH: Solo Art Exhibition.

  • TELSTRA WINDOWS OF THE CITY: Artwork exhibited at Lucky Chan’s Noodle Bar and Laundromat, Northbridge.

  • DOT ON THE RUN, COURT HOUSE GALLERY, PORT HEDLAND: Artwork exhibited.

  • ST. FRANCIS XAVIER PRIMARY SCHOOL, GERALDTON: Mural created for school canteen.

  • NAGLE CATHOLIC COLLEGE, GERALDTON: Mural created for the Education Support Centre.

  • TELSTRA GERALDTON: Mural created.

  • CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON: Bollards Project Winner; design printed onto 20 bollards in the Geraldton CBD.

 

2015

  • HOUSE RULES (CHANNEL 7 TV SERIES): Contracted as an artist to create a televised street art themed mural.

  • MATT AND KIM TO THE RESCUE (CHANNEL 9 TV SERIES): Murals created for a televised home renovation.

  • AUSSIE PASTRIES BAKERY, GERALDTON: Mural created.

  • DONGARA OUTDOOR CINEMA: Mural created.

  • PROVINCIAL BAR, GERALDTON: Mural created.

  • LUCKY CHAN’S NOODLE BAR AND LAUNDROMAT, NORTHBRIDGE: Series of murals created.

 

2014

  • SHARK BAY ART AWARDS: Highly Commended Award winner.

  • SUNSHINE FESTIVAL, GERALDTON: Public artwork created.

  • CITY OF GREATER GERALDTON CITY REJUVENATION PROJECT: Multiple large scale murals created.

  • FIVE GERALDTON: Mural/Digital artwork created.

 

2013

  • ART SOURCE MAGAZINE: Interview regarding community mural projects.

  • POLLINATORS, GERALDTON: Public Street Art Tour given.

  • GERALDTON LANEWAYS PROJECT: Creating and facilitating large scale murals involving local youths.