CV




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EDUCATION

2017   Master of Philosophy (Art History, Cultural Studies), University of Queensland
1980   B.A University of Queensland, Double major in Art History

2001   Successfully completed bridging course for entry, by invitation, to PhD program in Art History, University of Queensland. Phd not continued as I wanted to focus on my painting.
2000   The Professional Children's Writer's Course - Australian College of Journalism, Sydney
1989   Freelance Journalism Course - Australian College of Journalism, Sydney

2017 - present Honorary research Fellow, School of Communication and Arts, University of Queensland, Australia.

2020
·         February - Presentation/paper about my paintings and research at Aesthetics of Drone Warfare conference, University of Sheffield, UK. Also, included a small exhibition with Joseph DeLappe
·         March – Cancelled due to COVID-19 - I was to present about my paintings and research on a panel The Spaces Between War, War Preparedness and Militarism at the International Studies Association annual conference, Hawaii.
·         March – Cancelled due to COVID-19 – I was to present about my paintings and research on a panel Art, Poetry, and Media in Social Change at the International Studies Association annual conference, Hawaii.
·         December (postponed from April due to COVID-19) - Presenting about my paintings at Drone Witnessing conference, University of New South Wales, Sydney. Will include a small exhibition.
·         December (postponed from June due to COVID-19) -  Presenting about my paintings and research on a panel Anticipating War and Violence: Constituting the Political-Military Divide at the 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, ANU, Canberra.

2019
·         Podcast interview with lead researcher, Dr. Beryl Pong, Aesthetics of Drone Warfare project, University of Sheffield, UK 
·         November - Panel discussion Landscape and Computer Generated Imagery with Baden Pailthorpe, facilitated by curator Kyle Weise, Institute of Modern Art Brisbane.
·         Presentation about my paintings at the War, Art & Visual Culture international symposium in Sydney.

·         Presentation about my paintings on War Preparedness roundtable, International Studies Association annual conference, Toronto, Canada.

2018
·         Presentation about my paintings on panel War Art: Museums, Militarisation and Militantism, International Studies Association annual conference, San Francisco, USA.
·         Invited to present a talk about my paintings and ‘drone vision’ at Goldsmiths, University of London.
·         Invited to attend the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk [CSER], University of Cambridge annual conference. Invitation only conference
·         Invited onto plenary panel for Art and Conflict workshop hosted by the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts, and the Institute for International Law and the Humanities [Law School].

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 Occupied Landscape: Evidence of Drones  POP Gallery, QCA, Brisbane, Australia.
2015 CODE Graydon Gallery, Brisbane.
2014 UNTETHERING LANDSCAPE  Graydon Gallery, Brisbane.
2013 COSMIC ADDRESS Graydon Gallery, Brisbane
2013 COSMOLOGY Purgatory Artspace, Melbourne
2012 QUIVER Graydon Gallery, Brisbane
2012 For Everyone FireWorks Gallery, Brisbane. Exhibition of the 30 original paintings inside my book For Everyone: Words and Paintings
2011 Paradise, Purgatory Artspace, Melbourne
2011 VORTEX Graydon Gallery, Brisbane
2010 FRISSON Graydon Gallery, Brisbane
2007 Prayers For The Planet: We are all the same. Doggett Street Gallery, Brisbane.
2006 Pulse: Throb Vibrate Quiver Thrill Rhythm = Sign of Life Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
2006 Queensland Performing Arts Centre [QPAC]Directorate exhibition-By invitation
2005 Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, United Arab Emirates
2004 Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2003 Here Comes The Bride Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Distance Gallery 27, Cork St, London
2002 Cut Lines Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2000 Look And See [Hopefully] Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
1996 Knitting Time Whitebox Gallery, Brisbane
1993 McWhirter's Artspace, Brisbane
1992 One Step At A Time Loading Bay, MOCA, Brisbane
1989 Young Artist's Gallery, MOCA, Brisbane

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020  Aster Risque at the 6th Annual Space Traffic Management Conference, Uni of Austin, Texas, USA. The exhibition was presented via a digital display. Curated by Dr. Sarah Jane Pell.
2019 MyOptic Arteriet, Norway.
2010 B Aware St. John's Cathedral, Brisbane
2008 Wonderland KILN Gallery , Brisbane
2007 Doggett Street Christmas Exhibition
2007 Gallery L, Seoul, Korea.
2006 Doggett Street Christmas Exhibition
2006 A Gift Of Colour, Mondo Arte Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2005 All My Friends Are Getting Married, Pine Rivers Regional Gallery
2003 Straticulation Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
2002 Aesthetics Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
1999 Living here And Now: Art And Politics Australian Perspecta, Artspace, Sydney
1999 Future Text Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
1999 Cargo Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane
1997 Bildermacht Soapbox gallery, Brisbane
1995 Response Metro Arts, Brisbane
1995 Common Ground Bartleme Gallery, Brisbane
1994 Unbroken Existence Institute Of Modern Art, Brisbane
1994 Unbroken Existence Goondiwindi
1991 A Woman's Journey McWhirter's Artspace, Brisbane
1985 Launching of Downs Artists: A Changing Landscape by N. Durack and P. King Toowoomba

SELECTED AWARDS


2019 Finalist, Paddington Art Prize, Sydney, Australia.
2019 Finalist $30,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Award [by invitation], Brisbane.
2018 Finalist $30,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Award [by invitation], Brisbane.
2017 Ravenswood $30,000 Australian Women's Art Award, Sydney
2016 Finalist $15,000 Redland Art Award, Redland Regional Gallery.
2016 Finalist $30,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Award [by invitation], Brisbane.
2015 Finalist $30,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Award [by invitation], Brisbane.
2014 Finalist $30,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Award [by invitation], Brisbane.
2014 Finalist $20,000 Stanthorpe Art Prize, Stanthorpe
2013 Finalist Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize [By invitation] Brisbane
2013 Finalist in SKA 'Seeing Stars' Art Award, Melbourne [SKA-Square Kilometre Array, the world's largest and most powerful telescope]
2012 Finalist Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize [By invitation] Brisbane
2012 Finalist Mandorla Art Prize, Perth
2012 Finalist Art and Environment Award, Scope Galleries Warrnambool, Victoria
2011 Blake Prize Directors' Cut online exhibition
2011 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize [By Invitation]
2010 Finalist Redland Art Prize
2010 Finalist Stanthorpe Art Prize
2010 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize [By invitation]
2009 Finalist $15,000 Manning Art Prize
2009 Finalist Warwick Art Prize
2009 Finalist Clayton Utz Arts Travelling Fellowship award.
2009 Finalist Moreton Bay Art Award
2009 Finalist Prometheus Art Award, Gold Coast
2008 Finalist $20,000 Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Award
2008 Finalist Broken Hill Regional Gallery Outback works on paper award.
2008 Finalist Clayton Utz Arts Travelling Fellowship award.
2008 Finalist $10,000 Churchie Emerging Art Award
2008 Selected for Pine Rivers Art Award Exhibition
2008 Finalist $15,000 Stanthorpe Art Prize
2007 Finalist $20,000 Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize Brisbane
2007 Finalist $15,000 Prometheus Art Award, Gold Coast, Australia.
2007 Finalist Broken Hill Regional Gallery Outback works on paper award.
2006 Finalist Redlands Art Award.
2006 Winner Works on Paper, Warwick Art Prize.
2006 Finalist Broken Hill Regional Gallery Outback works on paper award.
2004 Finalist Fleming Muntz Albury Art Prize works on paper.
2003 Finalist Conrad Jupiter's Award, Gold Coast.


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