professional experience and qualifications
2011 Education and Audience Development Officer, Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah
2009-2011 Part-Time Teacher of Fine Arts, TAFE, Lismore and Murwillumbah Campus's
2007 Radio Conversation on Emoh Ruo exhibition, By Design, ABC Radio National
2006-2002 Co-Director and Curator c.a.s.e. Inc @ Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby
2003 Radio Program...The language of flowers... ABC Radio North Coast.
2003 Certificate IV. Assessment & Workplace Training, NCI, TAFE
1978 B.Ed. Arts and Crafts. State College of Victoria at Melbourne.
awards and grants
2011 Paddington Art Prize, Selected Finalist, Sydney, Highly Commended.
2010 The Northern Rivers Portrait Prize, Highly Commended.
2010 Stanthorpe Art Festival 2010, Acquired.
2009 Country Energy Landscape Prize, Highly Commended
2008 Border Art Prize, Open Second Prize.
2008 Quick Turnaround Grant, NSW Regional Arts
2007 St Johns Art Festival, Open Prize
2007 Southern Cross Arts Festival. Second Prize, Watercolour. Third prize, Works on Paper.
2006 NAVA Marketing Grant - Exhibition Catalogue
2005 Southern Cross Arts Festival. First Prize, Painting.
2005 Southern Cross Arts Festival. First Prize, Miniatures.
2003 Southern Cross Arts Festival. First Prize, Mixed Media.
2003 Pink Poodle Art Prize. Commended. Bond University Gallery.
2002 Southern Cross Arts Festival. Highly Commended, Printmaking
2002 Border Art Prize. Tweed Regional Art Gallery. Highly Commended, Painting.
2001 St Hilda's Festival of Arts. Highly Commended, Painting
2001 Southern Cross Arts Festival. First Prize, Painting.
2000 Byron Easter Art Classic. Second Prize, Printmaking
1998 Byron Print Prize. Barebones Art Space. Local's Award