Biography

   Awards
  • Ravenswood Art Prize for Women, Finalist, Sydney 2017

  • Weekly featured artist, Saatchi, July 2017

  • International Special Recognition Award, 2017 Light Space &Time Gallery U.S.

  • International Landscape Special Merit Award, 2017 Light Space & Time Gallery

  • Hunters Hill Art Prize, Finalist 2017

  • Kennedy Art Prize South Australia, Foundations Choice

  • ArtGemini, London’s Global Art Prize, Finalist 2016

  • Weekly featured artist, Saatchi, July 2016

  • Hunters Hill Art Prize, Sydney 2015: Finalist

  • Waverly Woolahra Art Prize, Finalist 2014

  • Selected for Saatchi Inspired by Impressionism Collection, 2014

  • Saatchi Glorious Colour Showdown Finalist 2014

  • Stanthorpe Art Festival, QLD Australia, Finalist 2014

  • Selected for Saatchi Abstract Paintings Collection, UK, 2013

  • International Open Art Competition, Cork St Gallery, London UK, Finalist 2012

  • Cossack Art Award, Highly Commended 2012

  • New York Art Marathon, Semi-Finalist 2011

  • National Maritime Art Prize – Seafarers Victoria, Finalist 2008*

  • Currabubula Art Prize, Highly Commended 2008

  • Nundle Art Show, NSW Australia, Winner 2008

  • Portia Geach National Portrait Award, Finalist: 2006

  • New England Regional Art Affair – Winner, Peoples Choice 2006

  • Shirley Hannen National Portrait Award, Finalist 2004

  • Balmain Art Prize, Cara Studios, Winner Peoples Choice Award: 2003

  • Balmain Art Prize, Cara Studios, Highly Recommended 2003

  • NSW Annual Report Award – Winner, Illustration 1989

  • NSW Annual Report Award – Winner, Illustration 1988

  • Art Express – 1981, finalist - NSW, Australia

 

 

   Collections
  • Tamworth Regional Gallery

  • National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)

  • Westpac Bank

  • Various Private Collections

 

 

 Publications / Articles
  • New England Country Living Magazine

  • The Artists Book, Portrait Artists' Australia - Ten Years

  • Urban Life Magazine

  • “The Break”, Rural Press

  • Rassegna Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea

  • ABC Radio

  • Balmain Village Voice Magazine

  • Northern Daily Leader

  • Tamworth City News

 

 

 Training
  • Charlie Sheard Studio School, Sydney NSW, 3 year course, Oil painting Techniques

  • Charlie Sheard Studio School, Sydney, Post Graduate course, Further Painting & Drawing

  • Graphic Design, Sydney NSW