CV

Studies and Appointments

2016

Clay Gulgong, Gulgong, NSW, Australia

2015

Ceramics Triennale, Canberra, ACT, Australia

2015

War and Peace, artists exchange with Australian, NZ and Turkish artists, Gold Coast, Qld,Australia

2014

Karatsu Workshop, Japan

2016 -2012

Teacher, Gold Coast Potter’s Association, Gold Coast,Qld, Australia

2012

Ceramics Symposium, Gordola, Switzerland

2011

Cultural Waves, Australian/Korean Artists exchange, Gold Coast, Australia

2010 – 1999

Visual Arts Trainer, Ceramics Department, AICA College, Gold Coast,Qld, Australia

2010

Selected and invited, 38th Gangjin Celadon Festival, Korea

2008

Pottery Study Tour – China, Shanghai, Jingdezhen

2007

International Creative Community Artists Exchange, Ulsan, Korea

2000

Artists Exchange, Koishiwara, Japan

2000

Cert IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, Australia

1999

Speaker, 9th National Ceramics Conference, Perth, Australia

1996 – 1994

President, Gold Coast and Albert Potter’s Association, Gold Coast, Australia

1986 – 1984

Production Thrower, Beech Mountain Pottery, Beechmont, Australia

1983 – 1982

Trainee, Lyre Bird Ridge Pottery, Springbrook, Australia

1981

Alexander Mackie College, Sydney, Australia


 

Publications

2016

‘Stepping Up’, the Australian Ceramics Triennale,New Ceramics,  1/16, published article

2015

‘Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award’  , New Ceramics 5/15 , published article

2015

‘Stone Samplers’, New Ceramics , Suvira McDonald, published article

2010

Ceramics: Art & Perception, No81 (page 20/21/22)

2010

500 Vases, Lark Books, United States

2009

New Ceramics, Volume 4/09, Germany/International – (Pages 32-34)

2003

Pottery in Australia, Volume 42, No 2 (page 68, 69)

1999

Craft Arts International, No 47, Portfolio No 186 (page 113)

1997

Pottery in Australia, Volume 36, No 4 (page 53, 54, 55)

1990

Neue Keramik, Germany, (page 550)


 

Awards

2013

Highly Commended, Art of Surfing, Surf World, Currumbin, Qld, Australia

2006

Highly Commended, Border Art Prize, Tweed River Art Gallery, Australia

2006

D’Arcy Doyle Sculpture Art Award, Mudgeeraba, Australia

2005

D’Arcy Doyle Sculpture Art Award, Mudgeeraba, Australia

2004

Gold Coast 3D Design and Art Award, Gold Coast, Australia

2000 – 1991

Numerous Local Awards, Gold Coast, Australia

1997

Honorary Mention, Exhibition of small Ceramics, Zagreb, former Yugoslavia


 

Grants

2012

Rapid Response Cultural Development Fund, Gold Coast City Council, Australia

2003

Rapid Response Cultural Development Fund, G Coast City Council, Australia

1999

Individual Professional Development Grant, G Coast City Council, Australia

1982

Trainee Grant, Australia Crafts Council, Australia


 

Commissions

2011 – 2000

Various projects, Corporate Art Gallery, Burleigh Heads, Australia

1997

Excellence in Art Award Trophies, Gold Coast City Council, Australia

1996

Robina Town Centre Community Art Project, Gold Coast, Australia


 

Selected Exhibitions

2016

Gold Coast International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast, Australia

2016

Made in Queensland – Ode to the Souvenir, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld, Australia

2016
War and Peace 2, 9th to 21st May 2016
Cankaya Municipality Contemporary Arts Centre, Ankara, Turkey.
2015
War and Peace, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld, Australia
2014
Michael Jackson Tribute, 19 KAREN Contemporary Art Space/Sofitel Hotel, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia
2013
Meeting Place, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Surfers Paradise, Qld, Australia
2013
The Art of Cirque du Soleil, 19 Karen Contemporary Art Space/Sofitel Hotel, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia
2012
The Art of Spain, 19 KAREN Contemporary Art Space, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia
2012
Pacific Rim, NCECA, Azuma Gallery, Seattle, USA
2011/2012
Northern Style, Cudgeong Gallery, Gulgong, NSW, Australia
 
2009 / 2007

Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast, Australia

2016,2002, 2001, 2000,1996,1992

International Ceramic Art Award, Gold Coast, Australia

2002, 2001

Finalst, Memento Awards, Brisbane, Australia

1998

China Exhibition, Gold Coast City Council, Australia

1997

Noumea Exhibition, Gold Coast City Council, Australia


 

Solo Exhibitions

2013

‘Love, Eat and Play’ ,19KAREN Contemporary Art Space, Mermaid Beach, Gold Coast, Qld, Australia

2009

Tokonoma Gallery, Gold Coast, Australia

2007

Dansey Gallery, Gold Coast, Australia

2001, 1998

Fusions Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1996

Pilatus Haus, Oberammergau, Germany

Collections

Gold Coast City Art Gallery-Australia

Koishiwara- Japan

Jingdezhen- China

Gangjin-Korea

Private Collections Worldwide