Education    

2002-2004    Master of Fine Arts (by research-glass), Monash University, Melbourne

2000-2001    Graduate Diploma (glass), Monash University, Melbourne

1991-1993    Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design), Monash University, Melbourne

 

Professional Experience    

2017              Marieke Dench encaustic workshop, Chapman & Bailey Studio, Melbourne

2016              Cultural Threads project with Community of Dandenong for installation at Drum Theatre, Melbourne
2015              Carrie Iverson images in glass masterclass, Blue Dog Glass, Melbourne
2014-2015    Volunteer at Wyreena Arts Centre – Ceramics class for special needs students

2014              Charlie Cohan print and glass workshop, Canberra Glassworks and Megalo Print Studio, Canberra

2013              3D typography and glass lecture, Ausglass Conference, Wagga Wagga

2013              Screenprinting demonstration, Ausglass Conference, Wagga Wagga

2012              Lec-mo on 3D typography and glass, GAS Conference, Toledo, Ohio, USA

2009-2011    Commissioned to create artworks for Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan (including ‘Ahel Al Himmeh’ Awards)

2005-2014    Commissioned to create National and State trophies for The Australian of the Year Awards

2011-2012    Studio Arts Assistant, Aitken College, Melbourne

2008              Jeremy Lepisto and Mel George workshop, Canberra Glassworks

2006              Monash University Berwick commission

2006              Catharine Newell Frit workshop, Melbourne

2005              Royal Melbourne Hospital commission

2004-2005    Research Associate (Glass) Department of Fine Arts, Monash University, Melbourne

2003              Presented paper at GAS 33rd Conference Seattle, USA on the Warlayirti Artists workshops

2002              Assisted artist Janet Laurence with glass tests for “Ferment”, Monash University, Melbourne

2001/2002    Coordinator of glass workshop for the Warlayirti Artists of Balgo Hills, Western Australia

1993-1994    Graphic design internship with David Carson Design and Ray Gun Magazine, Del Mar, California, USA

1994-2002    Worked as professional graphic designer

 

Awards/Grants    

2013      Ranamok Glass Prize finalist

2012      ArtVision 2012, Mansfield  (Studio Glass Prize winner)

2012      Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant to present Lec-Mo at GAS conference, Toledo, USA

2012      Ranamok Glass Prize finalist

2011      Ranamok Glass Prize finalist

2010      Ranamok Glass Prize finalist

2010      CraftForms 2010, Wayne Art Centre, Pennsylvania, USA, finalist

2010      Libris Awards (National Artists’ Book prize), Artspace Mackay, QLD

2009      Short Stories: Narratives from the Kiln, Columbia, USA ('curator choice' by Susan Taylor Glasgow) 

2008      Australia Council For the Arts – New Work Grant (emerging)

2007      Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award selected entry

2006      Bullseye E-merge competition finalist

2004      Ranamok Glass Prize finalist

2004      Craft Victoria 'Craft-in-Site' funding for 'Capturing Memory'    

2003      Ausglass Student Exhibition Award (winner)

2003      Monash University Postgraduate Travel Grant to attend GAS conference

2001      Westin Workmanship Award Winner Bombay Sapphire Martini Art, Student Collection

 

 

Solo Exhibitions    

2015      Forget Me Not, National Art Glass Gallery, Wagga Wagga, (with Brenda Page)    

2011      Typecast – Impact7 Printmaking Conference, Monash University, Melbourne

2006      The Lost Art of Letter Writing – Counihan Gallery, Melbourne

2004      Capturing Memory – 4 Cats Gallery, Melbourne

 

 

Group Exhibitions    

2017      The Cancer Puzzle: Patterns, Paradoxes and Personalities – The University of Melbourne
              Herstory – Be Bold For Change, Federation Estate, Melbourne
              Life’s a Beach – Wyreena Arts Centre, Melbourne

 

2016      Cultural Threads project with Community of Dandenong for installation at Drum Theatre, Melbourne

 

2015      Desire – Glass Sculpture and Wearable Art – Kirra Galleries, Melbourne

              Contemporary Glass: Refracting a History, Incinerator Gallery, Melbourne

    

2014      Narrative in Glass – Kirra Galleries, Melbourne

              ArtVision 2014 Mansfield, VIC (Studio Glass Prize winner)

              Ranamok Glass Prize, touring nationally 

              Light in Winter Exhibition – Kirra Galleries, Melbourne 

              Taught: An exhibition of work by studio teachers at Blue Dog Glass, Glass Plus Gallery, Melbourne

              Collective Vision: Ausglass Members’ Exhibition, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery

 

2012      Ranamok Glass Prize, touring nationally 

              ArtVision 2012 Mansfield, VIC

              Juxtapositions: New Glass For Architecture – Kirra Galleries, Melbourne

              Encore – Glass Artists’ Gallery, Sydney

              Contemporary Glass Society UK’s International Artist Exhibition

 

2011      Ranamok Glass Prize, touring nationally

              Encore – Glass Artists’ Gallery, Sydney
              Memories and Mementos – Kirra Galleries, Melbourne 

              Reframed, Selected Works from the Moreland Art Collection, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne

              Refraction – Mapping a Change in the Direction of Contemporary Glass, GAFFA Gallery, Sydney

              Peripheral Vision – Ausglass Exhibition, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney

    

2010      Craft Forms 2010, Wayne Art Centre, USA 

              MM10 Monash Momentum, Kirra Gallery, Melbourne
              Ranamok Glass Prize, touring nationally
              2010 Libris Awards, Artspace Mackay, QLD
              powerHOUSE, Canberra Glassworks, ACT

 

2009      Furnace – Contemporary Australian Art Glass, Tasmanian Craft Fair
              The Counihan Connection, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne
              For Arts Sake Bushfire Relief Auction, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
              Ken Field Memorial Exhibition, Scotch College, Melbourne
              MM09 Monash Momentum, Kirra Gallery, Melbourne
              Short Stories, Narratives From The Kiln, Columbia Art League, Missouri, USA

              Glass Roots – 30th Ausglass Conference, Carnegie Gallery, Hobart

 

2008      Wearable Art – Glass Plus Gallery, Melbourne

              Some Like it Hot – Glass Plus Gallery, Melbourne

              GAS Auction, Portland, USA

              Open Slather – Ausglass Members Exhibition, ANU Canberra

              Tricia Allen Benefit Auction – Yarra Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne

    

2007      Generation M – Kirra Gallery, Melbourne

              PalmBeach3 Florida – Represented by Chappell Gallery, New York

              Sculptural Abstractions – Glass Plus Gallery, Melbourne

 

2006      SOFA (represented by Kirra Australia) – Chicago, USA

              Bullseye E-Merge Competition (selected finalist) – Portland, OR, USA

              Divine – Fo Guang Yuan Art Gallery, Melbourne

              The Roaring 40's – Chappell Gallery, New York, USA

              Worn – Sabbia Gallery, Sydney

 

2005      Novizio – Sabbia Gallery, Sydney

              All that Glitters – Jam Factory, Adelaide

              Mind Maps – Craft Victoria, Melbourne 

              25 Years Monash Glass – Monash University, Melbourne

              Journey Through the Flame – Kirra Gallery, Melbourne

              Southern Lights – Ausglass Members exhibition, Adelaide

              Continental Drift – Ausglass Members exhibition, Melbourne

              Affordable Art Show – Exhibition Buildings Melbourne

              The Time Image – Counihan Gallery, Melbourne

 

2004      Ranamok Glass Prize. Touring nationally

              New View – Glass Artists Gallery, Sydney

              Practice in Process – Counihan Gallery, Melbourne

              To Be or Not To Be...Jewelled – Australian Network of Clay and Glass Artists, Brisbane

              Women's Salon '04 Counihan Gallery, Melbourne

 

2003      Harvest, The Newest Talents in Glass and Ceramics – Quadrivium Gallery, Sydney

              Ausglass Student Exhibition (Winner) Ausglass Conference –  Western Australia

 

2002      Showstoppers, The Best of Monash Art & Design – Melbourne

              Bombay Sapphire Blue Room UK/Europe: National Glass Centre, Sunderland; Salone del Mobile, Milan          

              Bombay Sapphire Martini Art – Westin Hotel, Sydney

 

2001      Bombay Sapphire Martini Art, the Student Collection 2001 – Westin Hotel, Melbourne

              Student Exhibition Auglass 12th Biennial Conference – Melbourne

 

 

Collections        

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah of Jordan    

Australian National Glass Collection

Bombay Sapphire Foundation, UK            

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Bacardi Limited Australia

Monash University  

City of Moreland                        

Private collections in USA, UK,
Europe, New Zealand and Australia

 

 

Media/Documentaries        

Counihan Connection – Directed by Catherine Gough-Brady, 2006

Sunday Arts Program, ABC TV, 6th August, 2006

 

 

Publications

The Cancer Puzzle, Patterns, Paradoxes and Personalities. Medical History Museum, Melbourne University pg 132, 139-141

‘The Ranamok Glass Prize 2013’. Craft Arts International No. 90, 2014. Pg 105 + 106

‘Australian Signatures’: The National Art Glass Collection. Wagga Wagga Art Gallery pg 92

McFarlane, Kristin. ‘Typecasting: Typography Within Glass’. The Glass Art Society 2012 Journal.  Pg 82-84. Toledo, USA

‘The Ranamok Glass Prize 2012’. Craft Arts International No. 87, 2013. Pg 92 + 93

‘The Ranamok Glass Prize 2011’. Craft Arts International No. 84, 2012. Pg 92

King, Dr Gerry. ‘The Imbuing of Meaning’. Craft Arts International No 83, 2011. pp 107-109

Oldknow, Tina. Ranamok Glass Prize 2011 catalogue essay, page 5

‘The Ranamok Glass Prize 2010’. Craft Arts International No. 81, 2011. Pg 100

Dresser, Glen.‘Typecast.’ Uppercase Magazine, issue 8, Feb 2011. pg 74-77

Best of Worldwide Glass Artists Volume 1. Kennedy Publishing. Pg 99-100 (including cover)

Fedele, Robert. ‘Art and Soul’. Moonee Valley Weekly (including cover), 14/12/10

Cousins, Kerry-Anne. ‘Uniting Past and Present’. The Canberra Times, 27/3/10
Howald, Lindsey. ‘Through the Looking Glass’. Columbia Daily Tribune. USA. 21/06/09
2009-2011 Melbourne Design Guide (Ruby Studio) pg 75
Go Boldly, Monash University 50th Anniversary commemorative book, 2008. pg 18-19
Jutta Cuny-Franz Award/Selected Entry. Neues Glas, issue 3/2007. pg 90

Petrie, Dr Kevin. Glass and Print Part 1. Neues Glas, issue 4/2006. pg 28-30

Rolf, Harry. Interview in Typotastic issue two (Labyrinths & Facades). 2006. Pg 25-30

Rule, Dan. 'To The Letter'. The Age pg 17, 14/9/06

Madigan, Fran. 'Loud and Clear'. Victorian Lifestyle Magazine July 2006. pp 48-49

Heaney, Claire. 'Hothouse Flowers in Full Bloom'. The Herald Sun, 26/01/2006, Brisbane Courier Mail, 26/01/2006

Bartlem, Edwina. 'The Time Image'. Un Magazine #4, pg 32. 2005

Crafti, Stephen. 'Makers Take Rough With the Smooth'. The Age Metro pg 10, 16/05/2005

Crafti, Stephen. 'Map of the Human Heart (and brain)'. The Age Metro pg 10, 2/05/2005

Geissler, Marie. 'Ranamok Finalists Exhibition 2004'. Craft Arts International Issue 63. 2005. pg 77

Crafti, Stephen. 'Glass Works to Remember'. The Age A3 pg 10. 6/09/2004

'A Snapshot of Visual Arts in Regional Victoria'. Craft Arts International Issue 61. pg 74 (image). Craft Arts International, 2004

McFarlane, Kristin. 'The Balgo Community of Aboriginal Artists'. The Glass Art Society 2003 Journal. pp 56-58. Seattle, USA

McFarlane, Kristin. 'Balgo Glass'. This Side Up Magazine no. 20. Winter 2002 pp 2-5. The Netherlands/FUGA 2003

McFarlane, Kristin. 'Desert Glass, The Introduction of Glass to the Warlayirti Artists of Balgo Hills Western Australia'       

Craft Culture pp 24-28. Craft Victoria Publication Volume 3 no. 245 Summer 3/2002

Layton, Ros. 'Martini Art/The Student Collection'. Vogue Entertaining and Travel Autumn 2001, pp 58+59 

Schulz, Dennis. 'Art of the Outback'. Qantas-The Australian Way no 100. October 2001. pp 58-63 ACP Publishing. NSW

The Bombay Sapphire Blue Room. Blueprint Magazine no. 188 pp. 88. October 2001. ETP Ltd. Chelmsford, UK

'Glass Cracks the Big Time'. Herald Sun Newspaper 04/03/01. 'Martinis in a Glass of Their Own', Herald Sun Newspaper 01/03/01

Clark, John. 'Monash Student Takes Glass Art to Australia's Heart'. Monash News Volume 4, No 8. pg 6. Sept 2001

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