C.V.

Education:
Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration, University of Newcastle 2018
Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), Curtin University, WA, 2009-16
Diploma of Visual Art, Central Queensland Institute of TAFE, 2005-7
Bachelor of Applied Science, Canberra University 1986-90
Certificate in Fine Art, Power Institute of Fine Art, Sydney University, 1973-75

Selected exhibitions:
Reptiles and Amphibians, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Gallery, Maleny, 25 Sept – 3 Oct, 2021
Meet the Cool Locals, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Gallery, Maleny, 30 July – 15 August, 2021.
The Overwintering Project, Mornington Penisula Regional Gallery, Victoria. 6 March – 23 May, 2021; Kingborough Community Hub, Kingston, Tasmania, 5 – 16 July  2021, Wild Island Gallery, Salamanca Place, Battery Point, Tasmania 20 July – 17 August, 2021 and The South Australian Museum, September 24 – November 12 2021.
Botanica, an Arts Connect Inc. exhibition at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Gallery, Maleny. 6 Nov – 23 Nov, 2020.
Bugs in the System, a Maleny Printmakers exhibition at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve Gallery, Maleny. 24 Oct – 1 Nov 2020.
The Overwintering Project. Nyistor Gallery, Perth, W.A. 10-25 October, 2020 and Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania, 18 Dec 2020 – 7 Feb 2021.
ReConnect, The Zone, 89 McCarthy Road, Maleny, 10-20 September, 2020.
Collectables 2019, Verandah Room, Maleny Community Centre, Maleny. 23-24 November, and 14-15th December 2019.
Feathers of the Forest, a Maleny Printmakers exhibition, Mary Cairncross Rainforest Discovery Centre, Maleny, 29th November-15th December, 2019.
Collaborations, Matthew Flinders Gallery, The Community Arts Centre, Bribie Island. 17th September-6th October, 2019.
Bimblebox 153 Birds, Webb Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane, 3-14th September, 2019.
Moth Migration Project, Oak Hill Gallery, Mornington, Victoria. 29th August – 3rd October, 2019.
Places in our hearts, Maleny Pioneer Village, Maleny. mid-June – mid-August, 2019
Moth Migration Project, Gympie Regional Gallery and Bundaberg Regional Gallery, 26th April to 22nd June, 2019.
Bimblebox 153 Birds, Gladstone Regional Gallery, March 1-30, 2019.
Collectables 2018  Maleny Printmakers exhibition, Forest Heart Eco-Nursery, Maleny. 16-18th November, 2018.
After Dark, a Maleny Printmakers exhibition, Mary Cairncross Rainforest Discovery Centre, Maleny, September 1-16 2018.
Bimblebox 153 birds, Mary Cairncross Rainforest Discovery Centre, Maleny, January 2018
Montville Art Gallery, Printmaking exhibition, November 2017.
The Old Bank Cafe exhibition, with Jenny Mortimer, Jan Scullion, Peta Jervois and Ebony Busk, Maleny, September-November 8, 2017.
Collectables 2017 Maleny Printmakers exhibition, Forest Art Collective, Maleny. 1-17 September, 2017 .
The Nature of Printmaking, Arts and Ecology Centre, Maroochy Bushland Botanical Garden, Tanawha, 6-15 January, 2017.
Bimblebox 153 Birds, Gympie Regional Gallery, Gympie, 9 August-3 September, 2016.
Bimblebox 153 Birds, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, 2-4th September, 2015.
The Artisans Show, Maleny Art and Craft Group exhibition, Maleny, 4-5 July, 2015.
Bimblebox 153 Birds, Impress Printmakers Studio and Gallery, Brisbane, 9-17th May, 2015.
The Bayton Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, 15 February-15 March, 2015.
Deck the Walls, Rockhampton Art Gallery, November, 2014.
CQU Creates,  Central Queensland University touring exhibition to Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg and Mackay regional art galleries, 2014.
Visual Aspects, Banana Shire Art Gallery, Biloela, 4 Nov-24 December, 2014.
My Place. Central Queensland Contemporary Artists, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton, 3-20 April, 2014.
Through our Eyes, Central Queensland Contemporary Artists, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton, 5-17 April,  2013.
MiniMAXI, Central Queensland Contemporary Artists, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton, 2 -14 November, 2012.
Shades of Blue, Central Queensland Contemporary Artists, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton, October 28- November 9, 2011.
As you like it, Central Queensland Contemporary Artist, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton, October 2010.
Proof printmaking exhibition, Mill Gallery, Normanby St, Yeppoon 3-28 July, 2010
Let’s Face it, Central Queensland Contemporary Artists, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton April 2010.
40 kms from the Pacific, Central Queensland Contemporary Artists, Gallery 6, Walter Reid Cultural Centre, Rockhampton 2009.
Martin Hansen Memorial Art Awards, Gladstone Regional Art Gallery, 2008.
Photographs from Sister City competition displayed in Ibusuki, Japan 2008.
Journey of the Fitzroy River, Rockhampton Art Gallery, 2008.

Awards and grants:
First Prize in ‘Animal Life’ section, Kenilworth ArtsFest 2017
Finalist, The Bayton Award, Rockhampton Art Gallery, 2015
Champion 8″ x 10″ colour print, Rockhampton Photography Club, 2014
Champion Open and Novice sections, Rockhampton Photography Club, 2013
First Prize, Emerald Art Awards, for photography and digital art, 2011
Highly commended in Sister City photographic competition, Rockhampton 2008
First prize, Bouldercombe Art Festival, 2008
Honourable mention in Google Earth’s Panoramio photographic contest, 2008
RADF grant to attend etching workshop with Bernhadine Mueller at the McGregor Summer School, Toowoomba, 2008
Highly commended, Rotary, Capricorn Art Festival, Yeppoon, 2007
Highly commended, Rotary, Capricorn Art Festival, Yeppoon, 2006
Commended in City of Rockhampton Art competition, 1990
Coal Resources of Queensland commendation prize, Blackwater 1986
Highly commended in Emerald State School Open competition, 1986
Derwent drawing competition runner-up prize, Sydney 1986
First prize for Drawing, Painting and Commercial Art, Bankstown Technical College, Bankstown, NSW 1967

Collections:
CQ University

Bibliography:
Beezley-Drake, C. (ed), “25 years – Cooee Bay Workshop – Artists remember”, University Publishing Unit, Central Queensland University, 2000