ARTIST’S STATEMENT

For me, everything is a cosmic dance, constantly unfolding from a source. That source is everywhere and nowhere, manifesting constantly and simultaneously. My job is to hold it still long enough in my mind to understand the mystery of its origin, void of labels.

ARTIST’S BIOGRAPHY

Born Sydney, Australia

Prizes
2013 – Semi-finalist Doug Moran Portrait Prize

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2016 – Chifley tower – Soho Gallery
2015 – ‘Wind’ : Without Pier Gallery, VIC
2012 – ‘Prometheus and other Mythological Moirés 2012’ : Glen Eira City Council Art
Gallery, VIC
2009 – ‘Telesma’ : Global Gallery, Paddington, NSW
2009 – ‘Vesica Piscis’ : Soho Galleries, Sydney, NSW
2007 – ‘Interconnected’ : Zohara Gallery, Adelaide, SA
2007 – ‘Dreams of Another Time’ : Gallery O, Perth, WA
2006 – ‘Landscape’ : Lynne Wilton Gallery, Armadale, VIC
2005 – ‘The Great Mother’ : Global Gallery, Paddington, NSW
1985 – ‘Landscapes’ : Scone Gallery, Scone, NSW

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2017 – All the best, Soho gallery Syd
2014 – Gallery Klei Sydney
2012 – ‘Sydney Art Expo 2012’ Hordern Pavilion
2012 – KWASS Group Exhibition “Mangae – A state of full bloom” NSW Parliament House
2011 – ‘Year of Friendship Australian Artists Seoul Exhibition’ Korea Foundation Cultural
Centre, Seoul, KOREA
2011 – Group Exhibitions, Bom Gallery, Seoul, KOREA
2009 – ‘Melbourne Art 2009’, Carlton, VIC
2008 – ‘Art Singapore 2008’, Singapore
2008 – ‘Brisbane Art 2008’, QLD
2008 – ‘Melbourne Art 2008’, Carlton, VIC
2007 – ‘Christmas Group Show 2007’, Hat Hill Gallery, Blackheath, NSW
2007 – ‘Cameos’, Seeger Gallery, Leura, NSW
2007 – ‘Salt of the Earth’, Gallery O, Perth, WA
2005 – ‘Summer Solstice Salon’, Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2005 – ‘Balmain Art Show’
2005 – ‘Sydney Art 05’
2005 – ‘Summer Solstice Submissions’ TAP gallery
2005 – ‘Sticks and Stones’ Global Gallery Paddington
2005 – ‘The Winter Solstice Salon 2005’, Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Sydney
2005 – ‘Love Lives ’05’ Global Gallery, Paddington
2004 – ‘Elements of Earth’, Artsconnect Upstairs gallery, Manly
2004 – ‘Natural Stimulants’, The Base Space Contemporary Gallery, Brookvale
2003 – ‘Splash’ Northern Expressions, The Base Space Contemporary Gallery, Brookvale
1994 – Selected for Warringah Art Prize
1990 – ‘Urban Scapes’ Gallery Api, Toulouse, France
1988 – ‘Reef Paintings’ Upstairs Gallery, Cairns
1988 – St Josephs College, Hunters Hill
1988 – Duke of Wellington Gallery, Mosman
1987 – Kings College, Sydney
1987 – Kambala School Art Exhibition, Rosebay
1986 – Rotary Club Art Exhibition
1985 – Scone Gallery, Hunter Valley

COLLECTIONS:
1986 to 2007 – Numerous commissions for private collections in USA, Japan, Europe,
Australia, Canada and Fiji, UK
2005 – Corporate Collection, QBE Insurance Group
1994 – Corporate Collection, Vatulele Island Resort, Fiji.
1991/92 – Commissioned to paint Major series of 6 works for a Private Collection, USA

OTHER:
1986 to 2003 – in retreat travelling & working on major series
1994 – Artist in Residence, Vatulele Island Resort, Fiji
1994 – Member of the Peninsula Art Society, Sydney
1994 – Warringah Art Prize (selected) (Judges: Colin Lanceley and Ann Thomson)
1992 – Sydney Morning Herald, Freelance Illustrator
1991 to 1992 – Lived in France. Oil painting tutelage under Philip Cliq, Toulouse
1987 to 1991 – Freelance Illustration Advertising/Editorial.
1986 – Graphic Design, Randwick College, Sydney