Artist CV

Born: Brisbane, 1982
Lives: Melbourne

Education
2006    Bachelor of Visual Arts (Visual Communication)
Deakin University, Victoria

Solo Exhibitions
2013 The Tide is High - Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne
2012 Deep Water - Spiro Grace Art Rooms, Brisbane

Group Exhibitions

2014 The Blaktism, Careof Gallery, Milan Italy
2014 Saltwater Country, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast
2014 The Blaktism | Next Wave Festival, Screen Space, Melbourne
2014 The Black Line | proppaNOW, Bett Gallery, Hobart
 2013 Insurgence | proppaNOW, Museum of Democracy, Canberra
2013 Mapping Memory, Incinerator Gallery, Sydney
2013 My Country, I Still Call Australia Home, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane
2013 A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, ghosts, rebels. SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong story, Para  Site Gallery, Hong Kong 
2013 Kings ARI emerging artists programme, Kings ARI, Melbourne Victoria
2012 Re-Picturing the feminine: New and Hybrid Realities  - A survey of Indian and Australian contemporary female artists, Gallery OED, Cochin, India 
2012 Collectables II, Spiro Grace Art Rooms, Brisbane, Queensland 
2012 Touchy Fearly - proppaNOW, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne Victoria
2012 proppaNOW, Bega Regional Art Gallery, Bega NSW 
2012 proppaNOW, Kuril Dhagun, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane QLD 
2012 Lie of the Land, Australian Embassy, Washington DC, U.S.A
2012 Funeral Songs, Daniel Mudie Cunningham project, MONA FOMA, Hobart, Tasmania
2011 After the Storm, Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Cairns, QLD
2011 Art On James, Street Festival, Brisbane
2011 Subdivision, Level ARI, Brisbane
2011 NEWflames Residency Exhibition, Canopy Artspace, Cairns
2010 Pay Attention ~ Tony Albert, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2010 To Heat, To Freeze, To Prick, Rawspace Gallery, Brisbane
2009 ARC Biennial of Art – Fort Lytton, Brisbane
2009 <1M, Flipbook Gallery, Brisbane
2009 SCAP, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Sunshine Coast
2009 Tinyworlds, Artisan, Brisbane
2009 LAUNCH, Metro Arts, Brisbane
2009 Dreaming Festival, Woodford
2009 23 degrees, Woolloongabba Art Gallery, Brisbane
2009 Pine Street Gallery, Chippendale, Sydney
2009 Gallery South, Woodford Folk Festival, Woodford
2008 Coolamon-Carrying the Culture, Brisbane
2008 Dhagun ya Borrogura Land and Sea, Gold Coast

Awards
2011 Churchie Emerging Art Prize - Finalist
2009 Sunshine Coast Art Prize - Finalist
2009 Clayton Ultz Travelling Scholarship - Finalist
2008 Highly Commended, Gold Coast Indigenous Art & Design Award
2006 Youth Category, Gold Coast Indigenous Art & Design Award

Commissions
2013 My Country, I still Call Australia Home, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane

2013 The River, Museum of Brisbane
2012 NEWflames, Video Installation, QPAC Theater, Brisbane
2012 Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast
2011 Moreton Bay Regional Council – Public Art, Charlish Park
2010 Mater Hospital, South Brisbane

Workshops
2012 Gallery of Modern Art, Matisse Exhibition + Uplate Artist Talk
2010 Gallery of Modern Art, Children’s Program, NAIDOC Day
08/09 Kelvin Grove State College, Stradbroke Island
2008 Queensland Art Teachers Association, Griffith University, QCA

Professional Activities
2012 Co-Curator 'Art with Altitude' - Urban Art Projects + Brisbane Airport Corporation, Brisbane
2011 Gallery Manager, Salt Water Murris Quandamooka, Stradbroke Island
2011 Co-Curator – ‘Nine Wives’, Nine Live Gallery, Brisbane
2011/current -  Board member of Viscopy
2010 Board member of QLD Artworkers Alliance
2010 Curator - “So You Want To Be An Artist And Be Able To Eat”, Artist Handbook
2010 Curator - Desperate Spaces, P.S Gallery, Paddington
2010 Program Manager, Glow 32 – Inhabit Fiesta, Burnett Lane, Brisbane
09/10 Gallery Assistant, Jugglers Artspace, Brisbane
09/10 Creative Director, BARI Festival, Brisbane
07/08/09 Co Project Director/Curator, tinygold ARI, Gold Coast
08/09 Sessional Lecturer, Griffith University, Indigenous Unit
08/09 ITAS Tutor, Griffith University, Indigenous Unit
2007 Co-Founder of the Gold coast based artist-run-initiative
tinygold with Mariam Arcilla

Residencies
2012 Arts QLD, Rural Residency, Tambo QLD
2011 NEWflames Inc, Canopy Artspace, Cairns FNQ
2009 Deakin University – Indigenous Arts Faculty