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Select Solo Exhibitions:

2018 - Remembering Daydreams, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine QLD - FORTHCOMING

              Remembering Daydreams, Reverends, Fortitude Valley QLD 

2017 - Summer Nostalgia, Gunshop, West End QLD

2016 - Digital Disruptions, Brisbane Square Library, Brisbane QLD

2014 - Digital Disruptions, Queensland Centre of Photography, Brisbane QLD

2011 - Kiandra Ski Film Project, Thredbo Ski Museum, Thredbo NSW                 


Select Group Exhibitions: 

2018 - 'Connections', Brisbane Grammar School Art Show, Brisbane Grammar School, Spring Hill QLD

              Loud & Luminous International Women's Day Exhibition & Symposium 

              Tightrope, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine QLD

             Outside / In, Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital, Brisbane QLD 

2017 - Clayton Utz Art Award, Clayton Utz, Brisbane QLD 

             William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Monash Gallery of Art, Melbourne VIC 

              Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women, BRIGHTSPACE Gallery, Melbourne VIC

              Olive Cotton Award 2017 Exhibition, Tweed Regional Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW

              'Evolve' 2017 Brisbane Grammar Art Show, Brisbane Grammar School,  Spring Hill QLD

             Landscapes, Royal Queensland Art Society, Petrie Terrace Art Gallery, Brisbane QLD

2016 - Morton Bay Regional Art Awards, Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Strathpine QLD

             Lethbridge 10000 Small Scale Art Award, online gallery, Brisbane QLD  

2015 - Retrospection, White Canvas Gallery, Brisbane QLD 

              REart 2015, International Upcycle Exhibition, m2 Gallery, Sydney NSW                  

              Animal Impressions, Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne VIC

              Outside In, St. Vincent's Private Hospital, Brisbane QLD

2015 - 40x40, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2014 - CCP Salon 2014, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne VIC                  

           Linden Postcard Show 2014, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, Melbourne VIC                  

           Outside In, St. Vincent's Private Hospital, Brisbane QLD

            Space & Place: Biennial Queensland Festival Photography Prize, QCP, Brisbane QLD                  

           Warlpiri Drawings: Remembering the Future, National Museum of Australia, Canberra ACT

2013 - Magnum Workshop Sydney, Head On Photography Festival, TAFE St Ultimo, Sydney NSW

           Walkey Foundation Brisbane Slide Night, Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane QLD 

           Art of Photography Show, curated by Julia Dolan, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego USA

           NOW! #3, Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne VIC


Select Publications:

2017 - Landscape Exhibition, Indulge Magazine, published June 6 2017, Queensland Magazines online 

2014 - Remembering the Fututre: Walpiri Life Through the Prism of Drawing, Melinda Hinkson, Aboriginal Studies Press, 

            Canberra ACT                  

             SP2014 Book, Published for the 2014 Semi - Permanent design showcase and conference, Sydney, NSW                  

             Space & Place: Biennial QFP5 Prize, QCP Catalogue, essay by Maurice Ortega, Brisbane QLD

2013 - Sunshine State, Excerpt Online Magazine

            Digital Disruptions, Queensland Centre for Photography Catalogue, essay by Marian Drew, Brisbane QLD                  

            Queensland Small Towns: Photo-documentary Project, BNE Art, Brisbane QLD                  

            Uncanny Exhibition Catalogue, Rachael Bartram, Brisbane QLD                 

            Magnum Photography Workshop Sydney, Magnum Photos, Blurb Press, London UK                 

            Best of Photography 2013, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Serbia Publishing, Santa Barbara CA                  

            Challa Station Endurance Ride, Hoofbeats Magazine, spring issue, Wandi WA

2012 - Yarliyil Art Centre, Australia Art Collector Magazine, winter issue, Magnesium Media, Sydney NSW                  

            Yarliyil Art Centre, Guide to Indigenous Art Centres, Magnesium Media, Sydney NSW                  

            Best of Photography 2012, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Serbia Publishing, Santa Barbara CA

2011 - Best of Photography 2011, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Serbia Publishing, Santa Barbara CA             

             Visual Culture, Imponderabillia: International Journal of Anthropology, Cambridge University Press, London UK         

            Top 8 universities in Australia, The Good Schools Guide: UK, Lucas Publications & Galore Park Publishing, London UK

2010 - Ah Pandita!, BMA Magazine, local music section, Radar Media, Canberra ACT

            3pm, Monster Children Magazine, photo issue, Sydney NSW

2006 - Rock Camp for Girls, SLC Weekly Magazine, Salt Lake City UT             

             Seattle Goes Pop: Spring Fashion, Seattle Weekly Magazine, photo assistant, Seattle WA

2005 - Cover, SLCC Folio Literary Magazine, Salt Lake City UT


Select Awards:

2018 - Winner - 1st Prize for Photography and Digital Art, RQAS Annual Members, Brisbane QLD

            Finalist, Milburn Art Prize, Brisbane Institute of Art, Brisbane QLD 

            Finalist, Percival Photographic Portrait Prize, Pinnacles Gallery, Townsville QLD 

2017 - Finalist, Clayton Utz Art Award, Brisbane QLD

           Finalist, William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize, Melbourne VIC

           Finalist, Maggie Diaz Photography Prize for Women, Melbourne VIC

           Winner - 1st Prize, Landscapes, Royal Queensland Art Society, Brisbane QLD

           Finalist, Olive Cotton Award for photographic portraiture, Murwillumbah NSW

           Finalist, NOW Shoalhaven Contemporary Art Prize 2017, Nowra NSW

2016 - Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles CA

           Finalist, Morton Bay Regional Art Awards, Strathpine QLD

2015 - Finalist, Milburn Art Prize, Brisbane QLD            

           Honorable Mention, 40x40 Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne VIC

2014 - Finalist, Space & Place: Biennial QFP5 Prize, Brisbane QLD  

           Winner - 4th Prize, Space & Place: Biennial QFP5 Prize, Brisbane QLD 

2013 - Finalist, 8th International Black & White Spider Awards, London, UK          

           Finalist, 6th Annual International Color Awards, Beverly Hills CA

           5 Honorable Mentions, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles CA

           Finalist, Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s 33rd Annual Photography Contest, Santa Barbara CA

2012 - Finalist, 7th International Black & White Spider Awards, London UK 

           Finalist, 5th Annual International Color Awards, Beverly Hills CA

           Finalist, Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s 32nd Annual Photography Contest, Santa Barbara CA

           3 Honorable Mentions, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles CA

2011 - ANU Award of Chancellor’s Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence, Canberra ACT

           6 Honorable Mentions, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles CA

2010 - 11 PX3 Official Selections, PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, Paris France

            3 Honorable Mentions, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles CA

2009 - UW Award of Dean's Letter of Commendation for Academic Excellence, Seattle WA

2007 - 2 PX3 Official Selections, PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, Paris France

2006 - Honorable Mention, International Photography Awards, Los Angeles CA

2004 - Outstanding Achievement Overall Prize and 2 Awards of Excellence, SLCC Art & Design Showcase, Salt Lake City UT

1998 - Hope of America Award, student leadership, Kiwanis International, Salt Lake City UT


Professional Experience:

2017 - (present), Founding Member, VERGE Collective, Brisbane QLD 

2014 - (present), Exhibitions & Communications Officer,  Art From the Margins, Brisbane QLD

2013 - Curatorial Intern, Urban Art Projects, Grocon Hoardings Public Art Initiative 480 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD

2013 - Sydney Magnum Photos Workshop with Eli Reed as part of the Head on Photography Festival, Sydney NSW

2012, 2013 - Interim Manager and Workshop Facilitator for Wirnda Barna Artists, Mt. Magnet WA

2011, 2012 - Art Director and Professional Development Mentor for Yariyil Aboriginal Art Centre, Halls Creek WA

2012 - Project Manager for a community development art initiative, Ngurra Artists, Wangkatjunka WA

2011 - Visual Culture Research Section Editor for Imponderabillia: International Student Journal of Anthropology, Cambridge

             University UK

2011 - Interim Manager,  Birriliburu Artists, Wiluna WA

2011 - Gallery Technician for Warlukulangu Art Centre, Yuendumu & Nyrripi NT

2011 - Field Work Assistant for Warlpiri drawings: Remembering the Future. Documentary photography and videography for ANU

            anthropology researcher Melinda Hinkson, Yuendumu NT

2010, 2011 - Photographer and Videographer for NSW Department of Environment and Heritage,  Kiandra & Brungle NSW

2007, 2008 - Photography Mentor for at-risk-youth, Youth in Focus, Seattle WA

2007, 2008 - Digital Lab Monitor, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle WA

2006 - Photography Assistant for photographer David Belisle, Seattle Weekly Spring Fashion spread and ad campaign for the

            Experience Music Project, Seattle WA


Collections:

Private collections in U.S.A., Europe, Australia and Canada


Education: 

2018 - Shillington College, Certificate IV in Design, Brisbane QLD 

2011 - Master of Liberal Arts, Visual Culture Research, Australian National University, Canberra ACT

2009 - Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle WA


Curatorial Projects:

2017 -  AFTM Emerging Artists Exhibition 2018, Art from the Margins Gallery Space, Brisbane QLD  

             AFTM Open Studios, Art from the Margins Gallery Space, Brisbane QLD  

             Under the Same Stars, Celebrating Refugee Week, Art from the Margins Gallery Space, Brisbane QLD  

2016 - Horizons: Land & Sea, featuring a collection of landscapes from local artists living with adversity, Art from the Margins, St

           Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD   

2015 - Feathers, Fins and Fur, featuring a collection of animal portraits from local artists living with adversity, Art from the

           Margins, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD   

2015 - AFTM Brisbane Festival Exhibition, Brisbane City Hall, Brisbane QLD 

           Blak, featuring artworks by students enrolled in the QCA - Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art Program, Art from the

           Margins, St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD

           Hand in Hand, featuring works on paper from the Artists of Cascade Place, Art from the Margins, St Andrew’s War

           Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD

2014 - AFTM Brisbane Festival Exhibition, Showcasing 450 selected works from over 200 local artists experiencing

           disadvantage and social isolation, Art from the Margins, Brisbane City Hall QLD                   

           Face Value, featuring a collection of portraits from local artists living with adversity, Art from the Margins, St Andrew's War

           Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD 

           NAIDOC Week Art Exhibition, featuring artwork from Quandamooka Artists from Stradbroke Island, Art from the Margins,

           St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD   

           SPECTRUM, featuring five local artists living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Art from the Margins, St Andrew’s War

           Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD    

           Half the Sky, International Women’s Day exhibition, featuring local female artists, Art from the Margins, St Andrew’s War

           Memorial Hospital, Brisbane QLD

2013 - Flying Arts Curator Development Program, Directed by Curator, Simone Jones (Artisan/UAP), Brisbane QLD 

           Uncanny: The Everyday Made Strange, Co-curator, Shopfront Gallery at the Judith Wright Centre for Contemporary Art,     

           Brisbane QLD

2012 - Driving Home, Aboriginal Artists from Halls Creek painting their country on car parts to demonstrate the importance the  

           motor car plays in their everyday lives, Revealed Exhibition and Marketplace, Perth WA

2011 - Children’s Paintings from Wiluna, Aboriginal children from Wiluna paint their favourite stories their grandparents have

           taught them, Wiluna WA 


Skills

Strong knowledge of contemporary art, anthropology of art, art history with an emphasis in contemporary Australian art, exhibition design and arts management. Research and writing for grants and proposals. Writing for art reviews, criticism, essays, newsletters, and press releases. Development and facilitation of workshops. Office and computer skills including Microsoft office suite, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Sketch, InVision, Final Cut Pro, social media management, website and app development and maintenance. Artistic skills in photography, videography, colour printing, documentary photography, black and white darkroom printing, graphic design, digital printing, painting and woodworking. Elementary proficiency of Latin American Spanish and American sign language.




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