It was an absolute pleasure to create a new work for the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane. This new work is my second contribution to this amazing collection, which researches and applies cutting edge art therapy practices to help healing.
At 6:30pm on Friday 11 August, 2017 I will be presenting an artist talk at the Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). The talk is part of the public programs for the blockbuster Marvel exhibition. I will be talking about my favourite room in the show and how it relates to my practice.
I will be showing a few small sculptures and films as part of The Rubies at the ANU School of Art and Design Gallery. The show opens 6pm, Thursday August 10 and runs until September 9, 2017. It is a group show of 16 graduates from the ANU School of Art and Design to celebrate its 40th Anniversary.
Neptune's Estrangement and Ovid's Medusa #33 will be shown as part of a screening program called Lucence at the ANU School of Art and Design Gallery on Wednesday 19 April, 2017.
The show brings together scenery, drawings and photographs from the Wonderful Land of Oz series alongside an active timetable of public programs. Pop by on your way to the Bay and make some props.
I will be showing new work at Spiro Grace Art Rooms from September 10 to October 22, 2016. The opening will be on Saturday September 10 from 6pm. If you are free please drop by.
I am currently designing costumes, scenery and props for Genevieve Butler's new theatrical performance Eden, which will premiere at the Crack Theatre Festival on Friday September 30, 2016.
I have work showing at both Alaska Projects and Cross Arts in Sydney as part of the crosseXions project. I am showing works from the Venus of Brisbane series alongside a bunch of interesting artists from Brisbane.
If you are in Sydney and feel like a gallery crawl through the X please drop by.
I will be running a hands on workshop as part of a fun 50+ Workshop happening @ QAGOMA on Friday August 19, 2016. For details please visit the QAGOMA website.
I have a small work in a show at the Laundry opening Friday July 1, 2016. If you are in Brisbane pop by for some sporting chat.
I will be talking to Dr Paolo Magagnoli about my practice and all things Cindy Sherman at the Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) on Sunday May 29 at 3pm. The conversation is part of 'Sundays with Cindy', a series of events celebrating the launch of the new Cindy Sherman show at QAGOMA.
Dr Paolo is a Lecturer in Art History at the University of Queensland interested in Photography and the Moving Image.
Listen to the chat here.
I am excited to be making a large interactive installation for 'Wonder' an exhibition being curated by Carrie Kibbler at the Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre. The exhibition will take place from June 11 to August 7, 2016. The new work for the show is based on 'Land Down Under' from The Wonderful Land of Oz series.
I will be exhibiting in Obnoxious Ladies curated by Sabrina Baker at Canberra Contemporary Art Space (CCAS) from May 13 to June 18, 2016. The show explores contemporary female interpretations of the Australian Landscape.
The Equal Standard have worked in collaboration with the crosseXions team to create a special issue titled 'The Dirty Word'. The fourth issue of the broadzine features pages by myself alongside the other 11 crosseXions artists, the curator Beth Jackson and a raft of guest writers.
Miegunyah House Museum is home to the Queensland Women's Historical Association. I'm in a show there opening May 6, 2016. Its an interesting project curated by Natasha Lewis Honeyman spanning three historical venues across Brisbane with works by: Mandana Mapar, Sally Molly, Sara Iran Nejad and Natasha LewisHoneyman. Throw on a frock and come by for a beverage. Its a great place to discover!
I have made works about Leila Perry. An original inhabitant of the house.
I'm excited to be part of a group show opening Wednesday April 27, 2016 at Metro Arts in Brisbane. The exhibition titled crosseXions has been curated by Beth Jackson. I will be showing work alongside: James Barth, Clark Beumont, Katina Davidson, Dana Lawrie, Julie-Anne Milinski, Clare Poppi, Merri Randell, Leena Riethmuller, Lynden Stone and Shayna Wells.
I will be showing costumes and photographs from the Venus of Brisbane series.
I am currently undertaking a residency at Yeronga State High. Its a great school with a lot of talented students. Thanks to the great teachers in the Art Department for having me!
I am delighted to have been invited to present as part of Level ARI's annual International Women's Day Forum in 2016. The forum is being held at QUT on Saturday March 12, between 10am and 4pm. The 2016 focus is on the subject of women and nature.
On January 26th my fluffy Australia clouds are being projected on the William Jolly Bridge in Brisbane. The clouds represent the many stories that make up our complex history. Through each other's stories we can learn about our past and move towards the future with greater empathy. Thanks to Brisbane City Council for inviting me to make this work.
Montsalvat is hosting an exhibition of works created by artists who have taken part in the Laughing Waters Artist Residency Program over the past 15 years. This exhibition celebrates the launch of Jane Woollard’s book Laughing Waters Road: Art, Landscape and Memory in Eltham.
A large watercolour I made while on residency at Laughing Waters in 2013 will be on display as part of the show. Huge congratulations to Jane on her fabulous book!
The exhibition will be at Montsalvat in Victoria from January 30 to March 13, 2016.
Following a public vote my proposed work, Sand Castle Competition, has been selected for the suburb of Wynnum in Brisbane. The large steel sculpture will be fabricated over summer and installed early in 2016.
Many thanks to the amazing team at Brisbane City Council for the opportunity to participate in this exciting project.
I will be showing a group of new drawings as part of the 2015 Fisher's Ghost Art Award Finalist exhibition. The exhibition will run from October 31 to December 12, 2015 at the Campbelltown Arts Centre.
I am excited to be a finalist in the 2015 Clayton Utz Art Award. The finalist exhibition will be held at the Clayton Utz Brisbane Offices from September 2015 to September 2016.
The University of Canberra (UC) is offering a new Bachelor of Visual Arts that is being hosted locally by TAFE Brisbane. They have kindly invited me to spend a couple of hours a week working with the students for the semester. Excited to be involved!