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Visual Artist

Curriculum Vitae

PROFILE Visual Artist and graphic designer with a long standing private practice looking to actively develop a new professional career profile. Specialises in painting and drawing to create representative images in (largely) watercolour, gouache and pencil. 14 years+ as a freelance designer and commissioned visual artist. Articulate communicator with workshop teaching experience. 10 years+ involvement with a community based arts organisation as an active Board member with a passion for facilitating development of the arts across diverse communities. EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts University of Western Australia, 1999 Diploma of Interior Design Interior Design Institute, 2016 ​ KEY SKILLS Artwork creation Exhibition Curation Exhibition Hanging Workshop/Class planning and delivery General computer literacy and experience in in Adobe and Affinity CS Graphic design ​ EXHIBITIONS Solo shows 2000    The Story So Far, Maddington Community Art Gallery 2006    Splash, Kings Hotel Perth 2022    Polla Posavec, Chittering Visitors Centre  2022    Ellis House Pop Up, Winter 2022 2023    Perfectly Still, The Gallery @ Mary Lindsay House 2023     Polla Posavec, Chittering Visitor’s Centre Residency & solo exhibition Sept 1-30 2023    Home Among the Gum Trees, Ellis House Nov 9-26 Selected Group Shows 2019+ 2019    Chittering Springfest, Bindoon Town Hall 2023    Impressions of Wanneroo, The Gallery @ Mary Lindsay House 2023    Summer, The Gallery @ Mary Lindsay House 2023    Winter, The Gallery @ Mary Lindsay House 2024     Vietnam in Aquarello, Hanoi AWARDS 2023 Watercolour Society of WA Annual Awards - First Place Still Life 2024 Vietnam in Aquarello Top 50 Flower, Animal & Nature ​ PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR 2021    Tiny Tweets from Chittering, a colouring book featuring native birds and flowers ​ PROFESSIONAL SERVICE 2012-present    Board of Management, Ellenbrook Cultural Foundation ​ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1999-2007     Graphic Artist, Aussie Gold and Thumbprint 2008-2009     Graphic Artist, Hot Cotton 2010-present     Freelance Graphic Artist self employed 1999-present     Visual Artist (painter),  self-employed 2023-present    Watercolour Workshop Delivery, asst @Ellis House and private locations         self-employed. ​ PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS NAVA (National Association for the Visual Arts) Professional Membership Watercolour Society of Western Australia ​

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