CAREER SUMMARY:: Demonstrated proficiency in a range of skills including: - Painting, Print making, Sculpture, Animation, Video production, Photography, Illustration, Graphic and Web site design - Teaching (drawing, animation, printmaking, painting and children’s art workshops) Demonstrated communication skills in client liaison, working as part of a team, in management and in the classroom. Styles range from caricature's to fine art practice. AWARDS/ SELECTION:: - 2015: Catharsis, Community Award, 7th Annual International Arts and Health Conference, AGNSW - 2015: Big Sky, Public Art Commission, Armidale Mall, laser cut coreten - 2012: Just One Less, Animation first prize, North West Film Festival, Bingara - 1999: Albert Played Sax, Second prize, Wetfest, Cairns - 1998: Albert Played Sax, Innovation in form, Woodford Film Festival, hand drawn animation - 1998: Rocks, Sculpture by the Sea, Olympic Games Art Festival, galvanized sheet metal & pop rivets GRANTS:: - 2014: Catharsis, Australia Council, Beyond Empathy. - 1999: RADF, Professional development, Softimage3D, Griffith University. - 1995: Albert Played Sax, Film Queensland grant, mixed media and hand drawn animation EXHIBTIONS / SCREENINGS:: - 2015: Made in Australia, New England Regional Art Museum, lino prints - 2014: Little things that run the world, Science Week, NERAM, Interactive, laser projection cardboard installation - 2014: Catharsis, Projection and installation, New England Regional Art Museum. - 2013: Smart Tree, an interactive recycled cardboard tree, Science Week, New England Regional Art Museum - 2012: Just One Less, North West Film Festival, Animation, Bingara - 2012: Untitled, Group Exhibition, Gallery 126 & Armidale Art gallery, Armidale, relief prints - 2011: Serendipity, Group Exhibition, Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville, relief prints - 2010: Looking in the Mirror, New England Regional Art Museum, oil on canvas - 2009: Artist Under Glass, University of New England, drawing - 2008: Across New England, Armidale Art Gallery, oil on canvas - 1999: Albert Played Sax, St. Kilda Film Festival and Wetfest Film Festival (Cairns), animation - 1999: Baguette Gallery, Brisbane, acrylic on canvas - 1998: Albert Played Sax, Woodford Film Festival and Brisbane Animation Festival, animation - 1998: Albert Played Sax, The Art of Animation, Sunshine Coast University Gallery, cell artwork and lm screening - 1998: Rocks, Sculpture by the Sea, Olympic Games Art Festival, galvanized sheet metal and pop rivets - 1997: Coast Lines, Sunshine Coast University College, acrylic on canvas - 1997: Exhibition Carlton Crest Brisbane, promo. Noosa Enterprise Group, acrylic - 1996/97: Hot & Spicy, Aromas, Noosa, group exhibition, acrylic on canvas - 1995: Very Very....! In House Design, Aqueous Festival, Noosa, acrylic on canvas - 1994: New Beach Studio, Noosa, pastel and etching - 1992: Gallery D , Montville, acrylic on canvas - 1991: Baguette Gallery , Brisbane, mixed media - 1990: Baguette Gallery and Metro Arts, Gallery Two, etching , drawings , & acrylic on canvas - 1982: Metro Arts Cinema, Brisbane, group screening, animation & short lm - 1978: Allamanda Gallery, Bundaberg, drawings and paintings, ink, collage, acrylic on canvas EMPLOYMENT & ACADEMIC HISTORY:: - 2015: Mental As, NERAM & ABC New England North West, Community colouring in using Made in Australia images - 2014-15: Digital Engagement & Artist, Beyond Empathy - 2014: Online Learning Designer, Learning Innovation Hub, University of New England - 2014: Geek in Residence, Beyond Empathy - 2013: Teaching printmaking, New England Regional Art Museum - 2012-13: Mulitimedia, eduONE Project, University of New England - 2012-13: Digital Engagement, Animation and Mural projects, Beyond Empathy - 2011: Transmedia Production Workshop, Metro Screen - 2011: Set Design, Front Room Boys, The Hoskin Centre, The Armidale School - 2011-12: Custodian Saumarez House Armidale, National Trust - 2010-12: Pubic Programs and Projects Officer, New England Regional Art Museum - 2010: Animation and workshops, Beyond Empathy - 2009-10: Custodian, photography, video, print, web, drawing classes, printmaking classes & school holiday workshops, New England Regional Art Museum - 2009: The Big Draw, University of New England - 2008: Teaching, New England Institute of TAFE, Design & Fine Art Dept. - 2008: Custodian, New England Regional Art Museum - 2007: Painting Commissions, full time painting - 2000: Established Artbytes.com.au, web sites, graphic design, video, animation and illustration - 1999: Attended 3D Animation, Softimage3D, Griffith University - 1999: Taught Painting Workshop, Ipswich Girls Grammar School - 1998: Desk Top Video and Digital Animation, corporate Video for Noosa Council & Health Dept. - 1997: Animation, Artist Mentor Program, Sunshine Coast University College and Guest Animation Lecturer Indooroopilly High School - 1997: Restored 1880's Historic Sandstone House, Warwick, recognized by a local council award for restoration - 1995: Film Queensland Short Film Grant, Albert Played Sax, Animation, 16mm film & computer - 1994: Digital Art & Computer aided Graphic Design - 1992: Established Studio at Sunshine Beach, Noosa heads, Painting, Printmaking, Cartoons, Magazine illustration, Graphic design - 1989: Established Studio in Metro Arts, Brisbane, Commissions, Graphic Design, Illustration, Printmaking & Painting - 1988: Freelance Illustrator, Painter, Graphic Designer, clients include A.M.P. and Ballendean Estate Wines - 1988: Location Manager for Japanese film crews - 1987: Freelance Interior Design, Gold Coast and Set Design for Kite Theater Co. - 1984-85: Interior Design / Installation / Maitre d' / Manager / Part owner of Loaves and Fishes Restaurant and Catering Company, Brisbane - 1983: Developed grazing property, restoration of original homestead and property improvement - 1982: Graduated in Film and Animation, Diploma of Visual Communication, Queensland College of Arts - 1981: Clic Foto as Photographer, Eagle Farm Raceway as Cinematographer, worked on various short and feature length Films - 1978-80: Studied Fine Art / Journalism at D.D.I.A.E., Toowoomba (now Queensland University College)