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)