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2011: Bachelor Art Theory, COFA UNSW Paddington
2000: Advanced Diploma Fine Art West Wollongong TAFE (Painting)
1997: Certificate Fine Art West Wollongong TAFE
Formal recognition (visual art)
2019: Highly Commended, Illawarra Polish Museum Biennial Art Prize, Gwynneville NSW
2017: Highly Commended, Illawarra Polish Museum Inaugural Art Exhibition, Gwynneville NSW
2016: Highly Commended, Wingecarribee Landscape Prize, BDAS Gallery Bowral NSW
2012: Highly Commended, Waverley Art Prize, Bondi NSW.
2011: Commended, Wingecarribee Works on Paper Prize, BDAS, Bowral NSW
Formal recognition (poetry)
2015: 3rd place, Dame Mary Gilmore Poetry Prize, Society of Women Writers NSW
1st Prize, Response to War & Remembrance, South Coast Writers’ Centre
2014: Commendation, Tabor Adelaide Creative Writing Awards, for Stay.
2013: Commendation, Society of Women Writers NSW National Poetry Competition for Moto: artist to muse
2013: Finalist, Nillumbik Ekphrasis Award, for poem Classical Landscape.
2012: First Prize, All in a Day’s Script Poetry Competition for World AIDS Day, South Coast Writers’ Centre.
2012: Prizewinner, Poetry of Place, Viva La Gong Festival Wollongong.
2011: Commendation, All Poetry Competition, Kitchen Table Poets Shoalhaven NSW, for A Tourist in Surrey.
Workshops I’ve conducted
2015: Simply Beautiful II, Shellharbour Village Exhibition Space
2014: Finding your authentic voice, Wollongong Art Gallery
2014: Simply Beautiful, Project Contemporary Artspace Wollongong
Feast (with Virginia Settre & Susan Mcalister), group show for IAVA, Belconnen Arts Centre ACT
Making Landfall (with Jennifer Jackson) group show for IAVA, Waverley Library Galleries Bondi NSW
2014-17: Thirroul Seaside Festival Art Competition, Thirroul NSW
2014: Transmission, annual exhibition for IAVA , Project Contemporary Artspace Wollongong
2011-17: Co-curation of Art4Refugees Charity Show, Wollongong.
2006: Liminal Personae, group exhibition featuring 11 artists, touring exhibition Project Contemporary Artspace then Gallery 4A Sydney
October 2014: South Hill Yellow House, Goulburn
2016: Pushing boundaries, The Visible Ink 2016 anthology.
2014: Seeking Horizons, anthology of writing from South Coast Writers’ Centre
2016: Artist Grant ($1000) Thirroul Seaside Arts Festival
2006: NSW Ministry for the Arts $10,000 (assisting Lauren Brown)
2003: NAVA Marketing Grant $1,000
2018: Floor Talk – Jewels in the Crown exhibition, Wollongong Art Gallery
2017: IAVA Artist’s Talks – in conversation with Jane Bennett, Wollongong Art Gallery