Returning to study, to nurture the desire to create, selecting photography & printmaking as my majors and discovering painting along the way.
From 2017, studying writing with Tania Chandler at Span Community Centre; Bachelor of Arts from RMIT with Distinction; Advanced Certificate & Diploma from RMIT & TAFE; Teaching drawing with U3A Melbourne
‘Eclectic Carlton’ A self-published photography book with 197 images of Carlton, shot over an eight year period, in which I edited, designed and arranged the printing The first print of 100 copies sold by word of mouth. The 2nd print of 100 copies was successfully launched at Readings, Carlton, 28 July 2022.
Also held at Brunswick Street Bookstore with arrangement for other bookstores underway.
‘The Inner City News’ article appearing in the September 2022 edition.
2020, Semi Finalist Moran Photography Prize; 2013 Finalist National Photographic Portrait Prize, Australia; 2012 Finalist Muswellbrook Photography Prize; 2011 Finalist Moran Prize 2010; 1st Prize National Campus Art Award, Photography; Student Photography Prize, New North Gallery; 1st Prize Photo media studies, NMIT 2nd year photography
‘Bound by the Book’ Reader’s Feast Bookstore; Collections ‘Reflections on Light’ Muswellbrook Gallery; ‘Openings’ permanent Installation, Princes Hill, Carlton; Private Collections
Participated in solo and group exhibitions in Photography, painting and printmaking since 2008.