2005 Master of Philosophy, Visual Arts, Australian National University
1983 Graduate Diploma, Fine Arts, RMIT
1982 Bachelor of Arts, Fine Arts, RMIT
2012 ‘Littoral’, Artereal, Sydney
2012 ‘Babel’, Art at St Francis, Melbourne
2012 ‘Industrial Desire’, Geelong Art Gallery, Geelong
2011 ‘Grand Designs’, Artereal, Sydney
2010 ‘Industrial Desire’, M16 Gallery, Canberra
2010 'Refined', Artereal, Sydney
2009 ‘Lightslicks’, Level 17 Artspace, Victoria University, Melbourne
2009 ‘Lightslicks’, Depot II, Dank St, Sydney
2006 ‘Beyond Ground’. Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Manuka
2004 ‘Fixation’. Foyer Gallery, School of Art, ANU
2003 ‘Filling in the Blanks, ANCA Gallery, Canberra
1992 ‘Distorted Images’, Don’t Panic Artworks, Beechworth
1991 ‘Essential Pears’, Don’t Panic Artworks, Beechworth
1991 ‘A prelude to Myth and Identity’, Buckland Gallery, Beechworth
1990 ‘Recent Paintings’, Café Figaro, Melbourne
2012 'The Geelong Contemporary Art Prize', (Finalist), Geelong
2012 ‘The Archibald Prize 2012’ AGNSW, (Finalist), Sydney
2012 ‘Suburbia’, Wyndham Art Gallery, Werribee
2011 The Weekend Australian Art Melbourne, Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2011 Democracy , ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra
2011 'Close to the edge', Australian National Capital Artists Gallery, Canberra
2010 'This Way Up' ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra
2010 Tidal: City of Devonport Art Award, Devonport
2010 Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi
2010 John Fries Memorial prize, Viscopy, Sydney
2010 The Cossack Art Prize, Roebourne
2010 The Weekend Australian Melbourne Affordable Art Fair, Exhibition Buildng, Melbourne
2010 'Partly Cloudy', ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery
2009 Mythical Creatures of the Hawkesbury, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery
2009 Sydney Affordable Art Fair
2009 ‘Tickled Pink’ Breast Cancer Network Australia, Artereal, Sydney
2009 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, (Finalist), Adelaide
2009 Radar, M16 Artspace, Canberra
2009 M16 Drawing Prize, (Finalist), Canberra
2009 Mute Relics & Bedevilled Creatures, Counihan Gallery, Melbourne
2009 Conversation, Artereal, Sydney
2009 Albany Art Prize, (Finalist), Albany
2008 Unconfirmed, M16 Artspace, Canberra
2008 Light forms, Victoria Park Gallery, Melbourne
2008 Meta, Australian National Capital Artists Gallery, Canberra
2006 Picture this, Alumni 2000-2006, School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
2005 Present Tense, School of Art Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra
2003 Salt/Water, Tumut Installation
2003 H20 03 Ceremonial Vessels for the Drinking of Water, ANU School of Art Foyer Gallery, Canberra
1991 Myth and Identity, Orange Regional Art Gallery, Orange
1990 Beechworth Impressions Exhibition, Beechworth Shire Hall
1990 Albury Art Prize, Albury Regional Art Gallery, Albury
1990 Gallery Artists, Syme-Dodson Gallery, Sydney
1989 Summer Salon, Roar 2 Studio, Melbourne
1985 4 Painters, Roar Studio, Melbourne
1985 St Kilda Prize, Linden Gallery, Melbourne
1984 Roar Studio Christmas Show, Melbourne
1984 Roar Studio Auction Show, Melbourne
1983 Postgraduate Exhibition RMIT Gallery
1983 Opus 3 Film and Performance Piece, Film, Video and Performance Festival, Glasshouse Theatre, Melbourne
University of Canberra Collection
Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne
Victorian Education Department
Private Collections: Australia, Britain, Switzerland, New Zealand, USA
Publications and seminars
‘Freedom Finds a Focus’, Michael Ruffles, Canberra Times 2 pg 8, 8th April 2010.
‘Mute Relics & Bedevilled Creatures, constructing an antipodean curio cabinet’. Sharon West, Edwina Bartlem & Brian McKinnon. Counihan Gallery in Brunswick.
‘Meta’, Deborah Clark, ANCA, June 2008.
Challenges to Perform Cross-Culturally, Sept 2004, A Centre for Cross-cultural Research Visiting Scholars Program.
‘Present Tense’, School of Art Gallery, Feb-Mar 2005.
Review, Opus 3, Cantrills Filmnotes No 41,42, June 1983 pg 69.
Review, ‘4 Painters’, Roar Studio, Ronald Miller, May 1985, the Herald.
‘Myth and Identity’, Orange Regional Gallery Touring Exhibition, 1991-3.
Review, ‘Filling the Blanks’, Sonia Barren, June 2003, The Canberra Times.
2012 The Archibald Prize 2012, AGNSW, (Finalist), Sydney
2011 ANU Inkjet Research Facility, Visiting Fellow.
2010 The Capital Artists Patrons Organization (CAPO) Sage Legal Services Award
2010 The John Fries Memorial Prize, Viscopy, (Finalist)
2010 Tidal 10: City of Devonport Art Award, 2010. (Finalist)
2010 Norvill Art Prize, Murrurundi, 2010. (Finalist)
2010 The Cossack Art Prize, Shire of Roebourne WA, 2010, Highly Commended, (Finalist).
2009 The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Adelaide, (Finalist)
2009 M16 Drawing Prize, Finalist
2009 The Albany Art Prize, Finalist
2008 ArtsACT project funding for exhibition in 2009
2007 The Capital Artists Patrons Organization (CAPO) Emerging Artist Art Store Prize
2007 Poimena Art Award, Finalist
2004 Post Graduate Materials Grant, ANU