education: 2001 Italian Language & Culture (advanced level) Instituto di Lingua e Cultura Italiana, Rome, Italy & Italian Language & Culture (upper intermediate) Scholarship awarded from Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Univerita' Dei Stranieri, Perugia, Italy 1996-97 Graduate Diploma Fine Arts (by research) Performance & Installation, Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University 1994-95 Bachelor of Creative Arts, Wollongong University 1992-93 Associate Diploma Fine Arts, TAFE Wollongong West 1991 National Arts School, Sydney

selected exhibitionsThe North Sydney Art Prize (finalist) 2017, The Fisher's Ghost Art Prize (finalist) 2016: 'Hapless Times At The Gate Of Euphoria' 2016 solo exhibition at Wollongong Art Gallery, Blake Prize Finalist 2016, Casula Powerhouse 2015/14, 'Steel City Sound', Wollongong Art Gallery, 2014 Finalist Meroogal Art Prize, 2014 'The Sanctuary (of roses, love and loathing), solo, Wollongong Art Gallery, The Meroogal Woman's Art Prize touring exhibition through out NSW and ACT Historic Houses Trust) 1st Prize Winner, 2011, 'My My', Kaleidoscope Gallery, Danks St, Waterloo, Sydney 2011, 'Tone' Sydney Fringe Festival 2011, Collaborative works with Jade Pegler for City Art Center, Delaware Ohio USA 2010 Shortlisted for full stipend visual artist residency - Can Serrat International Artist Centre, Spain 2008 And….'Hindsite Gallery', Wollongong City (group show) 2004 'Death & Forte Boccea' solo) film based installation located in uninhabited residential building Rome, Italy 2001 'When strong>Superman is Injected' for Heritage of Health, Wollongong City Gallery 'Archways: Recording the Italian Australian presence'. Sound scapes & site specific urban installations 2000 'Immagini, Forme e Colori Della Contemporaneita' Laboratorio, Cittanova 2000, Reggio Calabria Italy and Area Cultural CEO San Pablo, Valencia, Spain 'Local Knowledge'

awards: The North Sydney Art Prize (finalist) 2017, The Fisher's Ghost Art Prize (finalist) 2016 Blake Prize (finalist) 2016, Meroogal Woman's Art Prize, 1st Prize Winner, 2011, 1997 Commendation 'Fisher's Ghost' Campbelltown Gallery 1994 Highly Commended 'Berrima District Art Society Inc.' BDAS Gallery, Bowral Highly 1994 Commended 'The University of Wollongong University Union Art Prize selected
collections: works included in various private collections, nationally and overseas