CV

Education

2019- 2021 Master of Arts Arts History (Curatorial & Museum Studies), Adelaide University
2015-2016 Bachelor of Visual Arts Hons (First Class), University of South Australia
2005-2015 Bachelor of Visual Arts Glass major, Theory minor, University of South Australia
1991-1993 Diploma of Fine Art, Galway and Mayo Institute of Technology, Galway Ireland

Exhibitions

2019
Upcoming- Kinder, Küche, Kirche: Revisiting the Tradition of Barossa Women’s Folk Crafts, JamFactory,  Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley, SA  13 July – 15 September 2019

2018
FUSE Glass Prize, JamFactory,  Seppeltsfield, Barossa Valley, SA
FUSE Glass Prize, JamFactory, Adelaide, SA
Emerge 2018, Bullseye Projects, Portland, Oregon, USA
National Emerging Art Glass Prize 2018, Griffith Regional Art Gallery, Griffith, NSW
National Emerging Art Glass Prize 2018, National Glass Collection, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Liquid Form: Ancient and contemporary glass, Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne, VIC
Home is where the heat is, National Glass Collection, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW

2017
Ireland Glass Biennial, NCAD, Dublin, Ireland
Home is where the heat is, Canberra Glassworks, ACT
Náire Orthu, Sister Gallery, FRAN Festival, Adelaide, SA
Side by Side, Prospect Gallery SALA Festival, Adelaide, SA
Alumni Showcase, Kaurna Building level 3, UniSA School of Art, Architecture and Design
SingaPlural 2017, Singapore
Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition, Torrens Parade Drill Hall Adelaide, SA
(R)evolve, ANU, ACT

2016
Pretty Ugly, SASA Gallery, Adelaide, SA

2013
Amounting to Something, Nexus Gallery, Adelaide, SA
Ensemble, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, NSW

2012
Limited Print Exhibition, Fontanelle, Adelaide, SA
International Glass Student Exhibition, Glass Art Society, Toledo Ohio, USA
Dust to Dust, Seedling Art Space, Adelaide, SA

2011
Rare, Graduate Exhibition, University of South Australia, Adelaide
Glass Graduates, Liverpool Street Studios, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
Peripheral Vision, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, NSW
P ’art of the Fringe, Adelaide Fringe Festival, Black Diamond Gallery, Port Adelaide, SA

Grants, Awards and Prizes

2018
Recipient of Helpmann Academy/City of Adelaide Emerging Curator 2018/19
Winner of FUSE Glass Prize, Emerging Artist Category, JamFactory, Adelaide, SA
Finalist for Emerge 2018, Bullseye Projects, Portland, Oregon, USA
Finalist for National Emerging Art Glass Prize 2018, National Glass Collection, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Pilchuck Glass School Scholarship to attend M3| METHODS, MATERIALITY & MAKING
with Carrie Iverson and Jeremy Scidmore
Arts South Australia Grant to attend Pilchuck, Portland and NewYork
Guildhouse IF to assist with travel & accommodation in USA and Ireland

2017
Chancellors Letter of Commendation, University of South Australia
Academic Excellence Award for Professional Staff contributions to Teaching and Learning Awarded by the Division of  Education, Arts and Social Sciences, University of South Australia
Finalist Pro Vice Chancellors Acquisition Prize, Division of  Education, Arts and Social Sciences, University of South Australia
Peter Walker Fine Art and Helpmann Academy Encouragement Award

2016
Graduate In Residence, Canberra Glassworks March 2017
Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society (ADFAS), UniSA Honours Prize
Helpmann Academy Regular Grant Attending the Ausglass Glass Conference
(R)evolve January 2017
UniSA Finalist for  HATCHED: National Graduate Show 2017, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts
Co-Recipient International and Cultural Diplomacy Catalyst Grant from the Ministry of Arts for the presentation of Border Crossings (Ireland/Australia) Galway International Arts Festival, Galway, Ireland
Finalist Adelaide Fringe Festival Bank SA Weekly Award for Best Visual Art and Design Exhibition

2015
Helpmann Academy Regular Grant Round 2 Curatorial Mentorship with Dr Mary Knights Border Crossings, SASA Gallery, School of Art, Architecture and Design, University of South Australia, Adelaide and host performance art workshops with visiting artists
Co-Recipient Adelaide Fringe Festival Bank SA Award for Best Visual Art and Design for Translucent Shadows
Co- Recipient Ausglass Grant for printing catalogue for Translucent Shadows
Exhibition

2012
Co-Recipient Experience plus Grants, University of South Australia

2011
Helpmann Academy Major Grant for staging 2011 UniSA Graduate exhibition
Inaugural winner of the Linda Lou Murphy Visual Arts Scholarship, University of South Australia

Curated Projects

2019
Helpmann Academy Graduate Exhibition 2019
Upcoming Untitled Project. First floor Gallery,  City of Adelaide, Adelaide Town Hall,

2018
Weaving Yarns, City of Adelaide, Mankurri-api Kuu (Reconciliation Room, Adelaide Town Hall),
Stitching Yarns, City of Adelaide, ArtPOD
Voicing Yarns, City of Adelaide, Breeze way Soundscape

2016
Curatorial Assistant, Border Crossings presented at the Galway Arts Centre, for the Galway International Arts Festival, Ireland
Curatorial Mentorship with Dr Mary Knights Border Crossings (Ireland Australia), SASA Gallery, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2015
Co-Curator Translucent Shadows, SASA Gallery, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2012-2014
Co-Curator SASA Gallery Project Space, University of South Australia, Adelaide

2011
Exhibition Design Glass Graduates, Liverpool Street Studios, University of South Australia, Adelaide
Exhibition Design, Rare, UniSA Visual Arts Graduation Exhibition Committee, University of South Australia, School of AAD, Adelaide
Curator, P ’Art of the Fringe, Black Diamond Gallery, Port Adelaide, SA

2010
Co-Curator, Seeds of Change, SALA Festival, Black Diamond Gallery, Port Adelaide, SA

2008-2011
Co-founder of citi88, platform for curatorial collaboration, Black Diamond Gallery, Port Adelaide, SA

Selected Professional Development

2017
Ausglass Conference (R)evolve Canberra, ACT
2016
Lace making Masterclass with Nora Finnegan, Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland
Study Research tour, Kenmare, Co Kerry, Ireland
Performance Laboratory with Irish Artists Dominic Thorpe and Michelle Browne,  University of South Australia
2015
Ausglass Conference States of Illumination, Adelaide, SA
2014
Master Class Workshop with Charlie Cohen, Working the surface of glass, School of AAD, University of South Australia
2013
Ausglass Conference “Collective Vision,” Adelaide
2012
Master Class Workshop with Canberra Artist Mel Douglas, Cold working, School of AAD, University of South Australia
Master Class Workshop with Associate Professor Jiyong Lee, Cold Construction, School of AAD, University of South Australia
2011
Master Class Workshop with Cathy Elliot, Cold working Techniques, Jam Factory, South Australia

Professional and Industry Experience

2018Present External Engagement Officer, School of AAD, University of South Australia
2014-2018 Administrative Assistant, School of AAD, University of South Australia
2012-2014 Education Officer, SASA Gallery, School of AAD, University of South Australia
2011-2018 Coordinator, Graduation Exhibitions, School of AAD, University of South Australia
2011-2015 Studio Assistant, Dr. Gerry King, Adelaide, Australia
2012-2015  Studio Member, Fontanelle Gallery and Studios,  Adelaide, Australia
2012-2013  Gallery Assistant, Fontanelle Gallery and Studios, Bowden, Adelaide
2013-2015  Ausglass Conference Board member and Ausglass State Representative SA
2012 Teaching Assistant, Foundation Studies with Kirstie Rea and Gabriella Bisetto, University of South Australia
2011 Teaching Assistant, Casting Glass with Chris Boha, University of South Australia
2010 Teaching Assistant, Kiln Forming Techniques and Processes with Kirstie Rea and Gabriella Bisetto, University of South Australia

Interviews

Arts Breakfast Radio Adelaide
https://radio.adelaide.edu.au/translucent-shadows/

Collections / Permanent Installations

Private collections in Ireland, France, Australia and USA

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Visual Artists
Ausglass
Guild House
Glass Society of Ireland
World Crafts Council Australia Inc.

BOARD MEMBERSHIP

Oct 2018 to Present World Craft Council – Australia – Asia Pacific Region.
Jan 2015 to Present Friends of the South Australian School of Art

 URLs

SASA Gallery Border Crossings
http://www.unisa.edu.au/bordercrossings