Formal Education

2009 – 2011      Masters in Art – Art in Public Space RMIT – Melbourne

(Incorporating Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Art – Art in Public Space)

Major Research project – Art-Play-Place – The Kinglake Ranges Children’s Centre Playground Art Project

Grade – High Distinction

Diploma of Visual Art (Recognition of Prior Learning)   RMIT – Melbourne

1999 – 2002      Bachelor of Occupational Therapy La Trobe University – Bundoora

Commissions/Project Coordinator Roles

2017               City of Nillumbik – Living in the Landscape Public Art Incubator

2016-2017         City of Darebin – Community Kite Festival – Artist in Schools Project

2015                 City of Darebin – Cochrane Stories

2015                 Ceres Adventure Habitat – Bush Cubbies (volunteer role)

2014-2015         Street Art Coordinator for Big Day Scout – Scouts Victoria (volunteer role)

2014                 Ceres Adventure Habitat – Bush Cubbies (volunteer role)

2013                 NARA Community Childcare Centre Fence Project (volunteer role)

2013                 City of Darebin – Lahinch Vessels project

2013                 Ceres Adventure Habitat – Snaky Grass Path (volunteer role)

2012-2013         Art for Secure GEM – Sunshine Hospital Western Health

2009-2011         Kinglake Ranges Children’s Centre Playground Art Project


March 2017-Present            St Vincent’s Hospital

Exhibitions/Grants/ Awards

2017-18                         City of Darebin Arts Partner

June 2016                     Tactile – Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre (group exhibition)

November 2015             Re-con-text – Melbourne Arts Club Gallery – Preston (group exhibition)

September 2015            Triennial Lace Award – Bobbin Lace – Highly Commended

August 2015                  The Veteran Community Story Writing and Art Competition –  Craft Textiles and Fibre – 3rd Prize

April 2015                     Northern Exposure – Lace in Blooms – Thornbury

June-July 2012              High Views Small Works Small Spaces – Northcote

December 2011             Vice Chancellor’s List for Academic Excellence (award)

May 2010                      International Postal Art Exhibition, Bristol, UK (group exhibition)

February 2010               Henkel Australia – Major Sponsorship for Art Play Place (grant)

December 2009             Region Arts Victoria – Arts Quick Response Grant

May 2009                      Intersection – Moonee Ponds Arts Week (group exhibition)

June 2009                     Melbourne Studio – Window RMIT (group exhibition)

August 2008                  St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne – Research Week Art Competition  (group exhibition)


2017                                  City of Darebin Public Art Discussion Paper

November 2014             The Art of Good Health and Wellbeing 6th Annual International Arts and Health Conference

The Shift – How the introduction of art transforms a secure dementia ward at Western Health (presentation)   


NAVA                                                               The Australian Lace Guild

Play Australia                                                    OIDFA – The international Lace organisation