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

2020/21           Coordination of Public Art for Festival of Lace 2020

2020                From My Window – Banyule City Council

2019               City of Dandenong – Cultural Threads

2017-2018     City of Darebin Arts Partner

2018                St Vincent’s Hospital Therapy Room Commission

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

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

2016                 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


2017 – 2018            St Vincent’s Hospital

Exhibitions/Grants/ Awards

Noveber2020-March 2021 Skilled Hand Shared Culture – RMIT Gallery, VCIS &VIETCRAFT (online)

April 2020                    3rd Lace Heart Art international Lace Challenge- 2nd Prize – wire

August 2019                Connection 2 & Leaves of Lace – Cultural Threads – City of Greater Dandenong

April 2019                  2nd Lace Heart Art International Lace Challenge – 2nd Place – wire

2018                             Play Australia – Play Recognition Award – Cochrane Stories

2017-18                         City of Darebin Arts Partner – Connections (part of Craft Lab+)

April 2018                   Lace Heart Art International Lace Challenge – Grand prize – wire

December 2017-May 2018        Hurtbridge Community Hub – The Lace Project

November 2016          Story Writing and Art Competition – Textile & Fibre – 2nd prize

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                  Story Writing and Art Competition –  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)   


2017-2018                 St Vincent’s Hospital Caritas Christi Kew


NAVA                                                                   The Australian Lace Guild

Play Australia                                                    OIDFA – The international Lace organisation

IOLI – International Organization of Lace inc.


President – Victorian Branch of the Australian Lace Guild

CERES – steering committee member for CERES playspace