Commissions

For commissions see the COMMISSIONS page.

Exhibitions

For exhibitions see the EXHIBITIONS page.

Distinctions

2013
Judge for the Hunters Hill Council Art Prize
2012
Opening speech, Hunters Hill Council Art Show
2011
Judge for Hunters Hill Council Art Prize
2010
Winner, Regional Art Prize, Hunters Hill Council Art Exhibition.
2005
First prize in "Castles in the Sand" Sand Sculpting Competition - commissioned by Multiplex
1998
Finalist in the Blake Prize
1997
Finalist in the Blake Prize

Qualifications & Career Summary

1992
Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney
2004
Master of Teaching (Hons) Thesis: "Why is drawing not taught in schools?"
1994-1998
Tom Bass Sculpture School
1993
Julian Ashton's Art School
2005-8
Visual Arts teacher, various schools.
2009-present
Permanent Teacher, Visual Arts and Photography, Film and Digital Media, Hunters Hill High School. NSW

Vocational Tours

2003
Hiking expedition to Mt Michael (12,500 ft) Papua New Guinea
1999
6 Month sketching tour of Europe, searching for my "Dreamtime".
1999
Guest student of the Oberammergau Holzchnitzschule (wood carving school), Munich Germany
2004
Getting married
2005-2011
Having four children.

Hobbies & Interests

  • Military History
  • Geography, anthropology, exploration, including the Leahy expedition to PNG
  • Landscape painting and figure drawing
  • Waverley Bondi Beach Band, 2002 – 2004
    (President/Vice-President), music
  • Cooking (and eating)