Curriculum Vitae


Diploma of Fine Art, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

B.A., University of New England (English/History).

Postgraduate Certificate in Writing, University of Technology, Sydney.


Selected Exhibitions and Professional Experience

2009  Union Art Collection Exhibition, “Unwrapped” Verge Gallery, University of Sydney

The Jewish Museum, Melbourne “Tricksters, Victors and (M)others”


2008  The 57th Blake Prize Exhibition, Sydney

Printmaking Workshop for HSC Teachers, Dept. of Education and Training NSW


2006  Guest Artist Barat Bhavan International Biennial, Prints. India


2005  Guest Artist “L’Arte e il Torchio”, Cremona, Italy

Floor Talk for Exhibition “Drawn Together”. Parramatta Heritage Centre NSW.


2004  33rd Alice Prize Exhibition Alice Springs

Sir Hermann Black Gallery, University of Sydney Union Art Collection Exhibition Sydney


2003  Guest Artist, Sixieme Triennale Mondial de L’estampe Petit Format, Auvergne, France

 Solo exhibition “En Saison Seche” La Salle Paul Trilloux, Le Cendre, Auvergne, France


2001  Solo exhibition “Unclosable Chapters” Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, NSW


2000  Solo exhibition “Unclosable Chapters” Tin Sheds Gallery, University of  Sydney.

 Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing Award, Grafton Regional Gallery


1998  Hogarth Gallery, Sydney, group exhibition "Co-Existence"

Lewers Bequest and Penrith Regional Gallery, group exhibition, "After the Bell"

Bathurst Art Purchase, Bathurst NSW

Twenty Ninth Alice Prize Exhibition, Northern Territory

Visitng lecturer Newcastle University, NSW


1997   Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney "Sarajevo"


1995  Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, "Through Women's Eyes", AWM Travelling Exhibition


1994  Australian War Memorial, ACT. Group exhibition, "Through Women's Eyes"

Fremantle Print Award Exhibition

Grafton Jacaranda Drawing Prize Exhibition

Twenty Fifth Alice Prize. Exhibition


1993   Solo exhibition, "Transformations to Memorial” Lewers Bequest, Penrith Regional Gallery

Solo Exhibition, Studio 1, Canberra, ACT. Selected Works on paper.

Portia Geach Memorial Art Award Exhibition

Anima Gallery Adelaide, SA. "Carte Blanche" Works on Paper

Teachers' Study Day; lecture on "The Personal is the Political", AGNSW

Visiting Lecturer, Newcastle University NSW


1992  Solo, Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, NSW. “Transformations”, Works on paper;


1991   External Assessor in Printmaking, University of Adelaide


1990  The Twenty First Alice Prize Exhibition, NT


1989   Fremantle Print Award Exhibition

Solo, Bonython Meadmore Gallery, Paddington, NSW. Works on Paper.


1988   The National Women's Art Award, Queensland.

Mornington Peninsular Print Biennial

Visiting Lecturer, Newcastle University NSW


1987   Mornington Peninsular Biennial of Drawings


1984,85,86   Solo exhibitions, Wagner Gallery, Paddington, NSW. Paintings, Prints and Drawings & Blake Prize Exhibitions, Sydney


1982   Miniature Print Exhibition KOREA


1981   Solo Exhibition Blackfriars Gallery, Glebe, NSW Prints and Drawing


1980   Print Council of Australia Touring Exhibition SWEDEN


Other professional experiences: Running workshops in Printmaking and other creative methods for teachers and talented students through the Department of Education and Training NSW


Selected Public Collections

Australian War Memorial Contemporary Collection, ACT Australia.  City Museum, Cremona, Italy. Galerie d’Art Contemporain de Chamalières, Auvergne, France. Mosman Art Collection, Mosman NSW Australia. Queensland State Library Artists Books Collection Qld, Australia. University of Sydney, Union Art Collection NSW Australia. Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, NSW Australia


Selected Bibliography

2009 Rebecca Forgasz and Claire Rankin “Tricksters, Victors and (M)others”, Catalogue, Jewish Museum of Australia October 2009

Shannon Connellan and Hannah Kothe “Unwrapped” Works from the USU Art Store, Catalogue.


2005   L’Arte e il Torchio, Catalogue, Cremona, Italy


2003   Katy Batha “En Saison Sèche” Catalogue Essay Sixeme Triennale Mondiale, Chamalières, Auvergne, France.

 Dara Rome. “Artists in Action” Australian War Memorial Publication 2003


2000  Elin Howe “Unclosable Chapters” Catalogue Essay September 2000


1997    Evelyn Juers. “Where were you when the war was on? Where are you now?” Art Monthly July 1997

 Prof. Joan Kerr, “Sarajevo” Ivan Dougherty Gallery. Sarajevo. Catalogue. May 1997

 Sasha Grishin “The Human Side of War” Canberra Times, June 1997July 1994


1996   Donal Fitzpatrick “Out of the Nine Month midnight” Catalogue essay, Malaysia


1994   Lola Wilkins “Through Women’s Eyes” AWM Catalogue


1992   Sonia Barron, “Canberra Times, Aug 15, 1992

Bronwyn Watson, Sydney Morning Herald, "Galleries", July 24, 1992

 Geraldine O’Brien, “Transformations” Catalogue Essay Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery.


1990   Jo Saurin, Sydney Morning Herald, "Creative Airwaves", Nov. 30, 1990


1989   Neville Drury, "New Art Four", Craftsman House Publication, 1989


1985   Susanna Short, Sydney Morning Herald, "Galleries" 26 April 1985.

 Elwyn Lynn,The Australian, "Arts" 27 April 1985.

 Art and Australia, Vol 23 No.1 Spring, 1985.


Prizes, Writing Publications and Awards

2013   Finalist Amanda Lohrey’s Choice, long story Award

Long listed for Calibre Prize 2013


2012   Shortlisted for the Australian Book Review Calibre Prize for Outstanding Essay 2012


2006   “Living to the full” Biography of Hannah Eady by E. Ratnam


2003  “Taste” UTS Writers Anthology of New writing Halstead Press. Short story.


1988  Mosman Print/Drawing Prize (shared with Tom Carment)


1988  Bowral Mittagong Print Prize