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Selected Biography  

1979-82       Watercolour Tutor Fremantle Arts Centre – WA
                      Mixed Media Arts Tutor – Arts Access - WA.

1983            Watercolour Tutor, Brisbane Institute of Fine Arts QLD, Australia.
1984-85       Watercolour and Painting Tutor – TAFE Brisbane..

Solo Exhibitions

1973          Churchill Gallery – Perth, Western Australia
1975          Churchill Gallery – Perth, Western Australia
1976          Churchill Gallery – Perth, Western Australia
1978          Churchill Gallery – Perth, Western Australia
1979          Fremantle Art Centre, Western Australia
1981-82     Fine Art Gallery – Perth, Western Australia
1984-87      The Town Gallery – Brisbane, QLD
1993,95,97  The Town Gallery – Brisbane, QLD
1987,90       Gallery Australia, Perth – W.A.
1988,91,93,2000  Framed Gallery, Darwin – N.T.
1989           Cape Gallery, Byron Bay
1989           Lake Russell Gallery – Coffs Harbour
1998           Regional Gallery – Hervey Bay
1999           Michael Commerford Gallery - Sydney
2006           Byron Fine Art Gallery, Byron Bay
2008          Newtown Fine Art Traders, 'Travellers Journal'

Selected Mixed Exhibitions

2002           Byron Fine Art Gallery, Byron Bay
2001           Northern Rivers Artist, Piece Gallery, Mullumbimby.     
1984           Western Australian Artists in China – Praxis, Perth
1983           West Australian Artists’ Exhibition – Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
1983           Five Artists – The Town Gallery, Brisbane.
1982           Still Life Exhibition – Fremantle Art Centre.
1982           Landscape Images – Fremantle Art Centre
1981           West Coast Watercolour – Fremantle Art Gallery.

Residencies

1982           Artist in Residence – Mundaring Arts Centre
1980           Artist in Residence – Gascoyne Region – Western Australia Arts Council.

Selected Awards/Prizes

1985           Redcliff Art Prize QLD.
1984           Coloundra Acquisitive Art Prize QLD.
1982           Best Landscape Mackay Art Society WA.
1979           South Perth Art Prize WA.  
1979           Watercolour Prize Royal Perth Show.
1979           Harvey Art Prize WA.
1979           6UA Radio Art Prize Albany WA
1979           Albany Art Prize WA
1978,82      Canning Art Prize WA
1977,79      Melville

Reproduced/Published 

Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand – Germaine, M.ed.   Sydney Landscape Press
Art and Australia – Vol. 21 No. 2
Art and Australia – Vol. 23 No. 3 – Lynn E.ed.
Contemporary Western Australian Painters and Printmakers Fremantle Arts Press, 1979 – Mason – M.ed.

COLLECTIONS

The National Gallery Victoria; UTAH; Chamber of Mines Perth; Art Bank; Murdoch University, Perth; BHP; IBM Australia; Royal Perth Hospital Collection; Premier’s Suite Perth; Novak Tonkin; Commonwealth Bank Collection; SGIO Collection; R&I Bank Collection; Standard Chartered Bank Australia Collection;

Numerous Council and Private Collections – including Robert Holmes a Court – WA and Brian Arrowsmith – QLD and other private collections in Australia, Asia, Europe, UK and the USA.

 
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