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2013-present Phd candidate RMIT
1994-1993 – MA Textile Design, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design London
1992-1990 – Postgraduate Diploma, Textile Design, CSM College of Art & Design London
1986 – 1984 - Fine Art Painting Higher Diploma, National Art School, East Sydney
2013-Present - Senior Lecturer, Fashion & Textiles, University Technology, Sydney
2009–2012 - Director of Program, Fashion & Textiles, University Technology, Sydney
2004 – 2009 - Textile Coordinator/Lecturer, Fashion & Textiles, UTS
2001- 2004 - Textile Lecturer, Sessional , College of Fine Arts, School of Design, UNSW
Key Exhibitions / Commissions / Collections
2014-2016 - Curator, 2nd Tamworth Textile Triennial, Group Exchange,
Tamworth Regional Gallery. Exhibition tours nationally
2014 – The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House & Craft ACT, Canberra Collaboration Exhibition as part of Canberra Design Festival.
2014- Embracing Innovation, Vol 4, group show, Craft ACT, Canberra
2013 - 14th International Tapestry Triennial, group show, Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz Poland
2013 - Wangaratta Contemporary Textiles Awards, National Group Show,
Wangaratta Regional Gallery
2012 - Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art, group show,
The Ian Potter Centre: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Museum acquisition.
2012 - 7th International Fibre Art Biennale Exhibition, Bei Jing, China, group show
Awarded an Honorary mention
2012 - Petite Miniatures, group show, Wangaratta Regional Gallery, Victoria, Museum acquisition
2011-2013 - Love Lace, The Powerhouse Museum International Lace Award, Curator, Lindie Ward
Awarded Highly Commended in the Digital Lace category.
2011- Sensorial Loop, The 1st Tamworth Textile Triennial, Tamworth Regional Gallery,
Curator Patrick Snelling, Director of Textiles RMIT. National tour 2011-13
2010 - Lace Narratives, Contemporary Lace works, solo exhibition, Damien Minton, Sydney
2010 - RE-loved: Designer Stories, group show, Sydney Design Week
Curator Jane Latief, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney
2010 - INSIDE-OUT Rapid Prototype Sculptural, group show, Object Gallery, Sydney
2009 - Fashion Craft: Fashion Technology Drawn Threads, UTS, Sydney, group show, work evolved from artist in residency Central Saint Martins, London
2009 - The Wangaratta Contemporary Textile Awards, Victoria, group show
First time event, surveying contemporary textiles in Australia,
2008 - Artist in Residency. Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
2008 - Momentum 18th Textile Biennial, Tamworth, Australia, group show.
National tour 2008-11 Museum Acquisition, Tamworth Regional Textile Collection.
2007 – To Furnish a Future Program, The Historic Houses Trust, Lace Curtains commission for the State Rooms of Government House, Sydney
2007 - Lace:Contemporary Textiles and other works, Solo Exhibition and Catalogue Launch
DAB LAB, University of Technology Sydney. Museum Acquisition, Powerhouse Museum.
Funded by the Australia Council Visual Arts Established Artist Grant
2006 - LACED, solo exhibition, Sheffer Gallery Sydney
Funded by the Australia Council Visual Arts under the New Emerging Works Grant