Awards, Exhibitions & Collections

Awards/Recognition

2016:Highly Commended.  Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Art PrizeLandscape II – Over endless plains, stumbling in cracked earth (Queanbeyan)
2015: Artist in Residence at Bundanon, the property of Arthur and Yvonne Boyd on the Shoalhaven River (Nowra)
2015:Winner, People’s Choice Award. Sporobolus elongatus (Slender Rat’s Tail Grass) Botanical Art Society of Australia’s Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition (Sydney)
2014:Finalist. Waterhouse Natural Science Art PrizeThemeda australis, (Adelaide)
2013:Artist in Residence at Bundanon, the property of Arthur and Yvonne Boyd on the Shoalhaven River  (Nowra)
2013:Awarded Associate Membership of the UK Society of Botanical Artists (London)
2013:Winner, People’s Choice Award. Wildlife and Botanical Artists ExhibitionAustralian Mixed Flowers, The Art of Nature (Canberra)
2013:Winner, Contemporary Botanical Art Award (sponsored by the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research). Australian Mixed FlowersWildlife and Botanical Artists ExhibitionThe Art of Nature (Canberra)
2012:Winner. Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award (Queanbeyan)
2012:Best in Show. Wildlife and Botanical Artists ExhibitionThe Art of Nature (Canberra)
2012:Greening Australia commission to prepare material for a launch of a new project Building Understorey Diversity(Canberra)
2012:My works used as the signature art works for the Botanical Art Society of Australia’s promotional material for the 2012 exhibition Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition
2012:Graduated in London with a Diploma of the Society of Botanical Artists (Distinction) – Dip.SBA(Dist.) award (April) and at this ceremony was presented with the Award for Excellence having topped this international course, comprising 70 students from around the world (London)
2011:People’s Choice Award. Asparagus officinalis, in the Botanical Art Society of Australia’s Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition (Sydney)
2010:Highly Commended. Zea Mays, in the Botanical Art Society of Australia’s Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition in Sydney
2010:My work was used as one of the signature art works for the Sydney Botanica 2010 Exhibition flyer
2009:First Prize. Quercus robur, in the Botanical Art Society of Australia’s Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition in Sydney
2009:Third Prize. Roses, in the Royal Canberra Show
2008:Highly Commended (Graphite), Flavoparmelia rutidota (lichen) in the Botanical Art Society of Australia’s Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition in Sydney

Solo Exhibitions

2016:Some things only become clear much later …  FORM Studio and Gallery (Queanbeyan)
2013:A Mirror on Memory, The Q Gallery (Queanbeyan)

Joint Exhibitions

2016:From the Red Heart, with C. Franzi, Australian National Botanic Gardens (Canberra)
2014:On the Verge, with N. Maras, Form Gallery (Queanbeyan)
2011:The Beauty and Transience of Nature, with H. Steele, National Botanical Gardens (Canberra)

Group Exhibitions

The Bush Capital, CMAG – Canberra Museum and Gallery (Canberra, 2016)
The Complexity of Shape, Australian National University (Canberra, 2016)
Frequent Flyers – Lives of Coastal Birds (South Durras, 2016)
Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Art Award, Exhibition (Queanbeyan, 2016)
Australian Native Plant Society National Conference, AIS, (Canberra, 2014) (Guest Artist)
Waterhouse Natural Science Art Award, (Adelaide, South Australia, 2013)
Queanbeyan City Council Regional Art Award Exhibition (Queanbeyan, 2013, 2012)
The Language of Flowers, Society of Botanical Artists (London, 2013, 2012, 2011)
Botanica – The Masters and Moore (Sydney, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)
The Art of Nature, Wildlife and Botanical Art Exhibition, (Canberra, Queanbeyan, 2013, 2012, 2007)
Flora – the art and science of the plant exhibition (Sydney, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2008)

Collections

Mclarens Wines, Yangarra Estate, South Australia
Greening Australia (ACT), Canberra, Australia (works on display at Brindabella Business Park)
Minami Alps, Japan
The Bundanon Trust, Nowra, NSW
Private collections in Australia and New Zealand