CV 

Born 1957, Melbourne
Lives in Bellbrae, Victoria


STUDIES

2005 - 2009      Brougham School of Art, Geelong – Dip. Visual Arts
1997 - 2003        Geelong Fine Art School – Night Classes
1990 - 1993         Gordon Institute of Tech. – Dip. Business Studies (Marketing)
1974 - 1977         Melb. College of Printing and Graphic Arts (RMIT) - Dip. Graphic Arts


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Qdos Arts, Lorne – “Sanskriti Dreaming”

2017
Tacit Art Galleries, Collingwood –“The Endless Dance.., redux”
Tacit Contemporary Art, Abbotsford – “The Endless Dance”
Qdos Arts, Lorne – “Kusum’s Basement”

2016
Boom Gallery, Geelong – “Made in India – 100% Organic”

2015
Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India – “ACRONYM”
Tacit Contemporary Art, Melbourne – “Museum After-party”
Qdos Arts, Lorne – “All of the Usual Suspects"

2013
Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India – “PakkiMitti Party”
Qdos Arts, Lorne – “An All-Star Caste”

2011
Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India – “Janpath Road”

2009
Pigment Gallery, Melbourne – “Natural Selection”

2008
Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy – “Unburdened”

2004
The Convent Gallery, Daylesford - “Searching”
The Art Loft, Galerie Dauphin, Singapore – “Revealed”

2002
The Convent Gallery, Daylesford - “The Origin of Species”

2000
Wholefoods Gallery, Geelong - “Our Multicultural Heritage”


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Biblio Art Prize – Blarney Books and Art, Port Fairy

2018
Biblio Art Prize – Tacit Art Galleries, Collingwood.
Singapore Affordable Art Fair, rep. by Utterly Art Gallery, Singapore
Biblio Art Prize – Blarney Books and Art, Port Fairy
Corangamarah Art Prize
Biennale of Australian Art, Ballarat – “Hit it with your best shot”.

2017
Sanskriti Kendra Gallery, Delhi, India – “Gitanjali”
Corangamarah Art Prize

2016
Flanagan Art Prize
Geelong After Dark – Street Artist

2015
Corangamarah Art Prize
Geelong After Dark – Street Artist.

2014
ArcYinnar Biennial Drawing Prize
Blake Prize – 2013 Director’s Cut Exhibition

2013
DashashwamedhGhat, Varanasi, India – “The Ghats Project”
The Flanagan Art Prize

2012
ArcYinnar Biennial Drawing Prize
The Quiksilver Foundation – “Awaken the Spirit”
Chapel on Station Gallery - Biennial Religious Art Prize
Corangamarah Art Prize
TigerFish Gallery, Torquay – Re-launch Exhibition
Boom Gallery, Geelong – “forest-s”
Limestone Coast Art Prize, Keith Institute, S.A.

2011
The Blue Art Gallery, New Delhi, India – “Views”
Corangamarah Art Prize
Damina Gallery, Hong Kong – “101 Faithful Friends”
Limestone Coast Art Prize, Keith Institute, S.A.

2010
Penang State Art Gallery, Malaysia - 2nd Penang International Print Exhibition 
Brougham Gallery, Geelong – “Breaking Ground”
Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia
Limestone Coast Art Prize, Keith Institute, S.A.

2009
Frankston Arts Centre, Cube 37 Gallery – “Sound/Silence”
Pigment Gallery, Melbourne – “Black & White (Shades of Grey)”
Cavalier Gallery, Geelong – “Brougham Contemporary Painting Prize”

2008
Walker St Gallery, Dandenong – “HE Who Explores”
Cavalier Gallery, Geelong – “RAW 5”

2007
Banyule Works on Paper Art Award, Melbourne

2006
Pako Fest, Geelong – “Through the Keyhole”
Surfworld Museum, Torquay – “Whitewash 2”

2005
Pako Fest Media Launch – Gordon Gallery, Geelong
Cowra Art Gallery – Calleen Art Award
Surfworld Museum, Torquay - “Whitewash”

2004
Botticelli’s, Geelong – “Italian Cultural Exchange”
Cuneo Fine Arts Academy, Piemonte, Italy

2003
BrimBrim Gallery, Geelong – “Landscape- With Traces of Man”

2002
Ocean Gallery, Surfworld Museum, Torquay
Brim Brim Gallery, Geelong – “Toys, Text and Textures”

2001
BrimBrim Gallery, Geelong – “In Honour of the Animals”

2000
BrimBrim Gallery, Geelong – “Momenta 2000”
Brim Brim Gallery, Geelong – “The Doodle Show”

1999
Ocean Gallery, Surfworld Museum, Torquay – “Tidal Wave 5”
Steps Gallery, Carlton – “9 x12 National Touring Exhibition”
Brim Brim Gallery, Geelong – “The Kitsch Exhibition”
Pieces Gallery, Torquay

1998
BrimBrim Gallery, Geelong – “The Christmas Exhibition”

1997
Geelong Art Gallery - “Hanging for the Hospital”
Surfworld Museum, Torquay – “Artsticks”

1995 - 1996
Shearers Arms Gallery, Geelong

 

RESIDENCIES

2019       October - November - Sanskriti Kendra. Delhi, India
2017        October - November - Sanskriti Kendra. Delhi, India
2015        September - November - Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India
2013        October - November - Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India
2011         October - November - Sanskriti Kendra, Delhi, India

 

AWARDS

2011       High Tide Arts Festival Logo Design
2010      Surf Coast Shire 2011 Calendar Competition
2002     Surf Coast Shire 2003 Calendar Competition 
1997      Surf Coast Shire 1998 Calendar Competition


COLLECTIONS

The Sanskriti Foundation, Delhi, India
Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Malaysia
Kardinia International College, Geelong
Surf Coast Shire Geelong Fine Art School
Bellarine Hearing Services, Geelong
City Surf Pte Ltd, Singapore
Pacific Sports Network, Singapore
Private collections in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, India.


PUBLICATIONS

GT Magazine, Geelong - February 18, 2017
GT Magazine, Geelong - February 8, 2015
Surf Coast Times – August 30, 2011
Penang International Print Exhibition 2010
Executive Travel and Events magazine – Asia Pacific Oct/ Nov.  2004
Age Good Weekend Magazine – Oct 30, 2004
Surf Coast Living - Winter 2004
GT Magazine, Geelong - September 2000