CURRICULUM VITAE (Illustrated)

12th December 2017
Selected Public Art projects and exhibitions



2017
Creating Coonalpyn, the arts-based renewal project for a small country town in South Australia has won a swag of Federal and State Arts awards.

Strange Plants, group exhibition at Art Images, Norwood, Adelaide, for SALA Festival.
Drawing on Country, Community en plien air drawing project at four Lower Lakes/Coorong locations.
Pianola Colada, for Just Add Water 2017. Designed and painted a piano and a pianola for community project.
Private mosaic commission.


2016
SALA open studio event.
'DIRE' group exhibition reflecting artists' concerns for the state of our coasts and rivers.
Tunnel ReVision: A Community mural project revisited 21 years later at Coonalpyn in the Mallee region of South Australia.
Reconcilliation mural project with three Adelaide Hills schools and students, epicting the hills landscape from an Indigenous (Peramangk) point of view.
Reconcilliation mural at Victor harbor High School.


2015
Mural at Chiton Rocks, South Coast SA

Mural designed and painted with the 'Aboriginal Youth Action Committee' as part of a new interpretive display at the Whale and Marine Centre Victor Harbor.


'Umbrella statement' Painting large umbrellas with four different community groups, for use at various local community events.


2014
Political Posters from the Anarchist Feminist Poster Collective featured in "Mother Nature is a Lesbian" Political Printmaking in South Australia 1970's - 1980's, Flinders University City Gallery Adelaide. Curated by Celia Dottore.

Artistic director of the Saltwater Surf/Art Festival on the South Coast South Australia, with Annabelle Collett.

Community Stobie-pole painting project at Middleton Point.

Curator of ‘Contemporate’, the South Coast’s first outdoor ephemeral and temporary sculpture trail.

2013
‘Off the wall’ mural project, a collaboration with Victor Harbor childcare centre and practitioners from Fleurieu Health centre, with Rebecca Hicks. A Change and Adaptation project.

Artist residency at Nyangatjatjara College, NT; creating a mural at each of the three campuses and running art workshops with students.

2012 'BraveHeart' solo exhibition, Signal Point Gallery, Goolwa, South Australia.

2011 ‘The Black Wedding Dress’ exhibition and collaboration with writer and performer Michele Murray and Artists: Annabelle Collett, Michael Bryant, Yvonne East and Nyorie Bungey.
Cartoons exhibited at the Festival of Humour; Alcala Universidad, Madrid, Spain.



2010 Group exhibition Hula Dreams at Gallery East, Clovelly, Sydney with Martin Sharp, Annabelle Collett, Belinda Allen, Carol Ruff, Mick Conway, and many others.

2009 WAX ON Surf Art exhibition. Group show at Hazelhurst Regional Arts Centre, Sydney, with Tracey Moffatt, Patricia Piccinini, Adam Cullen, Gerry Wedd, et al. Curated by Nell Schofield.
Participation in South Australian Living Artists Festival, open studio events program.

2008 Participation in ‘Artists of the Fleurieu’ group exhibition curated by David Dridan OAM, for the Fleurieu biennale.
Group exhibition ‘What lies beneath’ at South Coast Regional Arts Centre for SALA Festival.
Participation in Muestra VX Cartoon exhibition, at Universidad de Alcala, Madrid, Spain.

2007
Curator of ‘Quiver’, the13th annual Surf Art Show at Port Noarlunga Arts Centre, South Australia.

2005
Participation in SALA festival-Open studio (Surf Garden Studio).

2004
Sculptural installation work and community workshops for ‘Sculpture on the Cliffs’ and the ‘Whistling in the wind’ festival, Elliston, SA.

2003
Participation and collaboration in ‘Re-encounter (Common Ground)’ an environmental work, with indigenous & multicultural artists, Victor Harbor SA.
Design of sculptural entrance statements for Middleton township, with Alan Lukey.

2002
Solo exhibition ‘Map of the healing heart’ Goolwa, for Adelaide Fringe Festival, regional component. Touring SA with Country arts SA Touring Program 2002-2003.
Participating Artist in ‘Cosmosapien’ crop sculpture and cultural reconciliation project with Karom Thomasson (France).
1998
Recipient of Australia Council Community Cultural Development Artists Fellowship (2 years).
‘HalfLife’ solo exhibition, Adelaide Festival of Arts. Noarlunga Arts Centre.
‘Women who run with humour’ group exhibition of women cartoonists at Melbourne Arts Centre for Melbourne Comedy Festival.
1996
‘Outlanders’, group exhibition, featuring Artists from the Fleurieu Peninsula. Adelaide Festival Fringe.
‘The body as art’, group exhibition, Prospect Gallery, SA
1995
‘Humourgraphe’ cartoon exhibition and publication on the theme of ‘Tolerance’. Lisbon, Portugal.
Participation in touring exhibition of international cartoonists, Europe.
1994 Participation in VIII Festival of International Humour, Portugal.
1993 Participation in cartoon exhibition 'Black + White + Green', Perc Tucker Gallery, Townsville, Qld. Touring Australia.
1992 'Curious Yellow', group exhibition at Experimental Art Foundation (EAF) during Adelaide Festival Fringe and Experimental Art Foundation.
Group exhibition at International Cartoon Festival, Leseve, France.
1991 Solo exhibition ‘Trigger’, at the Experimental Arts Foundation, Adelaide.
1989 National Cartoonists' exhibition, Roar Two Gallery, Melbourne, Spolletto Festival Fringe.
1988 Solo exhibition at Heads About Town Salon, Adelaide Festival Fringe.
Group exhibition, Artzone Gallery, Adelaide.
Art for Aids exhibition, Artzone Gallery, Adelaide.
First National Cartoonists' exhibition, Roar Studios, Melbourne.
Exhibition of four Roundspace Artists Collective, North Adelaide College of Art.
1987 'Sum of the Parts' exhibition by the Roundspace Artists Collective, Underdale College Campus.
Group exhibition at Kelly Street Kolectiv Gallery, Sydney.
1986 Group exhibition at Gallerie New Art, Melbourne.
Artzone 1, first group exhibition at the new Artzone Gallery.
Artzone 2, exhibition at the new Artzone Gallery.
Exhibition as part of the Adelaide Festival Fringe, Wetpack Theatre
1984 Solo exhibition at the Women's Art Movement Gallery, Adelaide.

Selected Community Arts projects

2013-2014
Artist in residence with Nyangatjatjara Indigenous college, Northern territory, Australia.
2012
Arts Mentorship program with students at Investigator College, Goolwa for the Farmgate Festival
2011
Wave mural, Middleton General store, Middleton South Australia
Coordinator of ARTBURST community arts presentation for Regional Centre for Culture, Goolwa SA
2010
Created 3 gate installations for the FARMGATE project, Bashams Beach Regional Park, South Coast, South Australia.
2009
Development and design of two Interpretive signage trails in consultation with Ramindjeri/Ngarrindjeri community & natural history groups: for Jekejere Park in Goolwa and for Tokuremoar reserve.
2008
Educational ocean environment and surfing mural on the seafront at Middleton, South Australia.
Wave mural at the Bombora cafe at Goolwa beach, South Australia.
2007
Mural project in Bashams Beach Regional Park with Ngarrindjeri/Ramindjeri community & local primary schools on the South Coast of SA to create cultural & natural history interpretation of the coast. Also included development of a herbarium of food & medicine plants.
Mural project with students at Victor Harbor R-7 school depicting a cultural map of the South Coast including the Kondole (whale) story.
2006
Interpretive signage project for Victor Harbor Coastcare group in consultation with Jeff Kropinyeri.
“Painting the Community” project with the Anangu school, Kaltjiti Arts Centre & community at Fregon, painting cars, doors, service vehicles & murals.
Collaborative project with Kaurna consultative committee to create an interpretive sign for the Marion Coastwalk.
2005
Mural project with children at Raukkan Aboriginal School depicting the Ngurunderi creation story.
Completion of the Marion Coastwalk interpretive signage project.
2004
Mural at Middleton Bay Shelter shed with members of community.
Participation in ‘Sculpture on the Cliffs’ and the ‘Whistling in the wind’ festival, Elliston, West Coast SA.
‘Looking after the things we love’ environmental mural project, Penong Primary School, West Coast SA.
2003
Community consultation and Interpretive signage for the ‘Coastwalk’, Marion Council, Adelaide, SA.
2002
Concept and design workshops with schools and Coastcare groups for interpretive signage for ‘Save the Big Blue’, Marion Council Coastwalk.
2001
Community arts workshops and design for ‘Footprints’ project leading up to the ‘Many cultures one earth’ festival for Marion Council, Adelaide.
Cartoon workshops at Victor Harbor Primary School SA, to explore conflict resolution issues.
2000
Design and fabrication of a mosaic mural in Goolwa, with young people in the Alexandrina Council area.
Mural at Raukkan Aboriginal School depicting the lake, lagoons, and wildlife.
Anti-harassment program using cartoon workshops with staff and students at Raukkan Aboriginal School, South Australia.
Training workshop for Youth Workers, with Community Arts Network SA and COPE.
Stage two interpretive signage for the Basham’s Beach Regional Park, SA, with particular emphasis on care of the environment.
Design of entrance statements (wave walls) for Middleton SA, and signage; for Alexandrina Council, with Alan Lukey.

1999
Training workshops with Community Art Graduate Diploma students, for Community Arts Network SA.
Coordination of stage one of the Landmark Project, a Community Arts based research project with Aboriginal students, members of the Kaurna Community, Adelaide City Council and CAN SA, in Victoria Square, Adelaide.
Cartooning workshops exploring emotions, conflict and difference, Victor Harbor Primary School, with Trees Westcot.
Cartooning workshops with Aboriginal students from Le Fevre High School, Adelaide, as part of the development process for ‘Hyper’, a project about youth and the justice system, run by Port Youth Theatre Workshop.
Coordination of stage one of the Landmark Project, a Community Arts based research project with Aboriginal students, members of the Kaurna Community, Adelaide City Council and CAN SA, in Victoria Square, Adelaide.
1998
Recipient of Australia Council Community Cultural Development Artists Fellowship (2 years).
Coordination and workshop series for the initial ‘Mermaids’ project with young women in the western area of Adelaide, in collaboration with Dale St Women’s Health Centre, to develop a useable and relevant resource (The Mermaids Guide to Planet Earth) for young ‘disadvantaged ‘ women.
1997
Streetscape design for Alexandrina Council, with community consultation process, Middleton SA.
‘Warratti!’ (‘Stop!’) Cartooning project with children from Port Adelaide Aboriginal Community S.A, exploring emotions and conflict.
Cartooning and mural project, exploring personal, community and cultural identity with Raukkan Aboriginal school S.A.
1997
Mural project at Raukkan Aboriginal school, Pt Mcleay, SA Displaying aspects of school and community life most important to the children who participated, aged 5 to 13.
1996
WAVE mural on the Middleton Store, Middleton SA
1995
Tunnel Vision, mural project with the community of Coonalpyn, South Australia.
1994
Mural on the outside of general store, Marion Bay, South Australia. Depicting local marine life and coastal flora and fauna.
Mural on toilet block at Middleton, South Australia. Depicting local marine life with Leah Grace and Leigh Marshall.
Whale mural at Whale Interpretive Centre, Victor Harbor, South Australia. A life size painting of a Southern Right Whale and calf, on the floor.
Women's Suffrage Centenary mural with senior girls at Paralowie School, South Australia.
1993
Mural at the Bay, Middleton, South Australia. Depicting local flora and fauna, in tandem with landscaping and building steps for beach access, sleepers and local stone.
Mural at Riverland Women's Shelter, Berri, South Australia.
The Safe Space mural, about sexual harassment, with primary-aged children at Paralowie R-12 School, Adelaide.
1992
Mural project with young offenders at South Australian Youth and Assessment Centre (SAYRAC).
Multi-mural project with young people at the Second Story Youth Health Centre, Hyde Street, Adelaide.
Mural about physical activity with two single-sex groups of Cambodian and Vietnamese adolescents, Paralowie
R-12 Schools, Adelaide.
Adelaide Festival Mural designed by Trevor Nickolls, Festival Centre Amphitheatre, Adelaide. With Carol Ruff, Craig Andre, Anton Hart, Monica Van Horen, Kim Miller, Stanley Lennon.
Multi-cultural mural with a multi-race group of secondary students, Salisbury High School, South Australia.

1990
Adelaide Festival of Arts mural on Radio 5UV's premises on North Terrace, Adelaide.
The “Our Beautiful Library” mural in the library of SA Youth Remand and Assessment Centre (SAYRAC).
1989
Murals at Second Story Youth Health Centre, Rundle Mall, Adelaide City Centre.
1988
Bicentennial Aboriginal Mural, a project based at SAYRAC.
Multi interior mural project with young people, at the Emergency Housing Office, Wakefield Street, Adelaide.
1987
Mural on truck for the Adelaide Tourist Association. With Chia Moan.
1986
Coordinated and painted the Girls Just Wanna Have Fun mural project with sixty girls from Port Augusta High School.
Designed and collated ideas for a mural with students at Augusta Park High School, Port Augusta.
1985
The 'When I'm 64' mural project with Carol Ruff, for the Come Out Youth Arts Festival, Adelaide.
1984
Mural at Elizabeth Women's Community Health Centre, Elizabeth, South Australia with Chia Moan.
Coordinating artist: mural project at Women's Rehabilitation Centre, South Australia.
1983
The Henley Sea Wall mural with the 'Up Against It' mural group, (Cath Cantlon), and students from local high schools, Henley Beach, South Australia.
Member of Anarchist Feminist Poster Collective, with Anne- Marie Morrisey, Adelaide.
1982
Coordinator, mural project with primary age children at Randwick Library, Sydney.
Adelaide Festival Mural Project, Festival Centre Amphitheatre, Adelaide. With Carol Ruff, Ronnie Ansell and Eve Glenn.
The Domain Women and Work mural project, with a mural group called Women on the Edge of Town, Women and Arts Festival, Sydney. With Carol Ruff, Jan Mackay, Nora Bindul, Marie McMahon and Helen Sky.
1981
Proud of Our Elders mural, Randwick, Sydney.
Subway mural project, Eastwood, Sydney.
1980-1976
A number of privately commissioned murals in London, as well as one mural project with young people on a council housing estate.