8th Beijing International Art Biennale China 2019

I am exhibiting in the 8th Beijing International Art Biennale China 2019 held in the National Art Museum Beijing. The theme of the exhibition is  ‘A Colourful World and a Shared Future’. ‘Three Spotted Chairs’  acrylic on canvas  168 x 152cm ‘Three Spotted Chairs’ is a painting depicting three disembodied garments, a mother and children… Read more »

Portia Geach Memorial Award – Sunday Program

Teena  McCarthy and I will be talking at the S H Ervin Gallery this Sunday afternoon August 18th as part of the Portia Geach Prize exhibition program.  We’ll talk about my painting of Teena and she will recite some of her poetry. Zuza Zochowski will also be talking about her self portrait.   Starts at… Read more »

Selected for Portia Geach Memorial Award 2019 – S.H. Ervin Gallery Sydney

Exhibition  Thursday 1st August – Sunday 15th September  2019 Portrait of Teena McCarthy in Flannelette Shirt  – Artist and Poet acrylic on canvas  70 x 55cm   2019 Teena McCarthy is a multi-media artist and poet working predominantly in painting, photography and performance art. She is an Italian/Barkindji woman who is a descendant of the… Read more »

Everyday Madonna – Casula Powerhouse

EVERYDAY MADONNA 18 May 2019 – 30 Jun 2019 | 9.00am – 4.00pm Everyday Madonna looks at motherhood from a variety of perspectives and societal expectations. The artists question cultural and popular images of mothers, such as the iconic Madonna & Child. Beyond the societal and cultural expectations of mothers and what is deemed ideal, we… Read more »

Art Central Hong Kong 2019 – A Spiritual Sense of Place

With a series of mixed media assemblage and paintings I am participating in this year’s Art Central in Hong Kong for Art Atrium’s ‘A Spiritual Sense of Place’ exhibit along with artists Kate Briscoe, Paul Connor, David Middlebrook and Andrew Tomkins. My work relates to consumerism, the environment, body image, sexuality, obsession, time and being a human!… Read more »

Artist Talk at Eramboo Artists Environment

I am doing an artist talk with my partner Peter O’Doherty at Eramboo Artists Environment Terrey Hills for Art Month Sydney.  The series of talks we are included in is called ‘Backing Yourself as an Artist’.

Fisher’s Ghost Memorial Award 2018

I have been selected as a finalist in the Fisher’s Ghost at Cambelltown City Art Gallery. Exhibition runs from  Saturday 27 October – Thursday 13 December ‘I Take You’  acrylic on canvas  167 x 152cm

2018 KAAF Art Prize

I’ve been selected as a finalist  in the 2018 Korea-Australia Arts Foundation art Prize.  Exhibition open – Friday 30  November and runs till Friday 25 Jan. The venue – Korean Cultural Centre Australia 255 Elizabeth Street  Sydney ‘Black and White Cat with Black and White Dress’ –   acrylic on canvas   167 x 152cm… Read more »

Contemporary Gallipoli – Blue Mountains City Art Gallery

‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’ – mixed media assemblage  122 x 70 x 20cm.  Three of my works are included in ‘Contemporary Gallipoli’, a Macquarie University Gallery Touring Exhibition curated by Meredith Brice.    The exhibition runs from 20 October – 25 November 2018 Co-inciding with the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI,… Read more »

Portia Geach Memorial Award for Women 2018

‘Self Portrait in Blue Dress’    60 x 60cm   acrylic on canvas  has been selected as a finalist in the 2018 Portia Geach Memorial Award, an art prize for portraiture by women artists of people from Art, Letters or the Sciences. Self-portraiture is strange, introspective, revealing and exposing, landing somewhere between vanity and self mockery. The self-examination… Read more »